Top 10 Best Compact Car Subwoofers
for May 2022

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Devmo GELF 8

Devmo GELF 8" Compact Enclosed Powered Enclosed Subwoofer for CAR Under seat

by DEVMO
What We like

We provide you with high-quality super-long cables and control wires, so you don't need to buy other accessories.

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Product Features

  • The two-in-one configuration of the power amplifier and the loudspeaker makes the installation in one step and saves the space inside the car. It has an ultra-thin thickness of 2.7 inches and can be installed under most car seats.
  • Tuned by a senior sound engineer, it has strong and elastic low frequency, which makes every note vibrate in your ear.
  • This ultra-thin subwoofer is designed to be placed at the bottom of the car seat, bringing you a more wonderful journey experience.

This ultra-thin subwoofer is designed to be placed at the bottom of the car seat, bringing you a more wonderful journey experience. The two-in-one configuration of the power amplifier and the loudspeaker makes the installation in one step and saves the space inside the car. it has an ultra-thin thickness of 2.7 inches and can be installed under most car seats. Tuned by a senior sound engineer, it has strong and elastic low frequency, which makes every note vibrate in your ear.

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Powered Car Subwoofer by Massive Audio BOOM88 Car Woofer Under Seat Slim Hideaway - Low Profile Compact Underseat Woofer with Amazing Sound - Built in Amplifier, 8 Inch 400 Watt, Gain Remote Include

Powered Car Subwoofer by Massive Audio BOOM88 Car Woofer Under Seat Slim Hideaway

Low Profile Compact Underseat Woofer with Amazing Sound, Built in Amplifier, 8 Inch 400 Watt, Gain Remote Include

by Massive Audio
What We like

GREAT QUALITY PRODUCT THAT WILL LAST LONGER | Don't settle for under powered and underwhelming active subs that are not efficient or distort at high power. With our premium features like Heavy Duty Aluminum Heat Sinks, Nickel Plated Connectors, Heavy Duty Power Supplies and Hi-E Capacitor filters with wide dynamic range and Class A/B design you will enjoy clearer sound reproduction than higher priced models.

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Product Features

  • SOLD INDIVIDUALLY | PRODUCES POWERFUL, CLEAN, FULL SOUND | Don't settle for a weak sounding and underpowered subwoofer just because you dont have the space! This car audio subwoofer with amplifier features: Built-in OEM hi-level inputs that can take a high level speaker signal directly into the amplifier. Or use standard RCA inputs. Input Sensitivity low level 250mVrms ~ 9Vrms.
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE CAR AUDIO POWERED SUBWOOFER | One of the best deals you will ever find on a high quality hideaway powered subwoofer anywhere! This car audio active subwoofer with powered enclosure features: 200w x 1 RMS @ 4 Ohm / 400w x 1 Max, Freq: 20Hz 125Hz @ -1dB, N-Channel Circuitry for High-Efficiency, 0 - 12 dB Boost @ 50Hz, Short Circuit, Thermal, Reverse Voltage and Over Voltage Protection. This super slim hideaway powered subwoofer will OUTPERFORM most other competitors 10 and 12

High performance car audio powered subwoofer | one of the best deals you will ever find on a high quality hideaway powered subwoofer anywhere! this car audio active subwoofer with powered enclosure features: 200w x 1 rms @ 4 ohm / 400w x 1 max, freq: 20hz 125hz @ -1db, n-channel circuitry for high-efficiency, 0 - 12 db boost @ 50hz, short circuit, thermal, reverse voltage and over voltage protection. this super slim hideaway powered subwoofer will outperform most other competitors 10 and 12 Sold individually | produces powerful, clean, full sound | don't settle for a weak sounding and underpowered subwoofer just because you dont have the space! this car audio subwoofer with amplifier features: built-in oem hi-level inputs that can take a high level speaker signal directly into the amplifier. or use standard rca inputs. input sensitivity low level 250mvrms ~ 9vrms.

