Undoubtedly the only choice for a VW is a custom fit. The first main reason is that the headunit shape fitted in most of the mid to late year VWs are of a shape unlike the standard 2DIN units. The custom fit just looks so much better. There is no need for a fascia, making the install look factory fitted. The second is the cable interface and CAN BUS adaptor supplied. This can make the custom fit VW android headunit better value for money over buying the parts individually. To guarantee compatibility buy the headunit that has a matching CAN BUS box suitable for your car.
Android Headunit Tip
The VW platform for this android headunit covers Polo, Golf, Fabia, Octavia, Passat, and VW based SEAT models like the Leon2, around 2006 to 2012, some may need a frame. The frames are shown on the page listing with reference dashboards to compare and identify.
Interface to the factory fitted reversing camera is by a plug and play adaptor lead, making the install much easier with its VW factory style connectors, plug and sockets. But you can also upgrade your car with an aftermarket reversing camera that will need its cabling installed and connected to this VW custom fit android headunit.
The main choice is to identify if your VW is ‘MQB’. This is easily identified by the colourful connector for the factory wiring as shown in the photo below. If you have this coloured lead on the factory headunit, then just purchase this MQB adaptor cable to make it plug and play.
The custom fit android headunit has the very capable OctaCore processor backed up by 4Gb RAM. The speed of this headunit is well up with the competition. The performance will not disappoint. The unusual feature of this android headunit for the VW golf etc is its CD drive (DVD drive). This is the main reason for buying this particular model of headunit. You can find the custom fit VW android headunit with a CD drive, here.[review_summary title=”Quick Review summary” summary=”Custom fit VW android headunit won’t disappoint” positives=”High quality
HexaCore PX6 option (recommended),
4Gb RAM and 64Gb ROM
great connectivity to the VW platform
easily adapted to MQB
Physical volume control
DSP – Digital Signal Processor (option)
Even a CD drive is included” negatives=”check if you need a frame and purchase this with the headunit
MQB Adaptor may be required (available)”] [rating title=”Speed (PX6)” value=”5″ range=”5″] [rating title=”Value for money” value=”4″ range=”5″] [rating title=”Ease of use” value=”5″ range=”5″] [rating title=”Ease of install” value=”5″ range=”5″] [/review_summary]