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OVERALL Brightness Score
Peak Low Beam Brightness
Peak High Beam Brightness
Total Output (Lumens)
Color Temp. /Kelvin
Lifespan
Video/ Article
Compatible bulb types
Cost
Buy
Standard/Long Life Bulbs
HELLA
Standard
2.7
313 LUX
+10%
977 LUX
+4%
1482 LUMEN
-7%

3325k

1205 HRS
120%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, H1, H3, H4, H7, H9, H8, H10, H13
$
EIkO
Standard
2.6
299 LUX
+5%
998 LUX
+7%
1520 LUMEN
-3%

3425k

1759 HRS
176%
881, 885, 889, 893, 894, 896, 898, 9004, 9005, 9005, 9006, 9008, H1, H3, H4, H7, H10, H11, H12
$
Sylvania
Basic
2.6
306 LUX
+8%
948 LUX
+1%
1504 LUMEN
-4%

3425k

1134 HRS
113%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9005XS, 9006, 9006XS, 9007, H1, H2, H7, H9, H11, H13
$
Philips
Standard
2.6
291 LUX
+2%
1009 LUX
+8%
1517 LUMEN
-3%

3425k

1508 HRS
150%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9005XS, 9006, 9006XS, 9007, 9008, 9011, 9012, 9040, 9045, 9055, 9140, 9145, H1, H3, H7, H8, H11, H15
$
OSRAM
Original
2.5
284 LUX
0%
935 LUX
0%
3128 LUMEN
+0%

3425k

1209 HRS
121%
9006, 9008, H1, H3, H4, H7, H11, H15
$
GE
Standard
2.4
315 LUX
+11%
857 LUX
-8%
1458 LUMEN
-7%

3400k

2074 HRS
207%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9007, H1, H3, H7, H13
$
Sylvania Performance Bulbs
Sylvania
SilverStar Ultra
3.2
283 LUX
-1%
1299 LUX
+39%
1626 LUMEN
+4%

3675k

458 HRS
46%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9012 H1, H7, H11, H13
$$$
Sylvania
XtraVision
3.0
314 LUX
+11%
1056 LUX
+13%
1637 LUMEN
+5%

3475k

1370 HRS
137%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, H1, H7, H11, H13
$
Sylvania
SilverStar
2.8
291 LUX
+2%
1071 LUX
+15%
1622 LUMEN
+4%

3675k

621 HRS
62%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9005XS, 9006, 9006XS, 9007, H1, H7, H9, H11, H13
$$
Sylvania
SilverStar zXe
2.6
296 LUX
+4%
1018 LUX
+9%
1448 LUMEN
-7%

3750k

744 HRS
74%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9005XS, 9006, 9006XS, 9007, H1, H7, H8, H11, H13
$$$
Sylvania
SilverStar zXe Gold
2.4
274 LUX
-4%
1048 LUX
+12%
1345 LUMEN
-14%

3850k

667 HRS
67%
9003, 9006, 9007, H7, H11, H13
$$$$$
OSRAM Performance Bulbs
OSRAM
Super Bright Premium
3.8
317 LUX
+12%
1090 LUX
+17%
2317 LUMEN
+48%

3350k

1523 HRS
152%
9003, 9005, H1, H3, H4, H7
$$
OSRAM
Night Breaker Laser
3.2
311 LUX
+10%
1195 LUX
+28%
1618 LUMEN
+3%

3625k

459 HRS
46%
H4, H7
$$
OSRAM
Night Breaker Silver
3.0
313 LUX
+10%
1091 LUX
+17%
1638 LUMEN
+5%

3400k

740 HRS
74%
H1, H4, H7, H11
$$
OSRAM
Night Breaker Unlimited
3.0
289 LUX
+2%
1189 LUX
+27%
1605 LUMEN
+3%

3700k

629 HRS
63%
H1, H4, H7, H8, H11, 9005, 9006
$$
OSRAM
Night Breaker Laser Next Gen
3.0
281 LUX
-1%
1262 LUX
+35%
1466 LUMEN
-6%

