JVC KWR930BT Double DIN Car Stereo Review

by | Last updated Jul 2, 2020 | Stereos

Looking to replace your factory head unit but afraid it’s gonna cost you an arm and a leg? Well good news here, you got some pretty solid options available for you. And it won’t even break the bank! The JVC KWR930BT Car Stereois one of the most affordable double din head unit money can ever buy. But don’t let this cheap price fool you! It is packed with all the features you need for an easy and flawless hands-free music experience.

While driving, you must avoid as much distraction as possible for maximum concentration on the road. What’s a better way to do this than by minimizing the distractions inside the car? The JVC KWR930BT Car Stereois a great unit that has all the features to help you keep your hands on the wheel and eyes focused on the road.

Whether you want to listen to some of your favorite music jams from a CD, your phone, flash disks … you name them, this unit has got all your audio needs covered. You can connect to the unit either through a USB, auxiliary cable, or Bluetooth.

But what really shines about the JVC KWR930BT is the overall sound boost you’ll notice. The audio capabilities you’ll get are pretty impressive, to say the least! It’s packed with a ton of features!

Below we look into detail the key features, specifications, pros, and cons of this budget double din unit. Read on to see whether it is a perfect fit for you.

JVC KWR930BT Car Stereo Review

Summary of Features

  • Built-in amplifier
  • Supports 2 phones full-time Bluetooth connection
  • Compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
  • Compatible with many of the factory steering wheel controls- needs an adopter
  • Front USB port, Cd Receiver, Front Panel Aux input
  • Hands-free audio streaming and calling via Bluetooth
  • can select audio from more than one memory cards simultaneously
  • Fully customizable lights and dimmable brightness
  • Siri Eyes Free voice control for select iPhones
  • Automatic Bluetooth pairing for Android and iPhone
  • English and Spanish menu


JVC KWR930BT Car Stereo

Summary of Specifications

  • 22 watts RMS/50W peak power x 4 channels built-in amp
  • Plays FLAC (up to 96kHZ/16-bit) MP3, WMA, WAV, and AAC music files
  • Large 13-digit LCD 2 Line display
  • Connects up to 5 devices on Bluetooth
  • 2-way or 3-way crossover network
  • 13 band graphic equalizer
  • 11 EQ presets
  • K2 Technology for better digital sound quality
Sale
JVC KWR930BT Car Stereo - Double Din, Bluetooth, CD,MP3/USB AM/FM Radio, Multi Color Illumination
  • DISPLAY - Large 2 Line display. Mix front panel illumination into separate colors or match them to your interior lighting
  • BLUETOOTH TECHNOLOGY: Answer calls with just one push of a button. Make calls and be hands-free with no distractions. Also pair two Bluetooth-equipped phones and quickly switch between them for hands-free calling
  • Bluetooth enables you to wirelessly stream audio. This receiver will automatically pair up to an iPhone or an Android, and quickly switch between two paired phones. Control directly from your iPhone or Android phone using JVC's free Remote app
  • MEDIA PLAYBACK: Plays Bluetooth /CD/USB/MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC/ FLAC, AM/FM, SiriusXM Ready, and Digital Media from Smart Phone AUXILIARY INPUT: This double din head unit is compatible with the audio output from smartphones as well as MP3 players
  • MISC – High Output USB perfect for Quick Charging, Built-in MOSFET Amp (22 Watts RMS/50 Max X 4 Channels) 13-Band Graphic EQ, 6-Channel preamp outputs (2.5-Volt front, rear, sub) Steering Wheel Control Compatible, English and Spanish Menus

Built-in Bluetooth

The JVC KW-R930BT is packed with numerous Bluetooth capabilities to make your listening experience as convenient as possible.

To begin with, the unit comes with built-in Bluetooth 3.0 that allows you to make and receive calls handsfree. With the latest HFP 1.6 profile, sound on your calls is natural and crisp. It also comes with an external mic for an even better hands-free calling experience.

