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KENWOOD Showcases Alexa Built-In to 14 New Audio Receivers

LONG BEACH, CALIF. -- January 8th, 2020 -- KENWOOD USA showcased their completed line of 16 new audio receivers for 2020 at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, of which 14 feature Alexa Built-in. Bringing voice control conveniently to the dashboard, with the push of a clearly marked Alexa icon key, it’s now possible to find dining, fuel, shopping, weather, and control streaming media services like the SiriusXM® and Pandora mobile apps, all without picking up the phone.

These Full feature receivers include the KENWOOD eXcelon single din models; KDC-X704 (MSRP $209.95), KMM-X704 (MSRP $179.95), and KDC-X304 (MSRP $159.95), KENWOOD single din models; KDC-BT778HD (MSRP $199.95), KMM-BT728HD (MSRP $149.95), KMR-D378BT (MSRP $169.95), KDC-BT378U (MSRP $139.95), KDC-BT34 (MSRP $139.95), KMR-M328BT (MSRP $149.95), KMM-BT328U (MSRP $129.95), KDC-BT278U (w/o Alexa Built-in, MSRP $119.95), and KMM-BT228U (w/o Alexa Built-in, MSRP $99.95). Double DIN models include the KENWOOD eXcelon DPX794BH (MSRP $239.95), DPX594BT (MSRP $219.95), KEWOOD DPX504BT (MSRP $219.95), and DPX304MBT (MSRP $189.95).

“The simplicity of voice control through Alexa will forever change the way we drive,” said Scott Caswell, Sr. Marketing Manager for KENWOOD. “We are proud to offer so many receivers that make for such an incredible user experience.”

Most models have already begun shipping, with the last few to hit the streets later this month. These models include 2 single DIN digital media (cd-less) receivers, the KENWOOD eXcelon KMM-X704 and KENWOOD KMM-BT728HD, as well as 1 double DIN CD audio receiver, the KENWOOD eXcelon DPX794BH. All 3 models feature built-in HD Radio® tuners, offering users the convenience of up to three extra HD stations from each frequency that’s being broadcast in digital sound, all with no monthly fees, and are also SiriusXM-Ready® (SiriusXM Connect Vehicle Tuner and Subscription sold separately), providing access to over 150 channels of the widest variety of ad-free music, plus entertainment, news, comedy and sports you won’t hear anywhere else.

The DPX794BH tops the chart, adding a free 200mm Escutcheon (trim bezel) for a seamless look in select Japanese and other vehicles, along with dual (front and rear) USB inputs, their largest buttons to date, and 3 lines of text display. Also shipping this month will be the marine/motorsports models, the KMR-D378BT and the KMR-M328BT.

For detailed information on specific features for each receiver, please view their respective product pages at

JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation and is a leading developer of car entertainment products for the consumer market, two-way radio communications systems for public safety, private industry and amateur users, and video equipment for the broadcast and professional markets. For detailed information, call KENWOOD USA at 1-800-536-9663 or visit us at, and

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