3525k

561 HRS
56%
H1, H7, H8, H11, 9003, 9005 (HB3), 9006 (HB4)
$$$
OSRAM
SILVERSTAR 2.0
2.9
313 LUX
+10%
1000 LUX
+7%
1702 LUMEN
+9%

3450k

802 HRS
80%
H1, H4, H7
$$
OSRAM
Cool Blue Intense
2.7
291 LUX
+2%
1111 LUX
+19%
1429 LUMEN
-9%

3800k

664 HRS
66%
9003, 9005 9006,, H3, H7 H8, H11, H16
$$
OSRAM
Cool Blue Advance
1.0
243 LUX
-14%
648 LUX
-31%
818 LUMEN
-48%

4350k

1727 HRS
173%
H1, H4, H7, H9, H11, 9005, 9006
$$
OSRAM
Cool Blue Hyper+
0.8
232 LUX
-18%
591 LUX
-37%
859 LUMEN
-45%

4700k

N/A
N/A
9003, 9005, 9006, H1, H3, H7, H11
$$$
OSRAM
Cool Blue Boost
0.7
266 LUX
-6%
513 LUX
-45%
713 LUMEN
-54%

4750k

1910 HRS
191%
H1, H4, H7, H9
$$$
Philips Performance Bulbs
Philips
XtremeVision 100%
3.3
334 LUX
+18%
1226 LUX
+31%
1586 LUMEN
+1%

3500k

802 HRS
80%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008/H13, H1, H7, H11
$$
Philips
VisionPlus 60%
3.2
320 LUX
+13%
1159 LUX
+24%
1613 LUMEN
+3%

3450k

997 HRS
100%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008/H13, H1,H3, H7, H11
$
Philips
Racing Vision
3.2
301 LUX
+6%
1274 LUX
+36%
1557 LUMEN
+0%

3725k

479 HRS
48%
H4, H7
$$
Philips
XtremeVision 130%
2.8
305 LUX
+7%
1076 LUX
+15%
1478 LUMEN
-5%

3625k

804 HRS
80%
H1, H4, H7
$$
Philips
CrystalVision Ultra
2.6
307 LUX
+8%
1017 LUX
+9%
1403 LUMEN
-10%

3675k

1033 HRS
103%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, H1, H3, H7, H10, H11, H13
$$
Philips
Vision 30%
2.6
298 LUX
+5%
1003 LUX
+7%
1512 LUMEN
-3%

3400k

1736 HRS
174%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008/H13, H1, H3, H7, H11
$
Philips
White Vision
2.3
262 LUX
-8%
979 LUX
+5%
1411 LUMEN
-10%

3750k

864 HRS
86%
H4, H7
$$
Philips
White Vision Ultra
2.3
250 LUX
-12%
1013 LUX
+8%
1430 LUMEN
-9%

3725k

759 HRS
76%
H4, H7, 9003
$$
Philips
Diamond Vision
0.4
179 LUX
-37%
577 LUX
-38%
769 LUMEN
-51%

5500k

824 HRS
82%
9003, 9005, 9006, H1, H3, H4, H7, H11
$$
GE Performance Bulbs
GE
Megalight Ultra +150%
4.0
313 LUX
+10%
1383 LUX
+48%
2036 LUMEN
+30%

3550k

585 HRS
58%
9003,H4, H7
$$
GE
Megalight Ultra +120%
3.6
333 LUX
+17%
1302 LUX
+39%
1670 LUMEN
+7%

3575k

494 HRS
49%
9005, 9006, H1, H7, H11
$$
GE
Nighthawk Platinum
3.5
345 LUX
+21%
1265 LUX
+35%
1633 LUMEN
+4%

3600k

695 HRS
69%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, H4, H7, H11
$$$
GE
Nighthawk Xenon
3.4
329 LUX
+16%
1241 LUX
+33%
1662 LUMEN
+6%

3550k

468 HRS
47%
9003, 9005, 9006, 9007, H1, H4, H7, H11
$$$$
GE
Megalight Ultra +130%
3.4
292 LUX
+3%
1346 LUX
+44%
1659 LUMEN
+6%

