Rockford Fosgate R165 Review

Rockford Fosgate R165 X3 Review

Initial Thoughts

The 6.50" Prime full-range speakers offer Rockford Fosgate sound quality at a fantastic value
  • Kit includes two speakers with grilles
  • Integrated high-pass crossovers
  • Comes with mounting hardware


  • Includes grilles so they look as good as they sound
  • Fantastic sound quality
  • Simple installation


  • Mouting holes dont align on some cars

Overall Rating

Established: Jan 2006
Country: United Kingdom
Nominal Impedance (Ohms): 4-Ohm
Speaker Type: 3-way coax
Midrange Mounting Depth: 2.15" (54.5 mm)
Tweeter Size (Nominal Diameter): 0.5" (12 mm)
Frequency Response (Hz): 52Hz - 20kHz
Power Handling (RMS): 45 Watts RMS 90 Watts Max
Rockford Fosgate R165 X3 Review Reviews

Are you looking for car speakers of good sound quality at affordable price? If yes, then Rockford Fosgate R165 is the right choice for you.

Rockford Fosgate R165 car speaker gives exceptional sound quality and is of greater performance compared to most car speakers. They are available in different sizes to accommodate your particular vehicle.

Rockford Fosgate R165 includes a mica injected polypropylene cone. This provides punchy sound and also allows for transition from one note to another note.

They also boast of shallow mounting depth and a wide frequency response and generally have high sensitivity.

They have a foam surround that allows for free movement of fluid for exceptional sound production. The speakers are made of high quality materials and includes a cold rolled steel frame making it very durable

Generally speaking, the installation of these speakers is easy and simple. They include grilles and mounting hardware making the process even easier. The tweeter features a Mylar¨ balanced dome to reproduce crystal clear highs, an in-line crossover for simplifying installation, and accommodates flush, surface and angle mounting.

Specific Features

  • Includes Grills and mounting hardware
  • 160Watts/RMS
  • Cold rolled steel frame
  • Includes Foam surround that allows fluid movements for good sound production
  • Includes installation manual
  • 8 Speed-clips
  • High sensitivity speakers
  • Includes one inch tall temperature voice coil
  • Mica injected polypropylene cone for extended frequency response and accommodates direct OEM installation
  • Includes one year manufacturer’s warranty


Loosely speaking, Rockford Fosgate R165 is designed with modern technology to give extraordinary performance. They are durable and gives excellent sound quality. They have impressive features and boasts of being very easy to install. You definitely will love these car speakers.




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