Autel MaxiDAS DS708 or Foxwell GT80 Plus, which one better?


I want a full diagnostic mux and learn that Autel DS78 is much more cheaper than Foxwell DT80 plus… Why?? Any special points or highlights of Foxwell DT80 plus??



Yes, FOXWELL GT80 plus does had its own merits, compared with DS708. Read the comparison cable below.

product Foxwell GT80 Plus Autel MaxiDAS DS708
price €2,000 €699
manufacture Original Foxwell Original Autel
display 10.1” LED capacity touch display  7″ TFT (800*480 dpi) color display with touch screen
language English/Portuguese/German/Traditional/Chinese/Simple/Chinese/French/Russian/Spanish/Korean/Italian/ Hungarian/Dutch/Thai English/Spanish/France/ Portuguese/German
update free update online for 18 months;

500USD/year later

free update online for 12 months;

695USD/year in USA/Canada, 500USD/year in other area later

Wi-Fi yes Yes
operation system Windows 8.1 Pro Windows CE
function full system diagnosis

+key coding




full system diagnosis
vehicle coverage

(note 1)

USA car

Pacific car

European car

French & Italian car

USA car

Asia car

European car

Chinese car

vehicle year New 2015/2016 vehicle Until 2015

(note 2)

More protocols Less protocols
conclusion As a full diagnostic tool, Foxwell GT80 plus performs better than Autel DS708:

-more languages

-special functions: OPF, ADS, TPS…

-more vehicle coverage: GT80 plus supports 2016 models

-more protocols



-Why DS708 much cheaper?

-because DS708 stopped production and Autel MS906 will replace it



Note 1 – vehicle coverage

GT80 plus diagnostic tool:

USA coverage:

Chrysler, Ford, GM, Brazilian GM (For Brazilian Market Only)
Asia pacific coverage

Au Ford (For Australian Market Only), Acura, Brilliance, BYD, Chery, Daewoo, Geely, Great Wall, Honda, Holden (For Australian Market Only), Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, JAC, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Perodua, Proton, Scion, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota
European Coverage
Audi, Bentley, BMW, Bugatti, EU Ford, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maybach, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Opel, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Sprinter, Vauxhall, Volvo, VW
French & Italian Coverage
Abarth, Alfa-Romeo, Citroen, Dacia, Fiat, Lancia, Maserati, Peugeot, Renault


Autel DS708

USA coverage: GM, Ford, Chrysle ,etc.

Asia pacific coverage: Toyota, Honda, Lexus, ACURA, Nissan, SUBARU, Mitsubishi, Mazda, ISUZU, Daewoo, Hyundai, Kia ,etc.

European coverage: Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Volkswagen / Audi, LAND ROVER, Volvo, JAGUAR, Opel, FIAT, rich, Saab, Peugeot, Renault, Citroen, etc.


Chinese coverage: : FAW-Volkswagen, Shanghai Volkswagen, Dongfeng Citroen, Tianjin FAW, Shanghai GM, GM-Wuling, Chery Automobile, Guangzhou Honda, Southeast Motor, Dongfeng popular, Hainan Mazda, Beijing Hyundai, etc.



Note 2 – protocols

GT80 plus:

ISO9141-2, ISO14230-2, ISO15765-4, K/L lines, Double K Line SAE-J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850PWM, CAN ISO 11898, Highspeed, Middlespeed, Lowspeed and Single wire CAN, KW81, KW82, GM UART, UART Echo Byte Protocol, Honda Diag-H Protocol, TP2.0, TP1.6, SAE J1939, SAE J1939, SAE J1708, Fault-Tolerant CAN.


Autel MaxiDAS DS708:

ISO 9141-2, K/L lines, flashing code, SAE-J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850 PWM, CAN ISO 11898

ISO15765-4, Highspeed, Middlespeed, Lowspeed and Singlewire CAN