VAG Scanner Autel VAG505 vs. Foxwell NT500

Both Autel VAG505 scan tool and Foxwell NT500 is capable of performing OEM level diagnostic tool for most Volkswagen VW/ Audi/ Seat/ Skoda vehicles sold worldwide. What’s the difference between these two diagnostic scanners?

Item Autel MaxiService VAG505 Scan Tool Foxwell NT500 VAG Scanner
Image  autel-vag505 foxwell-nt500-scanner
Brand Original Autel Original Foxwell
Language English only English only
System Full system, engine, airbag, ABS, A/T,  instrument cluster etc Full system, engine, airbag, ABS, A/T,  instrument cluster etc
Update/Cost By TF card, one year free update online By SD Card/free update for 18 month, 60USD/year to update software
Official website http://www.auteltech.com/ http://www.foxwelltech.com/
Support vehicle brand VW/Audi/Seat/Skoda VW/Audi/Seat/Skoda
Function Read Codes, Erase Codes, Live Data, Freeze Frame, I/M Readiness, O2 Mon. Test, On-Board Mon. Test, Component Test and Vehicle Information Read Codes, Erase Codes, Live Data, Freeze Frame, I/M Readiness, O2 Mon. Test, On-Board Mon. Test, Component Test and Vehicle Information, EPB, Resets oil service light, Retrieves ECU information, Resets the brake pad thickness after AUDI A8 service, Retracts calipers for brake pad replacement, Deactivates and re-activates brake control system, service interval
Support car year 1996-2005 around Till 2016
Protocol EU VW VAG UDS and US VW OBDII EU VW VAG UDS, US VW OBDII and OBDI
Registration/Activation Yes No
Region All regions All regions
Price in obdii365 US$105.00 US$169.00
Note: 1.       Foxwell scanner works newer VAG models than Autel.

2.       BT500 supports more special functions than VAG505.

3.       Foxwell NT500 support both OBDII and OBDI US VAG cars.

4. NT500 works 90% function as original vag 5054a ODIS. Autel VAG505 cannot.

5. NT500 performs exactly the same function as Foxwell GT80 Plus, but compatible with only 5 car software

 

Autel VAG 505 Code Reader Scanner User Manual

Foxwell NT500 VAG Scanner User Manual

 

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