Best Android Headunit for a FIAT Ducato

Also Citroen Jumper and the Peugeot Boxer vans

2008-2015
Fiat Ducato
Citroen Jumper
Peugeot Boxer


Are all these vans are based on the same platform and will use the same android headunit.

Custom Fit

A custom fit android headunit for the Ducato/Jumper/Boxer vans will need a plastic fascia to make up for the curve of the dashboard. You will also need the CAN BUS adaptor is you want to integrate the vehicle information into the android headunit. Factory fit cables that are specific to the platform used to make the Ducato, Jumper and Boxer vans.

Custom fascia for the van

A factory style fascia supplied with the custom fit Ducato android headunits make the finished install look much more professional. It is only a small plastic curved moulding but these plastic mouldings make a real difference to the ‘made to fit’ look over the ‘I made it fit’ look you see with the universals.

Android Headunit Available Addons

This android headunit is compatible with <a href="https://android-headunits.com/universal-reversing-cameras-for-android-headunits/">Universal Reversing Cameras</a>, <a href="https://android-headunits.com/category/add-ons/360-degree-cameras/">360 degree camera views</a>, <a href="https://android-headunits.com/dab-radio-addon-for-android-headunits/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">DAB+ Radio upgrade</a>, <a href="https://android-headunits.com/gps-satnav-on-an-android-headunit/">GPS Sat-Nav with Google Maps or Waze</a>, <a href="https://android-headunits.com/what-is-swc-on-an-android-headunit/">Aftermarket Steering Wheel Controls (SWC)</a>, <a href="https://android-headunits.com/tyre-pressure-monitoring-systems-tpms-for-android-headunits/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS)</a>, <a href="https://android-headunits.com/obd2-diagnostics-with-an-android-headunit/">OBD2 engine diagnostics</a>, <a href="https://android-headunits.com/mobile-data-on-an-android-headunit/">4G Mobile Data</a>,<a href="https://android-headunits.com/can-you-watch-television-on-an-android-headunit/">Digital TV (DVB-T2)</a>. It comes with WiFi and GPS as standard.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth connectivity is very important for driving safely.

Bluetooth calling for Fiat Ducato, Citroen Jumper and Peugeot Boxer vans with android headunit

Reversing camera

Reversing camera input is standard and it can support the enhanced 360 degree 4 camera system for added visibility during tricky manoeuvres.

CAN BUS

CAN BUS box supplied with the custom fit Ducato android headunits is programmed to talk the same language as your van. The android integration becomes much closer for recognising vehicle speed, lights on/off, remote steering wheel controls and some factory installed systems (depending on model). This automatic integration over the vehicle CAN BUS simplifies installation. No need to track down and splice into wires in the loom to pick up the signals the android headunit needs, because they are covered by the CAN BUS.

DSP

DSP will help tune the soundstage of your android headunit when fitted in the Fiat Ducato. Read our ‘What is a DSP‘ post for further information.

Factory plugs and sockets

The custom fit Ducato android headunit has the factory plugs and sockets for quick and easy installation. Citroen Jumper and Peugeot Boxer use the same connections. This, along with the CAN BUS box supplied makes the installation much more straight forward. Some same the Ducato custom fit android headunit install is ‘plug and play’.

Specifications

Specifications vary wildly in android headunits and picking the right one can be difficult to do. Fakes and Junk are very common and pass themselves off as a good purchase. Current higher specifications for a modern android headunit that will run all the modern apps you need include the PX6 processor and 4Gb RAM.

common format, great processor

A very fast processor currently available for an android headunit is the Rockchip PX6. The 10″ android headunit models reviewed here uses that processor. The 10″ screen format is very common and is used with many different and much less capable android headunits. It can be difficult to tell the fast from the slow just by looking at the screen.

Overall

If you want a custom fit android headunit for your Ducato 2008-2015 or Citroen Jumper or the Peugeot Boxer form the same platform years. Avoid the junk, and see our best choice for the Ducato android headunit here. With a PX6 processor, 4Gb RAM, 64Gb ROM and custom fit, it ticks all the boxes.

Review

[review_summary title=”Quick Review summary” summary=”Fiat Ducato Custom Fit Android Headunit” positives=”Factory fit
Hexacore PX6
4Gb RAM
Easy to install
Fast performance
Well proven platform
CAN BUS box supplied
Large screen area
Has DSP” negatives=”not quite the latest processor
no physical volume control knob”] [rating title=”Speed” value=”4″ range=”5″] [rating title=”Value for money” value=”4″ range=”5″] [rating title=”Ease of use” value=”4″ range=”5″] [rating title=”Ease of install” value=”5″ range=”5″] [/review_summary]

If the look of a custom fit isn’t for you, or you prefer the popular ‘I fitted it myself’ look, or even you don’t want CAN BUS integration with your Ducato/Jumper/Boxer, van then have a look at our recommended 10″ PX6 4Gb based universal fit android headunit.

Marshmallow
Marshmallow
An android-headunits.com staff blogger. I am a multi-skilled dogs-body and I also make the coffee ☕

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