There are times when you drive, and it’s next to impossible to see in front of you… even with your high-beams on. Times like this can be pouring rain or worst of all… fog. Whether your vehicle comes with factory fog lights, or none at all.. you’re going to want to have the best light output.
This can be achieved by either replacing your current bulbs, or placing aftermarket fog lamps right underneath your headlights.
If you’re at all intimidated by the installation process… don’t be. We included a video in the end of this guide for you to watch, and see how to do it. In the meantime, here’s a full list showing you the top 7 fog light bulbs and fog light housings you can get for your vehicle. You can also find our article on LED headlights for this year.
Here’s 7 Best Fog Bulb Lights and Lamps (Halogen & LED’s) 2019
If your vehicle already has fog lights installed, then you need to upgrade them to something a bit brighter. Our #7 LED fog lights are made by OPT7. Coming in a box of two bulbs, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of sizes: 5202, 9005, 9006, H10, H11 and H7.
Each bulb comes with 27 micro LED lights, and from there you can choose between a cool white color OR, a deep blue. An obvious benefit from using LED bulbs, is they last MUCH longer than ordinary halogens.
For less than 20 dollars and good brightness, they are a worthy try.
6. OPT7 Cree LED Fog Lights
OPT7 Cree LED Fog Lights
Made by the same company OPT7, these LED pods take a different approach to fighting fog. For starters, instead of just swapping out bulbs, you’re actually installing solid housing with multiple LED bulbs that produce incredible brightness.
These Cree xMount LED Pods will allow you to get 50,000+ hours of running time, and be waterproof for up to 1 meter (for up to 30 minutes). Ideally, these products mount right around the grill area (or wherever there’s a spot for mounting them).
Some extra features with these LED fog lights are, there’s a swivel which lets you adjust them from left to right. A heat sink is built into each pod for proper cooling. Installation isn’t difficult, just see video below.
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5. Boltlink LED Fog Light Bulbs
Boltlink LED Fog Light Bulbs
Coming in as our 35 LED fog light bulbs, its the Boltlink Ultra Bright DRL Day Driving Fog Lights. First off, they are what you replace your old fog lights with. Being MUCH brighter than your ordinary halogen bulbs, you’ll notice a significant difference in brightness (5000K vs 3200K).
These bulbs come in awide verity of sizes, ranging from H7, H8, H9, H10, H11, H16, PSX24, 9005 and 9006. A lifetime of around 50,000 hours is to be expected for each bulb.
These are one of the better fog lights we found, costing less than 30 dollars and being about as bright as the whitest light you can find. Click the button bellow to see the best price.
4. JDM Astar Extremely Bright DRL/Fog Lights
JDM Astar Extremely Bright DRL/Fog Lights
These are the bulbs that are popular among the import world, from Honda, Acuras, Nissans and many more. JDM Astar Bright Max High Power DRL/Fog Lights are an excellent addition to your existing fog light housings. To start off, these fog lights emit a ultra bright 6000K (slightly blue) light, which will tackle heavy fog.
Each bulb has 5 micro LED lights which give you a total of 10 LED lights. These lights are not headlights, and will no feature any high/low beam function. Here’s which housing these bulbs will fit in: 9040, 9145, 9050, 9115 and H10.
You’ll love these bulbs for their high light output, and if coming from old halogen bulbs, you’ll notice a BIG difference. Click the button below to see the current best price.
3. IceBeamer Xenon Fog Light Bulbs
IceBeamer Xenon Fog Light Bulbs
Moving down to our #3 pick for best fog lights, are the IceBeamer FOG Xenon Bulbs. Lets get the “HID” part out of the way, because these are by no means HID bulbs. With the blue tint, you’ll be able to get a slight hint of blue when fully lit.. however what you’ll notice the most is the bright white. These are a definite upgrade from OEM fog lights where you’ll usually be stuck with a yellow’ish light.
These bulbs are D.O.T and S.A.E compliant, and extremely cheap at under $10.
2. AuxBeam Cree Work Light and Fog Light
AuxBeam Cree Work Light and Fog Light
For fog lights that produce an enormous amount of light in an instant, we picked the AuxBeam LED pod Auxiliary and Fog Lights. These units in particular produce 1260-1800 lumens, which is more than enough to tackle even the heaviest fog.
Each LED pod has the life capacity of withstanding up to 50,000 hours of running time. On top of that, you’ll have full functionality of moving them around from place until proper angle is reached.
If you’re thinking of installing these LED fog lights onto trucks, SUV’s, or cars, you’ll have no problem doing so. **Be sure to see video below for instructions.
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1. Nilight Cree LED Spot Fog Lights
Nilight Cree LED Spot Fog Lights
Now as our grand finale for best fog lights to buy, we have the Nilight Cree LED Spot Driving Fog Lights. These units are some of the best you can buy, without spending too much.
Each one features 6 super strong Led light bulbs, allowing you to flash light at 6000K. With the housing you are able to move each light 40-85 degrees. The toughened glass also makes it impact proof, and perfect for mounting down-low.
As with all the other LED fog lights, you get up to 50,000 hours of running time. Best results can be achieved when you mount these bulbs right by your radiator. Click the button below to see the Nilight Cree LED Fog Lights.
EXTRA: See this instructional video on how to install aftermarket fog lights.