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Automotive Speaker Market Size - By Vehicle Type (Passenger Car [2-Way Speaker, 3-Way Speaker, 4-Way Speaker], Commercial Vehicle [2-Way Speaker, 3-Way Speaker, 4-Way Speaker]), Sales Channel (OEM, Aftermarket), Type, Regional Outlook & Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI3630
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Automotive Speaker Market Size

Automotive Speaker Market size was valued at USD 7.3 billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of 6.1% between 2023 and 2032. The escalating sales of passenger vehicles are driving the market growth. As vehicle sales grow, the demand for high-quality in-car audio systems will also rise. According to the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers, the total sales of passenger vehicles rose from 3,069,523 units to 3,890,114 units in FY 2022 - 23. Consumers are increasingly seeking enhanced audio experiences, spurring automakers and audio system manufacturers to innovate & offer advanced speaker technologies.


Automotive Speaker Market

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The surging demand for onboard entertainment in both passenger & commercial vehicles is a significant factor driving the automotive speaker market size. Consumers and businesses alike are seeking enhanced audio experiences, prompting the integration of advanced speaker systems. Private car owners desire immersive in-car entertainment, while commercial vehicle operators aim to provide comfort for passengers. This growing trend is fueling the development of innovative & high-quality automotive speakers, thereby meeting the rising demand for superior audio solutions in vehicles and propelling market growth.


The high availability of counterfeit products poses a significant challenge to the automotive speaker market demand. Counterfeit speakers often lack quality, reliability, and performance standards, leading to dissatisfied customers & potentially damaging the reputation of genuine brands. Consumers who unknowingly purchase counterfeit speakers may experience subpar audio quality, affecting their overall satisfaction. Additionally, these counterfeit products undermine the sales and market shares of legitimate manufacturers, hindering investments in research & development. This undermines the industry's growth potential and consumer confidence in genuine automotive speaker products.


COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted the automotive speaker market. Lockdowns, supply chain disruptions, and decreased consumer spending led to a sharp decline in vehicle production & sales. Automotive manufacturers faced challenges in sourcing components, delaying production schedules. The reduced consumer purchasing power and economic uncertainty further dampened the demand for new vehicles, affecting the market negatively. As a result, the automotive speaker industry experienced significant setbacks with decreased sales and reduced revenue during the pandemic period.


Automotive Speaker Market Trends

Increasing disposable incomes are driving the automotive speaker industry revenue. As people have more discretionary income, they are more inclined to invest in high-quality audio systems for their vehicles for the enhancement of in-car entertainment experiences. According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, in August 2023, personal income rose by USD 87.6 billion, representing a 0.4% increase from the last month. This trend is propelling the demand for advanced automotive speakers with superior sound quality and innovative features. Manufacturers are responding to this demand by developing audio technologies, thereby catering to the preferences of consumers with higher purchasing power and subsequently boosting market expansion.


The integration of smart connectivity features in vehicles is a major factor propelling the automotive speaker market growth. As vehicles become more technologically advanced, there will be a growing demand for audio systems that are capable of supporting functions such as hands-free calling, voice assistants, and seamless music streaming. Consumers are seeking immersive in-car experiences, which is driving the need for sophisticated speakers. Manufacturers are responding to this demand by developing innovative speaker systems and enhancing audio quality & connectivity, which in turn, is fueling the market demand.


Automotive Speaker Market Analysis

Automotive Speaker Market Size, By Speaker Type, 2021-2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on type, the 3-way speaker segment accounted for 35% of the market share in 2022. The universal compatibility design, which seamlessly synchronizes with any car's audio system, is a key factor propelling the growth of 3-way speakers in the market. This feature enhances versatility, allowing car owners to upgrade their audio systems without compatibility concerns.


For instance, in July 2023, Uno Minda Ltd., in partnership with Onkyo (a renowned Japanese sound technology company), launched the 400W Max Power Car Speakers. These dust-proof 3-way speakers are designed for effortless installation, making them resilient against vibrations & shocks experienced during rough terrain driving. Consumers are attracted to the ease of integration and improved audio quality, which is boosting the demand for 3-way speakers. These speakers are also gaining prominence in the market due to their universal compatibility and superior performance, thus propelling segment growth.


