How can I connect my phone to my car? This is a question I get several times every day. The answer is pretty simple. You can either replace your radio, or you can integrate into the existing factory radio. The integration options vary depending on the year/make/model of your vehicle.
REPLACING THE RADIO
If you replace your radio then you can connect several different ways. You can connect with an auxiliary cable or usb cable. You can also connect wirelessly with the right bluetooth capable radio. For example, the Kenwood eXcelon KDC-X998 offers all three connection options. If you go with the radio option you will also need to decide whether you want a Single DIN or Double DIN. Single or Double refer to the size of the radio you want to install.
You will need to purchase three parts for most cars when replacing the radio. They are: