Lab Tested HID/Xenon Chart (OEM)*

Comparing to OE/Stock HID
  • Sortable Chart on HID Xenon OE Bulbs
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Brand & model
OVERALL Brightness Score
Lumens Per Bulb
Peak Low Beam Lux
Peak High Beam Lux
Color Temp. /Kelvin
Video/ Article
Compatible bulb types
Cost (D2S)
Buy
Philips
Philips
X-treme Vision gen2
3.5
5595 LUMEN
+10%
495 LUX (L)
+21%
802 LUX (H)
+0%

4800k

D1S, D2R, D2S, D3S, D4S
$$$$$$
Philips
White Vision gen2
2.5
5188 LUMEN
+2%
434 LUX (L)
+6%
758 LUX (H)
-6%

4850k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S
$$$$$$
Philips
Standard/ OEM
2.5
5138 LUMEN
+1%
427 LUX (L)
+4%
771 LUX (H)
-4%

4200k

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D3R, D4S, D4R, D5S
$$$
Philips
Ultinon (WX)
0.3
3775 LUMEN
-26%
323 LUX (L)
-21%
613 LUX (H)
-24%

5750k

D1S, D2R, D2S, D3S, D4S, D4R
$$$$$
OSRAM
OSRAM
Night Breaker Unlimited
Best Overall
4.2
5318 LUMEN
+5%
515 LUX (L)
+26%
862 LUX (H)
+7%

4450k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$$$$
OSRAM
Night Breaker Laser Next Gen
4.0
5198 LUMEN
+2%
508 LUX (L)
+24%
854 LUX (H)
+6%

4750k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$$$$$
OSRAM
Cool Blue Boost
Best Color
3.9
4905 LUMEN
-4%
507 LUX (L)
+24%
843 LUX (H)
+5%

5450k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$$$$$
OSRAM
Ultra Life
2.5
5174 LUMEN
+2%
408 LUX (L)
+0%
807 LUX (H)
+0%

4400k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$$$$$
OSRAM
Cool Blue Hyper
2.5
4652 LUMEN
-9%
429 LUX (L)
+5%
768 LUX (H)
-4%

5650k

D1S, D2S
$$$$
OSRAM
Original/OEM (stock)
2.5
4652 LUMEN
-9%
429 LUX (L)
+5%
768 LUX (H)
-4%

4350k

D1S, D1R, D2R, D2S, D3R, D3S, D4R, D4S, D5S
$$$$
OSRAM
Cool Blue Intense
2.3
5203 LUMEN
+2%
386 LUX (L)
-6%
823 LUX (H)
+2%

5050k

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S
$$$$
More Premium Brands
Morimoto
XB Series 5500k
Best Value
1.8
4757 LUMEN
-7%
412 LUX (L)
+1%
691 LUX (H)
-14%

6050k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S, D5S
$$
5% off: M5OFF
DeAutoLED
5500k Xenon
1.3
4635 LUMEN
-9%
394 LUX (L)
-4%
638 LUX (H)
-21%

5700k

D1S, D2S, D3S
$$$$
10% off: FACT10
Amazon Budget Bulbs
RCP
6000k Xenon
Extreme Value
1.7
4188 LUMEN
-18%
415 LUX (L)
+1%
667 LUX (H)
-17%

N/A

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D3R, D4S, D4R, D8S
$
SOCAL-LED
6000k Xenon
1.1
3768 LUMEN
-26%
383 LUX (L)
-6%
628 LUX (H)
-22%

5850k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S, D4R
$
CougarMotor
6000k Xenon
0.8
4456 LUMEN
-12%
362 LUX (L)
-12%
616 LUX (H)
-23%

6050k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$
Innovited
6000k Xenon
0.1
4167 LUMEN
-18%
373 LUX (L)
-9%
490 LUX (H)
-39%

5750k

D2S, D2R
$
NINEO
6000k Xenon
-1.3
4273 LUMEN
-16%
228 LUX (L)
-44%
546 LUX (H)
-32%

6000k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$
LED Replacement Options
Alla Lighting
L-NF
-3.6
2711 LUMEN
-47%
212 LUX (L)
-48%
218 LUX (H)
-73%

6450k

D1, D2, D3, D4, D1S, D1R, D3S, D3R, D2R, D2S, D4S, D4R, +more
$$$$

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