VVDI Key Tool Plus Vs Autel MaxiIM IM608

Xhorse VVDI Key Tool Plus vs Autel MaxiIM IM608? Which is more capable? In this article I put together all I know and all I have been collecting from customers.

VVDI Key Tool Plus Features:

  • Immo key programming (good at BMW, BENZ, AUDI, and VW etc. as well as a wide range of car models worldwide)
  • Odometer correction: BMW CAS/FEM, BENZ EIS, VW/AUDI/SKODA
  • Copy chip (like 46,48, 96biy 48 etc, as well as Toyota Smart key unlock)
  • Renew key(Chrysler, Audi, BMW, Landrover etc)
  • Generate remote
  • Read /Write EEPROM, Flash
  • Read/ write Engine, Airbag, dashboard etc.
  • Renew BMW E/F remote key
  • Bind Xhorse key cutting machine to cut key  (Condor xp005, xc-mini, Condor Mini plus, panda etc.)

In a word, key tool plus is a all-in-one locksmith tool without connecting extra adapter.

For VVDI key tool plus details, please refer to https://blog.uobdii.com/xhorse-key-tool-plus-reviews/

Autel MaxiIM IM608 / IM608 Pro Features:


  • Powerful OE-Level Diagnostics:

All systems for over 80 makes : confirmed

MaxiFlash JVCI (J2534 ECU Reprogrammer): confirmed

ECU coding: confirmed

Active test: confirmed

Complete Service functions (Advanced): confirmed

The Diagnostics application can retrieve ECU information, read & erase DTCs, and view live data. The Diagnostics application can access the
electronic control unit (ECU) for various vehicle control systems, including engine, transmission, antilock brake system (ABS), airbag system (SRS) etc.

  • IMMO key programming for a wide range of car models.

Here we take some for example:

Smart Mode (Guided and Automated Key Learning Function)

Auto detect make /Model/Year/System

Read PIN (Add key / All key lost)

Key generation /Key Learning / Remote Learning

IMMO ECU Reset / Adaption

IMMO ECU Refresh /Coding

Backup /Restore IMMO data

Benz 3rd generation IMMO add key, all key lost via OBD

Read / Write/Erase Benz ESL_W209/W906 Data (Need extra adapters)

Benz OE NEC Key Learning (Need extra adapters)

Audi Q5/A4/A5 2015 -2017 Key learning via OBD

Volkswagen /Audi MQB add key, all key lost via OBD

Volkswagen /Audi 4th generation IMMO add key, all key lost via OBD

Volkswagen /Audi 5th generation IMMO add key via OBD

BMW FEM/BDC Key learning and adaption

BMW CAS4/3/2/1 key learning

BMW EWS3 key learning (Need extra adapters)

2015-2019 Jaguar Land Rover write key via Dump

Volvo Smart key /Fobik smart key learning

Volkswagen /Audi/BMW/Benz key unlock (Need extra adapters)

Official test reports in Videos:


From the customer feedbacks:


  • Programming function:

Read / Write EEPROM

Read / Write MCU

Read / Write Immobilizer

Read / Write Engine

Read / Write Mercedes Infrared Key

Detect Remote Frequency

***For EEPROM /MCU, ECU list, view at Autel XP400 Pro user manual.

  • Supports Odometer Correction

Cover a bunch of car makes from USA, Europe, Asia and China.

For more details, view Autel MaxiIM IM608 User Manual


Autel IM608 Pro advantages:

  1. Win in OBDII key programming, EEPROM/ MCU / ECU programming
  2. Win in the key programming of these car brands: Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Chinese car etc.
  3. Win in the key programming for all keys lost and component replacement for MercedesBenz, BMW, VW etc.

Xhorse Key Tool Plus advantage:

Xhorse vvdi key tool plus win in Keytool function (precoding key and remote generation)

Related article: Autel IM608 / IM508 Vs VVDI full / VVDI MB