Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle

5 Reasons To Purchase Our Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle For Your Harley-Davidson®

by Cliff John August 22, 2018

In June 2018, we released our Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle, that is made to fit perfectly on a 14'-19' Harley-Davidson Street Glide, Road Glide or Ultra Classic. To say we think highly of this new audio bundle is an understatement - so I'll just say it - this bundle is absolutely badass. 


[Update] - Our Sony XAV-AX7000 bundles are now in stock and ready for purchase! Click on the link below that matches the year of your Harley to learn more!


We always make sure we price our bundles very well to ensure our customers can enjoy the benefits of the upgrade without crushing their wallets. Our bundle has an all-in price of $428.


[Update]: Our Sony XAV-AX5000 bundle for '14-'19 Touring model owners can now be purchased directly on our website. 


Included in our bundle are the following products and their supporting retail price if you were to source the products yourself:

  • Sony XAV-AX5000 (retail: $399.99)
  • Metra 95-9700 Installation Dash Kit, including the HD-ASWC-1 handlebar control integration module (retail: $199.99)

As you'll see in the details and video below, we've packaged these products into a professional plug and play bundle for you that does maintain factory handlebar control functions - at only $448. That's well below the retail price if you were to source the products yourself - not to mention you'd then have to professionally wire and solder everything together (or worse, pay someone to do it for you!). If you have any questions give us a call, 301.825.9007 or submit a contact form at the bottom of this page and we'll help you out! If you're ready to order, simply visit our Sony XAV-AX5000 bundle product page to get yours today!


[Update]: Harley-Davidson announced that Apple CarPlay will be included in their Boom! Box GTS Infotainment System beginning in 2019 - however, it WILL NOT be available for older models. Their system will retail at $1,899.99. 

[Update II]: We now offer a Sony XAV-AX5000 Inner Fairing Bundle for '96-'13 Harley-Davidson Touring model owners. Our bundle price is $808 for our non-painted black inner fairing bundle and $848 for our vivid gloss black inner fairing bundle, and can be purchased directly on our website. 


Just like every bundle we create for our customers, we put it through a testing phase first. So, what does our testing phase look like? Well, we find a valued customer (in this case it's our NEW valued customer, Jeff) looking to upgrade their current audio performance and bring them in to the shop to install and test the new equipment - and we capture the entire bundle-building and installation process on camera. 

But, before we share the awesome videos with you, let's take a look at the state of audio affairs that most 14'-19' Harley-Davidson Road Glide, Street Glide or Ultra Classic owners are subjected to:

Harley-Davidson Standard Audio

Don't get me wrong, we are obviously huge Harley-Davidson motorcycle fans. We only work on Harley-Davidson's for a reason, but this audio set up needs some help. I mean, look at that tiny screen! And those bulky buttons! 

So, that's the set up Jeff came in with on his 2014 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. Jeff was ready for an audio upgrade and we don't blame him. 

After a short time in the shop, this is how Jeff left riding away on his bike - rocking to some AC/DC:

Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle          
Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle

So let's get to it. After our testing phase, these are the 5 reasons we believe upgrading to the Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle is a no brainer for 14'-19' Harley-Davidson Street Glide, Road Glide or Ultra Classic owners.  

1. Well, It's A Plug & Play Bundle

We take all the hard work off your hands with this bundle by prewiring literally everything for you. All of our connections are soldered and shrink-wrapped - no exceptions. Then we professionally wrap the harness with Tesa tape to complete the prewiring process for you.

Our plug and play bundle includes the following (all prewired):

  • Sony XAV-AX5000
  • Metra 95-9700 Installation Dash Kit for Double DIN head units
  • Metra HD-ASWC-1 handlebar control integration module

Not only will your new bundle sound great and be easy to install, but as we stated above, it will maintain factory handlebar control functions

2. The Sony XAV-AX5000 Has A Ton Of Features

The Sony digital multimedia receiver with AM/FM tuner is stacked with a 7" touchscreen display, works with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plays FLAC files on USB drives and includes Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming. You can also jam to your favorite playlists on Pandora or Spotify if you use those instead of your pre-loaded Apple or Android music. The unit is also compatible with a SiriusXM satellite radio tuner. AND, it comes with a 1 year warranty. 

The unit also has dual rear USB inputs and a rear-view camera input and a 5-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, subwoofer). 

3. You Get Rid Of Those Bulky Buttons!

The Sony XAV-AX5000 is a touch screen device with only a few, very sleek, navigational buttons on the bottom of the unit, but most options are quickly achieved using the onscreen icons. 

4. You Now Have Turn-by-Turn Navigation On Your Radio

Let's face it, sometimes you jump on your bike and just go where the road takes you. It's a great time to escape from the world and feel the wind on your face. But, sometimes you need to actually head toward a destination and you may not know exactly how to get there. Well, with this bundle the on-board turn-by-turn navigation fueled by Apple CarPlay or Android Auto gets you where you're going easily and in style. 

5. You Lose The Tiny Screen

No one likes tiny things. The Sony XAV-AX5000 is packed with a 7" touchscreen display on a bezel-less panel. It simply looks really cool. 

Interested in this bundle? It's priced very well at $448 and can now be purchased directly on our website on our supporting '14-'19 Sony XAV-AX5000 Bundle product page.

Interested but have questions first? Fill out a contact form at the bottom of this page and we'll give back to you fast or simply call us in the shop, 301.825.9007.  

Also, make sure you watch the video below to see exactly how we bundle this for you!

If you have any questions about the installation process after purchasing this bundle - check out the video below or call us anytime, 301.825.9007. 

Oh, and this is what Jeff had to say about his new Sony XAV-AX5000 bundle: 

Jeff Review of Fat Head Cycles

Here's some additional photos of the Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle:

Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle

Sony XAV-AX5000 Plug & Play Bundle

Ready to buy? We've now made it easier for you to purchase your new Sony bundle directly on our website!

Visit our Sony XAV-AX5000 Bundle product page for more details!

Have questions? Fill out the contact form below or call us in the shop, 301.825.9007 and we'll help get your '14-'19 Harley-Davidson Touring bike's audio experience looking and sounding right!

Cliff John
Cliff John


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