Aptiv APEX HIR2 Connectors

Aptiv (formerly Delphi) APEX HIR2 Connectors offer a headlight-bulb connector solution that mates halogen-infrared variety bulbs. HIR2 connectors are built around the high-performance APEX 2.8 terminal system, which provides excellent heat energy conductivity. The silver-plated, high-temperature terminals allow for operating temperatures of up to 190°C. APEX HIR2 connectors and terminals are tested to 150°C ambient with a powered lamp for realistic operating conditions.


  • Mates halogen-infrared variety bulbs
  • Industry-standard interface
  • 2 TPA keying options
  • Utilizes APEX 2.8 silver-plated, high-temperature terminals
  • Positively retained perimeter seal


  • 1.5mm2 to 2.5mm2 wire sizes
  • Connector and terminals tested to 150°C ambient (temp class 4)
  • Bulb terminal operating temp up to 190°C
  • Nylon PA66 material with 35% glass (BASF A3WG7)
Published: 2013-12-19 | Updated: 2022-03-11