Kensun HID Xenon Conversion Kit Review: May 2017
The invention of headlights has made driving possible even when the sun is not present in the sky. They have completely revolutionized transportation by making it accessible any time irrespective of the presence of natural light. But unfortunately, they are one of the most neglected parts of the vehicle as companies only provide the bare minimum lights to pass regulation and many vehicle owners don’t take care of their lights as they should.
Although driving in normal city traffic at night with standard headlights is doable due to presence of various light emitters in the city, the same cannot be said for country roads or highways. Many vehicles sold in the market today have downgraded bulbs due to cost cutting which makes it unsafe to drive with them at night.
Fortunately, there are ways that one can upgrade their lights of their vehicles with ease. Xenon HID lights are preferred are the most powerful lights in the market, as they are extra bright and cover a large area when lit. One of the popular options in the market for Xenon HID lights are the Kensun HID Xenon conversion kit, which converts your normal headlamps to Xenon HID. Today, we are going to have a look at it and see what it offers.
- High performance extra bright HID xenon bulbs
- Heavy duty ballasts
- Weather-proof, water-proof, shock-proof and dust-proof construction
- Easy installation (advertised as under 20 min)
- Rated wattage of 35 watts
What’s it come with?
In the box, we find the Kensun HID Xenon lamp pair, a pair of heavy duty ballasts for the lamps, 2 types of mounting brackets for the ballasts as well as a Kensun-branded briefcase to keep all the items when not in use. The Kensun HID Xenon Conversion kit comes with a standard 2-year Kensun warranty.
Installing the Kensun HID conversion kit was really easy, it took less than 15 minutes to install it completely in my car. The lamps fit with ease in the headlamp socket of most vehicles, though some vehicles with specialized bulbs or holders would need professional help for installation.
The good thing about Kensun is you can call their helpline and provide them with the make and model of your car and then they can provide you the steps for installing the kit. This is extremely helpful for inexperienced folks who are willing to DIY. In terms of brightness, the bulbs are extremely bright and the ballasts run at tolerable temperatures.
The brightness of the bulbs easily covers the front when lit up and is a boon for driving safely desolate and dark roads. There are some issues with the fitment the bulbs on some vehicles which have stylized headlights. Also, the bulb consumes 35 watts of power which is adequate for the brightness it provides.
Likes & Dislikes
The Kensun HID Xenon conversion kit is great for those who drive in the dark, as it provides ample brightness to keep one safe on the road. It is reasonably priced, has good customer service and is backed by a 2-year warranty which ensures hassle free solutions in case of problems.
They also come in a variety of colour temperatures to suit a variety of customer choices. The fact that they consume only 35 watts ensures that the battery doesn’t get discharged fast and also shows the efficiency of the product. Even after years of releasing, the Kensun HID Xenon conversion kit is still sought after mainly due to its performance and reliability and are thus, still popular in the market.
The only flaw of the Kensun Xenon HID is its inability to fit in certain vehicles properly. Overall, a worthy upgrade for your car and a recommended purchase.