 Automotive Speaker Revenue Market Share, By Vehicle, 2022

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Based on vehicle type, the passenger car segment held over 74% of the automotive speaker market share in 2022. The escalating demand for advanced in-car entertainment systems is a major factor driving the passenger cars segment growth. Consumers are increasingly seeking immersive audio experiences, prompting the integration of speakers in vehicles. As a result, automakers are focusing on enhancing their in-car entertainment options, leading to a higher demand for sophisticated audio systems. This trend is significantly propelling the demand for automotive speakers, specifically in the passenger car segment.


China Automotive Speaker Market Size, 2021-2032 ( USD Million)

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Asia Pacific automotive speaker market recorded more than 35% in 2022. The proliferation of infotainment systems in the aftermarket is a significant factor propelling the industry growth. As consumers increasingly upgrade their vehicles with aftermarket infotainment systems, there is a parallel demand for high-quality speakers to enhance audio experiences. For instance, in July 2023, Pioneer Corporation, a prominent player in India's aftermarket in-car entertainment sector and known for its diverse audio solutions including speakers, amplifiers & infotainment devices, unveiled its future product roadmap. The availability of advanced aftermarket solutions, coupled with the rising consumer interest in superior in-car entertainment, is fueling the demand for automotive speakers.


Automotive Speaker Market Share

Major companies operating in the automotive speaker industry are:

  • Alpine Electronics, Inc.
  • Blaupunkt GmBh
  • Bose Corporation
  • Bowers & Wilkins
  • Burmester Audiosysteme GmbH
  • Clarion Co., Ltd.
  • Continental Aktiengesellschaft (AG)
  • Dynaudio A/S
  • Focal JMLAB
  • Harman International Industries, Inc.
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Pioneer Corporation
  • Sony Corporation

Sony Corporation, and Pioneer Corporation are the major companies operating in the automotive speaker industry. Sony's automotive speakers are often designed to seamlessly integrate with modern infotainment systems. Pioneer specializes in customizing and tuning its automotive speaker systems to match the acoustics of specific vehicle models. This ensures that the audio quality is optimized for the unique characteristics of each car, providing an enhanced listening experience.

Automotive Speaker Industry News

  • In May 2023, AudioControl entered the car audio subwoofer and speaker segments. The company will now offer a comprehensive range of analog & digital signal processors including two lines of subwoofers and a variety of speakers in different sizes for both OEM & aftermarket audio systems.

The automotive speaker market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Million) and shipment (Units) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Type

  • 2-way speaker
    • Component
    • Coaxial
  • 3-way speaker
    • Component
    • Coaxial
  • 4-way speaker

Market, By Vehicle Type

  • Passenger Car
    • 2-way speaker
    • 3-way speaker
    • 4-way speaker
  • Commercial Vehicle
    • 2-way speaker
    • 3-way speaker
    • 4-way speaker

Market, By Sales Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • MEA
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of automotive speaker reached USD 7.3 billion in 2022 and is set to grow at 6.1% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, owing to the escalating sales of passenger vehicles.

In 2022, the 3-way speaker segment held a market share of over 35%. The universally compatible design, which seamlessly synchronizes with any car's audio system, is a key factor propelling the product demand.

Asia Pacific market with a major share of over 35% in 2022, backed by the proliferation of infotainment systems in the aftermarket as consumers increasingly upgrade their vehicles with infotainment systems.

Alpine Electronics, Inc., Blaupunkt GmbH, Bose Corporation, Bowers & Wilkins, Burmester Audiosysteme GmbH, Clarion Co., Ltd., Continental Aktiengesellschaft (AG), Dynaudio A/S, ELETTROMEDIA SRL, and Focal JMLAB.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Tables & Figures: 420
  • Countries covered: 14
  • Pages: 200
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