Automotive Premium Audio System Market Report, by Product Type (6 Disc, 8 Disc, 10 Disc, and 12 Disc), by Application (Passenger Cars and Commercial Vehicles), by Sales Channel Type (Original Equipment Manufacturer and After Market), and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa) - Size, Share, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2018 – 2026

  • Published On : Nov 2018 |
  • Pages : 150 Pages |
  • Format : CMI Insight PPT Format CMI Insight PDF Format

Automotive Premium Audio System Market

Automotive premium audio system is installed in vehicles for entertainment purpose. It includes 10-speaker system with four mid-range speakers, four titanium dome tweeters,  and a 20 cm subwoofer. Automotive premium audio system offers advantages such as better sound controlling capabilities that include digital time correction and parametric equalization. These features make it easier for consumers or drivers to control the audio system.

Market Driver:

Significant growth in vehicle sales worldwide is a major factor propelling demand for automotive premium audio system. For instance, according to International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers’ (OICA) statistics, the total number of vehicles sold in 2016 was 94 million units, which increased to 96 million units in 2017 worldwide. Rapid urbanization and increasing disposable income of consumers are some of the factors that propel demand for luxury cars, which in turn leads to growing installation of premium audio systems. Moreover, automotive premium audio systems deliver high-quality sound with four 16 watt speakers.  Therefore, all these factors are expected to propel growth of the automotive premium audio system market.

Passenger cars segment is expected to hold the highest market share by 2026

Among vehicle type, passenger cars segment accounted for the highest share in the global automotive premium audio system market in 2017, owing to increasing sales of passenger cars. For instance, according to OICA, in 2016, the total number vehicles manufactured worldwide was 94 million units, of which 72 million units were passenger cars, which was around 75% of the worldwide vehicle production. Therefore, high production of passenger cars leads to increasing installation of premium audio system in these cars. Premium audio system offers superior sound quality in comparison to regular audio system. Moreover, some premium audio systems also feature noise cancelation to block unwanted external noise and vibrations for a theater-like experience. Therefore, these factors are expected to boost growth of the automotive premium audio system market over the forecasted period.

Figure: Global Automotive Premium Audio System Market Value (US$ billion) by Region, 2026

SOURCE: COHERENT MARKET INSIGHTS ANALYSIS, 2018

North America automotive premium audio system market is expected to witness the highest CAGR over the forecast period

The market for North America is expected to witness significant growth rate over the forecast period, owing to increasing passenger car sales, especially in the U.S. According to OICA, in 2017, around 11 million units of passenger cars were sold worldwide, in which around 6 million units were sold in the U.S. Therefore, increasing sales of passenger cars boosts demand for accessories such as premium audio system, thereby propelling the market growth in North America.

Key companies

Major players operating in the global automotive premium audio system market include, Bose Corporation, Bowers & Wilkins, Harman International Industries, Inc., Klipsch Audio Technologies, Bang & Olufsen, Alpine Electronics, Inc., Sonos, Onkyo Corporation, Panasonic Automotive System, Blaupunkt GmbH, and QSC, LLC.

Major players in the market are focused on adopting product development strategies in order to enhance market share. For instance, in October 2018, Panasonic Corporation, in collaboration with Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, introduced Fender Premium Audio System, which will debut on selected trim levels of the 2019 Nissan TITAN. The 2019 Nissan TITAN is the first Nissan vehicle and the only vehicle in its class to feature the Fender Premium Audio System.

Automotive premium audio system is primarily installed in luxury cars. Major advantages of using premium audio system over conventional audio system is that it requires less space and delivers high-quality sound without any vibrations. Moreover, car manufacturers are focusing on installing premium audio systems as the system’s high-efficiency speakers require less power and deliver high-quality sound while consuming minimal space in the vehicle.

Market Dynamics

Development of new and advanced premium audio systems and increasing demand for electric vehicles are expected to drive growth of the automotive premium audio system market. For instance, according to the IEA Global Electric Vehicle’s (EV) analysis, around 2 million electric cars were sold in 2016, which increased to 3 million in 2017 worldwide. Therefore, increasing sales of electric cars boosts demand for premium audio systems in these cars.

