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LED Headlight Vs Halogen - What's The Better?



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Recently, LED headlights have become commonplace in the automotive industry and all car owners understand the importance of their LED

headlights, especially when driving at night or in bad weather such as heavy rain, snow, etc. These, and as you may have noticed, are 

different for each car model.

The two most common types of headlight bulbs today are halogen and LED. Halogen headlights have been the standard in the automotive 

industry for many years, but now LED lights have surpassed them. Perhaps you're  wondering which of these two bulbs is the better choice

 for your vehicle? The answer depends on your preference.

Halogen VS LED Headlights - Which is Better?

Now we introduce the difference between led headlights and halogen lights, and you will know which is the better choice.

First, let's see what the experts say

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) experts note that in the organization's tests, LEDs are usually the top performers. 

Still, it also confesses that some of the halogen varieties tested outperformed some of the poorest-performing LEDs. 

Still, the overall best ratings went to LED bulbs that illuminated the side of the road by a minimum of 325 feet for the best bulbs and 

220 feet for the lowest-ranking bulbs.

Consumer Report's testing noted that LED headlights didn't offer any more illumination than traditional halogen and/or high-intensity 

discharge (HID) headlights. Jennifer Stockburger, director of operations at the Consumer Reports Auto Test Center, explained:

 "Both LED and HID headlights can produce a brighter, whiter light than halogens, and they illuminate the sides of the road well.

 But how far a headlight illuminates straight ahead, in the direction a car is traveling, is what's most important."

The Best answer?

While automakers favor LED headlights, as a driver you have to decide which lights are right for your driving needs. 

If you don't drive often and rarely drive at night, then it's best to just keep the original type of lights - halogen.

But if you are the kind of driver who travels or works a lot by car, especially when you need to drive at night, then high quality 

LED headlights will be your first choice.

Halogen vs Led Headlights -- What's the Difference?

The best way to put the two types of headlights up against each other is to break each one down in further detail with

 their own pros and cons.

Halogen headlight

A halogen lamp is an incandescent lamp with a tungsten filament inside the bulb. When an electric current passes through the filament,

 it heats up and produces light. They differ from regular incandescent lamps in that they have a dose of halogen gas rather than argon.

 Halogen bulbs are brighter than regular incandescent bulbs and tend to last longer.

LED Headlights

With LEDs, an electric current passes through a semiconductor (or diode) to produce light that is brighter and generates less heat. 

LEDs operate about 90% more efficiently than incandescent bulbs, and because they generate less heat, that helps them last 

much longer than other types of lights.

And now the automobile industry has embraced light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in headlights, with their use becoming more widespread

 on new cars as they gain in popularity.

Conversion Kits

If you're not ready to trade in your old car for a fancy new upgrade with OEM ODM halogen headlights, LUXFIGHTER Team can

 help you without having to rush out and buy a new car.

Retrofit kits for LED headlights can add sparkle to your car and make driving safer and more efficient. Please note that not all states

 allow aftermarket headlight retrofits, so check before you invest in a lighting upgrade.

Why Do Manufacturers Love LEDs?

Manufacturers looking to achieve sleeker-looking, modish profiles on their models love the fact that LED lights can be small and unobtrusive.

 Audi, BMW, and Toyota have developed cars that use high-quality LED headlight systems. 

From a design standpoint, the small size allows for amazing manipulation. Automakers can create a bevy of assemblies and shapes to go

 well with the cars they produce. They essentially eliminate those not-so-pretty dome reflectors associated with halogen headlight bulbs.

"Headlight styling helps win over consumers. The different-looking headlights and design are attractive to the buyer because the headlights

 are the eyes of the car," says Steffen Pietzonka, head of marketing at Hella, a headlight manufacturer.

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