All The Popular Car Audio System Brand In India, Explained

All The Popular Car Audio System Brand In India, Explained

On a long road trip, one this keeps everyone in the vehicle entertained, i.e the infotainment system. This infotainment system has come a long way and has now become an integral part of the driving experience. Even all the carmakers offer infotainment systems in most of the variants of their respective cars. Well, from the stock music system to the aftermarket which are the popular car audio system brands in India? Let’s have a look.

Before we get started, there are several brands in the Indian market that offer a different sound experience. Some have great mids, some have better lows and some offer extremely crisp highs. But if you are looking to upgrade your car speakers or want to buy new, these are the 14 most popular audio system brands in the country you can buy right now.

  1. Alpine


    One of the oldest car audio brands in the country is the Alpine. This company was founded as a joint venture between Alps Electric and Motorola and was named as the Apls Motorola Co. Ltd. Alpine was among the first company to offer car cassette players in India. Since the company’s dawn in 1967, Alpine has been an OEM fitment for audio systems in cars from Lamborghini and also Honda. Still, Alpine in India is in high demand.

  2. Blaupunkt

    By the name of the company, it is clear that is a German audio brand that originated in Berlin. During the first few years of the company’s launch, it was famous for making really good quality headphones. Later in 2009, the company shifted its operation to accessories including aftermarket audio systems for cars. Well, if you are looking for this German product, worry not, GoMechanic has it covered. Click here to buy the audio systems from Blaupunkt.

  3. Bang & Olufsen

    Bang Olufsen

    Up next on the list is a super luxury audio system manufacturer that is offered vehicles from luxury car brands like Mercedez-Benz, BMW, Audi and others. Well, there were two Danish people that founded this popular audio system brand in the year 1925. The company initially operated by selling radios, for which they were among the best sellers. Additionally, if own an HP laptop, you already have a device that is tuned by Bang & Olufsen. But sadly, aftermarket speakers from B&O are not readily available in India and to experience them in a vehicle, buying a luxury car is the only option.

  4. Harman Kardon

    Harman Kardon

    In 1953, the other high-end audio brand was born which has its headquarters in the United States. This is another audio system brand that was and still is a part of some luxury cars as it comes as stock. But kudos to TATA, now even the Tata Tiago comes with Harmon Kardon music system in India. And listening to the quality of the hatchback’s speakers, they are mind-blowing (quite literally).

  5. JBL

    JBL Logo

    The next company is among the most famous brand in India, also it is owned by Harman that also owns Harman Kardon. That said, JBL has been there in the market for a while now. Initially, they were the head units and speakers were the company’s best selling automotive products. Also, how can one forget the bass tube and subwoofer from JBL? The company was founded in 1946 and was formerly called James B. Lansing Sound, Inc. Now, many carmakers have JBL tuned speakers in their vehicles including, Tata Harrier, Safari, Toyota Fortuner and Nissan Magnite. Also, JBL speakers, amplifiers, and subwoofers are readily available in the aftermarket stores.

  6. Infinity


    Here is another audio system company that is owned by Harman. Infinity was founded in 1968 and the company specialises in manufacturing cars and affordable home audio systems. Infinity has a variety of audio applications, including multichannel surround sound home theatre systems, in-wall house speakers, maritime applications, and packages that go beyond loudspeakers by integrating powered subwoofers and automobile audio amplifiers.

  7. Bose


    If you are aware Bose Corporation was founded in 1964 by an Indian, Mr. Amar G Bose. Mr Bose was an electrical engineer and a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. And if some relative lives outside of India, you can still buy an aftermarket audio system from the company. Otherwise, carmakers like Hyundai and Kia have the premium Bose audio system installed in the top-end trims of some vehicles.

  8. Boston Acoustics

    Boston Acoustics

    Founded in 1979, Boston Acoustics is a world-renowned manufacturer of innovative home entertainment solutions, car audio systems and high-end loudspeakers. The audio devices for your vehicle range from subwoofers, component speakers and also amplifiers. Well, here in India these speakers are pretty high end and only audiophiles will truly know the difference listening to them.

  9. JVC


    The JVC or Victor Company of Japan Ltd was founded in 1927 as the manufacturer of TVs, records, phonographs, VCRs, and camcorders you know the old media stuff. Later the company moved into manufacturing audio components for vehicles, homes and even headphones/earphones. Not the company is owned by JVCKenwood corporation. Also, the products from this brand are fairly affordable with not much compromise on audio quality.

  10. JL Audio

    JL Audio

    Another brand that is known for high-end audio systems is the JL Audio. JL Audio is a privately held American firm that specialises in home, mobile, Powersports, and marine audio. The known is famous for providing its customers across the world with innovative engineering, outstanding quality, and high-performance audio. Additionally, it is especially known for many some really sound accurate component speakers for cars.

  11. Kenwood


    JVCKENWOOD Corporation is a renowned consumer electronics and communications equipment developer and producer. JVCKENWOOD USA, founded in 1961 in the United States, is the largest sales subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation of Japan and is known for supplying goods of high quality, performance, and value to consumers and industry experts. From the most affordable Maruti to the most expensive Endeavour, these were the cars that come equipped with a Kenwood system that handles everything from phone calls to satellite navigation to multi-zone DVD playing!

  12. Sony


    Xplode, extra bass are the two names that are usually associated with one of THE most renowned car brands in India, i.e Sony. The Sony Group Corporation, abbreviated as Sony and styled as SONY, is a Japanese global enterprise with headquarters in Knan, Minato, Tokyo. The company has firm grounds on Indian soil, after all, it does have the right ingredients to make it one of the best selling companies. Sony in India is famous for producing components that have an accurate sound stage. From, headphones, car audio systems, and earphones/headphones, to Home appliances, Sony has a large portfolio not just in India but globally. Additionally, as of now, here in India only Mahindra XUV700 comes with a stock Sony audio system.

  13. Panasonic

    The Panasonic

    Panasonic was founded in 1918 by Konosuke Matsushita as the Matsushita Electric Industrial Company. Since then, it has grown significantly. The creation of VHS home video recorders in collaboration with its co-owned firm, the Victor Company of Japan Ltd, is one of its many achievements. In 2008, it was renamed Panasonic Corporation. Now, the company makes various products including car audio systems.

  14. Pioneer

    The Pioneer

    Pioneer Firm, or simply Pioneer, is a Tokyo-based Japanese multinational corporation specialising in digital entertainment goods. Nozomu Matsumoto began the firm in Tokyo in 1938 as a radio and speaker repair shop. In India, the company produces affordable aftermarket speakers and also head units.

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So, these are the popular car audio system brands in India. Let us know in the comment section, which one is your favourite.