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it should be
vanity 31mm
map light t10
mid dome 31mm
cargo area 36mm
plate lights 36mm

but better open and check again before buying so you know how to change bulbs and put them back..
if you are changing to leds make sure the way leds are set-up will fit the space on the stock one.. they come in different shapes and styles..

before you ask how to open them you need a flat head and shim to the side then push inwards.. put electrical tape on the screw driver tip so you wont scratch any plastic
good luck
 

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vanity mirror size can't be 31mm. I bought the 31mm LED festoon and it was smaller than stock bulb
 

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anyone ever figure out what the vanity bulb size is? also looking to find out the cargo size and the 2 side bulbs above rear passenger doors (panoramic roof) want to replace all with LEDS
 

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just curious when people ask this - why not just remove the bulb in question and look and measure it - it would be quicker than asking the question and 100% accurate :confused:
 

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just curious when people ask this - why not just remove the bulb in question and look and measure it - it would be quicker than asking the question and 100% accurate :confused:
maybe because people come to the site to get info or help??? I actually dont have anything to measure it with. So just curious.. why is there a forum if people always complain about questions?
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Or possibly because opening the lights up could potentially damage something, so you'd like to only have to do it one time to replace the bulb.

In any case, we're here to share info and experiences, I meant to compile a list of all the bulbs (inside and out) that I used, but in my hurry to get them installed, I didn't.

Festoon bulb? Never heard of that before....
They're listed in the owners manual, page 8/3. Unfortunately they don't specify the size, so I ordered "standard" 36mm (which are used in many vehicles, especially on license plate lights, but also interior) and found many on the Sorento were 31mm.

On Amazon:
B00B1ENIQM - 31mm Festoon bulb
B004ZVRGXO - 36mm Festoon bulb

I used those, amongst others.
 

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maybe because people come to the site to get info or help??? I actually dont have anything to measure it with. So just curious.. why is there a forum if people always complain about questions?
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meant no offense, just thought it was the quickest (some complain they don't get answers quick enough) and most accurate (some complain they get the wrong answer) way of solving the problem. :)

When you've been active on this forum for nearly 9 years I've read it all and helped 100's of people. :D
 

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it should be
vanity 31mm
map light t10
mid dome 31mm
cargo area 36mm
plate lights 36mm

but better open and check again before buying so you know how to change bulbs and put them back..
if you are changing to leds make sure the way leds are set-up will fit the space on the stock one.. they come in different shapes and styles..

before you ask how to open them you need a flat head and shim to the side then push inwards.. put electrical tape on the screw driver tip so you wont scratch any plastic
good luck
these are accurate.. i have changed them for brighter and brighter ones.. from 3020 led to 5050 to 5630 to cob leds, to cree and to samsung lumileds now..
and as i have said, they come in various shape, rectangular, square, extended and flush ones.. so check to make sure what fits inside the housing..
the only thing you have to be caustious is the front dome ones, you can do it through the plastic lens or take out the dome housing using philips screw..
 
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