Ask TFL: Must Upgrade Headlights on my Chevy Silverado 2500 HD, But Which LED Lights to Get?

2017 chevy silverado 2500 hd
2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD

What are the options to upgrade my truck’s headlights? Specifically, upgrading the lights on a 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 heavy duty truck. We recently got this question from Matt in Minnesota.

I have a 2016 Silverado 2500HD, that I bought new. I absolutely love everything about the truck—except the headlights!

I want to put in some LED headlights and am looking for your recommendation.  I want a hight quality, bright and flicker free result for both low/hight beams and fog lights.

I found HR Revolution lights with a quick google search. Are they any good?


Headlight performance is a very important safety item, and this subject is getting more attention. IIHS started testing headlight performance on all vehicles within the last several years.

Upgrading your lights can also be a great way to personalize your truck and tailor it to your needs and taste.

There are two ways to approach this. You can simply replace the light bulbs within your factory headlamp assemblies. This is a far more affordable way of getting better light. Naturally, you still need to watch out for regulations. Some light bulbs are only rated for off-road use because they are too bright and can blind oncoming traffic. Other light bulbs have a color tinted light that may or may not be legal in your state.

The other way is to replace the entire headlight or tail-light assembly with an aftermarket unit. This is more expensive, but it makes more of a visual impact and can be very effective in lighting up the road. Once again, the light assemblies have to comply with regulations and properly installed and leveled. It’s easy to install a new light assembly that points too high by mistake.

We do not have experience with the HR Revolution lights, but perhaps somebody else here does.

Here is us testing a 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD on the Gold Mine Hill off-road test.