Difference Among Foxwell, Autel MaxiSys and Launch X431

Foxwell GT80, Autel MaxiSys MS905 and Launch X431 diagnostic scanner software detail comparison are list below:

Foxwell (GT80) Autel (MaxiSys MS905) Launch X431 (V/V+)
Jaguar Land rover V9.61

Cover JLR vehicle till 2016.

Full OBD diagnostic & special

functions pre-year 2016;

missing parts of 2016 JLR special functions. Fast test, accurate data

V5.01

Cover JLR vehicle till 2016

Support basic diagnostic and

Special function till

2016

V33.13

Support part of

JLR vehicle till 2017.

Basic diagnostic and special functions till 2016

Summary Foxwell is similar to Autel, but less more special functions. Launch has newer vehicle coverage 2017.
Fiat, Afla romeo

Lancia,

Abarth

V9.41

Fiat: till 2016, basic diagnostic, missing special functions (air suspension)

Afla, Lancia, Abarth missing 2015-2016 models

V6.51

Fiat: till 2017, basic diagnostic, some bug in special functions (incorrect live data etc)

Afla, Lancia, Abarth missing 2015-2016 models

V34.69

Cover these models till 2016, basic diagnostic and comprehensive special functions,

Missing some old models.

Summary Foxwell miss year 2017 menu, missing some special functions, but menu is user-friendly than Autel from car to year. Launch missing some old models, Fiat Doblo(119),UNO Pickup, Alfa Romeo 33, Lancia Thema, Ypsilon(101)
Toyota Lexus Sicon V7.11

Cover Toyota till 2016

Full diagnostic and special function

V4.60

Till 2017

Full diagnostic, but

Does not have special function on

2017 models

V49.06

Till 2016, basic diagnostic, missing special functions on 2016 models

Summary 1.Autel has special function & programming menu, Foxwell does not

2.Foxwell menu is clear and more user-friendly

3. Autel missing DTC read and clear function, Foxwell does

4.Launch will not prompt confirmation notice, it is faster but will lead to wrong option selection

5.Foxwell supports more special functions than Launch, adds newer Toyota key programming and steering angle sensor calibration etc

GM V8.01

Cover vehicle till 2016

Basic diagnostic and special functions

V11.20

Cover vehicle

till 2018 ,

-2017 Basic diagnostic and special functions

Supports some 2018 models

V46.20

Cover vehicle

till 2017

Basic diagnostic and special functions

Summary 1.Foxwell missing 2017-2018 menu, others are the same

2.Foxwell will read configuration and vehicle information which is better than Launch

Opel Vauxhall V8.20

Cover model

till 2016

Basic diagnostic and special functions

V11.20

Cover model

till 2018 ,2017 Basic diagnostic and special functions

Supports some 2018 models

V46/20

Cover model

till 2017

Basic diagnostic and special functions

Summary 1.Foxwell missing 2017-2018 menu, others are the same

2.Foxwell will read configuration and vehicle information which is better than Launch

Isuzu V7.11

Cover till 2015

Full basic diagnostic and special functions

V3.50

Cover till 2015

Missing 1999-2015 N-series

V15.95

Cover till 2015

Full basic diagnostic and special functions

Summary Comparing with Autel and Launch, Foxwell missing N series, which is now keeps updating
Saab V5.51

Cover till 2012

Missing Saab 9-4X

V3.00

Cover till 2012

Full basic diagnostic and special functions

V22.95

Cover till 2012

Full basic diagnostic and special functions

Summary Foxwell missing Saab 9-4X models
Mercedes Benz V9.31 V11.10 V48.70
1.GT80 V9.31=Autel V7.00, so missing some models. GT80 covers 47 chassis, MS905 49 chassis, Launch X431 49 chassis

2. Auto scan function: Launch X431>Autel>GT80

3.GT80 missing special function on new added models, Launch is better on Benz special functions

4. GT80 read majority data stream faster than Autel and Launch, some data stream lower than Autel/Launch

Sprinter/Smart Foxwell GT80 is slower than MS905

GT80 supports more function than X431, X431 cannot auto identify VIN

GT80 read majority data stream faster than Autel and Launch, some data stream lower than Autel/Launch

Mitsubishi V8.20

faster, no need comfirm

vehicle info

Auto record vehicle data

Save and print

out data

Datastream: one-time select or custom selection

V5.20

1.communicate very fast, quick respond

2. Clear menu selection

V32.20

1.Auto read VIN, read vehicle info, then select system, very fast

2. comprehensive functions

Summary Communication: Launch>Autel>Foxwell

Foxwell and Autel part of special functions need modification

Subaru V7.61

Vehicle year update to2 016

V4.01

Vehicle year Update to V2017

Summary MS905 covers more functions than GT80
Ssangyong V5.10

Security access bug

Cannot enter into some system

V1.30
Summary MS905 has a bug in active test and datastream, which will not run properly.

GT80 fixed the problem already

Porsche V8.10 V6.50 V22.22
Summary Foxwell supports same vehicle coverage as Autel.

Both have security access bug, may fail in active test and special functions.

Launch supports pre-1993 911(964/993) models

Hyundai Kia V9.2 V6.73 Hyundai V50.12

Kia V44.11

Summary Hyundai: Launch X431 has 12-PIN 16-PIN connector, Foxwell has 16-PIN connector only

Region selection:

X431:Other region, American,

GT80: Other region, European, American and Korean

Kia: Launch has 16-PIN and 20-PIN connector, Foxwell has 16-PIN connector only

Region selection:

X431:Other region, American,

GT80: Other region, European, American and Korean

Citroen Peugeot V7.61

GT80 V7.61=Autel V4.31, till 2014

Will update models

to 2015

V6.00 Citroen V41.35

Peugeot V43.30

Full obd diagnosis

Summary Autel MS905 V6.00 adds 8 car models, part of car update to year 2017

GT80 miss new models, miss ecu type and slection on some old models

Suzuki V6.00

Auto scan

17 control units

Adds 300 new ECUID

Cover vehicle till 2016

V3.01

Divided by region:

Japan, North American, Others,

Cover vehicle till 2018

V35.70

Divided by region->year->model

Cover vehicle till 2016

BMW Mini V11.20

All chassis

Till 2016

V10.02

Update all chassis till 2018

V49.70

Update all chassis till 2017

Summary Foxwell entry faster then autel

Launch x431 no prompt, no identify protocol type, slower than foxwell

Renault V9.50

Cover vehicle till 2016

V10.02

Cover vehicle till 2018

V42.60

Cover vehicle till 2016

Summary Foxwell is similar to Launch

Autel adds Alaskan, Captur/Kaptur BR/IN/RU, Koleos II CN/QM6 CN, Koleos II/QM6, Megane IV Sedan, Scenic IV

Nissan Infiniti V8.20

Cover vehicle till 2017

V5.52

Cover vehicle till 2018

V43.65

Cover vehicle till 2017

Summary GT80, Autel and Launch covers same model coverage. Foxwell works more stable on old Nissan protocols than Autel.

MS905 adds special function menu, update IMMO function

Honda Acura V10.20

Cover vehicle till 2017

V5.52

Cover vehicle till 2018

V46.44

Cover vehicle till 2017

Summary MS905 adds special function menu, Special function: Autel>Launch>Foxwell

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