10 Most Expensive Subwoofers For Car Audio 2022

For car audio, high-quality subwoofers really produce the desired sound. On the other hand, poor subs can kill all your audio by causing different problems. Most expensive subwoofers are the final solution to improve car audio if you have a good setup. These will cover low-frequency sounds and make your audio powerful with deep bass.

Different brands offer subs from low to high quality. We have picked some valuable car subwoofers from all the top brands.

Expensive subwoofers have fewer sales because everyone cannot afford to buy these subs.

We have picked the most valuable car subwoofers from Sundown Audio and some other brands. We have organized these subs in two tables; first from different brands and second only from Sundown Audio.

Top Brands Expensive Subwoofers For Car Audio

Rockford Fosgate T2S1-16 SubwooferRockford Fosgate T2S1-16 Subwoofer16"
Cerwin Vega SPCL152 Car SubwooferCerwin Vega SPCL152 Car Subwoofer15"
Car Subwoofer by Massive Audio HippoXL122RCar Subwoofer by Massive Audio HippoXL122R12"
Focal E25KX SubwooferFocal E25KX Subwoofer10"
Skar Audio ZVX-12v2 D2 Car SubwooferSkar Audio ZVX-12v2 D2 Car Subwoofer12"
Rockford Fosgate (2) Punch P3D2 SubwoofersRockford Fosgate (2) Punch P3D2 Subwoofers12"

These subwoofers can prove valuable and your money will not go to waste. Now we review all these subs shortly to make your idea clear about what you will get.

1. Rockford Fosgate T2S1-16 5000 Watts Car Subwoofer

Our top #1 pick of the most expensive subwoofer is the Rockford Fosgate T2S1-16. With high peak power and RMS, it delivers better-than-expected sound quality.

If you are really an audio enthusiast and want to invest in car audio, no other sub can be a better choice.

The peak power of this subwoofer is 5000 watts and RMS is 2500 watts. You need to have a good amplifier and battery in your car to run this subwoofer.

Regular batteries in cars may not be able to run it properly. This sub has the highest RMS and peak power, you hardly find such high-power in-car subwoofers.

The bass is really good and the sound is clear without any distortion. You can raise the volume as much as you like and everything will rattle.

For bass lovers, it is actually what they need. It has a 1-ohm impedance and a frequency response between 21 Hz to 250 Hz. The frequency coverage is good enough to produce a cinema-like feeling.

It has 89 dB sensitivity and comes with 1 year of warranty.

2. Cerwin Vega SPCL152 2400W Subwoofer

Cerwin Vega Stroker Pro Classic 15 Inch 1200W RMS Subwoofer...
  • Unrivaled Performance: Experience deep, resonant bass with...
  • Advanced Cooling Technology: With its Advanced Voice coil...
  • Precision Engineering: The Stroker Pro Classic provides a...
  • Powerful Audio Force: Push your audio experience to the max...

There is another valuable subwoofer for your car. You can get a lot from this subwoofer in almost the same price range as the above one.

Although the price is very close to each other, the above one has more peak power and RMS. This sub has 2400 watts peak power and 1200 watts RMS.

It has a big magnet with a high-density motor structure to handle the maximum power. The recommended power to run it continuously is 1500 watts.

The high-temperature 4″ voice coil can work even when hot with full performance.

It has almost 94 dB sensitivity and 77 pounds in weight.

No doubt, it is a valuable subwoofer but the above one could be a better choice in the same price range.

3. Car Subwoofer by Massive Audio HippoXL122R

Massive Audio HIPPOXL122R – 12 Inch Car Audio Subwoofer,...
  • 💪 AMAZING DEEP BASS FOR ITS SIZE | "Sounds Good" is an...
  • 🔊 CRANK UP THE VOLUME | Are you looking to replace your...

Massive Audio also manufactures top-quality subwoofers and this is one of the best models of this brand. With the highest power and a good price tag, it offers premium quality at a cheap.

You have the option to select one with your desired power and impedance. This is a competition subwoofer and the performance you know in a competition subwoofer is better than best.

These subwoofers are designed with more durability and maximum output power. It has a big magnet and strontium magnet structure for improved sound quality.

3000 watts RMS is really great. It has a 4″ voice coil and 87 dB sensitivity. This sensitivity is less than the above two models but perfect.

