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When you click through the headlight test, they evaluated the RAV4 XLE halogen projector headlights. I hope they test the LED lights that my Limited has.
I think the LEDs were the last one on the list. And scored worse than the halogens!

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When you click through the headlight test, they evaluated the RAV4 XLE halogen projector headlights. I hope they test the LED lights that my Limited has.
They were actually tested further down in the post. Unfortunately, they did not fare well, but I still love mine!

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They did, It is listed in the results.
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I find the halogen headlights on the '16 Rav4 hybrid XLE to be practically useless. The right headlight seems to be pointing too far to the left and actually crosses the left beam at about 100-200 feet in front of the vehicle. Toyota says there's nothing wrong with them and there's no left-right adjustment. I'm pretty disgusted with the beam pattern and find the illumination sub-par in all respects to non-projector type headlamps I've had on other cars (including 2 Toyota Prius hybrids).

I would imagine the eastern-European markets get adjustable headlamp assemblies while the US doesn't. Wonder if it's possible to order from Europe? Maybe France or Germany?

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Gee, the halogen scored better than the LEDs. Hard to believe they are not adjustable.
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Up/Down they're adjustable. Left/Right they're not.

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We traded in a 2008 Rav and my wife and I both think the new headlights are much better than the old Rav.

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The Rav4 halogen get better ratings than the POOR rated LEDs on Limited.
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Prius gets the best ratings of GOOD with LEDs.
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Aren't the Prius LED headlights the same as Rav4 LEDs but without auto high beams. Auto high beams were credited for improving the poor headlight performance of the Rav4. Go figure.
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How about the folks that have the LED headlights all report about your experience using them vs what some so called experts say. They work great, better that any factory headlights on any other car I have owned or driven. We live in a rural area with loads of deer and no streetlights.
People commenting about something that they do not have or have not tried is pointless. By the way these lights do not need adjustment, their coverage is amazing to the front and the sides. The automatic high beams work well, even where there is no oncoming traffic.

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The automatic high beams work well, even where there is no oncoming traffic.

Or reflective signs!

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