Furthermore, increasing investment in research & development activities for enhancing performance of premium audio system is expected to boost the market growth. Increasing preference of consumers for high-quality sound without any external vibrations and compact speakers that are easily installed are contributing to growing R&D activities in premium audio systems. For instance, in October 2017, Continental A.G, a Germany-based automotive parts supplier, introduced— Ac2ated Sound, a new speaker-less audio system for cars. In comparison to conventional speaker technology, Ac2ated Sound has several advantages such as lower weight with dramatically reduced box volume and lower electricity consumption. Moreover, this invisible car audio technology delivers excellent acoustics and can be integrated in any car model from high-end sedans to small electric vehicles.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of automotive premium audio system market size (US$ Mn), and Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR %) for the forecast period (2018 – 2026), considering 2017 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by key players
  • It profiles key players in the global automotive premium audio system market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, automotive premium audio system market capital, key developments, strategies, and future plans
  • Companies covered as part of this study include, Bose Corporation, Bowers & Wilkins, Harman International Industries, Inc., Klipsch Audio Technologies, Bang & Olufsen, Alpine Electronics, Inc., Sonos, Onkyo Corporation, Panasonic Automotive System, Blaupunkt GmbH, and QSC, LLC. Insights from this report would allow marketers and the management authorities of the companies to make informed decision regarding their future product launches, product upgrades, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global automotive premium audio system market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry including investors, suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, new entrants, and financial analysts
  • Stakeholders would have ease in decision-making through the various strategy matrices used in analyzing the global automotive premium audio system market

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Automotive Premium Audio System Market, By Product Type:
  • 6 Disc
  • 8 Disc
  • 10 Disc
  • 12 Disc
  • Global Automotive Premium Audio System Market, By Application:
  • Passenger Cars
  • Commercial Vehicles
    • Heavy Commercial Vehicles
    • Light Commercial Vehicles
  • Global Automotive Premium Audio System Market, By Sales Channel:
  • Original Equipment Manufacturer
  • After Market
  • Global Automotive Premium Audio System Market, By Geography:
    • North America
      • By Product  Type
      • By Application
      • By Sales Channel
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • By Product  Type
      • By Application
      • By Sales Channel
      • By Country:
        • Germany
        • UK
        • France
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Product  Type
      • By Application
      • By Sales Channel
      • By Country:
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • ASEAN
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • By Product  Type
      • By Application
      • By Sales Channel
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Middle East
      • By Product  Type
      • By Application
      • By Sales Channel
      • By Country:
        • GCC Countries
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
    • Africa
      • By Product  Type
      • By Application
      • By Sales Channel
      • By Country:
        • Northern Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Company Profiles
  • Bose Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
  • Bowers & Wilkins. Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
  • Harman International Industries, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Blaupunkt GmbH
      • Panasonic Corporation
      • QSC, LLC
      • Sonos, Inc.
      • Alpine Electronics, Inc.
      • Bang & Olufsen
      • Klipsch Audio Technologies
      • Onkyo Corporation
    • Analyst Views
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

 “*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objective and Assumption
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Purview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Product Type
      • Market Snippet, By Application
      • Market Snippet, By Sales Channel
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
      • Regulatory Scenario
      • Industry Trend
      • Merger and Acquisitions
      • New system Launch/Approvals
      • Value Chain Analysis
      • Porter’s Analysis
      • PEST Analysis
  4. Global Automotive Premium Audio System, By Product Type, 2018–2026  (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Segment Trends
    • 6 Disc
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
    • 8 Disc
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
    • 10 Disc
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
    • 12 Disc
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
  5. Global Automotive Premium Audio System, By Application, 2018–2026  (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Segment Trends
    • Passengers Cars
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
    • Commercial Vehicles
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
        • Heavy Commercial Vehicles
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
        • Light Commercial Vehicles
          • Introduction
          • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
  6. Global Automotive Premium Audio System, By Sales Channels, 2018–2026  (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Segment Trends
    • Original Equipment Manufacturer
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
    • After Market
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, 2018–2026, (US$ Million)
  7. Global Automotive Premium Audio System, By Regions, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2018 and 2026 (%)
    • North America
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Sales Channel, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2026 (%)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Sales Channel, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2026 (%)
        • UK
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • France
        • Russia
        • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Sales Channel, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2026 (%)
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • Others
    • Latin America
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Sales Channel, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2026 (%)
        • Brazil
        • Argentina
        • Mexico
        • Others
    • Middle East
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Sales Channel, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2026 (%)
        • Northern Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
    • Africa
      • Regional Trends
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Product Type, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Sales Channel, 2018–2026 (US$ Million)
      • Market Share Analysis, By Country, 2018 and 2026 (%)
        • Northern Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
  8. Competitive Landscape
    • Company Profiles
      • Bose Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      •  Bowers & Wilkins. Ltd.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Harman International Industries, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Blaupunkt GmbH
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Panasonic Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • QSC, LLC
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Sonos, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Alpine Electronics, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Bang & Olufsen
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Klipsch Audio Technologies
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
      • Onkyo Corporation
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Key Strategies
        • Recent Developments/Updates
    • Analyst Views
  9. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

*Browse 60 market data tables and 40 figures on "Automotive Premium Audio System - Global forecast to 2026”.

