"I wanted to share the photos of the radio for you too see how well done it is. I did not buy a dash kit which i think is extremely expensive for what you are getting. But i don't feel like i needed it after all. If you live in Tampa Bay area…"
"Thanks guys. I went to a stereo shop today and bought a kenwood radio. They installed it on the car perfectly without the dash kit. They just cut the plastic and inserted the radio very well. The labor and the kenwood cost 223 including the tax. the…"
"The 2011 has a redesigned dash, the previous radios from 2008/9/10 do not fit the opening.
The entryline radio purchased separately will also need the 2011 dash surround (about $100) and the tech's time to install?
IF you buy the entryline…"
"If you order a Passion the entryline radio is included; it is a $350 option on the Pure. Best bet is to look on the various smart forums for someone upgrading their 2011 audio and willing to part with the stock entryline unit."
I checked the smartusa.com and when i add this option it just adds 350 dollars whereas when i call the dealer to get the radio installed, they charge 585. Can't i just by the smart entryline radio? ThanksSee More