How long should headlights last?

How long should headlights last? If you’re talking about bulbs, halogens last an average of 500 to 1,000 hours. HID bulbs last an average of 2,500 to 3,000 hours. LED bulbs can last as long as 50,000 hours, which means you probably won’t need to replace them during the life of the vehicle.
There’s always a chance that headlight housings will be damaged during the life of your vehicle. However, as long as you avoid impacts, they will eventually need restoration to restore their clarity. If you do this yourself with a kit, your lenses should stay clear for one to two years. If you have the headlights professionally restored, they can last 5 years or more.

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