This 12″ subwoofer delivers deep heart-thumping bass. You will really love this sub in your car audio system and a penny of you is not going to waste with it.

Also Read: 9 Best 12-inch Competition Subwoofers 2022

4. Focal E25KX 10″ Subwoofer

Focal E25KX 10” Subwoofer
  • Composite K2 Power “W” sandwich cone tweeter
  • Max Power 1200W
  • Nominal Power 600W RMS
  • Sensitivity 84.5 dB

This 10″ subwoofer is one of the most valuable and high-price car subs. It is built from the ground up keeping in mind your needs for bass and sound quality.

The maximum power handling capacity is 1200 watts which is far less than our top models which are a bit more expensive than this one.

The RMS is 600 watts. In this power, it may not be as loud as high-power subs, but it has clear sound and bass quality at this sound level.

It has a sensitivity of 85 dB and a frequency response of 25 to 500 Hz. This subwoofer has dual 4-ohm voice coils and comes with a 1-year warranty.

Related: 6 Best 6.75″ Car Speakers For Bass

5. Skar Audio ZVX-12v2 D2 12″ SPL Car Subwoofer

Skar Audio ZVX-12v2 D2 12" 3000 Watt Max Power Dual 2 Ohm...
  • 12-inch Dual 2 Ohm SPL Car Subwoofer
  • Peak Power: 3,000 Watts | RMS Power: 1,500 Watts
  • Massive Triple Stack Magnet & High Temperature 3" 8-layer...
  • Competition Grade Paper Cone and High Roll Foam Surround

Skar Manufactures the most valuable subwoofers. All their subs are of high quality. According to your budget, you can get the one. From 12″ to 18″, you can select one that best fits your car.

The maximum power is 3000 watts and RMS is 1500 watts. It has a Massive Triple Stack Magnet and this power combined gives a very beautiful sound and heart-thumping bass.

An 8-layer 3″ high-temperature voice coil made of copper adds to the sound quality. Actually, it is a competition-grade subwoofer that can give you the desired sound for listening to music while on long drives.

Other features are a competition-grade paper cone, 84 dB sensitivity, foam surround, advanced cooling design, and a 2-year warranty.

6. Rockford Fosgate (2) Punch P3D2-12 Car Subwoofers

Rockford Fosgate (2) Punch P3D2-12 12" 2400 Watt Dual 2 Ohm...
  • Speaker Connector: Dual 10 AWG Compression
  • Impedance: 4 Ohms
  • Mounting Depth: 6.66" (169.3 mm)
  • Voice Coil Type: Dual Voice Coil

Our last pick from different brands is Rockford Fosgate Punch P3D2-12. It is also from the same brand as top #1 but the quality is lower.

The maximum power handling capacity is 2400 watts of both subs. You will get a pair of these subs; the peak power of one is 1200 watts and both have 2400 watts.

The RMS of one sub is 600 watts and both have 1200 watts. Two subs work well if tuned properly. You can have a single powerful sub if you don’t like to have two.

The frequency response is 27 to 250 Hz and the sensitivity is 85 dB. This pair comes with a 1-year warranty.

At a reasonable price, you can get a premium subwoofer that has the quality found in expensive subwoofers. Rockford is one of the best and most trusted brands in manufacturing audio gears for cars.

Most Valuable Car Subwoofers By Sundown Audio

Sundown Audio is a top brand in the market that has manufactured many expensive subwoofers. Their best subs are included in our list. We have reviewed all their subs briefly.

X-10 V.2 D4 - Sundown Audio SubwooferX-10 V.2 D4 - Sundown Audio Subwoofer10"
Sundown Audio U-12 D2 U-Series SubwooferSundown Audio U-12 D2 U-Series Subwoofer12"
Sundown Audio U-10 D2 U-Series SubwooferSundown Audio U-10 D2 U-Series Subwoofer10"
Sundown Audio X-8 Series SubwoofersSundown Audio X-8 Series Subwoofers8"

7. X-10 V.2 D4 – Sundown Audio Subwoofer

This is another best model of Sundown Audio which can change all your audio. If you have a little less budget to buy the first one, it could also be a great choice for you. It has the quality that most of the high-priced subs cannot provide.

The RMS power of this sub is 1500 watts which is really great but 500 watts less than the above model. It has a 4-ohm dual voice coil configuration.

