Backup LEDs for 2013-2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek (pair)

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  • HP5 (92 lumens)
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Backup LEDs for 2013-2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek (pair)

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Note: The XV Crosstrek Touring and the XV Crosstrek Sport have CAN-BUS electrical systems. Non-CAN-BUS bulbs may throw error codes.



HP5: Four high-power SMDs, under a diffusing lens. Just like the HP3, but run at higher power, with integrated copper plating for superior heat dissipation, allowing maximum brightness.

HP36: Full 360 degree illumination with 36 High-Power Samsung LEDs. Aluminum base for optimum heatsinking, and non-polar design for easy installation.

XP50: Each of the four sides of this bulb contains two 5W-rated chips, and the top is fitted with two more under a projector lens. Housed in an aluminum casing with textured finish for maximum heatsinking properties.

Fitment. All three bulbs use a quality inject-molded 921 terminal, with a sturdy base connector and proper pin alignment, designed for exact replacement of your factory 921 bulb. You will not need resistors for backup lights. Just replace the factory bulb.

Included in your order is TWO BULBS.


These LEDs illuminate in a crisp, cool, bright, white hue for maximum light output.


Diode Dynamics offers several brightness options so you can choose what fits you best.  These options are listed by the design and the lumen output of each bulb: 

HP5: Slightly lower brightness than OEM bulbs, but still provides the crisp, modern instant on/off of LED technology.
HP36: Slightly higher brightness than OEM bulbs.
XP50: Much brighter than OEM bulbs. These are bright!

Lumens. BUYER BEWARE! Most sellers just provide "calculated" lumen numbers, based on the maximum potential brightness of the LED chips on the bulb. For example, if a bulb has five 10-lumen chips, they will rate it at 50 lumens. However, this is not accurate, as the design of an LED bulb does not get rid of heat fast enough to run the LEDs at maximum.

These "calculated" lumen ratings are much, much higher than the true, measured light output, so it will look like competitors' bulbs are brighter than ours. This is because Diode Dynamics does not provide inflated "calculated" numbers; we believe it is misleading. We test the actual brightness of the bulbs in our lab, to provide real lumen output measurements. Our measurements are accurate, but they are usually much lower than the misleading "calculated" figures. Please click here to learn more about LED brightness measurement.



LED Components. Diode Dynamics uses only the highest quality LED chips in the production of its bulbs. This means we use only brand-name suppliers such as Epistar, Osram, and Samsung.

While Diode Dynamics bulbs may look the same as others on the market, most copycat bulbs use economy-grade LED chips in order to reduce costs. This greatly reduces the reliability and overall brightness of the bulb when you compare it to Diode Dynamics.

Construction. Although LED technology allows for extremely long bulb life, the market is flooded with cheap LED bulbs that fail prematurely due to inferior construction. The worst enemy of LEDs is excessive heat, and when bulbs are not designed properly, they do not disperse heat as well, leading to premature failure.

Off-brand, cheap bulbs exhibit poor solder uniformity, high levels of flux in the solder, uneven chip placement, low-gauge terminal wires, poor assembly, and bulbs held together with inferior adhesives. At best, solder joints will crack and fail on low-quality LEDs after a few weeks of use. In the worst case, these bulbs can damage housings as the extra flux and adhesive evaporates and creates a residue on the lens of the housing.

Diode Dynamics bulbs are produced with modern, computerized equipment, and only the best materials, to ensure complete uniformity, high quality, and long bulb life.

All Diode Dynamics products come with a 30-day satisfaction guarantee and a 3-year limited replacement warranty. For more information, please view the Warranty Information page.

Bulb Size 921, also known as 904 904NA 906 906NA 912 916 916NA 917 920 922
Year 2013,2014,2015,2016
Make Subaru
Model XV Crosstrek
Application LED Bulbs
  1. now I can look back Review by dave T

    very quick delivery, and so easy to install. definitely going to order from dd in the future (Posted on 5/29/17)

  2. A little disappointing Review by Jim

    Although I gave the product good numbers, it was still a little disappointing that they weren't as bright as I was hoping. Still way better than stock. (Posted on 4/29/17)

  3. Bright LED's Review by Richard

    Installed the reverse LED's. Super easy install and the results are amazing. So bright don't look directly at the lights when confirming they work ;)

    Also love how they look when viewing through the clear lense (Posted on 4/5/17)

  4. Adds to the look Review by Scubasteve

    Great product! These lights look awesome at bad I can't drive in reverse all the time. They arrived faster than I thought they would and very easy to install. I have a '17 Crosstrek but want sure the fit would be the same as a '16. I called and spoke to the guys and all agreed they'd fit but assured me I can return them just as easily. I'll be ordering the LED's for my interior next. (Posted on 3/27/17)

  5. The Greatest Review by Geo

    This product was recommended to me by a friend of mine. this is by far the best backup LED. Best Believe i will continue to order from here. (Posted on 12/12/16)

  6. WOW! Review by Paul

    Really lights up the area behind the car. Very easy to install. Great product. (Posted on 10/4/16)

  7. Excellent Product Review by Adam

    I went with the XP50 and they look great. Install was a breeze - remove two screws, pull out housing, unscrew light. So easy. (Posted on 9/13/16)

  8. Go brighter! Review by Jose

    Started with the HP36 on my 2015 XV Crosstrek and didn't realize that they are practically the same brightness as the original bulbs just a different color. Had them exchanged for the XP50s and it's so much better (Exchanges at Diode Dynamics are super easy and fast shipping).

