Elevate your sound

The XS-162ES 6.5 in (16 cm) component speakers deliver astonishing clarity and imaging to your in-car listening. Redefine your listening with these innovative Mobile ES speakers.


XS-162ES | 6.3 in (16 cm) Mobile ES™ 2-way Component Speakers

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Lightweight Rigid Cellular Aramid Fibre Matrix Woofer

The main speaker diaphragm on the XS-162ES is crafted from Sony’s unique Lightweight Rigid Cellular material, formerly known as MRC. The latest-generation compound has been further optimized alongside mechanical driver improvements, to deliver an even wider frequency response and smoother, more natural sound characteristics.

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Close-up of the aramid fibres used within the XS-162ES 6.5-in speaker
Optimal formulation

Embedding in a unique matrix with aramid fibres suppresses diaphragm resonance and minimizes distortion, not only in the lows, but also in the mid and higher frequencies. The result is sound that is powerful at all frequencies and uncommonly clean, even at high volume.

Bi-amp-capable crossover with gain selector

The audiophile-grade crossover features an optimal, lower-resistance film capacitor for smooth high-end. Its bi-amp-capable design mitigates current distortion to the tweeter when running the woofer with high input levels. A dedicated gain selector helps keep balance of woofer and tweeter signal levels, and enables tweeter level adjustment even when driving the components from a single amplifier.

Separated Notch Edge Surround

The woofer surround features another proprietary Sony technology, with distinctive curved notches improving the vertical amplitude symmetry, for dramatically reduced distortion and enhanced clarity.

Image of XS-162ES 6.5-in speaker from reverse showing air flow used by cooling system
Five-beam Frame Structure and Dynamic Air Diffuser

The Five-beam Frame design disperses resonance while the integrated Dynamic Air Diffuser ensures efficient air circulation for smooth cone travel and cooling of the voice coil.

Tweeters to hit the high notes

Compatible with High-Resolution Audio, a soft-dome tweeter diaphragm is directly attached on the voice coil, designed to cover your music’s ultra-high ends, with a frequency range extending up to 40 kHz.

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Progressive Height Rate Spider

The acoustically optimized spider allows for higher power handling and airflow, with a profile designed for more rapid and precise cushioning of the speaker cone.

Phase plug

The resonance damping phase plug on the XS-162ES woofer helps realize ideal frequency response, right up to the crossover point with the matched tweeters. A rigid aluminum bobbin and Dynamic Air Diffuser further support the speaker’s wide frequency response, for controlled and dynamic bass delivery.

 Structure cutaway

Discover structures of the Mobile ES speaker, including newly applied mechanical approaches such as Separated Notch Edge Surround, Five-beam Frame design and Dynamic Air Diffuser. 

Mobile ES Series

Immerse yourself in excellent in-car entertainment

Engineered for ultimate listening pleasure on the road, the Mobile ES Series products bring the very best of your music and connectivity together, for a driving experience like never before.

Specifications and Features

Try our XS-162ES High-Resolution Audio-compatible two-way component speakers for the best stereo sound staging on your dashboard. With a Lightweight Rigid Cellular woofer to realize precise, responding bass and crisp mid-range, supported by the smooth highs of the component soft-dome tweeter, you’ll enjoy full-bodied vocals and detailed instrumentation wherever you go.
  • Lightweight Rigid Cellular aramid fibre matrix woofer for tight and responding bass

  • Soft-dome component tweeter covers up to 40 kHz ultra-highs

  • Separated Notch Edge Surround for less distortion and clear sound

  • Five-beam Frame design disperses resonance

  • Dynamic Air Diffuser ensures efficient air circulation for smooth cone travel and cooling

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