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MB Quart RW-110A 800W Reference Series 10

MB Quart RW-110A 800W Reference Series 10" Slim Low Profile Compact Under-Seat 4-Ohm Active Powered Subwoofer Enclosure with Built in Amplifier for Car RV ATV

by MB Quart Audio
What We like

Wired Bass Remote allows adjustments to bass frequencies to be made from the control mounted anywhere in the vehicle.

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Product Features

  • MB Quart RW-110A 800W REFERENCE Series 10" 4-Ohm Power Subwoofer Amplifier
  • Complete control of amplifier signal, essential when using two or more amplifiers
  • Highly efficient circuit topology which helps the amplifer develop a lot of power in a very small heatsink.
  • Stable power through the PC board with minimal heat generation

Highly efficient circuit topology which helps the amplifer develop a lot of power in a very small heatsink. Complete control of amplifier signal, essential when using two or more amplifiers Mb quart rw-110a 800w reference series 10" 4-ohm power subwoofer amplifier Stable power through the pc board with minimal heat generation

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8-Inch Low-Profile Amplified Subwoofer System - 600 Watt Compact Enclosed Active Underseat Car Audio Subwoofer with Built in Amp, Powered Car Subwoofer w/Low & High Level Inputs - Pyle PLBX8A

Pyle 8-Inch Low-Profile Amplified Subwoofer System

600 Watt Compact Enclosed Active Underseat Car Audio Subwoofer with Built in Amp, Powered Car Subwoofer w/Low & High Level Inputs, Pyle PLBX8A

by Pyle
What We like

LOW PROFILE: With height of just 3", it's a perfect solution when space is an issue, it can easily fit under the seat of most vehicles! Total dimension is 12.8x9.5"x3 & includes mounting hardware. A great addition to your car stereo sound system

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Product Features

  • BUILT-IN AMPLIFIER: The integrated amp in the compact subwoofer features low pass crossovers & a control for adjusting input sensitivity from 0.12V to 3.5V. Includes variable bass boost, control the subwoofer level w/ the remote level control module
  • 600 WATT POWER: Pyles 8" Amplified Low Profile Subwoofer System offers a maximum power of 600 watts. It lets you pump out some great low frequency bass volume to enhance the party vibe making it a great addition to your car music audio system
  • LOW LEVEL INPUT: Line level inputs, also known as RCA input or low-level inputs. Low level inputs are the recommended way to introduce the audio signal to the hideaway subwoofer if RCA outputs are present on your head unit or other signal source
  • HIGH LEVEL INPUT: Speaker line inputs are known as high-level inputs. If your head unit does not have RCA outputs, you can use the speaker outputs for the audio source. Use the supplied cable and connect the outputs properly as shown in the manual

High level input: speaker line inputs are known as high-level inputs. if your head unit does not have rca outputs, you can use the speaker outputs for the audio source. use the supplied cable and connect the outputs properly as shown in the manual 600 watt power: Pyles 8" amplified low profile subwoofer system offers a maximum power of 600 watts. it lets you pump out some great low frequency bass volume to enhance the party vibe making it a great addition to your car music audio system Built-in amplifier: the integrated amp in the compact subwoofer features low pass crossovers & a control for adjusting input sensitivity from 0.12v to 3.5v. includes variable bass boost, control the subwoofer level w/ the remote level control module Low level input: line level inputs, also known as rca input or low-level inputs. low level inputs are the recommended way to introduce the audio signal to the hideaway subwoofer if rca outputs are present on your head unit or other signal source

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MB Quart RW-108A 600W Reference Series 8

MB Quart RW-108A 600W Reference Series 8" Slim Low Profile Compact Under-Seat 4-Ohm Active Powered Subwoofer Enclosure with Built in Amplifier for Car Boat RV ATV

by MB Quart Audio
What We like

Wired Bass Remote allows adjustments to bass frequencies to be made from the control mounted anywhere in the vehicle.