    If you are looking for just a different colored look choose the HP36. If you need it actually brighter to see better get the XP50s. (Posted on 8/10/16)

  9. XP50, 410 Lumens reverse lights Review by Robert

    love these lights, super easy to install. really lights up the night for easy backing while out in the country side. AAAAA+++++ (Posted on 2/13/16)

  10. So very brite Review by Dino

    Thes back up lights are perfect. Easy to install, and wow are they brite, they are just what I needed. My driveway is very dark and a tight area, but with these beauties no problem any time of night. To see where I need to negotiate, (Posted on 12/15/15)

  11. Clear Backup Review by Oscar Rivera

    I was impressed of these bulbs and their brightness. I bought HP36 for my XV. Now, going backwards through dark areas is easier than before. Easy installation. Totally recommended! (Posted on 10/11/15)

  12. Intense and Awesome Review by AndyRoo

    These puppies are great. I picked the brightest ones and was hesitant because they cost so much... after having them in and pulling up backwards on a steep mountain driveway in the middle of the night, I have no doubt I made an excellent purchase. (Posted on 9/5/15)

  13. 410 Lumen XP50 reverse bulbs Review by Julio

    The XP50 410 lumen reverse bulb was easy to install in my 2014 Crosstrek XV.

    The OEM bulb did not provide sufficient light to back out of my driveway. These are certainly not cheap, but offer a tremendous improvement in visibility. Now after using the LED's, I'm very pleased with the purchase. (Posted on 8/4/15)

  14. Brighter than my Stock Headlights Review by Alan

    Finally got around to installed my LED Backup Lights. :)

    Granted it is still light out now. Can't wait to check them out this evening. But they look brighter than my Stock Headlights.

    Maybe I should drive in Reverse more.

    Great Bulb(s), Great Company. (Posted on 6/25/15)

  15. 410 Lumen XP50 Reverse bulbs Review by MrSunday

    Ordered the XP50 410 lumen reverse bulb for my 2014 Crosstrek XV.

    Much better output than the original OEM halogen bulbs. With tinted windows and backup camera this was a simple & worthy upgrade. Good product and good service.
    (Posted on 7/26/14)

Backup LEDs are a direct replacement. Just change the bulb! You will not need any resistors or other accessories.

Remove your factory bulb

  1. 1. Access the bulb or tail light. You may need to pull back the trunk/cargo carpet and/or unscrew the visible nuts holding the light in.
  2. 2. Remove the backup bulb socket by twisting counterclockwise.
  3. 3. Remove the factory bulb from the socket.


Install your new LED bulb

  1. 1. Plug new LED bulb into socket by pushing it in fully.
  2. 2. Test the function of the bulb. If it does not work, remove it, rotate, and reinstall in the socket.
  3. 3. Insert socket back into place, and reassemble as necessary. That's it!

Worry-free warranty

  • -Full 3-year warranty on all products
  • -No waiting: we usually send new items out with a return label (US customers only)


You will get quick help from our trained staff for any issues.

All Stage Series products carry a limited 8-year warranty.

For further details, please see our full article.

Domestic (US) Customers

  • - Same-day shipping for all orders placed by 12:00 PM CST (or until 4 PM with rush processing)
  • - USPS, for delivery in 3-5 days (on average)
  • - Express services are available, see exact pricing at checkout
  • - Fully Insured


International Customers

  • - We ship to all countries via standard mail
  • - Usually around $10 for LEDs, or $25 for HIDs.
  • - Choose your service on checkout to see exact prices:
  • - USPS 1st Class: 2-5 weeks
  • - USPS Priority: 1-2 weeks
  • - Express EMS: 1 week
  • - Please email us if you are unsure about shipping to your country.

You will receive updates from our site when your order is shipped, along with a unique shipment number to ensure that your order is correctly accounted for. This allows you to easily reply to us if you have any concerns.

Whether your order is big or small, it is tested through many run cycles, and each bulb is tested before shipment. Every single bulb. Every time. And if anything does go wrong, you can rely on our industry-leading warranty for worry-free replacement.

If you're not happy with your items, we want to make it right. So we have some pretty awesome return policies:


30 day return policy. All customers have 30 days from the date of original order shipment to return items.

Full refund, no fees. At Diode Dynamics, we offer free returns. That means no restocking fees, no administrative fees, and no hassle!

 Free return label. If your original order was over $50, you get a free return label for your items (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, you can send the items back through your preferred method.


Within 30 days: If your original order was over $50, you can get new items shipped to you with a return label (US customers only). If your order was less than $50 or international, we can send you the new items first, but you are responsible for returning the old items.

Within 90 days: Any item can be returned for exchange or store credit within 90 days. The buyer is responsible for the cost of the return shipping, and must first return the old items. We'll still cover the postage for the new items.


Please note: due to the nature of custom acrylic pieces, we cannot offer any refund or exchange for returned custom acrylic items.


To make a return or exchange, please request an RMA, or give us a call. When we get it back, you will be notified and credited appropriately.

Again, all returns must be approved, with an RMA. This is so that we can process your return as quickly as possible when we get it. If you would like to return an item, please Request an RMA. Please include as much information as possible about the reason for return.

Alternatively, you can also send us a message, or give us a call!