Posted by 5teve-0 | Posted in 2012 3rd Gen Toyota Prius Four | Posted on 25-05-2012
I owned a set of interior LED light upgrades for my previous Acura RSX. My review on those lights can be read here. Being absolutely satisfied with the output of these LED lights, I decided that the interior lights were the first thing to upgrade in my new Prius. The LED performed as expected.
For the Prius, I opted for the 5000k output instead of the 6000k output I had for the RSX. The difference is noticeable. Here, we have a pure white light output vs. the 6000k upgrades which outputs a bright white light with a noticeable bluish tint. For comparison, read my review on the exLEDusa custom interior LED upgrade for the RSX.
The entire set consists of 10 pieces:
- 2 overhead map light replacement LEDs
- 2 front door courtesy light replacement LEDs
- 2 rear license plate LEDs
- 2 vanity mirror LED
- 1 cabin dome LED
- 1 rear cargo LED
Just like the LED upgrade for the RSX, there is a tiny Philips screw that you can turn to adjust the brightness. The level of brightness is from "off" to blindingly bright (you'll see):
To make installation even easier than they already are, each of the LED board have the designated lighting area printed on them, for example, "Room Lamp Module" is imprinted on the pair of overhead dome map LED boards.
Here's an overview of the stock vs. the LED upgrade by exLEDusa:
The upgrade kit costs $99.99 shipped. If you have a few extra cash to spend and would like a brighter, energy efficient interior lighting, this upgrade is definitely worth the commanding price. To get your hands on your own set, order it directly by clicking on the following link: