20 Best Shallow Subs [2023]

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1 Rockford Fosgate R2SD4-12 12' 1000W 4-Ohm Shallow/Slim Car Subwoofer Sub Pair with Mica-Injected... Rockford Fosgate R2SD4-12 12" 1000W 4-Ohm Shallow/Slim Car Subwoofer Sub Pair with Mica-Injected...
2 Belva BPKG10T 600 Watt Peak Shallow-Mount 10-inch Amplified Loaded Subwoofer Box Belva BPKG10T 600 Watt Peak Shallow-Mount 10-inch Amplified Loaded Subwoofer Box
3 MB Quart DS1-204 Discus Shallow Mount Subwoofer (Black) – 8 Inch Subwoofer, 400 Watt, Car Audio, 2... MB Quart DS1-204 Discus Shallow Mount Subwoofer (Black) – 8 Inch Subwoofer, 400 Watt, Car Audio,...
4 Infinity REF1000S 10-9/16' Shallow Mount Subwoofer Infinity REF1000S 10-9/16" Shallow Mount Subwoofer
5 2) MB Quart DS1-254 800 Watt 4 Ohm Shallow Slim Subwoofers Car Truck DVC Subs 2) MB Quart DS1-254 800 Watt 4 Ohm Shallow Slim Subwoofers Car Truck DVC Subs
6 Infinity Reference REF1200S 12' Shallow Mount Subwoofer, Black Infinity Reference REF1200S 12" Shallow Mount Subwoofer, Black
7 (2) Skar Audio VD-10 D2 10' 800W Max Power Dual 2 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2, Model:(2)... (2) Skar Audio VD-10 D2 10" 800W Max Power Dual 2 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2,...
8 Kicker 1000W 12' 2-Ohm Slim Shallow Subwoofer Sealed Enclosure | 43TCWRT122 Kicker 1000W 12" 2-Ohm Slim Shallow Subwoofer Sealed Enclosure | 43TCWRT122
9 MB Quart DS1-254 Discus Shallow Mount Subwoofer (Black) – 10 Inch Subwoofer, 400 Watts, Car Audio,... MB Quart DS1-254 Discus Shallow Mount Subwoofer (Black) – 10 Inch Subwoofer, 400 Watts, Car...
10 Rockford Fosgate R2SD4-10 10' 800W 4-Ohm R2 Car Shallow DVC Subwoofers Subs with Mica-Injected... Rockford Fosgate R2SD4-10 10" 800W 4-Ohm R2 Car Shallow DVC Subwoofers Subs with Mica-Injected...
11 (2) Skar Audio VD-12 D4 12' 800W Max Power Dual 4 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2 (2) Skar Audio VD-12 D4 12" 800W Max Power Dual 4 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2
12 (2) Skar Audio VD-10 D4 10' 800W Max Power Dual 4 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2 (2) Skar Audio VD-10 D4 10" 800W Max Power Dual 4 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2
13 Rockford Fosgate 2 R2SD2-12 12' R2 1000W Shallow DVC Subwoofers Subs Rockford Fosgate 2 R2SD2-12 12" R2 1000W Shallow DVC Subwoofers Subs
14 (2) Skar Audio VD-12 D2 12' 800W Max Power Dual 2 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2 (2) Skar Audio VD-12 D2 12" 800W Max Power Dual 2 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2
15 Rockford Fosgate P3SD4-10 Punch P3S 10' 4-Ohm DVC Shallow Subwoofer Rockford Fosgate P3SD4-10 Punch P3S 10" 4-Ohm DVC Shallow Subwoofer
16 Kenwood Excelon KFC-XW1000F 10-Inch 1000 Watt Shallow Mount Car Subwoofer Kenwood Excelon KFC-XW1000F 10-Inch 1000 Watt Shallow Mount Car Subwoofer
17 Rockford FOSGATE R2SD4-12 12' 500W Car Shallow Mount Slim Subwoofer Sub R2SD412 Rockford FOSGATE R2SD4-12 12" 500W Car Shallow Mount Slim Subwoofer Sub R2SD412
18 BOSS D12F 12' 2000W Car Audio Shallow Mount Subwoofers Power Subs Woofers BOSS D12F 12" 2000W Car Audio Shallow Mount Subwoofers Power Subs Woofers
19 Rockville RMW8P 8' 800w Shallow Car Subwoofer+Tunnel Slot Ported Sub Enclosure Rockville RMW8P 8" 800w Shallow Car Subwoofer+Tunnel Slot Ported Sub Enclosure
20 Kenwood Excelon KFC-XW1200F 12' 4-ohm Shallow-Mount Subwoofer with Peak Power of 1400 Watts Kenwood Excelon KFC-XW1200F 12" 4-ohm Shallow-Mount Subwoofer with Peak Power of 1400 Watts
Bestseller No. 1
Rockford Fosgate R2SD4-12 12" 1000W 4-Ohm Shallow/Slim Car Subwoofer Sub Pair with Mica-Injected...
