Lab Tested Aftermarket HID Kits Chart (Retrofit)*

Comparing to Halogen in Projector Headlights
  • Sortable Chart on HID Retrofit Upgrade Kits
Brand & model
Kelvin Model Tested
OVERALL Brightness Score
Peak Low Beam Projector Lux (35w)
Peak High Beam Projector Lux (35w)
Tested Color/ Kelvin
Video/ Article
Compatible bulb types
Cost
Purchase
Halogen
(to compare)

N/A

1.0
876 LUX
0%
3200 LUX
0%

3425k

N/A
N/A
$
-
Amazon Kits under $100
DDM Tuning
Premium Kit
TOP RATED

5500k

4.4
2970 LUX
+239%
12520 LUX
+291%

5150k

H1, H3, H4, H6, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H13, H16, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007
$$$
DDM Tuning
Standard Kit

5000k

3.6
2120 LUX
+142%
10550 LUX
+230%

5650k

H1, H7, H8, H9, H11, 9005, 9006
$$
XtremeVision
HID Kit
BEST VALUE

5000k

3.3
1930 LUX
+120%
10720 LUX
+235%

7250k

H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H13, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, 9012
$$
HID-Warehouse
HID Kit

5000k

2.7
2180 LUX
+149%
6450 LUX
+102%

7400k

H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H13, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, 9012
$$
Ballasts/Bulbs
Innovited
CANBUS HID Kit

5000k

2.5 ±
1850 LUX
+111%
8260 LUX
+158%

6550k

H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H13, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, 9012
$$$
Premium Quality Kits
Morimoto
XB Elite
TOP RATED

5500k

5.3
3440 LUX
+293%
17200 LUX
+438%

5450k

H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H13, H16, 9003, 9004, 9005, 9006, 9007, 9008, 9012
$$$$$$
DeAutoLED
HID Kit
BEST VALUE

5000k

4.8
3580 LUX
+309%
14960 LUX
+368%

5700k

H1, H3, H4, H7, H8, H11, H15, 9006
$$$$$
10% off: FACT10

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± Kits which experienced flicker during burn-in and testing had 1/2 star removed from the overall score.

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