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How to choose a Cheap VAG Code Readers?

December 14, 2019 by Tamer Elarby  

These are 2019 latest diagnostic code scanners for Volkswagen Group motor vehicle. They particularly cover Audi, Volkswagen, several Bentley or Lamborghini, also SEAT, vs Škoda automobiles.
Vident VAG301 vs. ANCEL VD700 vs. Autophix V007
Item Vident VAG301 ANCEL VD700 Autophix V007
Image vident-vag301 ancel-vd700 autophix-v700
Screen 2.4-inch 2.2-inch 2.8-inch
Read codes Yes Yes Yes
Clear codes Yes Yes Yes
Read live data Yes    
View freeze frame data Yes Yes  
I/M Readiness Yes Yes  
Display Live OBD2 sensor test data Yes    
Retrieves vehicle information VIN VIN VIN
Component Test Yes    
Oil reset Yes Yes Yes, VW/AUDI
TP Position check
Throttle Body Alignment
Yes Yes Yes
ABS   Yes Yes
SRS Yes Yes  
EPB Yes Yes  
TPMS   Yes  
SRS reset Yes Yes  
Battery Check Yes, battery configuration Yes, Battery check and matching  
DPF Regeneration Yes    
Injector Coding   Yes  
IMMO Read PIN code    
Supports vehicles VW, Audi,Skoda,Seat, Lamborghini, Bentley and Bugatti 12V 16pin Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Seat Bugatti cars VW, AUDI, SEAT, Skoda, Jetta, Bora, Santana, Sagitar, Magotan, Golf, Beetle, Tiguan, Touareg, Passat
Protocol 1850-41.6, J1850-10.4, ISO9141, KWP2000, and CAN J1850 VPM, J1850PWM, ISO9141, KWP 2000 and CAN VPW, PWM, ISO, KWP2000, Bosch & CAN protocols
Support UDS protocol Yes Yes Yes
Data print Yes    
Free Update Yes, both software
And firmware update
Yes Yes
Language English,French,
Portuguese, Hungarian,
English, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Finnish, Danish, Swedish English German
Price $39.99 $89.99 $42
*Special Function does not apply to every model. Better check and confirm it with your dealer.
ANCEL VD700 &  Autophix V007 cannot display data freeze frame nor have live data stream. Vident V301 will do (as well as components and O2 sensor test).
All code readers enjoy software free update. V301 scanner firmware can be updated as well.
The VAG301 and VD700 include some service functions alongside codes.  V301 scan tool is half price than VD700.