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Headlights, Headlight Parts, and Safety Equipment

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Shop Headlights and Headlight Parts

A car's headlights come in a wide variety of types, from classic sealed beams to modern halogen lights, xenon, and even LED bulbs. Finding headlight replacement bulbs is crucial to a safe car ride and heightened visibility.

Good headlights will help you out in inclement weather with a wide but focused beam of light that can save your life from nocturnal road hazards or an oncoming driver with limited visibility on a stormy night.

You don't have to stop at the typical choices. At NAPA AUTO PARTS, you can express your custom style by picking the perfect aftermarket headlights from our extensive range of quality materials for your car's headlight assembly, headlight conversion kit, and bolt-on-headlight assemblies.

Browse our advanced lighting technology and make insufficient light a thing of the past. Improved visibility is one of the most important things you can do for your driving safety, and we have some of the brightest headlight bulbs on the market.

Come into a NAPA AUTO PARTS location near you to speak with an automotive expert or shop online for first-class light solution for your car, truck, or SUV.

What Are The Different Types Of Headlight?

Headlight technology has come a long way over the past few decades.

Where we once had to settle for dull and discolored headlights, now we can choose from the brightest white light or a 7-color RGB DRL Bar headlight that mounts on the top of your Ford F150 or Jeep Wrangler, virtually banishing darkness. Clear, bright light output is key to nighttime visibility and safety.

But not just any light goes into your car or truck. It's important to know what kind of parts you need. Do you need a whole replacement headlight assembly, or do you have an H4 conversion, and you only need to find a headlight compatible with your housing.

Reflector Headlights

These are the oldest of the bunch and were often considered dull stock headlights. If one of the lights burned out, you were forced to replace the entire headlight housing. This inability to be customized has seen the sealed beam style reflector headlights phased out of use.

Today reflector headlights use mirrors instead of lenses to guide the low or high beam of light they put out. Replacing a reflector headlight today is incredibly easy as the housings are no longer sealed.

Projector Headlights

Projector headlights were once only found in European performance cars, but today they are common, and most new cars use this style of headlight.

The only real difference between projector headlights and reflector headlights is that a projector uses a lens to magnify the beam's output, which gives improved night visibility and a more homogenous light.

H4 Conversions

This is the most accessible aftermarket upgrade the average driver can make to their driving lights. An H4 headlight assembly kit is compatible with multiple bulb types and is an easy switch from the factory headlight assemblies.

So ditch the genuine headlights for brilliant LED light or any number of our high-quality replacement headlights in a choice of styles at NAPA AUTO PARTS.

Custom Headlights and Aftermarket Options

If your factory lights aren't making the grade for your needs, we have all kinds of options for custom and aftermarket lights. If your factory fog lights aren't giving you enough illumination, put on a brilliant LED bar.

Or if you need a daytime headlight or running lights (for the hour before sunrise or the hour after sunset), we have some truly astonishing headlights that can act as additional lights to your basic operating light.

What Are The Different Types Of Headlight Bulbs?

There are pros and cons to each type of popular headlight bulb. We will break down the traditional halogen and the cutting-edge light design of LEDs and HIDs.

Halogen Headlights

Halogen bulbs combine two gasses to create a more efficient lighting environment than old-school filament bulbs. These bulbs are by far the most common bulb seen on the street today.

They are small, easy to replace, and are incredibly affordable. They project a soft light that won't blind oncoming traffic but isn't as strong as the other options.

HID Headlights (Xenon Headlights)

These high-intensity headlights give the most visibility to the driver. They work a little differently than traditional lightbulbs. After filling a glass tube with Xenon gas, an arc of electric current is run through the bulb to produce incredibly hot plasma-filled white-blue lights. The big downside to HID headlights is that they have the effect of blinding oncoming traffic, which has given rise to more accidents when these incandescent lights are equipped.

LED Headlights

LED lights activate with a speed that almost makes them almost automatic headlights. It's no wonder that all the headlights in Formula1 are LED.

They are small and compact but unfortunately get very hot and need expensive components to make them fully efficient. For bright, incandescent light, choosing an LED headlight is hard to beat.

When Should I Change My Headlights?

Buying the right bulb for your vehicle is key to getting the best night-time visibility. A good habit is to replace bulbs in pairs. When a single bulb blows its partner is usually not far behind.

It is also wise to take a few minutes to clean and polish the headlight lens if it has become foggy or yellowed.

NAPA AUTO PARTS stocks a full line of headlight bulbs from the most popular brands. Shop for compatible headlight parts for your car, truck, or SUV using our search by vehicle feature. Simply choose your vehicle, ex. 'Toyota Tundra', 'Ford Ranger', or 'Honda Accord'.

Prefer to shop in person? Don't get left out in the dark, swing into your local NAPA AUTO PARTS location today.

SHOPPING for BUG DEFLECTORS FENDER FLARES and MUD FLAPS

Bug Deflectors will adjust the airflow around your car's hood so insects and stray rocks avoid your windshield.

Fender Flares and Mud Flaps help prevent mud and debris from being flung above the wheel wells of your vehicle.

SHOPPING FOR DOOR SILL PROTECTORS FLOOR MATS and GRILLES

Door sill protectors fit along the edge of your car's door to prevent dirt and foreign matter from getting in.

Floor mats like WeatherTech also ensure that the carpet and upholstery in your vehicle stays free of stains and grime that can cause odors and reduce your car's resale value.

The grille on your car keeps foreign debris from getting into your engine.

SHOPPING FOR HEADLIGHT TAILLIGHT COVERS HEADLIGHTS & BULBS HORNS & EXTERIOR PARTS

Headlight Taillight Covers prevent dings and lens fogging and keep your visibility high.

Shop for headlights bulbs here.

Find a variety of car horns of your vehicle here.

FIND FRONT PARK, TURN & CLEARANCE HEADLIGHT & FOGLIGHT SIDEMARKERS LENSES & ASSEMBLIES

Shop for Front Parking, Turn and Clearance Lenses & Assemblies

Shop for Headlight & Foglight Lenses & Assemblies

Shop for Sidemarker Lenses & Assemblies

Find LIFT SUPPORTS , MIRROR & GLASS PRODUCTS

Is your hood or tailgate not lifting or lowering as quickly or quietly as it once did? Shop here for hood and trunk lift supports .

It doesn't matter if you're driving a big rig, boat, motorcycle, or ATV mirrors are a fundamental part of operating any vehicle. Shop for mirrors and glass products here.

FIND RUNNING BOARDS & STEPS, SAFETY PRODUCTS, VENTSHADES & VISORS

Getting in and out of any large vehicle requires a little help with running boards and steps .

Keep an eye out for hazards and ensure safe driving with our safety products.

The sun can make driving car more difficult, so block it out with our vent shades & visors .