Any thoughts on the difference in fog lights?

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    Any thoughts on the difference in fog lights?

    I'm looking at the new 2020 and there's significant difference in the placement of the fog lights. It can be snowy in my area and the fog lights on my '17 Soul have been great. Those are low and on the outer edges.

    For 2020, it looks like the halogen lights are low but more to the center. The LED fog lights are up higher and on the outside. I'm thinking that this has to result in a significant difference in their lighting areas.

    Has anyone looked into the difference between the halogen and LED light options? Any opinions?

    Thanks!

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    I want to say mine are lower as I have LED headlights. I haven't looked yet, but I think if you get the LED headlights, the foglamps are down in the lower housing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TXSSSoul View Post
    I want to say mine are lower as I have LED headlights. I haven't looked yet, but I think if you get the LED headlights, the foglamps are down in the lower housing.
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    From what I can tell, this is how I think they are laid out...

    Any thoughts on the difference in fog lights?-2020soulheadlights.jpg

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    My GT-Line (non turbo) is different from that Red GT-Line in the photo.

    Turn signals and parking lights at top and mirrors (same).

    Headlights in middle (not top as shown). Think those top headlights might be the GT Turbo with Leds.

    Fog lights below (same), fog lights will NOT operate independently from headlights. Fog lights automatically turn off when high beams illuminate.

    When light switch is set to auto the headlamps dim and brighten automatically!

    Headlights do not come on automatically when wipers are turned on. Here in Florida it is State law that lights must be on if wipers are on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wzlwgn View Post
    My GT-Line (non turbo) is different from that Red GT-Line in the photo.

    Turn signals and parking lights at top and mirrors (same).

    Headlights in middle (not top as shown). Think those top headlights might be the GT Turbo with Leds.

    Fog lights below (same), fog lights will NOT operate independently from headlights. Fog lights automatically turn off when high beams illuminate.

    When light switch is set to auto the headlamps dim and brighten automatically!

    Headlights do not come on automatically when wipers are turned on. Here in Florida it is State law that lights must be on if wipers are on.

    Sent from my SM-N950U using Tapatalk

    I couldn't get myself to "settle" on the normal headlights. They need to go HIDs for at least the base units. The current base, look like they were taken out of a 1980s PU truck. When I first saw them, I thought I was getting Jaundice. Fortunately, you can upgrade the headlights with LED's for less than $100.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TXSSSoul View Post
    I couldn't get myself to "settle" on the normal headlights. Fortunately, you can upgrade the headlights with LED's for less than $100.
    And by doing so blind every oncoming driver, the reflector in the base halogen headlights is not designed for either LED or HID aftermarket add ons, they will scatter the light al over hell's half acre.

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    From the Kia Build web site, I see three different light configurations.

    Any thoughts on the difference in fog lights?-soulheadlights.jpg

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