  • SUBWOOFER: The Rockford Fosgate R2SD4 12 12 Inch 500 Watt Shallow Mount Subwoofer is built to give you the bass you desire when space is limited
  • WATTAGE: 1000 watts max power; 500 watts RMS power
  • FEATURES: The R2SD4 12 also features a mica injected polypropylene cone, 12 gauge compression terminals, an integrated PVC trim ring, a liner spider...
  • SPECIFICATIONS: Optimized for sealed enclosures; CEA 2031 compliant; Magnet weight: 51 ounces; Sound pressure level: 85 dB
  • DIMENSIONS: 14 x 14 x 6 inches
Bestseller No. 2
Belva BPKG10T 600 Watt Peak Shallow-Mount 10-inch Amplified Loaded Subwoofer Box
  • This shallow-mount loaded subwoofer box is the perfect addition for any truck or a hatchback vehicle looking to save some additional space!
  • 10-inch Amplified Loaded 600W Max Subwoofer Box!
  • Power Handling: Peak: 600W!
  • Specially treated foam surround!
  • This enclosure is already perfectly matched with its corresponding amplifier so there is no need to go through the struggle of finding an amplifier...
Bestseller No. 3
MB Quart DS1-204 Discus Shallow Mount Subwoofer (Black) – 8 Inch Subwoofer, 400 Watt, Car Audio, 2...
  • Shallow Mount – With less than 3 inches mounting depth, this car subwoofer is ideal in sealed enclosure applications and makes for one of the most...
  • Deep Bass - Front and rear venting allows cooler air to be exchanged in the voice coil gap which helps the sub make deep bass and extend the life of...
  • Built to Last - Heavy gauge powder coated stamped steel basket provides a solid base for the motor system and moving parts and delivers big bass in a...
  • High Performance - 2 inch high temperature voice coil and former for high thermal stability in small enclosure volumes where the internal box...
  • Heavy Duty – UV rubber surround resists sun fading and remains flexible and the nickel plated push and insert resists corrosion and make for ease of...
SaleBestseller No. 4
Infinity REF1000S 10-9/16" Shallow Mount Subwoofer
  • Low-profile design
  • Harman-proprietary SSI (Selectable Smart Impedance), 2 ohm or 4 ohm, switch selectable
  • 89dB Sensitivity
  • OEM-level reliability testing
  • Frequency response 35Hz - 175Hz
Bestseller No. 5
2) MB Quart DS1-254 800 Watt 4 Ohm Shallow Slim Subwoofers Car Truck DVC Subs
  • 2) MB Quart DS1 254 Slim 10 Inch Subwoofers
  • Max Wattage: 800 Watts (400 Watts Per Sub)
  • RMS Wattage: 400 Watts (200 Watts Per Sub)
  • 10" Shallow Subwoofer
  • Dual 2" 4 Ohm Voice Coils
SaleBestseller No. 6
Infinity Reference REF1200S 12" Shallow Mount Subwoofer, Black
  • Low-profile design
  • Harman-proprietary SSI (Selectable Smart Impedance)
  • 92dB Sensitivity
  • OEM-level reliability testing
  • Frequency response 27Hz -175Hz
Bestseller No. 7
(2) Skar Audio VD-10 D2 10" 800W Max Power Dual 2 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2, Model:(2)...
  • Sold as a package - includes (2) Skar Audio vd-10 D2 10-inch Dual 2 ohm shallow mount subwoofers
  • Peak Power: 800 watts (each) | RMS Power: 500 watts (each)
  • Shallow mount subwoofer design - mounting depth: 4. 41" | Sensitivity: 85.2 dB
  • Frequency response: 45 Hz - 500 Hz | 2" High temperature voice coil
  • Pressed paper cone and stitched foam Surround
Bestseller No. 8
Kicker 1000W 12" 2-Ohm Slim Shallow Subwoofer Sealed Enclosure | 43TCWRT122
  • Final impedance: 2 ohms.
