Which Bulbs Fit the 2015 Nissan Altima SV?

I recently got my hands on a new 2015 Nissan Altima SV and at the time of writing this there is no database online or at the dealership that said what bulbs the vehicle took for headlights and fog lights. We wanted to upgrade the low beam headlights and the fog lights to LED or HID bulbs so to do the install we just had to tear the car apart and find out what it had under the hood!

Here’s what we found: On this particular 2015 Nissan Altima SV it used H11 low beam headlight bulbs and H11 fog light bulbs. We ended up going with 2 pairs of the GTR Lighting H11 LED Headlight conversion kit found here. These fit in the stock fog light and headlight housings perfectly with no modification necessary. They were 100% plug and play. We installed the lights, zip-tied up all the wiring and turned them on. That’s all there was to it!

Here are the pictures of a comparison between stock and the new LED bulbs from GTR Lighting:

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

The H11 LED headlight conversion kit from GTR Lighting is plug and play on the new Altima and they are WAY brighter than stock bulbs!

 

As you can see from the above pictures, the LED headlight kits are twice as bright as the original lights, and here you can see the completed lights.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

GTR Lighting H11 LED Bulbs installed in the fog lights and low beams.

8 responses to “Which Bulbs Fit the 2015 Nissan Altima SV?

  1. How’s the cutoff for just the low beams. I currently have some 3fives 6500k(xb35s) from Morimoto and they have an excellent cutoff, but HIDs don’t nearly have the same life-span as LEDs so I am thinking about switching.

    • Hi Ben, your existing HID’s will be a bit brighter than LED bulbs, but you’re correct about the lifespan. As for the cutoff, it should be quite similar to the HID product. Many people have said that the GTR Lighting LED bulbs have the same cutoff as stock bulbs, whereas HID will create a lot of glare.

  2. Hi,
    Amazon are selling the New Brights LED for low beam headlights that are 3200LM each. Not sure if I should buy those because someone wrote in the comments that they are getting only 10-15 feet of visibility in front of their car (2013 Nissan Altima). The New Brights LEDs have LEDs only on one side of the bulb conversion and it does not emit light at 360°.
    What has been your experience so far? Are you using an LED bulb conversion that has an LED bulb on both sides? How far is your headlight LED visible at night?
    Thank you.

    • Hi Ahmad, we recommend what has been tried and tested to work well. This blog post shows the new Nissan Altima using the LED bulb kit from GTR Lighting. Just because a certain brand claims a certain lumen output rating, doesn’t mean they are necessarily truthful. I have tested 2 dozen different LED headlight kits like the one you’re talking about and most of them actually produce about half of the light output that the manufacturer claims. If you are unsure do two things: #1, do not buy any kits that have only LEDs on one side. That is a terrible design!! #2, look at what has been tried, tested, and proven to work – and go that route. There is no guess work involved when you duplicate what is proven. I recommend the kits from http://www.gtrlighting.com/led-conversion-kit/

  3. Thank you so much! I just bought a 2015 Altima SL and was disappointed with the light performance. When you turn the fog lights you barely tell any difference. I am waiting for the new LED model to come at the end of this month. I read somewhere that you can change the lights without taking the wheels out, but not sure if is true.

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