Rockford Fosgate R169x2 Review

If you’ve been searching for the best car speakers to replace your stock ones the Rockford 169×2 is the perfect choice at an affordable price. These are some excellent speakers which are made especially for drivers and people who do outdoor entertaining that want to have the best sound around. These will give you the best sound reproduction.  These are two way speakers and if you wouldn’t know you’ll tell that these are 3 way because of how they sound. These are designed with durable components to deliver the best sound. In the box you will get two pairs and each speaker has a stiff polypropylene woofer that has strong bass. They will fit perfectly in any car as long as the mounting holes are 6×9 inches because it’s the standard opening.  Further let’s look at the specifications.


  • Frequency response 48-20KHz
  • 2way 6×9 speakers
  • Mounting depth 2-15/16 inches
  • Power range: 2-65 watts RMS
  • 90 dB sensitivity
  • 4 ohms impedance
  • Power handling : 130 watts each

Sleek Design with glossy dome tweeters

The Rockford Fosgate prime series have a sleek design with glossy dome tweeters. The silk dome tweeter is mounted on the woofer to ensure that it fits in most cars. The tweeters are designed in a way which allows the speaker to fit into various locations with ease. The R169x2 Prime Series have a shallow mounting depth and a wide frequency response that makes it easy to fit and to deliver a maximum performance in any type of car.

Strong grilles with mounting hardware

If you’ve never had a speaker with strong grilles then this is for you it has a great durability and a great design. The ABS which means Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene is a thermoplastic which is used in the industry.  With the ABS grilles the R169x2 adds a  great design to your car interior.

Steel Basket Frame

The R169X2 speakers feature a stamped steel basket, which is rustproof and is ideal for using it in marine conditions. However these are not marine certified and can’t be used on boats. The steel designing makes these great for using outdoor or indoor.  The stainless steel materials are preferred mainly due to their corrosion resistance and their resistance to the high and low temperature. These speakers can withstand harsh weather conditions. In general these speakers offer a great sound and have a durable design and be sure to check them when searching for speakers to replace your stock ones.