How to choose Foxwell NT809, NT726, NT624 Elite Scan Tool?

All of three Foxwell NT809, Foxwell NT726 and Foxwell NT624 Elite can perform full OBD2 functions, the differences are the OBD2 scanners’ special features and personal preference.

Here comes first the comparison table among Foxwell NT809, NT726, NT624 Elite .

Name Foxwell NT809 Foxwell NT726 Foxwell NT624 Elite
Image How to choose Foxwell NT809, NT726, NT624 Elite Scan Tool? How to choose Foxwell NT809, NT726, NT624 Elite Scan Tool? How to choose Foxwell NT809, NT726, NT624 Elite Scan Tool?
Customer Rating 5 stars 4.5 stars 4 stars
Price $389 $378 $209
OBD2 functions Full Full Full
System diagnostics Full Full Full
Advanced service functions Supports over 28 reset and service functions:
Oil reset service
EPB service
SAS service
TPMS service
BRT service
CVT
Gear learning
Seat match
A/F adjust
Language change
Airbag Reset
Headlamp
ABS bleeding
DPF service
Injector coding
EGR reset, etc.
Oil reset
EPB (Electrical Parking Brake)
ABS bleeding
SAS reset
TPMS service
Throttle adaptation
Injector coding
Diesel Particulate filter (DPF) regeneration
Oil light service resetElectronic Parking Brake reset
Coding/ Programming Injector coding Injector coding Not support any form of coding/programming
Specialties 18-month free Wi-Fi update and a 12-month service time. 12-month warranty 24-month warranty.
Supported Protocols ISO9141-2, ISO14230-2(KWP2000), SAEJ1850-PWM, SAEJ1850-VPW, SAEJ2740(GM UART). UART Echo Byte Protocol (SAEJ2809、SAEJ2818), Honda Diag-H Protocol, SAEJ2610(SCI). ISO 11898, ISO 15765-4, KW81, KW82, GWM 3089(Single Wire CAN), SAEJ2819(TP2.0), SAEJ3054(TP1.6), ISO11898-3(Low Speed Faut-Tolerant CAN), and SAE J2284. ISO9141-2, IOS14230-2, ISO15765-4, K/L lines, Double K line SAE- J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850PWM, CAN ISO 11898, High-speed, Middle speed, Lows-peed and Single wire CAN, KW81, KW82, GM UART Echo Byte Protocol, Honda Diag-H protocol, TP2.0, TP1.6, SAE J1939, SAE J1708, Fault-Tolerant CAN Supports all OBD2 Protocols.
Vehicle coverage Over 90 vehicle brands which include Chrysler, Ford, Dodge, Jeep, GM, GM Brazil, Acura Daewoo, Daihatsu, Fordau, Fuso, Hino, Honda, Hyundai, Hyundaicv, Infiniti, Isuzu, Kia, LExusm Maruti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Perodua, Proton, Scion, Ssangyong, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, GTR, Mahindra, Tata, Abarth, Alfa, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, Benz, BMW, Bugatti, Citroen, Dacia, Ferrari, Fiat, Jaguar, Lamborgini, Lancia, Landrover, Maserati, Maybach, Mini, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Samsung, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Sprinter, Vauxhall, Volvo, VW, and VW-CV. Over 100 car brands which include Chrysler, Ford, GM, Abarth, Alfa, Aston Martin, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Bugatti, Citroen, Dacia, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford EU, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Lancia, Land Rover, Maserati, Maybach, Mercedes, Mini, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Sprinter, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo, Acura, Daewoo, Daihatsu, Fuso, Honda, Hyundai, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Perodua, Proton, Scion, Sang Yong, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, and many more. Over 64 car brands and over 10000 vehicles which include Chrysler, Ford, GM, Acura, Daewoo, Honda, Holden, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, AU Ford, Abarth, Alfa-Romeo, Audi, BMW, Citroen, Dacia, EU Ford, Fiat, Jaguar, Lancia, Land Rover, Maybach, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Sprinter, Vauxhall, Volvo, VW, Maserati, Bugatti, Bentley and many more.

