Also, the VW Transporter T4 1998-2009
Need a CD?
Are you looking for an Android headunit to fit the T5 with a CD player?
We have reviewed one for you and given you our key points that make it better than the others available.
Although it looks like a standard double din factory radio, the early VW Transporter T5 benefits from a custom-fit Android headunit. This makes the installation much more of a plug-and-play job with factory-style connectors supplied. You also get the very important CAN bus adaptor included in the box.
You need a fast and capable Android headunit that can run google maps; maybe you want to use Sygic instead? A clear 7″ screen must play CDs and use DAB+ radio. Our recommendation for the T5 covers all those bases and more! It can do all the usual Android headunit features like a VW logo on the screen, streaming music, or just FM radio. Wifi and GPS are standard features on an Android headunit, and google maps are free. Hands-free calling is included with his one (with an external microphone option).
Yes, yes, yes! You can connect a reversing camera to our recommended headunit. The screen automatically switches to the rearview camera when the reverse gear is selected. It is compatible with any universal reversing camera for an Android headunit. You even get a basic camera supplied in the box; that is all you need.
This Android Headunit is compatible with:
Universal Reversing Cameras,
360-degree camera views,
DAB+ Radio upgrade,
GPS Sat-Nav with Google Maps or Waze,
Aftermarket Steering Wheel Controls (SWC),
Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS),
OBD2 engine diagnostics,
4G Mobile Data,
Digital TV (DVB-T2).
All the Android Head Units come with wifi and GPS as standard built-in.
Or recommendation for the Android headunit that includes a CD drive and is a factory fit for the VW Transporter T5 1998-2009 is this PX5 Octa Core Android headunit. It covers all your Android needs and is an easy fit that sits flush with the dashboard just like it was factory fitted.
Quick Review Summary
Custom-fit for 1998 to 2009 VW T5
- Fast processor (OctaCore)
- CD Drive included will play CDs
- Has RGB
- 4 GB RAM
- Has Physical volume control
- Easy install leads supplied
- External microphone included
- Reversing camera included
- DSP option available (better sound)
- Built-in Carplay
Not the very latest processor
- Speed: 4/5
- Value for money: 4/5
- Quality of construction: 4/5
- Ease of installation: 4.5/5