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Metra AX-SUBUSB USB Adapter for Subaru

Allows you to connect the factory USB port on select 2010-up Subaru and Scion vehicles to a new car stereo

Item # 120SUBUSB

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About the Metra AX-SUBUSB USB Adapter for Subaru


Metra's AX-SUBUSB cable allows you to keep the USB port in your Subaru or Scion when you install a new car stereo. One end of the cable connects to the 4-pin plug just behind the USB port on your console, while the other end plugs into the USB port on the back of your new car stereo. You must install a car stereo with a rear USB port. Warranty: 60 days. 

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USB Adapter Harness: The Axxess Integrate AX-SUBUSB USB adapter harness is used when you want to retain the factory USB port in select Subaru vehicles, when replacing the factory radio with an aftermarket stereo that features a rear USB input.

Note: This USB adapter harness will work with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, except if your vehicle has multiple USB ports or if your new aftermarket radio doesn't have a high-amperage charging port (1.5A or greater).

Vehicle Compatibility: The AX-SUBUSB USB adapter harness can be used in the following Subaru vehicles with factory USB port (as of 7/30/15).

Make Model  Year
Subaru Forester 2011-2012
Impreza 2011-2012
Legacy 2012
Outback Sport 2011
Outback 2012


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Will this allow the use of android auto?
[ Andrew  Jul 08, 2017 ]
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Depends on the year of the Subaru I believe. I have a 2013 legacy and this cord was sent to me in error. It actually does nothing for me. Way easier to have head unit with a USB adapter and blue tooth. You can stream music and charge at the same time.
[ ADAM  Jul 09, 2017 ]
Do they make something like this to retain the the factory AUX?
[ Zach  Jul 19, 2016 ]
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This will depend largely on your vehicle. For details on installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on what you will need for an installation.
[ Kenny  Jul 19, 2016 ]  Staff

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