Sound Steering: These Are the Best Car Audio Systems of 2021 – Rolling Stone

You spend a lot of money on your car — and a lot of time driving it — but while people pay for fancy spoilers and larger wheels and upgraded interiors, your car’s audio system is often an afterthought.

Considering the amount of time we spent in our cars though — almost 11 hours a week, according to a study commissioned before the quarantine — it may be time to rethink your car audio system. Whether we’re listening to music while stuck in traffic, or turning up a playlist for a road trip, the best car audio systems can deliver a concert-like experience in the safety and comfort of your car cabin. Like a pair of luxe audiophile headphones, the best car audio systems these days can create an immersive cocoon of sound, whether you’re behind the wheel or seated in the backseat.