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I wouldn't do it, change the head unit first.
I changed to a kenwood dab radio cost around £70 and was going to change the speakers but the fitter told me not to as the standards are very good just a crap standard radio.
He was right.
 

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How easy is it to change the head unit as it's integrated into the dash.
 

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My kenwood had phone facilities as well, but no sat nav.
Are the Bluetooth calls more reliable than the KIA headunit?

I find the standard unit somewhat erratic for Bluetooth - phones always connect and show connection but it's a bit if a faff trying to get the outgoing call to go through the system, rather than the phone.
 

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My kenwood had phone facilities as well, but no sat nav.
Many aftermarket units have built in sat nav.

As well as Android Auto & Apple Car Play.

Great investment if you are planning on keeping the car for a while. Just save the old unit and you can swop it back if you decide to keep the new unit when you change the car.
 
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As above really, my 2008 did not have phone facilities so the new unit was a bonus, and I already had a plug in sat nav.
Quality of sound from the original speakers was outstanding, unlike my 2016 car where I have fitted new fronts and added a sub to get the same standard.
 

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Anyone got a photo of a replacement head unit installed in a mk1 Ceed?
 

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Google Images for 'kia ceed double din'
Lots of options from Kenwood, JVC, Sony, etc along with Ebay Android.

I wouldn't bother with a Single din.
 

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Fairly easy. Probably quite cheap to get it done professionally if it's not your thing.

Search YouTube for Kia Ceed Radio Removal.

There is one with a Single Din replacement. Looks a bit naff compared the the Double Din

 

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Just remember to make sure you have all the fitting kit's you need before you start.
 
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Can anyone recommend a 2-DIN unit? I'm not sure how much to spend.
 

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Your fitting Kit will be around £100

Radio depends on what features you want
 
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