3625k

579 HRS
58%
9003, H1, H4, H7, H11
$$$
GE
Megalight Ultra +90%
3.2
317 LUX
+12%
1193 LUX
+28%
1635 LUMEN
+5%

3575k

773 HRS
77%
H1, H4, H7
$
GE
Nighthawk
3.0
328 LUX
+15%
1065 LUX
+14%
1555 LUMEN
-1%

3475k

928 HRS
93%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, H1, H7, H11
$$
GE
Nighthawk Sport
2.0
258 LUX
-9%
918 LUX
-2%
1270 LUMEN
-19%

3925k

587 HRS
59%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, H7, H11
$$
PIAA Performance Bulbs
PIAA
Night Tech
3.0
286 LUX
+1%
1200 LUX
+28%
1543 LUMEN
-1%

3550k

538 HRS
54%
H1, H3, H4, H7, H11, H13, 9000, 9005, 9006, 9007
$$$$
PIAA (UK)
Hyper Arros 3900k
2.8
278 LUX
-2%
1196 LUX
+28%
1427 LUMEN
-9%

3600k

768 HRS
76%
H1, H3, H4, HB4, H7, H8, H9, H11, H13
$$$
PIAA
Xtreme White Hybrid
2.5
284 LUX
0%
1037 LUX
+11%
1371 LUMEN
-12%

3550k

838 HRS
84%
9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H11, H13
$$$
PIAA
Xtreme White Plus
2.1
234 LUX
-18%
958 LUX
+2%
1400 LUMEN
-10%

3725k

309 HRS
31%
168, 880, 881, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H11B, H13
$$$$
PIAA
Hyper Arros 5000k
-0.1
139 LUX
-51%
570 LUX
-39%
506 LUMEN
-68%

6050k

758 HRS
76%
H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H11, 9003, HB3/HB4
$$$$
PIAA
Stratos Blue 6000k
-0.6
113 LUX
-60%
410 LUX
-56%
430 LUMEN
-73%

6750k

1920 HRS
192%
H1, H3, H4, H7
$$$$
HELLA Performance Bulbs
HELLA
High Wattage
3.9
388 LUX
+37%
1153 LUX
+23%
1974 LUMEN
+26%

3325k

1349 HRS
135%
9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, H1, H3, H4, H7
$
HELLA
+50 Performance
3.4
347 LUX
+22%
1140 LUX
+22%
1708 LUMEN
+9%

3425k

592 HRS
59%
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, H1, H3, H4, H7, H13
$
HELLA
High Performance 2.0
2.6
296 LUX
+4%
1069 LUX
+14%
1372 LUMEN
-12%

3550k

699 HRS
70%
9003, 9004, 9007, H1, H3, H7, H9 H13
$$
HELLA
Xtreme Yellow 2900k
2.3
241 LUX
-15%
885 LUX
-5%
1705 LUMEN
+9%

3100k

Coming soon
N/A
H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H11B, H13, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 880, 881
$
Optilux (HELLA)
Extreme White XB
0.1
164 LUX
-42%
412 LUX
-56%
877 LUMEN
-44%

4500k

5858 HRS
586%
9003, 9004, 9007, H1, H3, H7, H13
$
Flosser Performance Bulbs
Flosser
HW/Rally
4.0
386 LUX
+36%
1221 LUX
+31%
1906 LUMEN
+22%

3450k

980 HRS
98%
H1, H2, H3, H4, H11, 9003, 9005, 9006, 9007
$$
Flosser
Ultra +90%
3.6
349 LUX
+23%
1287 LUX
+38%
1645 LUMEN
+5%

3600k

724 HRS
72%
H1, H3, H7, H11, 9003, 9005, 9006
$$
Flosser
Megalamps +50%
2.8
316 LUX
+11%
1039 LUX
+11%
1506 LUMEN
-4%

3400k

1137 HRS
114%
H1, H4, H7, 9003
$
Flosser
Silverblue
0.6
181 LUX
-36%
619 LUX
-34%
910 LUMEN
-42%

3975k

1347 HRS
135%
H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H11, 9003, 9006
$$
Nokya Performance Bulbs
Nokya
All Weather 2900k Stage 1
2.3
272 LUX
-4%
856 LUX
-8%
1550 LUMEN
-1%

