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CR tests headlights
Even with the new technology, low-beam headlights don’t always provide enough forward seeing distance for the driver to react to an object in the road and stop in time.
For example, 2pcs h7 led headlight bulb adapter holder base for brake testing shows that, on average, a vehicle traveling at 60 mph (or 88 feet per second) on dry asphalt in ideal conditions needs about 130 feet to come to a complete stop. Estimates for a driver’s reaction time between seeing something ahead in the road and hitting the brake pedal is 2.0 seconds—at roughly 88 feet per second, the vehicle has traveled 176 feet before the driver has hit the brakes. That means the total distance needed from recognizing an object to coming to a full stop is about 300 feet.
But in our headlight tests, we’ve seen that neither LED nor HID low-beam headlights consistently illuminate more of the road ahead than halogens do. The poorer performers among all headlight types don’t reach the 300-foot mark. The result is that drivers traveling at 60 mph or faster will “overdrive” their headlights, meaning they’re going faster than the lights can illuminate the road ahead, giving the driver little time to stop. The Escalade we tested in 2015 was able to illuminate signs on our headlight test course as far as 400 feet ahead.
We’ve found that with LEDs and HIDs, manufacturers are having a hard time balancing casting enough light down the road without causing glare to oncoming drivers because of their intensity,” says Stockburger. “Many oncoming drivers mistakenly think an oncoming vehicle has its high beams on, when in reality the car just has LEDs or HIDs.” This is particularly a problem with oncoming SUVs, because their headlights are positioned higher up on the body than on a car.
You don’t automatically get a better system when you use LEDs, Hella’s Pietzonka says. “If you have a bad optical system or a bad reflector, then the LEDs can’t produce better light,” he says.
Cost is also a factor 2pcs h7 led headlight bulb adapter holder base for. The automaker decides how many lumens (a measurement of brightness) it wants out of its lights. For example, a headlight assembly with two LEDs may perform worse than a halogen light, one that has three LEDs may equal the performance of a halogen light, and a unit with five LEDs can exceed the performance of a halogen light, but ultimately it’s a matter of how much money a manufacturer wants to spend
Consumers Should Do
It’s important to “try before you buy,” and that includes a car’s headlights, Stockburger says. Shoppers should test drive the vehicle they’re interested in at night. Make sure the test car is equipped with the type of headlights that will be on the car they’re considering. For example, it isn’t helpful to test drive a car with halogen headlights if the desired version only has LEDs.
Buyers shouldn’t be swayed by the style of the lights or the idea of getting some cool new tech.
And owners should always be aware that headlight alignment is important regardless of the underlying technology. Headlights should be aligned vertically so that the road ahead is properly lighted, but also so that glare to oncoming drivers is limited. They should be aligned by a mechanic whenever the light assembly has been removed and reinstalled, such as after a repair.
In addition, owners of a brand-new car should bring the car back to the dealership for a headlight alignment if they feel that their headlights aren’t properly illuminating the road ahead. We buy every vehicle we test from dealers for evaluation at our Auto Test Center and often have to adjust the headlight alignment on test cars before evaluating them, Stockburger says.
It’s particularly important for used-car buyers to make sure the headlights are aligned. If there is any doubt, have the dealership do it, or insist that the sale price be lowered to cover the cost of a headlight alignment.
Jill Trotta, 2pcs h7 led headlight bulb adapter holder base for a vice president at RepairPal, a website that estimates auto repair costs, says that on many models “the headlamps usually only need adjustment when there is an accident or something that might cause the actual assembly to move.” She says that it shouldn’t take more than an hour to get them realigned and will cost roughly $115 to do.
Some of this maintenance may be unnecessary in the future. “We’re trying to introduce systems, sometime in the future, where the end consumer doesn’t have to worry about the alignment of the headlights,” Pietzonka says. That includes creating systems that will automatically adjust themselves based on factors such as how the car sits when it’s loaded with people and cargo
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