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Is H16 and H11 the same?

Is H16 and H11 the same?

Yes the H16 is the same as the H11. The LED bulbs run at a much lower wattage than the traditional halogen bulbs for less power consumption and more efficiency while still giving off a very modern crisp color hue.

What bulb is H16?

The H16 automotive light bulb is part of the H9/H11 bulb family and it is very similar to H8, H9, H11, and H15. It is characterized by having a traditional right-angled style connector input base, a large rubber o-ring below the metal tabs, and 3 metal tabs spaced evenly apart around the base to lock it in place.

Can you replace halogen fog lights with LED?

LED lighting technology can be used to replace traditional halogen bulbs in many applications. LED car lights have become popular today, with many drivers choosing LED brake lights, interior lights, and even fog lights.

Can you replace headlights with LED lights?

It’s important to note that LED headlights are distinct from halogen ones. LEDs have a few advantages over halogens. They’re brighter but consume less power, don’t heat up as much, and take up less space. However, XenonPro explains, you can’t simply replace a halogen bulb with an LED assembly.

Can I use H16 instead of H11?

H16 bulb: the same as what? Physically, the shape of the H16 bulb is exactly the same as the H11. So, it’s safe to say, that you can install an H11 bulb instead of the H16, and it will fit the socket right.

Can I use H11 instead of H11B?

Welcome to the forum. Both H11 & H11B HID bulbs will fit on the Optima. However you may have shadows cast in your headlight pattern from the ground return wire on the bulb if using the wrong one.

What cars use an H11 bulb?

The H11-size bulb is the most popular type used on modern vehicles, and can found in the 2012-2015 Toyota Tacoma, the 2019+ Ford Ranger, and the 2012-2016 Honda Civic Si, among many others.

Why are LED headlights legal?

They are so bright that they are a real hazard at night. In some countries LEDs are treated as if they were as dangerous as lasers and so there are limitations on the use, glare, brightness, lumens, etc. However, in the US, they do not fall into that category. Thus they are legal.

What vehicle uses H16 bulbs?

There are many vehicle applications that take H11/H16 bulb sizes, here are just some of them:

  • 2015-2018 Chevrolet Colorado;
  • 2015-2017 Ford F-150;
  • 2012-2016 Honda Civic Si.

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