 

The Same:

  1. Full OBD2 function

There is a total of 10 OBD2 functions for Foxwell NT809, Foxwell NT726 and Foxwell NT624 Elite, which makes these three scanners fantastic for mechanics and technicians who work on multiple vehicle issues that need several OBD2 functions.

 

For DIY users, NT624 Elite is cheaper and more basic because they do not need the all-system diagnostics and advanced service functions.

 

  1. Full system diagnostics

Not like the standard scan tools (typically cost less than $100) which can only access to e engine, ABS, airbag, and transmission, Foxwell NT809, NT726, and NT624 Elite support all the system diagnostics in your vehicle, which is very essential since they help you locate a vehicle’s fault when the issue isn’t emissions-related.

 

A full system diagnostic scanner on the other hand is able to capture more potential problems and help you get rid of that CEL for good, not only reset the check engine light on by erasing the trouble code.

 

Foxwell NT809, NT726, and NT624 Elite can check all control modules and pinpoint the exact issue from all the systems in your vehicle.

 

  1. Supported protocols

There are five communication protocols that OBD2 compliant vehicles can use; SAE J1850 PWM, SAE J1850 VPW, ISO014230 (KWP2000), ISO9141-2, and ISO15765-4/SAE J2480. These protocols have several variants that are sometimes counted as separate protocols but they aren’t. The mentioned five are the ones to focus on.

 

Foxwell NT809, NT726, and NT624 Elite support all of these protocols. The three scan tools can function on vehicles that use the five protocols so long as they are in the vehicle coverage list.

 

The Different:

1st difference. Advanced service reset functions: Foxwell NT809 > NT726 > NT624 Elite

The service reset function / special function in Foxwell NT809, NT726 and NT624 Elite vary by a considerable margin. Foxwell NT809 comes with the most advanced service functions (28 reset functions) which makes it the ultimate choice for advanced technicians.

 

Foxwell NT726 comes with 8 special functions: Oil reset, EPB (Electrical Parking Brake) reset, ABS bleeding, Steering Angle Sensor (SAS) reset, TPMS service, throttle adaptation, Injector coding, and Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) regeneration.NT726 is great for intermediate technicians.

 

Foxwell NT624 Elite comes with two advanced maintenance reset functions: oil service reset and the electronic park brake service reset. NT624 Elite is great for vehicle enthusiasts, learners, and novice mechanics.

 

2nd difference. Coding / Programming

Foxwell NT809: injector coding

Foxwell NT726: injector coding

Foxwell NT624 Elite: not support any form of coding/programming

 

Injector coding helps align new and reconditioned injectors to provide the best amount of fuel at the perfect time during the combustion stroke. This helps the vehicle meet the highest standards of the emission regulations.

 

3rd difference. Vehicle Coverage:

Foxwell NT726 supports more vehicle brands than NT809 and NT624 Elite. NT726 can be used in over 100 car brands while NT809 supports over 90 brands. NT624 Elite has the least support with over 64 car brands under its coverage.

 

Good to know: not all supported car brands can use all the system diagnosis features or the service functions. For example; Chrysler, Ford, and GM are the only American brands that can use the full system diagnostic features of the NT624 Elite.

 

To sum up:

Foxwell NT809 wins in:

28 advanced service functions.

Supports over 90 vehicle makes.

Has 18-month free Wi-Fi updates and 12-month service time.

 

Foxwell NT726 wins in:

Comes with eight reset functions.

Supports over 100 car brands.

 

Foxwell NT624 Elite wins in:

Comes with a 24-month warranty.

Supports over 64 car brands.

 

Good to know:

All of 3 scanners do not provide bi-directional control. And Foxwell NT809 is the most equipped when compared to NT726 and the NT624 Elite. It has more special functions.

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How to choose Foxwell NT809, NT726, NT624 Elite Scan Tool?
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