Research Methodology

Coherent Market Insights followsa comprehensive research methodology focused on providing the most precise market analysis. The company leverages a data triangulation model which helps company to gauge the market dynamics and provide accurate estimates. Key components of the research methodologies followed for all our market reports include:

  • Primary Research (Trade Surveys and Experts Interviews)
  • Desk Research
  • Proprietor Data Analytics Model

In addition to this, Coherent Market Insights has access to a wide range of the regional and global reputed paid data bases, which helps the company to figure out the regional and global market trends and dynamics. The company analyses the industry from the 360 Degree Perspective i.e. from the Supply Side and Demand Side which enables us to provide granular details of the entire ecosystem for each study. Finally, a Top-Down approach and Bottom-Up approach is followed to arrive at ultimate research findings.


Smiley face

Coherent Market Insights desk research is based on a principle set of research techniques:

  • National level desk research: It Includes research analysis of regional players, regional regulatory bodies, regional trade associations, and regional organization.
  • Multinational level desk research: The research team keeps a track of multinational players, global regulatory bodies, global trade associations, and global organization.

Coherent Market Insights has a large amount of in-house repository of industry database. This is leveraged as a burner for initiating a new research study. Key secondary sources include:

  • Governmental bodies, National and international social welfare institutions, and organizations creating economic policies among others.
  • Trade association, National and international media and trade press.
  • Company Annual reports, SEC filings, Corporate Presentations, press release, news, and specification sheet of manufacturers, system integrators, brick and mortar - distributors and retailers, and third party online commerce players.
  • Scientific journals, and other technical magazines and whitepapers.

Smiley face

Preliminary Data Mining

The raw data is obtained through the secondary findings, in house repositories, and trade surveys. It is then filtered to ensure that the relevant information including industry dynamics, trends, and outlook is retained for further research process.

Data Standardization:

Holistic approach is used to ensure that the granular and uncommon parameters are taken into consideration to ensure accurate results. The information from the paid databases are further combined to the raw data in order to standardize it.

Coherent Statistical model

We arrive at our final research findings through simulation models. Coherent Data Analytics Model is a statistical tool that helps company to forecast market estimates. Few of the parameters considered as a part of the statistical model include:

  • Micro-economic indicators
  • Macro-economic indicators
  • Environmental indicators
  • Socio-political indicators
  • Technology indicators

Data Processing

Once the findings are derived from the statistical model, large volume of data is process to confirm accurate research results. Data analytics and processing tools are adopted to process large chunk of collected informative data. In case, a client customizes the study during the process, the research finding till then are benchmarked, and the process for new research requirement is initiated again.

Data Validation

This is the most crucial stage of the research process. Primary Interviews are conducted to validate the data and analysis. This helps in achieving the following purposes:

  • It provides first-hand information on the market dynamics, outlook, and growth parameters.
  • Industry experts validates the estimates which helps the company to cement the on-going research study.
  • Primary research includes online surveys, face-to face interviews, and telephonic interviews.

The primary research is conducted with the ecosystem players including, but not limited to:

  • Raw Material Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • System Integrators
  • Distributors
  • End-users

Choose License Type

"How Can I Help You" ?

Finding it difficult to find the research that would cater to your business demands? Give us a chance to help you. One of our Research Consultants will connect to provide a customized solution.

[email protected]

Key Benefits

  • Custom Research Solution

    Talk to our research consultant to design an exclusive report as per your research needs.

  • Customer Fulfilment

    We aim to fulfil client's research demands with tailored research solutions.

  • Quick Turnaround Time Reports

    We aim to provide research studies in quickest turnaround time and in a much cost effective manner.

  • 360-degree Approach

    We cover each industry from supply and demand side with an aim to provide a most holistic research study.

  • Assured Quality

    We strive to provide most accurate and reliable research findings in our research reports.