Xhorse Multi Prog VS CG FC200 ECU Programmer

This article focuses on comparing the Xhorse Multi Prog and CG FC200.

Similarities:

Both are original ECU/TCU programmers.

Both support VAG MQB48 NEC35XX IMMO data reading and mileage correction.

Differences:

Multi Prog and FC200 have their own advantages on different ECUs and TCUs.

The software free update expiration and subscription cost are different.

The numbers of language supported are different.

Check more details below.

Item Xhorse Multi-Prog CG FC-200
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Price  $800  $608
Keyboard functionality Yes, no need a mouse No, need a mouse
ECU menu arrangement not in alphabetical order in alphabetical order
Software update Support free update online for free life, no need a subscription fee Support free update online for 1 year. Annual Fee will be $200/year after the first year.
Multi-language English, Chinese English, French and Simplified Chinese;

For Spanish, Polish, Turkish and Traditional Chinese need to pay $130.

Operation mode Bench and Boot mode CAN-BUS, Bench and Boot mode
Script Function Yes No
Read VAG MQB48 NEC35XX Immo Data Yes Yes
Correct milegae for VAG MQB48 NEC35XX Immo Yes Yes
BMW ECU Yes Yes, but doesn’t support  E-Engine MSV70
VAG ECU Yes, but doesn’t support SIMOS 8.1, SIMOS 8.2, SIMOS 8.3, SIMOS 12.2 Yes
PSA ECU Yes Yes, but doesn’t support DCM3.5, DCM6.2A, DCM6.2C, DCM7.1A, DCM7.1B, Valeo V56.x, and SID807
Fiat ECU Yes, but doesn’t support GPEC2, GPEC3, Bosch Valeo J34P, and Bosch DCU17PC42 Yes, but doesn’t support DCM3.5, 6F3, 6JF, 8F2, 8F3, 8DF, 8GMK, 8GSF, 8GSW, 8GMW, 8GMF, 9DF, 9GF
Opel ECU Yes Yes, but doesn’t support 8F3, 9DF, 6JO, 602, 603, e84, e83a, e87, Denso SH7055
Mercedes-Benz ECU Yes, but doesn’t support VGS-NAG3 9G Tronic Yes, but doesn’t support Delphi CRD 11
Renault ECU Yes Yes, but doesn’t support Continental SID301, SID205, SID306, SID309, EMS3134, S3000, and Modules-XC164CS
Mazda/Honda/Toyota ECUs Yes Yes
Nissan ECU Yes Yes, but doesn’t support Denso D3, D40, 23740_3Nxxx Gen1, 23740_5Sxxx Gen2, 23740_5Sxxx Gen3, and SID305/309/310
Kia/Hyundai ECU Yes, but doesn’t support SIM2K_240 Yes
Ford ECU Yes Yes, but doesn’t support DCM3.5, DCM6.1, SID209, and Bosch DCU17PC43
Cadillac and Chevrolet ECU Yes Yes
Chrysler ECU Yes, but doesn’t support Continental GPEC2 MPC5566, GPEC2A SPC5674, GPEC3 SPC5674, All Getrag_MOS6 TC1766, Bosch EDC17C49 TC1797, ME2.8.1 ST10C167, ZF 8HP SH725xx, ZF 9HP TC1782 Yes
VAG TCU Yes, but doesn’t support ZF-8HP gearboxes (8HP50, 8HP70, 8HP75, 8HP90) Yes, but doesn’t support  DQ380, DQ381, DQ500, DQ501Gen2, VL381, 8HP45/55/65
BMW TCU Yes, but doesn’t support GETRAG_7DCT300 Yes, but doesn’t support GETRAG_DKG436/gen1 and GETRAG_DKG436/gen2
PSA TCU Yes, but doesn’t support ZF-9HP Yes, but doesn’t support GETRAG-SPS6 and GETRAG-W6DGA
ECU list Xhorse Multi Prog ECU and TCU List (scroll download the page to check the list) CG FC200 ECU List (keep updating)
User Manual Xhorse Multi Prog User Manual CG F200 User Manual

According to the comparison table, we summarized the advantages and disadvantages of the two ECU Programmers as follows.

Xhorse Multi Prog Pros:

1.Has keyboard functionality to see ECU brand easily. No need for a mouse;

2.Support free update online for free life, no need a subscription fee;

3.Has Script function;

4.Have an option of reading chips and MCU;

5.Compatible with the following ECUs & TCUs while FC200 doesn’t support:

ECU:

  • BMW E-Engine MSV70
  • PSA DCM3.5, DCM6.2A, DCM6.2C, DCM7.1A, DCM7.1B, Valeo V56.x, and SID807
  • Fiat DCM3.5, 6F3, 6JF, 8F2, 8F3, 8DF, 8GMK, 8GSF, 8GSW, 8GMW, 8GMF, 9DF, 9GF
  • Opel 8F3, 9DF, 6JO, 602, 603, e84, e83a, e87, Denso SH7055
  • Mercedes-Benz Delphi CRD 11
  • Renault Continental SID301,SID205, SID306, SID309, EMS3134, S3000, and Modules-XC164CS
  • Nissan Denso D3, D40, 23740_3Nxxx Gen1, 23740_5Sxxx Gen2, 23740_5Sxxx Gen3, and SID305/309/310
  • Ford DCM3.5, DCM6.1, SID209, and Bosch DCU17PC43

TCU:

  • VAGDQ380, DQ381, DQ500, DQ501Gen2, VL381, 8HP45/55/65
  • BMW GETRAG_DKG436/gen1 and GETRAG_DKG436/gen2
  • PSAGETRAG-SPS6 and GETRAG-W6DGA

Xhorse Multi-Prog Programmer Cons:

The ECU menu is not in alphabetical order;

Only support English, Chinese

CG FC200 Pros:

1.The ECU menu is in alphabetical order;

2.Support multi-language: support English, French and Simplified Chinese (For Spanish, Polish, Turkish and Traditional Chinese, need to pay $130 for authorization)

3.Compatible with the following ECUs and TCUs while Multi Prog doesn’t support:

ECU:

  • VAG SIMOS 8.1, SIMOS 8.2, SIMOS 8.3, SIMOS 12.2
  • Fiat GPEC2, GPEC3, Bosch Valeo J34P, and Bosch DCU17PC42
  • Mercedes-Benz VGS-NAG3 9G Tronic
  • Kia/Hyundai SIM2K_240
  • Chrysler Continental GPEC2 MPC5566, GPEC2A SPC5674, GPEC3 SPC5674, All Getrag_MOS6 TC1766, Bosch EDC17C49 TC1797, ME2.8.1 ST10C167, ZF 8HP SH725xx, ZF 9HP TC1782

TCU:

  • VAG ZF-8HP gearboxes (8HP50, 8HP70, 8HP75, 8HP90)
  • BMW GETRAG_7DCT300
  • PSA ZF-9HP

CG FC200 ECU Programmer Cons:

1.Need a mouse to check the ECU brand;

2.Do not have Script function;

3.Only support free update online for 1 year. Annual Fee will be $200/year after the first year.

In a word, Multi-prog and FC200 are good ECU programmers under $1000. You can have both tools if your budget is enough. If not, you can choose the one depending on the ECU and TCU models you need.