Best Interior LED Light Kits For Tacoma

VLEDS 3rd Gen Tacoma Blue Interior Lights

Upgrade Your Factory Interior Lighting With High Output LEDs

Upgrading the factory halogen interior lighting in your 3rd Gen is both easy and budget-friendly. This makes it a perfect modification for anyone looking to customize their interior. Whether you’re looking to boost brightness or add some personality with funky colors, this upgrade will completely change the look and feel of your cabin.

I’m sure many of you have looked online only to find there are tons of brands and options. However, only a few companies truly excel with quality products. In this guide, we’ll explore five standout brands renowned for their exceptional LEDs.

Personally, I’m running a set from VLEDS – and couldn’t be happier!


3rd Gen Tacoma VLEDS Blue Map Lights

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If you aren’t familiar with VLEDS, they’ve been an online lighting retailer for almost 20 years. They design and develop all their products in-house and employs professionals to create top-tier upgrades.

The VLEDS LED interior kit includes a map, dome, and vanity lights in various colors. The map and dome lights can be had in natural white (5000K), pure white (5500K), cool white (6000K), red, or blue. The vanity lights are available in warm white (4000k), natural white (5000K), pure white (5500K), and cool white (6000 K).

Their LEDs claim to be 3-5 times brighter than standard halogen bulbs. With an easy plug-and-play installation, anyone can upgrade! Best of all, they come with a great 3-year warranty!

2. MESO Customs

MESO Customs 3rd Gen Tacoma Map and Dome Lights

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MESO Customs is an online shop that creates aftermarket upgrades for Toyota trucks. One of their more popular products is lighting.

This upgrade differs slightly from the usual LED bulb swap. Instead, each cover comprises an array of LEDs. Installation is still plug-and-play, and you’ll still be able to control lights like normal. With the V2 option, you can switch between white and red LED lights on the fly. MESO also offers an older version, V1, which can still be purchased in red or white, just not both.

Note: You must purchase the map and dome separately. These are much more expensive than others mentioned in this guide but are also brighter due to their array of LEDs.

3. Cali Raised

Cali Raised LED 9-Piece Interior LED Light Kit for the 3rd Gen Tacoma

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Another popular brand within the off-road community is Cali Raised.

Their 9-piece interior LED kit includes (2) maps, (1) dome, (4) vanity, and (2) license plate lights. These LEDs come in the industry-standard 6000k cool white and have easy plug-and-play installation. If you’re already invested in Cali Raised’s comprehensive ecosystem of aftermarket products, this is a great addition to your rig.

4. YotaVerse

Yota Verse Complete Interior LED Light Bulb Kit for the 3rd Gen Tacoma

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YotaVerse is an online retailer that sells a variety of aftermarket upgrades for Toyota trucks.

Their 3rd Gen Tacoma kit comprises (2) maps, (1) dome, (4) vanity, and (2) license plate lights. These are only offered in a cool white temperature of 6000k.

They a one-year warranty on its lighting kit in case something goes wrong.

5. Diode Dynamics

Diode Dynamics Interior LED Conversion Kit for the 3rd Gen Tacoma

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Diode Dynamics is a popular lighting company offering various products, including a full interior lighting kit.

This kit will come with (2) license plate bulbs, (2) map bulbs, (1) dome bulb, and (4) vanity bulbs. Currently, there is no color temperature option for the lights, they all come in 6000k cool white. However, the kit is offered in 2 versions, depending on your needs and budget.

  • Version 1: Provides your interior with a slight increase in output compared to factory bulbs
  • Version 2: Provides a significant increase in overall light output throughout the interior

Currently, all bulbs except dome bulbs are offered in both stages. They are plug-and-play, making installation very easy.

Final Thoughts

VLEDS Blue Map Lights with Teal Footwell Kit

This wraps up this buyer’s guide on the top LED brands to upgrade your interior lighting!

Investing in top-notch lighting upgrades adds style to your Tacoma’s interior and improves visibility. In about 10 minutes, you can easily transform your truck into a space that reflects your unique taste and enhances your driving pleasure.

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