13 Best Automotive Brake & Tail Light Assemblies

List Updated May 2020

Bestselling Automotive Brake & Tail Light Assemblies in 2020


Non-polarity!LUYED 2 X 900 Lumens Super Bright 3014 78-EX Chipsets 3156 3057 3157 4157 LED Bulbs Used For Back Up Reverse Lights,Brake Lights,Tail Lights,Xenon White

Non-polarity!LUYED 2 X 900 Lumens Super Bright 3014 78-EX Chipsets 3156 3057 3157 4157 LED Bulbs Used For Back Up Reverse Lights,Brake Lights,Tail Lights,Xenon White
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

2004-2005-2006-2007 Dodge Grand Caravan & Chrysler Town & Country Taillight Taillamp Rear Brake Tail Light Lamp Pair Set Right Passenger AND Left Driver Side (04 05 06 07)

2004-2005-2006-2007 Dodge Grand Caravan & Chrysler Town & Country Taillight Taillamp Rear Brake Tail Light Lamp Pair Set Right Passenger AND Left Driver Side (04 05 06 07)
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020

1x Waterproof Plate light with 6 White LED For License Plate Light,Backup Light,tail light or Brake Light for Motorcycle Bike ATV Car RV SUV

1x Waterproof Plate light with 6 White LED For License Plate Light,Backup Light,tail light or Brake Light for Motorcycle Bike ATV Car RV SUV
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • LED Waterproof Plate light with 6 white LED
  • Super brighter 6pcs White 3528 LED and waterproof
  • 1 years warrnty
  • DC12V Operating

Philips 12835REDB2 Intense Red Vision LED Stop/Tail light, 2 Pack

Philips 12835REDB2 Intense Red Vision LED Stop/Tail light, 2 Pack
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • Add style to your ride with Philips Vision LED
  • Vision LED lights last 12 years, guaranteed. With Vision LED, your lighting will be on the cutting edge now, and for years to come.
  • Interior lighting: 6000K Bright white light
  • Exterior lighting: Fast response time thanks to instant-on capability. Red intense light for stop/tail and 6000K white light for back-up applications
  • First to market with proven street-legal exterior LEDs as a direct replacement for exterior incandescent bulbs.
  • Philips Vision LEDs are available for brake and taillights, back-up lights, dome lights, glove compartment lights, trunk lights, and license plate lights.
  • Original equipment quality seal for the most reliable performance
  • LED lights by Philips, for over 100 years we have been continuously innovating automotive lighting

SPPC Smoke LED 3rd Brake Lights For Ford F-150- Cargo Tail Lamp

SPPC Smoke LED 3rd Brake Lights For Ford F-150- Cargo Tail Lamp
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • Fits: 04-08 Ford F150 DOESN'T FIT 2004 F-150 HERITAGE & SVT LIGHTNING & Fl50 XLT extended cabThis item only has 1 plug. If your car has 3 plugs, you'll need to remove wiring harness in order to install
  • Meets or Exceeds DOT & SAE Standards
  • Direct OEM Replacement No Modification Needed
  • New Aftermarket Part
  • 30 Days Money Back Guarantee & 90 Days Limited Warranty

High Power Custom F1 Style 12 LED 3/8" 1cm Clamp Flash Mount Strobe 3rd Third Blinking Triangle Tail Lamp Brake Stop Light Red Lens for Car SUV Truck

High Power Custom F1 Style 12 LED 3/8
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Package includes: One 12 volts Integrated light
  • Super bright high power 12 LED bulbs universal fit F1 Style Diffuser tail light.
  • Integrated light, 3 wires connecting, used as running light, third brake stop light, rear tail light.
  • Low consumption LED lights, with 80,000 hour life expectancy.
  • Universal fit any cars, SUV, trucks or motorcycles to improve both the safety and the style.

1999-2000 Cadillac Escalade, 1992-1994 Blazer/Jimmy Fullsize, 1988-2000 Chevrolet/Chevy & GMC C1500 K1500, 1990-2000 C2500 C3500 K2500 K3500 Full Size Pickup Truck, 1992-1998 Suburban, 1995-2000 Tahoe & Yukon Fullsize Taillight Taillamp Rear Brake Tail Light Lamp (With Circuit Board) Pair Set: Right Passenger AND Left Driver Side (1988 88 1989 89 1990 90 1991 91 1992 92 1993 93 1994 94 1995 95 1996 96 1997 97 1998 98 1999 99 2000 00)

1999-2000 Cadillac Escalade, 1992-1994 Blazer/Jimmy Fullsize, 1988-2000 Chevrolet/Chevy & GMC C1500 K1500, 1990-2000 C2500 C3500 K2500 K3500 Full Size Pickup Truck, 1992-1998 Suburban, 1995-2000 Tahoe & Yukon Fullsize Taillight Taillamp Rear Brake Tail Light Lamp (With Circuit Board) Pair Set: Right Passenger AND Left Driver Side (1988 88 1989 89 1990 90 1991 91 1992 92 1993 93 1994 94 1995 95 1996 96 1997 97 1998 98 1999 99 2000 00)
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • Brand New

