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Old 11-13-2019, 09:42 AM   #15
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I'm actively looking for a 2020 unit. If I get my hands on one, I'll report back on how plug and play it is.

Like mentioned, the backup camera is simple a RCA jack. It doesn't care whether the camera is on the back, in the mirror, or in space; it'll work all the same.
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Just go aftermarket. With YouTube and the internet the install was simple. A couple of hours. I did crutchfield and paid 25 bucks for them to do the wiring harness. I did have to flash the Idata link but it was easier. Just plug everything in. Plus it looks factory. I got the pioneer 2550nex.
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Just go aftermarket. With YouTube and the internet the install was simple. A couple of hours. I did crutchfield and paid 25 bucks for them to do the wiring harness. I did have to flash the Idata link but it was easier. Just plug everything in. Plus it looks factory. I got the pioneer 2550nex.


The crutch field harness service is soooo worth it.
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Just go aftermarket. With YouTube and the internet the install was simple. A couple of hours. I did crutchfield and paid 25 bucks for them to do the wiring harness. I did have to flash the Idata link but it was easier. Just plug everything in. Plus it looks factory. I got the pioneer 2550nex.
Personally I think even the best aftermarket headunits still look ~10 years behind quality OEM units. Additionally, it's tough to find a price-right, large screen aftermarket headunit with an analog volume knob etc.

To each their own.
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Personally I think even the best aftermarket headunits still look ~10 years behind quality OEM units. Additionally, it's tough to find a price-right, large screen aftermarket headunit with an analog volume knob etc.



To each their own.


Check out the Sony AX-5000, no volume knob (buttons), but it looks damn near factory.
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Check out the Sony AX-5000, no volume knob (buttons), but it looks damn near factory.

How is the UI? My 3 year old pioneer is so laggy even out of the box when I installed it brand new.
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How is the UI? My 3 year old pioneer is so laggy even out of the box when I installed it brand new.


Super snappy and it doesnít look flashy like most aftermarket units. It doesnít have a ton af unnecessary features like them either, so less to slow it down. Iíve had 5 aftermarket radios in my life and this is the first one I truly like better than the OEM one in every single way.
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No volume knob is a deal breaker for me. So annoying on the Type R that they brought it back.
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No volume knob is a deal breaker for me. So annoying on the Type R that they brought it back.

It depends. I too was a fan of knobs, but the 2015 OEM HU here in the middle east has multi-finger gestures. Just slide two fingers right to increase the volume or left to decrease. It works for other functions too like Mute, previous / next track, etc.



Stopped missing the knobs once you get the hang of it.
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200mm android auto units with a 7 inch display aren't exactly cheap if you want to stay away from the dubious Chinese brands. Oe unit would retain everything and fit the dash perfectly without the abject 2din filler plates. Bought new straight from the parts counter it might be a stretch, but a used one a year from now should be a good proposition.
Just FYI, bought new straight from the parts counter would be a huge stretch. The 2019 headhunt is listed at $2195.68 here, so I could only imagine the 2020 would be comparable:

https://parts.subaru.com/p/Subaru_20...6271CA680.html
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What a rip off... 299$ for my boss apple car play and AA head unit.

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