Autel IM508 vs. Lonsdor K518ISE vs. Xtool X100 PAD2

Autel MaxiIM IM508 vs. Lonsdor K518ISE vs. Xtool X100 PAD2 are the most asked frequently key programmers in OBD2shop under £1,300. What is the difference between them? How can I choose?

Today we will make a comparison as below:

Item Autel MaxiIM IM508 Lonsdor K518ISE Xtool X100 Pad2
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Price £1,229 £919 £568
CPU Cortex-A9 processor, 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-core Processor Speed 1.34GHZ Quad Core, 1.6 GHz
Memory 32GB eMMC 8G RAM 1G Comm port USB2.0-type B 1GB RAM, 16GB Flash
Battery 3.7V/5000 mAh 3800 mAh 4000mAh, 7.4V
All System Diagnostics 4 System Diagnosis
Read/Erase Codes
View/Record/Playback Live Data
View Freeze Frame Data
Shop And Data Manager Applications
Key Read/Write
EEPROM Chip Read
Key Programming
Key Learning
All Key Lost
Remote Controller
Backup/Restore Immo Data
Immo Ecu Reset/Adaptation √ (a little part car makes) √ (a little part car makes)
Immo Ecu Refresh/Coding
Oil Reset
Odometer Adjustment √ (a little part car makes)
TPMS Tire pressure warning light reset
Steering Angle Sensor Relearn Steering Angle Calibration
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Vehicle Coverage

Autel MaxiIM IM508

Lonsdor K518ISE

Xtool X100 Pad2
America: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, GM, GMC, Hummer, Pontiac, Saturn, Ford.
Asia: Acura, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, KIA, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Ssangyong, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota.
China: BYD, Great Wall Motor, Brilliance, JAC, Geely Cars, Lifan Cars, Chery.
Europe: Audi, Benz, Citroen, Ford, Fiat, Jaguar, Lancia, Land Rover, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Romeo, Seat, Skoda, Smart, VW.


IM 508 supports full system diagnosis, key programming, odometer adjustment and special functions, which is a necessary tool for large car repair shops or professional mechanics. IM508 can work with XP400 Pro adapter to realize reading & writing ECU, IC card, MC9S12 functions.

K518ISE can program keys for a wide range of cars, including the new cars’ smart keys & mechanical keys without networking.

X100 PAD2 is a tablet with the latest technology, it not only provides professional key programming, but also provides the most needed special functions for workshops (oil reset/engine oil light reset, tire pressure warning light reset, EPB reset, TPS throttle body adaptation, DPF reset, etc.)

Have you made a decision yet? Only to follow your requirements.
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