GMC Acadia SUV Outer Piece Red Brake Tail Light Tail Brake Lamp Passenger Right Side RH Replacement

GMC Acadia SUV Outer Piece Red Brake Tail Light Tail Brake Lamp Passenger Right Side RH Replacement
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • 100% Brand New, Comes in One Side, Which Means Only Included Right Side (Passenger Side)
  • Direct Bolt On Replacement For Your Original Tail Lights, No Wiring or Any Other Modification Needed
  • DOT (Department of Transportation) & SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Approved
  • 90 Days Limited Warranty from the date of the shipment shows delivered, No exception
  • Unless Otherwise Noted, Our Lights Do Not Include Bulbs, Though Occasionally Lighting Manufacturers Do Include Bulbs in the Lights. Professional Installation is Highly Recommended.

Toyota Tundra 00-06 Right Rh Rear Brake Taillight Taillamp New Lens & Housing

Toyota Tundra 00-06 Right Rh Rear Brake Taillight Taillamp New Lens & Housing
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Toyota Tundra 00-06 Right Rh Rear Brake Taillight Taillamp New Lens & Housing

Chevy Trailblazer 02-09 Right Taillamp Rear Brake Taillight Lens & Housing

Chevy Trailblazer 02-09 Right Taillamp Rear Brake Taillight Lens & Housing
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • All of our parts are certified by the Department of Transportation & Society of Automotive Engineers.
  • If you have any questions about fitment please contact us before purchasing.
  • This item fits a 2002-2009 CHEVROLET TRAIL BLAZER.

Dorman 923-232 Third Brake Lamp Assembly

Dorman 923-232 Third Brake Lamp Assembly
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • Center high mount stop light
  • Features: brightness, quick illumination, high efficiency and long-lasting performance
  • Replacement helps you to pass state inspection as well as avoid tickets and fines
  • Direct replacement for a proper fit every time
  • Vehicle try-on testing has been conducted on this part to ensure trouble-free installation and performance

iJDMTOY Smoked Lens 3-In-1 LED Rear Fog Light Kit For 11-up Subaru Impreza WRX/STi, Functions as Tail Lamp, Brake Lamp, Backup Reverse Light (Includes Wire Harness & Mounting Bracket)

iJDMTOY Smoked Lens 3-In-1 LED Rear Fog Light Kit For 11-up Subaru Impreza WRX/STi, Functions as Tail Lamp, Brake Lamp, Backup Reverse Light (Includes Wire Harness & Mounting Bracket)
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2020
  • Complete kit comes with LED rear fog light, wiring harness, back mounting bracket, taps and screws
  • Smoked lens, powered by 12 pieces red LED lights for the rear fog light with brake/tail feature and 4 pieces white LED lights for backup reverse
  • Give your Subaru a better and brighter genuine Japnese JDM look!
  • Direct fit for 2011-up Subaru WRX/STI. However for Subaru Impreza and XV Crosstrek, there are some mods/adjustments are required (see description for more detail)
  • This is an iJDMTOY Trademark Brand product, exclusively available at iJDMTOY

2004-2005-2006 Chevy/Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe & GMC Yukon XL 1500 2500 Denali Tail Light Lamp Rear Brake Taillight Taillamp Right Passenger Side (04 05 06)

2004-2005-2006 Chevy/Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe & GMC Yukon XL 1500 2500 Denali Tail Light Lamp Rear Brake Taillight Taillamp Right Passenger Side (04 05 06)
BESTSELLER NO. 13 in 2020

It Isn't Your Imagination: Taillights Are a Brighter Shade of Red

During the last five years or so, carmakers have begun to incorporate ultra-bright red LEDs as turn and brake light indicators. It's a happy circumstance that the technology to help make drivers safe is available when needed.

If you think they have become brighter - they have and if you think there are a lot more bulbs making up your taillights, you're also right.

All of this is due to an electrical device called a light-emitting diode or LED. You're probably most familiar with them as the power lights on your TV set or CD system at home, or maybe even your dishwasher.

They all work the same way. A small electrical current is applied to a special type of diode whose photos get excited with the right voltage application. In some LEDs, if you apply a voltage one way, it will glow green or yellow and if you apply it in reverse, it will glow red.

The real breakthrough for the car industry came with the high-intensity LED. By changing the chemical composition of the diode slightly (it's called doping), scientists were able to make super-bright LEDs. We're not talking little bitty increases in output, but orders of magnitude such that they could become real safety devices.