  • Thin profile is perfect for tight spaces.
  • RMS power: 500 watts.
  • 12-inch subwoofer enclosure.
  • Max power: 1000 watts.
Bestseller No. 9
MB Quart DS1-254 Discus Shallow Mount Subwoofer (Black) – 10 Inch Subwoofer, 400 Watts, Car Audio,...
  • Shallow Mount – With less than 3 inches mounting depth, this car subwoofer is ideal in sealed enclosure applications and makes for one of the most...
  • Deep Bass - Front and rear venting allows cooler air to be exchanged in the voice coil gap which helps the sub make deep bass and extend the life of...
  • Built to Last - Heavy gauge powder coated stamped steel basket provides a solid base for the motor system and moving parts and delivers big bass in a...
  • High Performance - 2.5 inch high temperature voice coil and former for high thermal stability in small enclosure volumes where the internal box...
  • Heavy Duty – UV rubber surround resists sun fading and remains flexible and the nickel plated push and insert resists corrosion and make for ease of...
Bestseller No. 10
Rockford Fosgate R2SD4-10 10" 800W 4-Ohm R2 Car Shallow DVC Subwoofers Subs with Mica-Injected...
  • Includes (2) 10-inch high-quality shallow prime subwoofers that are built to give you the bass you desire when space is limited
  • Featuring a mica injected polypropylene cone that provides clean and accurate bass, 12 gauge compression terminals, and an integrated PVC trim ring
  • Designed with a liner spider with embedded 16 gauge tinsel leads and a StampCast basket with integrated spider venting that keeps the motor cool
  • Equipped with a power of 40 watts maximum and 200 watts RMS for top-notch sound; Frequency: 39.3Hz
  • Subwoofer subs are ideal and best suited for standard sealed enclosures; Dimensions (L x W x H): 12 x 12 x 54 inches
Bestseller No. 11
(2) Skar Audio VD-12 D4 12" 800W Max Power Dual 4 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2
  • Sold as a package - includes (2) Skar Audio vd-12 D4 12-inch Dual 4 ohm shallow mount subwoofers
  • Peak Power: 800 watts (each) | RMS Power: 500 watts (each)
  • Shallow mount subwoofer design - mounting depth: 4. 92" | Sensitivity: 85.9 dB
  • Frequency response: 35 Hz - 300 Hz | 2" High temperature voice coil
  • Pressed paper cone and stitched foam Surround
Bestseller No. 12
(2) Skar Audio VD-10 D4 10" 800W Max Power Dual 4 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2
  • Sold as a Package - Includes (2) Skar Audio VD-10 D4 10-Inch Dual 4 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers
  • Peak Power: 800 Watts (each) | RMS Power: 500 Watts (each)
  • Shallow Mount Subwoofer Design - Mounting Depth: 4. 41" | Sensitivity: 85.1 dB
  • 2" High Temperature Voice Coil
  • Pressed Paper cone and Stitched Foam Surround.Frequency Response: 30 - 350 Hz
Bestseller No. 13
Rockford Fosgate 2 R2SD2-12 12" R2 1000W Shallow DVC Subwoofers Subs
  • Two Brand New **Rockford Fosgate R2SD2 12** 12" Prime R2 1000W 2 Ohm DVC Shallow Subwoofers
  • Power Handling (Max): 500 Watts per sub (1,000 Watts per pair)
  • Power Handling (RMS): 250 Watts per sub (500 Watts per pair)
  • Features:**
  • 12 gauge compression terminals
Bestseller No. 14
(2) Skar Audio VD-12 D2 12" 800W Max Power Dual 2 Ohm Shallow Mount Subwoofers, Pair of 2
  • Sold as a package - includes (2) Skar Audio vd-12 D2 12-inch Dual 2 ohm shallow mount subwoofers
  • Peak Power: 800 watts (each) | RMS Power: 500 watts (each)
  • Shallow mount subwoofer design - mounting depth: 4. 92" | Sensitivity: 86.7 dB
  • Frequency response: 35 Hz - 300 Hz | 2" High temperature voice coil
  • Pressed paper cone and stitched foam Surround
Bestseller No. 15
Rockford Fosgate P3SD4-10 Punch P3S 10" 4-Ohm DVC Shallow Subwoofer
  • The Rockford Fosgate P3S series shallow mount subwoofers deliver Punch, designed to deliver big bass in a tight space, with its low profile mounting...
