Foxwell NT510 scanner and VCD,which is better?

Foxwell NT510 is a multi-brand tool (covers AU FORD, BMW, Chrysler, Fiat, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Holden, Land Rover, OPEL, Toyota and VAG). It is packed with no car software, you are supposed to register and download one manufacturer software for free on the official site, and buy additional manufacture packages also via the Foxwelltech site, $70 for each manufacture package. Update is free for 18 months on foxwelltech site after the end-user registers the tool with Foxwell.


  • Generally speaking, Foxwell NT510 actually has pretty much the same capabilities as VCDS.

Compatible with VW/Audi from 1990

Compatible with the latest UDS protocol

Compatible with global OBDII/EOBD

Works on most systems

Reads and clear codes and turns off MILs

Requests and records live sensor data

Provides live data graphing

Merges graphs for easy and intuitive diagnosis

Displays freeze frame data

Performs most adaptations

Does active tests on systems and components*

Performs special functions, coding, security access*

Retrieves ECU information

Supports all 10 OBDII test modes

Resets oil service light

Sets inspection 1, 2 service interval

Sets (non) long life oil service

Sets inspection mileage

Deactivates and re-activates brake control system

Retracts calipers for brake pad replacement

Returns calipers to the original position

Initializes the wear indicator if new pads installed

Diagnoses EPB caliper functionality

Resets the brake pad thickness after AUDI A8 service

Code troubleshooters for faster and easier diagnosis

Multilingual menu options and code definitions

Memory card for data backup and software update

Large TFT color screen and menu-driven operations


2) Foxwell NT510 is a great option to carry in the trunk vs having to access a laptop for the vag-com cable.


  • For people without a $300+ vag cable, the Foxwell NT510 scan tool would be only $179 cheaper than the tablet and vagcom.


Where did I get Foxwell NT510 Multi-System Scanner from?

There are not only one shop online who will sell you Foxwell items.

Therefore it is always nice to have a company recommended that someone has experience with.

This is the people I bought my Foxwell Nt510 scanner from.

I’m sure they are not the most expensive and also not lowest price and but they did answer all of my emails in 24 hours and my order only took 7 working days to arrive. Their orders can be tracked online so you know where it is.

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Foxwell NT510 scanner and VCD,which is better?