What’s the difference between H16 and 5202 LED bulbs for the Tundra?

New 2014+ Tundras have a new fog light housing and a new fog light bulb. These new bulbs are now labeled as H16. Until this fog light housing came out, the bulb style used has never been called an H16. Before this light was released, an H16 bulb looked totally different than this new bulb. The new Tundra fog light bulb is actually more like an H11 bulb. This has caused a lot of confusion when upgrading the new Tundra fog lights.

The problem is all aftermarket LED manufacturers call the 5202 bulb an H16… If you buy an H16 LED bulb from ANYONE, you will not get the right bulb for your Tundra! When picking an LED bulb to replace your stock Toyota Tundra fog light bulb, your best bet is to order an H11. Here’s why:

Left: 2014+ new H16 Bulb. Right: Traditional H16 Bulb. Totally different bulb fitments.
Left: 2014+ new H16 Bulb. Right: Traditional H16 Bulb.
Totally different bulb fitments!
Left: Traditional H11 Bulb. Right: 2014+ Tundra new H16 Bulb Very similar in style and fitment.
Left: Traditional H11 Bulb. Right: 2014+ Tundra new H16 Bulb
Very similar in style and fitment.
Left: Traditional H11 Bulb. Right: 2014+ Tundra new H16 Bulb Very similar in style and in fitment. When upgrading 2014+ Tundra fog lights, an H11 bulb is needed, not a traditional H16 bulb.
Left: Traditional H11 Bulb. Right: 2014+ Tundra new H16 Bulb
Very similar in style and in fitment. When upgrading 2014+ Tundra fog lights, an H11 bulb is needed, not a traditional H16 LED bulb.

To make it easy for you, here is a list of LED bulbs that will replace the OEM H16 halogen fog light bulbs in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Toyota Tundra:

 

GTR Lighting GEN 3 LED Conversion Kit:

  GTR Lighting Reflex Series H11 LED Bulbs

 

  GTR Lighting H11 Lightning Series LED Bulbs

 

  Putco Silver-Lux LED Headlights, H11

Check out our newest Tundra fog light video for more information.

 

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