Product Comparison: JL Audio 12W6V3-D4 vs JL Audio 13W7

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General Specifications
JL Audio
JL Audio
About the Product
If you are seeking intensely powerful sub-bass that compromises nothing in terms of sound quality, the 12W6v3 is your ultimate ally. This highly advanced subwoofer driver offers several technologies shared with the flagship W7AE subwoofers to provide powerful advantages in motor linearity and suspension behavior.
The W7 embodies JL Audio's commitment to pushing the envelope of speaker technology, with six patented technologies and a completely unique set of component parts. Each W7 model has been meticulously engineered to reproduce sub-bass with extreme fidelity at any volume level.
Key Specs
Driver Diameter
12 in.
13 in.
Power RMS
600 watts
1000 watts
4 ohms
1.5 ohms
Size & Weight
11 in.
17.9 in.
14 in.
18.5 in.
14 in.
18.5 in.
26.5 lbs.
21.8 lbs.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
JL Audio 12W6V3-D4 12" 600W Dual 4-Ohm Car Subwoofer
  • Awesome woofer, used to have Digital Designs and no were near the sound quality! Good size.
  • This sub is awesome! Nice smooth deep bass. Weight and size are perfect for the car.
  • No counterfeit china crap. This sub is made in Florida, and is amazing! Impressed by its size and assembly, it is a very compact and beautiful sub.
  • Surprised by the structure and weight of the subwoofer itself and love the all black face with the JL logo on it.
  • It turned out to be heavier than I expected, I was surprised and upset, but it's the sturdy construction.
JL Audio 13W7 13-1/2-Inch W7 Subwoofer
  • I was surprised by the structure and weight of the subwoofer itself.
  • Great amp and very good size. ,its a pretty compact amp for the power.
  • The JL amp is seriously half the size of my old amp, and puts out the same quality as my old amp, and it was at a good value as well.
  • This amp is a beast for it size love it! Recommend for good bass in your car.
  • Very powerful amp that's slim and fits in small areas. Unit doesn't get too hot like JL Audios other amps.
Amplifier Class
Max. Frequency Response
200 Hz
200 Hz
Min. Frequency Response
20 Hz
15 Hz
85.4 dB
86.3 dB
Peak Power
900 watts
2000 watts
What customers say about "Audio"
JL Audio 12W6V3-D4 12" 600W Dual 4-Ohm Car Subwoofer
  • If you love low bass tones then this is it. Vibrates everything in my car and the cars next to mine.
  • Paired this up with a Kicker amp running at 500 watts RMS in a sealed box and the bass hits low and hits hard and the quality is super clean.
  • Bass sounds like its coming from inside the cabin instead of the trunk.
  • The bass sounds really smooth & it was exactly what I was looking for.
  • Very good spl/sq subwoofer. When I turn it up, the cone looks like it's moving at least an inch.
JL Audio 13W7 13-1/2-Inch W7 Subwoofer
  • This is the only sub I have in my truck and it is the best one ever it is so loud and powerfull that I love it way to much to put into words.
  • I have 2 of these in a Monte carlo in a custom ported enclosure powered by a Memphis MJ-16 2200.1 and the s*** slams harder then any other set up I've ever had.
  • Good clean bass the only subs were I have been able to turn my head unit all the way up and they don't distort.
  • You get what you pay for. Sound quality is amazing and the bass is insane.
  • It is so massive sounding and loud I have it turned almost all the way down.
DMA Optimized Motor, Elevated Frame Cooling, FCAM™, Pole-Vent Airflow Control, Engineered Lead-Wire System, Customizable Trim Ring
Floating-cone attach method, Polyester foam OverRoll surround, Polypropylene W-Cone assembly
What customers say about "Features"
JL Audio 12W6V3-D4 12" 600W Dual 4-Ohm Car Subwoofer
  • The silver inner trim ring gives it a nice fresh look and makes it instanly recognizable.
  • This sub is a beast! Ported enclosure, paired with a 600 watt amp and you are golden! This thing shakes everything attached to my car!
  • The bass is deep, rich, smooth , filling and so accurate is the best way I can describe it.
  • It's a great sub. You have lots of options. This sub can sound amazing and be a proper match with higher end amps and components ala morel elate etc.
  • I constantly notice that the frame gets hot after listening to music and it starts to bother me.
JL Audio 13W7 13-1/2-Inch W7 Subwoofer
  • When I turn it up, the cone looks like it's moving at least an inch. Its ready to good and loud music.
  • Physically and visually this product presents itself powerfully, with a strong frame and a thick beefy cone.
  • This speaker sounds great even thoni order the wrong ohm voice coil it still hits hard and sounds great.
  • The dual voice coils allow a single sub to be wired in either series or parallel for impedance.
  • The dual voice coils up right theres several different ways to pull different ohm loads.
Spring loaded
Push-down terminals
What customers say about "Connectivity"
JL Audio 12W6V3-D4 12" 600W Dual 4-Ohm Car Subwoofer
  • I hooked it up with a slash Jl 500/1 + AudioControl Epicenter. It sounds super loud. Save your money and trunk space with this sub.
  • I have paired it with a few different amps and gone from closed to ported boxes. This thing is amazing yes it’s not the loudest sub on the market.
  • This will not cause any problems to use with any amplifier. He will work with everything.
  • The subwoofer has excellent inputs that help establish a reliable connection.
  • After installation, I noticed that the wires break all the time in the box so the connection disappears.
JL Audio 13W7 13-1/2-Inch W7 Subwoofer
  • I had 2 x15 sundowns nd this sub hits harder than both of them i have this sub hooked up to a 1200 hd jl amp awesome!!!!
  • Amp is legit! Got it connected to one JL 12 W7 and it pounds! Grade A!
  • Perfectly connected to my speakers, the bass is simply gorgeous, I bounce in the car!
  • With this subwoofer, my cheap speakers sound like expensive and high-quality, it's just a great combination.
  • I connected the subwoofer to my system without any problems, the sound noticeably improved.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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