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/Set (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
$140
Philips
White Vision gen2
2.5
5188 LUMEN
+2%
434 LUX (L)
+6%
758 LUX (H)
-6%

4850k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S
$140
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
$110
Philips
Ultinon (WX)
0.3
3775 LUMEN
-26%
323 LUX (L)
-21%
613 LUX (H)
-24%

5750k

D1S, D2R, D2S, D3S, D4S, D4R
$140
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
$110
OSRAM
Night Breaker Laser Next Gen
4.0
5198 LUMEN
+2%
508 LUX (L)
+24%
854 LUX (H)
+6%

4750k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$130
OSRAM
Cool Blue Boost
Best Color
3.9
4905 LUMEN
-4%
507 LUX (L)
+24%
843 LUX (H)
+5%

5450k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$130
OSRAM
Ultra Life
2.5
5174 LUMEN
+2%
408 LUX (L)
+0%
807 LUX (H)
+0%

4400k

D1S, D2S, D3S, D4S
$120
OSRAM
Cool Blue Hyper
2.5
4652 LUMEN
-9%
429 LUX (L)
+5%
768 LUX (H)
-4%

5650k

D1S, D2S
$100
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
$80
OSRAM
Cool Blue Intense
2.3
5203 LUMEN
+2%
386 LUX (L)
-6%
823 LUX (H)
+2%

5050k

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S
$100
More Premium Brands
GT
Ultra Xenon 4300k
Best Value
4.5
5093 LUMEN
+0%
535 LUX (L)
+31%
884 LUX (H)
+10%

5000k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S, D5S
$45
GTR Lighting
4300k
2.6
4822 LUMEN
-5%
441 LUX (L)
+8%
758 LUX (H)
-6%

5000k

D1S, D2S
$90
M-Tech
Basic 6000k
2.4
4410 LUMEN
-13%
469 LUX (L)
+15%
673 LUX (H)
-16%

7250k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S
$40
Morimoto
XB Series 5500k
1.8
4757 LUMEN
-7%
412 LUX (L)
+1%
691 LUX (H)
-14%

6050k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S, D5S
$50
XenonDepot
XTR 5000k
1.8
4856 LUMEN
-5%
413 LUX (L)
+1%
676 LUX (H)
-16%

5050k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S
$55
Amazon Budget Bulbs
ZRSJ
5000k
Extreme Value
4.6
5334 LUMEN
+5%
561 LUX (L)
+37%
836 LUX (H)
+4%

4650k

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S, D4R
Sub $20
DMEX
4300k
3.5
4937 LUMEN
-3%
517 LUX (L)
+26%
751 LUX (H)
-6%

5100k

D1S, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S
$20-30
Car Rover
6000k
3.4
4737 LUMEN
-7%
511 LUX (L)
+25%
756 LUX (H)
-6%

7000k

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D3R, D4S, D4R
$20-30
Kensun
5000k
2.9
4631 LUMEN
-9%
447 LUX (L)
+9%
789 LUX (H)
-2%

6350k

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S, D4R
Sub $20
HYB
6000k
2.2
4651 LUMEN
-9%
422 LUX (L)
+3%
734 LUX (H)
-9%

6800k

D1S, D1R, D2S, D2R, D3S, D4S, D4R
$20-30
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
$100-125

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