This high-temperature voice coil has an aluminum former that dissipates heat faster and works longer without distortion.

On low distortion, you can listen to music while driving. The main feature of a sub is to produce deep bass and it does its job. The heart-thumping bass will rattle your entire car if you run it at high volume.

8. Sundown Audio U-12 D2 U-Series Subwoofer

Sundown Audio U-12 D2 12" 1500W RMS Dual 2-Ohm U-Series...
  • The Sundown Audio U-12 is a 12-inch subwoofer with a 1500...

The 4th subwoofer of Sundown Audio comes with almost the same features but a little compromise on performance as compared to many of our top subwoofers.

The performance is not bad, but less than the first two models. Although the power is the same and works great, the price is also less than those models.

It also has a 4-layer 3″ voice coil that has an aluminum former to dissipate heat quickly and works even when the sub is running hot without causing sound distortion.

The sub is optimized for small enclosures making it easy to install in your car. The aluminum frame is very durable to lasts longer.

The big magnet and 1500 watts RMS power deliver good quality sound. You can have a good subwoofer at a reasonable price and it is the most valuable one.

9. Sundown Audio U-10 D2 10″ U-Series Subwoofer

Sundown Audio U-10 D2 10" 1500W RMS Dual 2-Ohm U-Series...
  • Features: Black Aluminum 3” voice coil former for superior...
  • Specifications: 1500 Watts RMS | Linear X-Max by 70% |...
  • Box Recommendations: Sealed Enclosure Suggestion: 0.5 cu....

This is a 10-inch subwoofer but has the same continuous power handling capacity of 1500 watts as in 12″ subs of Sundown Audio.

It has a big magnet and is built with high-quality materials. The price is the same as the previous one but better quality in this size. If you can accommodate a 10″ subwoofer in your car audio, it could be a better choice even from the previous 12″.

This one is a dual 2-ohm impedance subwoofer and you can also get dual 4-ohm impedance.

The 3″ high-temperature voice coil has an aluminum former for better heat dissipation.

Foam surround and punchy bass are the top features of this car subwoofer.

10. Sundown Audio X-8 Series Subwoofers

Sundown Audio X-8 Series Subwoofers 800W RMS/Subwoofer (Pair...
  • 800W RMS per Subwoofer
  • Stitched-On Double High-Power Tinsel Lead Wires
  • Black Aluminum 2.5” voice coil former for superior heat...
  • Solid Pole piece with chamfered edges & machined air...

Our 2nd last choice of most expensive car subwoofers is Sundown Audio X-8 Series Pair X-8 V.3 D2 8″ Subwoofers. You will get a pair of these subs and each of these has 800 watts of RMS power. The total of 1600 watts RMS can do a great job and make your audio better.

Like all other subs of Sundown Audio, these are also built with high-quality materials. Durable construction and top-end performance are included in all the models of this brand on our list.

The size of this pair is 8″ and it is easy to install in your car and takes less space. As large subs and speakers require more space and installation techniques, small-size subs are much easier.

The price of this pair is lower than all the subs in our review and the quality of these subwoofers is just the same as in high-priced subs. Actually, you are buying a pair of the most expensive subwoofers for your car but at a little low cost.

Also Read: Top 14 Most Expensive Subwoofers For Home Theater

Final Thoughts

We tried our best to find all the best and most expensive car subwoofers available in the market. Our review includes about 10 subwoofers out of which 6 are from different top brands and 4 are from Sundown Audio only. All these subs are worth the money and are chosen carefully.

The choice is yours. Each of these may not meet your budget, size, and requirements. The final decision depends upon your choice. To make your idea clear we discussed the top features of all these expensive subwoofers for your car. Make a decision and get one before it runs away.

Last update on 2024-03-10 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Hi, I'm Noor Alam, founder of SpeakersMag.com. I love music and got my Bachelor's degree in Sound Engineering. Now I have started my own blog about music products. Just like you, I also love different music products and in my spare time, I share my knowledge with audio lovers on this site. Read more about me
Hi, I'm Noor Alam, founder of SpeakersMag.com. I love music and got my Bachelor's degree in Sound Engineering. Now I have started my own blog about music products. Just like you, I also love different music products and in my spare time, I share my knowledge with audio lovers on this site. Read more about me

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