I am a big fan of the $15 Diode Dynamics flex LED light strip. I've installed them in five different vehicles...
Routed through panel and out via the child seat harness mount opening
Double light strip in my Forester. (My night vision sucks)
Cool White - Wish I bought the Warm White option
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Can you still use the ON/OFF cargo light switch on the lighting cover?Hello everyone. This is my first post on the forum. I became an Ascent and first time Subaru owner on Christmas Eve.
I choked on the pricing of the LED upgrade offered by the dealer, along with the lack of choice. The best place I’ve found for LED conversion (including the cargo light) is DiodeDynamics.com. They sell numerous color temps and brightness levels for each bulb. My first round of conversions included the Cargo, Backup and Map lights. The $12 Cargo lamp fixed the issue in the back and looks totally stock with no exposed wiring or extra controls. Here are the results and the details on the SMD12 LED array..