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Product Features

  • Complete control of amplifier signal, essential when using two or more amplifiers
  • Highly efficient circuit topology which helps the amplifer develop a lot of power in a very small heatsink.
  • MB Quart RW-108A 600W REFERENCE Series 8" 4-Ohm Power Subwoofer Amplifier
  • Stable power through the PC board with minimal heat generation

Mb quart rw-108a 600w reference series 8" 4-ohm power subwoofer amplifier Stable power through the pc board with minimal heat generation Complete control of amplifier signal, essential when using two or more amplifiers Highly efficient circuit topology which helps the amplifer develop a lot of power in a very small heatsink.

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BOSS Audio Systems BAB8 Amplified Car Subwoofer - 800 Watts Max Power, Low Profile, 8 Inch Subwoofer, Remote Subwoofer Control, Great for Vehicles That Need Bass But Have Limited Space

BOSS Audio Systems BAB8 Amplified Car Subwoofer

800 Watts Max Power, Low Profile, 8 Inch Subwoofer, Remote Subwoofer Control, Great for Vehicles That Need Bass But Have Limited Space

by BOSS AUDIO
What We like

- BOSS Audio Systems provides a Powerful 3 Year Platinum Online Dealer so long as the purchase is made through . We strongly encourage professional installation of this product to ensure proper and safe functionality

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Product Features

  • Pulse Width Modulated - This design controls the output voltage and current precisely by not only removing the output current sensing loss, but also eliminating all secondary feedback circuitry. It increases efficiency, is lighter, smaller reliable
  • Space Saver - The combination of amplifier and subwoofer all into one, makes this ideal for spatially challenged vehicles. With a slim design, there are a few installation options. Embrace the Bass.
  • Specs - 12 inches in Depth, 9. 3 inches in Width and 2. 9 inches in Height
  • Variable Bass Boost - Variable Bass Boost allows you to adjust the low bass within the boost range to just the way you like it
  • High Level Input - Speaker level inputs are commonly referred to as high-level inputs. It will be used to connect the BAB8 to your factory radio or an aftermarket radio that does not have low-level (RCA) inputs

Variable low-pass filter - a low-pass filter is an electronic circuit that removes all the notes below the filter's frequency setting. you will use the low-pass filter to primarily keep high notes out of your subwoofer(s) Low level input - line level inputs, also known as rca inputs or low-level inputs, use rca interconnect cables to link the bab8 with the source unit. most aftermarket radios have multiple pairs of rca outputs that can connect to multiple amplifiers Built-in amplifier - a built-in 800 max watt amplifier powers the subwoofer Space saver - the combination of amplifier and subwoofer all into one, makes this ideal for spatially challenged vehicles. with a slim design, there are a few installation options. embrace the bass. Specs - 12 inches in depth, 9. 3 inches in width and 2. 9 inches in height Variable bass boost - variable bass boost allows you to adjust the low bass within the boost range to just the way you like it Pulse width modulated - this design controls the output voltage and current precisely by not only removing the output current sensing loss, but also eliminating all secondary feedback circuitry. it increases efficiency, is lighter, smaller reliable High level input - speaker level inputs are commonly referred to as high-level inputs. it will be used to connect the bab8 to your factory radio or an aftermarket radio that does not have low-level (rca) inputs

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Pioneer TS-WX130DA Compact Active subwoofer

Pioneer TS-WX130DA Compact Active subwoofer

by Pioneer
What We like

Deep Mode: 20Hz-200Hz; Freq resp

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Product Features

  • 50W nominal; Aluminum cone; Urethane surround; Built-in Class D amp; Digital Bass Control tailors frequency response & increases performance with selectable Deep or Dynamic listening modes; Gain
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  • Pioneer TS-WX130DA Compact 8" x 5. 25" 160-Watt Active Subwoofer with Built-in Amp 8" x 5. 25" woofer ; 160W max
  • phase & bass modes controllable at remote; Freq resp

50w nominal; aluminum cone; urethane surround; built-in class d amp; digital bass control tailors frequency response & increases performance with selectable deep or dynamic listening modes; gain Phase & bass modes controllable at remote; freq resp Pioneer ts-wx130da compact 8" x 5. 25" 160-watt active subwoofer with built-in amp 8" x 5. 25" woofer ; 160w max Lpf

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Rockville USS8 8

Rockville USS8 8" 600w Slim Under-Seat Active Powered Car/Truck Subwoofer Sub

by Rockville
What We like

Signal to Noise Ratio >82dB. Sensitivity: 90dB at 1w / 1m. Input sensitivity, RCA level 195mV. Input sensitivity, HIGH level 5.6V.

