In case you didn't read this, this is Crutchfield's warning if you install the Kenwood DNX-9980HD in your Passat SEL, with Fender. Are you up for this?
Installation Details for your 2012 Volkswagen Passat Sedan With Fender Audio System
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If the factory radio is replaced, the factory AUX input connection will be lost.
If the factory radio is replaced, the factory USB input connection will be lost.
You'll lose factory SIRIUS Satellite Radio capability if you replace the factory radio.
You'll lose the factory navigation feature if the factory radio is removed.
Please Note: Your vehicle is equipped with a factory sound system that requires a special adapter to install a new car stereo. We strongly recommend that you purchase this adapter, and you'll save 50% if you buy it with any car stereo.
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