3050k

1036 HRS
100%
H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H11, 9003, 9005, 9006
$
Nokya
Hyper Yellow 2500k Stage 1
2.0
268 LUX
-6%
816 LUX
-13%
1399 LUMEN
-11%

3350k

1147 HRS
115%
H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H13, H16, 9003, 9005, 9005XS, 9006, 9007, 9008, 9009, 9012, 880, 881, 893, 2504, 9140
$
Nokya
Super White  3800k Stage 1
0.2
144 LUX
-49%
157 LUX
-83%
1450 LUMEN
-7%

3600k

1064 HRS
100%
H1, H3, H7, H8, H9, H11, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008
$
Nokya
Arctic White 7000k Stage 1
-0.3
146 LUX
-49%
465 LUX
-50%
519 LUMEN
-67%

5250k

1154 HRS
115%
H3, H4, H7, H8, H10, H11, H13, H16, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9005XS, 9006, 9007, 9008, 9012, 880, 881, 2504, 5202, 9140
$
Nokya
Arctic White 7000k Stage 2
-1.2
69 LUX
-76%
105 LUX
-89%
700 LUMEN
-55%

6800k

3578 HRS
358%
H1, H2, H2c, H3, H3c, H4, H7, H8, H9, H11, H11B, H13/9008, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9005xs, 9006, 9006xs, 9007, 9008
$
Nokya
Cosmic White 5000k Stage 2
-1.6
47 LUX
-83%
87 LUX
-91%
450 LUMEN
-71%

5350k

Coming soon
N/A
H1, H3, H3c, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H11B, H13/9008, 9003/H4, 9004, 9005, 9005xs, 9006, 9006xs, 9007, PSX24W/2504
$
Bosch Performance Bulbs
Bosch
Gigalight Plus 120%
4.0
393 LUX
+38%
1349 LUX
+44%
1702 LUMEN
+9%

3575k

474 HRS
47%
H1, H4, H7
$$
Bosch
Optic Edge
3.8
317 LUX
+12%
1254 LUX
+34%
2059 LUMEN
+32%

3500k

716 HRS
72%
H7, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007
$
Bosch
Optic Plus
3.1
290 LUX
+2%
1078 LUX
+15%
1833 LUMEN
+17%

3450k

840 HRS
84%
H1, H7, H13, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9005XS, 9006, 9006XS, 9007, 9008
$
Bosch
Optic Select
2.8
277 LUX
-2%
999 LUX
+7%
1741 LUMEN
+11%

3400k

838 HRS
84%
H3, H7, H11, H13, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, 9145
$
Other Popular Performance Bulbs
GT
Performance
3.3
276 LUX
-3%
1317 LUX
+41%
1750 LUMEN
+12%

3450k

Coming soon
N/A
9003, H4, H7
$
Ring
Rally Sport
3.1
342 LUX
+20%
990 LUX
+6%
1760 LUMEN
+13%

3450k

717 HRS
72%
H1, H3, H4, H7
$$
GT
Ultra 120
3.0
286 LUX
+1%
1512 LUX
-3%
1512 LUMEN
-3%

3525k

736 HRS
74%
H4, H7
$$$
Vision-X
Premium White
2.6
296 LUX
+4%
1030 LUX
+10%
1465 LUMEN
-6%

3675k

Coming soon
N/A
9005, 9006, 9007, H1, H3, H4, H7, H10, H11, H13
$$
EIkO
Power Vision Pro
2.4
301 LUX
+6%
898 LUX
-4%
1423 LUMEN
-9%

3400k

Coming soon
N/A
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, H1, H3, H7, H10, H11
$
EIkO
Clear Vision Supreme
2.2
265 LUX
-7%
1021 LUX
+9%
1233 LUMEN
-21%

3750k

Coming soon
N/A
9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, H1, H3, H4, H7 H10, H11
$$

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