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Product Features

  • High Level Inputs with Auto Turn-On Technology. Adjustable Input Sensitivity. Soft Delayed Remote Turn-On. Thermal Protection Circuit, Short Protection Circuit. Green Power/Red Protect LED.
  • Specifications: Maximum Power RMS: 150 Watts. Impedance: 3 Ohm. Dimensions: 13.6 x 9.9 x 2.9 (L x W X H) Inches. Frequency Response: 15Hz - 125Hz.
  • Phase Switch: 0 Degree or 180 Degree. Low Pass Filter: 50Hz - 150Hz. Bass Boost: 0 - 12dB at 45Hz. Subsonic Filter: 20Hz - 50Hz. THD < 0.15%. Subwoofer Level Remote Control. Fuse Rating: Single 20A.
  • Rockville USS8 8" 600w Slim Under-Seat Active Powered Car/Truck Subwoofer Sub. 600 Watts Peak / 150 Watts RMS. Heavy Duty Mounting Feet. PWM MOSFET Power Supply. Low Level RCA Input.

Specifications: maximum power rms: 150 watts. impedance: 3 ohm. dimensions: 13.6 x 9.9 x 2.9 (l x w x h) inches. frequency response: 15hz - 125hz. Rockville uss8 8" 600w slim under-seat active powered car/truck subwoofer sub. 600 watts peak / 150 watts rms. heavy duty mounting feet. pwm mosfet power supply. low level rca input. Phase switch: 0 degree or 180 degree. low pass filter: 50hz - 150hz. bass boost: 0 - 12db at 45hz. subsonic filter: 20hz - 50hz. thd < 0.15%. subwoofer level remote control. fuse rating: single 20a. High level inputs with auto turn-on technology. adjustable input sensitivity. soft delayed remote turn-on. thermal protection circuit, short protection circuit. green power/red protect led.

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JBL BassPro SL 8-inch 125W RMS Powered Under-Seat Compact Subwoofer Enclosure System (250 watts RMS: 125 watts)

JBL BassPro SL 8-inch 125W RMS Powered Under-Seat Compact Subwoofer Enclosure System (250 watts RMS: 125 watts)

by HARMAN INTERNATIONAL
What We like

Efficient Class D amplifier

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Product Features

  • 8-inch JBL BassPro SL powered under-seat compact subwoofer enclosure
  • Power output: Peak: 250 watts RMS: 125 watts
  • Optional wired bass remote controller
  • Soft start turn-on, speaker-level (high-level) inputs with Audio Sense Auto-on

Optional wired bass remote controller Soft start turn-on, speaker-level (high-level) inputs with audio sense auto-on Power output: peak: 250 watts rms: 125 watts 8-inch jbl basspro sl powered under-seat compact subwoofer enclosure

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Gravity Warzone WZ100ST 10

Gravity Warzone WZ100ST 10" Pro Audio Active Compact Under Seat Slim Aluminum 1000 Watts 4 Ohm Subwoofer Powerful Loud Speaker with Bass Volume Control Knob

by Gravity
What We like

Bass boost increases the sound level with Wire Remote Control

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Product Features

  • Auto power on/ off for high level connection
  • Power: 1000 Watts | Frequency Response: 30Hz - 150KHz
  • 10" Compact SLIM Under the Seat Subwoofer
  • Phase shift to compensate for time alignment problem in the system

Auto power on/ off for high level connection Power: 1000 watts | frequency response: 30hz - 150khz 10" compact slim under the seat subwoofer Phase shift to compensate for time alignment problem in the system

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