Lab Tested Aftermarket LED Kits Chart*

Comparing to Halogen in Reflector Headlights
  • Sortable Chart on LED Upgrade Kits. Compared to Halogen Bulbs

LED Bulbs

Halogen Bulbs

HID Kits

HID OE Bulbs

Brand & model
OVERALL Brightness Score
Peak Low Beam Lux
Reflector Low Beam Score
Reflector Low Beam Pattern †††
Peak High Beam Lux
Color Temp. /Kelvin ††
Video/ Article
Compatible bulb types
Cost
Buy
Halogen
(to compare)
2.5
1610 LUX
0%
5.0
PERFECT!
3550 LUX
0%

3425k

N/A
N/A
$
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Amazon & eBay Kits under $100
Hikari
Ultra LED Kit
TOP RATED
4.5
4390 LUX
+173%
5.0
PERFECT!
6670 LUX
+88%

6450k

H1, HB3(9005), H4(9003), HB4(9006), H7, H11, H13/9008, 9004, 9007, 9012
$$$$$
10% off:
BULBFACT
Alla Lighting
D-CR LED Kit
4.2
4100 LUX
+155%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
6200 LUX
+75%

5950k

H7, H8/H9/H11, 9003/H4, 9005/HB3, 9006/HB4, 9007/HB5, 9008, 9012
$$$$$
Techmax
LED Kit
BEST VALUE
4.2
4100 LUX
+155%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
6050 LUX
+70%

6150k

H4, H7, H8, H9, H11, H13, 9003, 9005/HB3, 9006/HB4, 9007, 9008
$$$
KATANA
LED Kit
3.9
3630 LUX
+125%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
5800 LUX
+63%

5950k

H4 (9003), H7, H11 (H8, H9), H13 (9008), 9004, 9005 HB3, 9006 HB4, 9007
$$$
Aukee
LED Kit
3.8
3330 LUX
+107%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
5710 LUX
+61%

5750k

H1, H4, H7, H8, H9, H11, 9003, 9005, 9006
$$
Premium Kits
DeAutoLED
LED Kit
TOP RATED
5.4
7080 LUX
+340%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
5050 LUX
+42%

5700k

H4, H7, H8, H11, 9005, 9006
$$$$$$
10% off: FACT10
Philips
X-tremeUltinon
4.6
4830 LUX
+200%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
6280 LUX
+77%

6500k

H4, H7
$$$$$$
Morimoto
2Stroke 2.0
4.2
4350 LUX
+170%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
5700 LUX
+61%

5250k

H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H11, H13, 5202, 880, 9005, 9005, 9007, 9012
$$$$$$
SNGL
Super FocusBeam
4.2
4180 LUX
+160%
4.5
NEAR
Perfect
5920 LUX
+67%

5750k

H1, H7, H8, H9, H11, H10, H16, 9005, 9006
$$$$$$
OSRAM
LEDriving HL
3.6
3910 LUX
+143%
4.0
RE-AIMING
Recomm.
3790 LUX
+7%

5400k

H7, H11, 9006 (HB4)
$$$$$$

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Test Details:
† An OEM 2009 VW Jetta (MK5) halogen headlight reflector (H7) was used for all reflector beam results set at 12 feet (3.66 meters).
Percentage values are compared to an OSRAM OE/Stock halogen bulb at. Overall Score baseline for a Stock Halogen bulb is 2.5 Stars (baseline). Test results are per bulb (each).
†† Kelvin/Color: Stock Halogen Color Temp Kelvin is 3300k. Color shown is tested using a kelvin meter pointed at headlights output against a white test wall. Kelvin rating of 4000k has a yellow incandescent tint, 5000k is pure white, 6000k has a blue tint.
††† Beam images taken with the same camera exposure settings, color is near true to life but will vary depending on your viewing screen.

This page compares these kits to a stock halogen bulb, and is sorted by best star rating.
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