Should I upgrade to LED headlights?

I have a 2015 Citroen C3 Picasso and need to upgrade my headlights. I am under the impression that LED bulbs are the best? But does my wiring support LEDs? Or would I be better with halogen?

Asked on 21 January 2020 by Supershaw

Answered by Dan Powell
Upgrading to LEDs will be an expensive process that will set you back £1000+. It will need to be professionally fitted and will probably require considerable upgrades to the wiring and electrics to support the LED system. Do not buy a set online and fit them yourself - they could blind other drivers or melt the wiring and pose a fire risk.

Aftermarket high-intensity discharge lamps (HID) are now banned (and result in an instant MoT failure), which means your only affordable option is to try another brand of halogen unit. Personally, I don't think there is much difference in light quality, between the various halogen bulbs on sale, but your local mechanic might have a set that will address your poor dipped headlight quality.
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