  • The Punch P3SD4-10 is a slim 10” 4-Ohm DVC (dual voice coil) subwoofer with 300 Watts RMS / 600 Watts Max power handling and custom 10-AWG nickel...
  • Featuring anodized aluminum cones and dustcaps, with a unique spider venting design to keep the motor cooler and a new hybrid stamp-cast basket...
  • Optimized for both sealed and vented enclosures {Sealed (Vb): 0.5 cu. ft. (14.1 Liters) / Vented (Vb): 1.0 cu. ft. (28.3 Liters)/ Mounting Depth: 3.50...
  • Famous Rockford Fosgate build quality with a full 1-year warranty when purchased from an authorized Rockford Fosgate reseller
Bestseller No. 16
Kenwood Excelon KFC-XW1000F 10-Inch 1000 Watt Shallow Mount Car Subwoofer
  • The Kenwood eXcelon flat subwoofer design is approximately 40% slimmer in height than a standard subwoofer. This makes them ideal for installation in...
  • The eXcelon flat woofer uses a carbon-glass fiber honeycomb cone which allows the woofer to be efficient and durable at the same time.
  • The Kenwood woofer features a smooth linear rubber surround for added durability and increased excursion resulting in exceptional deep bass response.
  • The Kenwood woofer features an advanced Heat Transfer System designed specifically for its slim-design to provide proper ventilation to keep the...
  • The flat woofer utilizes a pair of silver-plated spring terminals on one side of the woofer for connection to your amplifier's speaker wiring. The...
SaleBestseller No. 17
Rockford FOSGATE R2SD4-12 12" 500W Car Shallow Mount Slim Subwoofer Sub R2SD412
  • SUBWOOFER: The Rockford Fosgate R2SD4 12 12 Inch 500 Watt Shallow Mount Subwoofer is built to give you the bass you desire when space is limited
  • WATTAGE: 500 watts max power; 250 watts RMS power
  • FEATURES: The R2SD4 12 also features a mica injected polypropylene cone, 12 gauge compression terminals, an integrated PVC trim ring, a liner spider...
  • SPECIFICATIONS: Optimized for sealed enclosures; CEA 2031 compliant; Magnet weight: 51 ounces; Sound pressure level: 85 dB
  • DIMENSIONS: 14 x 14 x 6 inches
Bestseller No. 18
BOSS D12F 12" 2000W Car Audio Shallow Mount Subwoofers Power Subs Woofers
  • New **Boss D12F** 12” 2000 Watt Flat Subwoofers (Pair)
  • 2000 Watt Total Power Handling (1000 Watt Each)
  • 1000 Watt RMS Power Handling: (500 watt Each)
  • Poly-Injected Metalic Cone with Foam Surround
  • Magnet Structure: 80 OZ
Bestseller No. 19
Rockville RMW8P 8" 800w Shallow Car Subwoofer+Tunnel Slot Ported Sub Enclosure
  • Rockville RMW8P 8" 800 Watt car subwoofer + tunnel slot ported sub enclosure box
  • 8” high power long excursion tuned subwoofer
  • Ceja power rated 200 watts / 400 watts RMS / 800 watts peak
  • 1.5” high temperature 4 layer kapton voice COIL
  • 70 oz magnet Structure weight
Bestseller No. 20
Kenwood Excelon KFC-XW1200F 12" 4-ohm Shallow-Mount Subwoofer with Peak Power of 1400 Watts
  • The Kenwood eXcelon flat subwoofer design is approximately 40% slimmer in height than a standard subwoofer. This makes them ideal for installation in...
  • The eXcelon flat woofer uses a carbon-glass fiber honeycomb cone which allows the woofer to be efficient and durable at the same time.
  • The Kenwood woofer features a smooth linear rubber surround for added durability and increased excursion resulting in exceptional deep bass response.
  • The flat woofer utilizes a pair of silver-plated spring terminals on one side of the woofer for connection to your amplifier's speaker wiring. The...
  • The Kenwood woofer features an advanced Heat Transfer System designed specifically for its slim-design to provide proper ventilation to keep the...

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