It would be nice if the auto industry could claim sole responsibility for this change, but it cannot because it is actually a trickle-down from the traffic light industry.

If you remember traffic lights about 10 or 15 years ago, you probably noticed that they had large green or red lenses that seemed to magnify the lights behind the lens. You were right if you noticed them because that is exactly what they did.

This change, in itself, helped the traffic light designers created some very interesting traffic control signals that could be seen by single lanes, rather than a whole intersection so that if one lane had a green light, the rest of the intersection could remain on red. Of course, the drawback with this type of lighting was that unless you were looking directly at the traffic light - at the right angle - then it was tough to see in bright light.

Enter the LED design teams. Experimenting with different doping materials, they were able to increase the yield of yellow and green LEDs at the start. White and red LEDs were apparently trickier and required more testing.

Apparently concentrating on the red LED segment, the design teams were able to finally make the breakthrough they needed by changing the characteristics of the diodes themselves and they became super-bright. They were not visible not only at night, but also in the daytime, which was one of their original criticisms that they washed out during the day, making them practically invisible. So, now they had the tools they needed to create LED-driven traffic lights.

You've no doubt seen them at intersections around. They are the ones that are very bright under all light conditions and they look like they are made up of a lot of little flashlight bulbs. Well, they are not bulbs, they are really LEDs and they do make a difference (not that people who run red lights really care, they still keep running them). But, for those honest folks who stop at red lights ultra-brights are real visual aides, especially during lousy weather.

Now, let's fast forward to about four years ago in the car industry. Starting at the high end - as they usually do - auto designers began to incorporate bright red LEDs into their brake light designs and turn signals, as well. They automatically became part of the emergency flashers.

That's why when you look at a vehicle such as the Caddy CTS from 2004 you notice a bright red LED display, instead of the more standard bulbs. Indeed, they did put the bulbs to shame, as they were much brighter and more noticeable.

It wasn't that the auto industry wasn't trying to improve its safety lighting because it was. They first took care of front-end lighting with the addition of halogen headlights and very bright reflectors. The halogen tubes were separate from the reflectors and required special legislation to make them legal.

The drawback with this type of headlight is sealing. In wet weather, if the weather seal is compromise, it's easy for the lens to fog up and become a lot less useful. That's why you'll find today's front end lighting is actually designed right into the fender design itself. This way it can be shielded and fared correctly to keep the water out.

Next, the industry knew it had a problem with rear lighting. It had thought that the problem was solved in the late 1980s when the third stoplights were added high in the rear window. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests at the time showed dramatic changes in rear-end collisions with just the addition of a third high-mounted rear light.

And, it worked in cars at the time, too. When they were added about 1987, high-mounted rear brake lights cut accident rates drastically. However, those rates began to level off about a decade later, probably, some have speculated, because Baby Boomer eyesight was beginning to shift and making it harder to see standard red bulbs at night (it does happen as a natural part of aging).

Looking around, auto industry design teams first tried to use bright multi-mirrored interior lenses for the rear standard brake lights and they did help, but, they were still not as effective as they could be.

Enter the ultra-bright red LED that the auto industry found that traffic light designers had figured out. Just by swapping out the rear taillight assembly and inserting the ultra-brights, car designers and safety experts saw that people could now see brake lights and turn signals again. It was quite a change.

This wasn't an inexpensive change, either because who rear lighting enclosures had to be redesigned to accept the multiple LEDs that were needed to make the system work. Suddenly you had 20 or 30 LEDs firing at the same time - actually not hard to do if they are hooked up right - but they were in a limited space that had to look good. And, in some instances they actually had to strobe from right to left or left to right to indicate the turn more brightly, if you were turning, or they just all had to come on at the same time to show you were stopping.

For the auto industry, the ultra-bright LED taillight is a mixed blessing. Yes, it was expensive to design around, but, on the other hand, the average lifespan of any LED is somewhere around a lifetime or longer. All they actually are is a piece of doped silicon that is excited by a voltage that is applied to one of the legs with the correct voltage drop.

The nice thing about this is that you can actually cut down on the power requirements of the rear lights because each LED only sinks between .7 and 1.25 volts to make them work, as opposed to the old-fashioned 13-volt light bulb that had a limited lifetime and required more voltage to run.

The last area to see the change to ultra-brights is the front end of top-end cars such as the Bentley or the Audi line. You'll see a line of about 14 or 15 ultra-bright whites outlining the headlight assembly. These lights make these vehicles far more visible at dusk or in heavy weather. They should start to trickle down through the industry in the next few years especially as designers hit the wall with the amount of voltage available from hybrid or all-electric systems. These LEDs will sure help out because of their lower electrical requirements.

So, the next time you think you're seeing things when the car ahead of you hits its brakes, you are not, you are seeing a brighter shade of red.

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