Finding the right size headlight bulbs for your 2005 Acura TL can be a hassle, especially if you aren’t familiar with headlight bulb sizes. So, before you end up buying the wrong size bulbs that aren’t even compatible with the 2005 Acura TL, allow us to help.
If you are hesitant about buying bulbs for your 2005 Acura TL, fret not. We have compiled a quick and easy chart that outlines all the specific bulb sizes for your car, from headlight to tail light.
Moreover, if you’re on the lookout for a quality set of headlight bulbs, we’ve got you covered there as well. Read on to find our top recommendations for the correct sized headlight bulbs for your 2005 Acura TL.
|2005 Acura TL Headlight Bulb Size Chart||Bulb Number|
|Headlight Bulb High Beam and Low Beam||D2S|
|Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb||LED|
|Brake Light Bulb||LED|
|Turn Signal Light Bulb Front||7443|
|License Plate Light Bulb||168|
|License Plate Light Bulb||917|
|Parking Light Bulb||7443|
|Tail Light Bulb||LED|
|Daytime Running Light Bulb||9005|
|Turn Signal Light Bulb Rear||7440|
|Back Up Reverse Light Bulb||921|
|Side Marker Light Bulb Front||168NA|
|Side Marker Light Bulb Rear||LED|
|Vanity Mirror Light Bulb||168|
|Vanity Mirror Light Bulb||917|
|Glove Box Light Bulb||2721|
|Trunk or Cargo Area Light||168|
|Trunk or Cargo Area Light||917|
|Dome Light Bulb||2825|
|Dome Light Bulb||98|
|Interior Door Light Bulb||194|
|Interior Door Light Bulb||7441|
|Reading Light Bulb Rear||2825|
|Reading Light Bulb Rear||98|
|Automatic Transmission Indicator Light Bulb||2721|
|Map Light Bulb(Compare to original, Option 2)||2825|
|Map Light Bulb(Compare to original, Option 2)||98|
|Map Light Bulb(Compare to original, Option 1)||168|
|Map Light Bulb(Compare to original, Option 1)||917|
|Floor Console Compartment Light Bulb(Compare to original, Option 1)||2721|
|Floor Console Compartment Light Bulb(Compare to original, Option 2)|
Most Recommended Headlight Bulbs for the 2005 Acura TL
Philips D2S offering, compatible with your 2005 Acura TL, features noticeably brighter light output, improved visibility, and a cooler color temperature, all in a more durable build that will outlast your stock bulbs.
One of the brightest HID bulbs, Philips headlights peak at 3600 lumens of brightness. You get a massive visibility upgrade for nighttime driving.
Wider road coverage and farther projection make it easier to make out hazards in our path. The driver was able to keep an eye out for any stray animals or other vehicles merging from the side.
You get a color temperature of around 4200k. While that isn’t blisteringly white, it is still a lot better than stock halogens. The beam pattern is clear and lacks dark spots.
Finally, the lifespan is also better than stock bulbs at around 3000 hours with regular driving.
- 3600 lumens of brightness
- 4200k color temperature
- L3600 lumens of brightness
- 4200k color temperature
- Long throw
- Wider field of view
- Over 3000 hours of use
- Simple and quick installation
- Slight yellowish tinge to them
If you need a more powerful set of bulbs for your 2005 Acura TL’s brake lights, the Auxito 912 LED bulbs are bright and highly visible to cars behind you.
These LED bulbs are over 300% brighter than the stock 2005 Acura TL brake lights. We can attest to better visibility and safety in rain or fog with these bulbs installed. They help drivers behind you react quicker when you step on the brakes.
Visibility is aided by a 6000k color temperature that is more piercing. It is clear and vibrant, and does not cause any blurriness.
Another plus point is the built in IC driver that eliminates any CANBUS errors or interference with the Acura TL’s stereo or radio.
Similarly, power consumption is also more efficient, which enables extended lifespan. We are happy to report that these bulbs last significantly longer than the stock ones so you won’t have to change them out anytime soon.
- Brighter than stock
- 6000k color temperature
- More visible for drivers behind you
- Efficient power consumption
- Long lasting
- Built in IC driver
- Fitment issues with European models