Android Car Stereo? - Mazda Forum - Mazda Enthusiast Forums

Mazda CX-5 The CX-5 CUV debuts Mazda's SKYACTIV® TECHNOLOGY and is unique for its impressive fuel economy, responsive handling and bold style

Android Car Stereo?

Old 04-26-2018, 10:10 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: USA
Posts: 1
Default Android Car Stereo?

Hi! I want to remove the factory radio and install the new android car stereo in my CX5. How do it? Is it difficult to install this? How about the Seicane Android Car Stereo?
Old 05-23-2018, 06:09 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2018
Location: Germany
Posts: 7

I have installed such head unit to my Mazda 6, I think it is better to let professionals make the installation. My head unit is called Smarty Trend. It is good. I like how it is functioning.

Old 05-28-2018, 04:10 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Canada
Posts: 6

The best way is, sell the car and buy the one that does have it.
Old 11-05-2018, 07:58 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: miami
Posts: 1

I am very concerned about driving safety. I always wanted to install a camera and tire pressure monitoring system. But I wanted to make it comprehensive. Find those who with confidence will tell me, yes, it is these that will suit you. And the car I have is not very new mazda mx3. In the basic configuration without camera((( . And I interested in the installation of these devices in the complex, didn’t want myself an additional headache. I searched for a long time, I really like to know the details. Unfortunately, I got to the point that I decided to leave this idea already, or even AT ALL to change the car. But I was lucky. Found one site contacted the guys. Reported all the necessary information. I was surprised I received by e-mail a whole list with detailed characteristics of what can be installed. He agreed with them all the details and fulfilled the order. Yes, I waited a long time since I live in Miami, and the guys work from Berlin. But I am telling you so, it was worth it! Service stations, we have a lot, thank God. So after installation, I was completely satisfied. I think about changing the head unit. This is the story that happened to me here for you who is interested in the link, so that YOU can save your time on these searches.
SMARTY Trend? - the best brand of high quality Android Car Stereo Navigation In-Dash head units - SMARTY Trend? Company
Old 11-22-2018, 07:52 AM
hiltoncam's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: South Africa
Posts: 41

Originally Posted by David Lee View Post
Hi! I want to remove the factory radio and install the new android car stereo in my CX5. How do it? Is it difficult to install this? How about the Seicane Android Car Stereo?
Don't listen to the others saying its better to install professionally. A few years back, I knew NOTHING about pulling a car's dash apart, then my heater core packed up in my old Audi A4 and I after the dealer quoted me the price of another car to fix it, I decided to tackle it myself. You can do this!

I've just bought a brand new 2018 CX5 and plan to upgrade my sound system to the 10 inch Android unit available on AliExpress. I installed one in my Audi a few years back with backup camera and it works great. All you have to do is take the dash off below the screen, insert the new screen, pull out the current control ***** in the center console and install the new ones after running the cable through the center console from the top part of the dash - easy peezy!

I have a YouTube channel and will probably only be doing this mod next year, so keep a look out as I'll have many videos coming on how to do things to the CX5 - there are too many things missing from this car - like ambient lighting, Android auto, auto window up and down from the keyfob, remote start etc. I plan to do these mods over the coming few months and will do "how to videos" on all of them.

You can fit that Android unit yourself. In the meantime, here's a link to the one on AliExpress:
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Mazda CX-5
11-28-2018 06:59 PM
Audio/Visual Electronics
06-17-2015 06:25 AM
Mazda CX-5
06-08-2014 10:27 AM
James McMurray
09-20-2012 02:16 PM
02-20-2012 05:14 AM

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Android Car Stereo?

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.