On top of that, you can also stream music via Bluetooth from your Android or iPhone to your head unit. You can also easily and automatically pair a Bluetooth device to the unit. There are no complicated steps required.

However, note that for these to work, your smartphone Bluetooth needs to be compatible with the head unit’s Bluetooth. Thus, some Bluetooth enabled Smartphones and devices may not support all the features of the head unit. This can be a bit of a drag, but luckily most are compatible!

Another feature that makes this JVC head unit to shine is the streaming DJ feature. You can connect up to 5 different Bluetooth devices and switch between these sources. What’s a better way to enjoy a fun music experience of your road trip with friends than with the switching between playlists?

Connect to All Your Favorite FM Radio Stations/ Internet Radio/SiriusXM

Sometimes when you are held up in traffic, all you need is a flawless and clear connection to your favorite radio station. Luckily, the JVC KW-R930BT allows you to connect to all your favorite internet radio apps.

You can either connect your Android or iPhone Smartphone via Bluetooth or USB cable for a flawless listening experience. You can connect to Pandora, Spotify, and iHeartRadio. These internet radio stations will depend on the availability of the cellular network.

Plus, the this double DIN head unit is SiriusXM-Ready. It is compatible with the SiriusXM connect vehicle tuner. With a subscription, you’ll have access to more than 175 SiriusXM channels. You can also listen to your favorite local stations.

USB Charging

Has your phone run out of juice while you are out on the road? With the headunit, it’s equipped with a couple USB connections, so you can charge up with ease. Just plug in your phone’s USB cable in and your good to go!

Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility

The JVC KWR930BT head unit is compatible with many steering wheels remote controls. Furthermore, it comes with a wiring harness which when connected with an appropriate adapter can be used with your factory steering wheel remote.


JVC KWR930BT Car Stereo

What We Like

  • Fully customizable colors and brightness settings
  • Variety of features and compatibility
  • Boosts sound quality thru preset loud and bass boost
  • Extremely Affordable and Easy to Install

What We Did Not Like

  • Max volume is only at 35!
  • Dated volume knob
  • LCD gets a little dark on sunny days
  • User Interface could have been a little better
Sale
JVC KWR930BT Car Stereo - Double Din, Bluetooth, CD,MP3/USB AM/FM Radio, Multi Color Illumination
  • DISPLAY - Large 2 Line display. Mix front panel illumination into separate colors or match them to your interior lighting
  • BLUETOOTH TECHNOLOGY: Answer calls with just one push of a button. Make calls and be hands-free with no distractions. Also pair two Bluetooth-equipped phones and quickly switch between them for hands-free calling
  • Bluetooth enables you to wirelessly stream audio. This receiver will automatically pair up to an iPhone or an Android, and quickly switch between two paired phones. Control directly from your iPhone or Android phone using JVC's free Remote app
  • MEDIA PLAYBACK: Plays Bluetooth /CD/USB/MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC/ FLAC, AM/FM, SiriusXM Ready, and Digital Media from Smart Phone AUXILIARY INPUT: This double din head unit is compatible with the audio output from smartphones as well as MP3 players
  • MISC – High Output USB perfect for Quick Charging, Built-in MOSFET Amp (22 Watts RMS/50 Max X 4 Channels) 13-Band Graphic EQ, 6-Channel preamp outputs (2.5-Volt front, rear, sub) Steering Wheel Control Compatible, English and Spanish Menus

Final Verdict

Do let the minimalistic and seemingly dated design of the JVC KWR930BT deceive you. This head unit is packed with all the essentials needed for a fantastic handsfree listening experience. You can also call and receive calls hands-free.

What’s more, the lack of video input and a straightforward display ensures that you are getting as little distraction as possible.

Looking for a double din head unit that will give you a solid return on your investment? Consider the JVC KWR930BT Car Stereo. It’s got all the features you need to boost your sound and improve your listening experience! Enjoy!

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