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Autel MaxiDiag MD808 Pro Review: Full System Advanced OBDII Scanner

Autel has released a series of OBDII scanner products, advanced and entry-level, relatively good scanners, including Maxicheck pro, Autel MD802, Autel MD805, Autel MD806 and MD808 pro. Among them, Autel Maxidiag MD808 pro scanner is more like a collection of Autel MaxiCheck Pro and the Autel Maxidiag Elite MD802.

Autel MD808 Pro Scanner
Autel MaxiDiag MD808 Pro Full System Advanced OBDII Scanner

The Autel MD808 Pro automotive scan tool is built for DIY enthusiasts, car owners, beginner mechanics, and car enthusiasts offer a number of advanced functionalities with many basic functions, supports almost all the major brands of vehicles, easy to use and can be a good option if you want a professional device.

Ok, You might want to know how Autel MD808 Pro performs. Here we go…

Table of Contents

1 Specifications of the Autel MaxiDiag MD808 Pro Scanner
    1.1 Features
    1.2 Autel MD808 Pro
2 What included in the box of Autel MD808 Pro
3 Performs of the Autel MD808 Pro full system diagnostic scanner
   3.1 Easy to use interface
   3.2 Compact and lightweight design
   3.3 Sturdy construction
   3.4 Compatibility
   3.5 Basic and advanced functions
   3.6 Warranty and support
4 Reviews of the Autel MD808 Pro diagnostic scanner
   4.1 Advantage
   4.2 Shortcoming
5 Conclusion

Specifications of Autel MaxiDiag MD808 Pro Scanner


Autel MD808 Pro

Works: All 1996 and newer vehicles
Processor: ARM® Thumb® Processor (400 MHz)
Memory: 32MB, 166 MHz
Display: 4.0 inch LCD with 800×480 resolution
AutoScan: Yes
Connectivity: Mini USB: 2.0 Micro SD Card (16GB)
Read/Clear SRS, SAS, EPB, DPF, BMS, ABS Codes: Yes
View Freeze Frame data: Yes
View, Report, Graph and Playback Live Data: Yes
Print via PC: Yes
Electronic Parking Brake Maintenance Services: Yes
Oil Service  Reset: Yes
Battery Maintenance Services: Yes
Read Clear Transmission Codes: Yes
View Live Data: Yes
Read/Clear Engine Codes: Yes
Graph, Store & Playback: Yes
I/M Emissions Readiness: Yes
View Code Definitions OnScreen: Yes
Operating Humidity: 5% – 95% non-condensing
Power Consumption: 1.7 W
Operating Temperature: -10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Dimensions(W x H x D): 202 mm x 92 mm x 35 mm (8.35” x 3.62” x 1.4”)
Weight: 313 g (0.69 lb.)
Software Update: Lifetime Free Software Update
Warranty: 12 month Warranty

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What included in the box of Autel MD808 Pro

autel md808 pro package
Autel MD808 pro complete package

  • 1x MaxiDiag MD808 Pro
  • 1x User Manual
  • 1x Main cable
  • 1x Carry case
  • 1x Quick Reference Guide
  • 1x Micro SD card
  • 1x USB Cable

Performs of Autel MD808 Pro full system diagnostic scanner

Easy to use interface

Using this gadget isn’t an issue as even a person who is new to code readers will have an easy time reading and erasing error codes. It features simple and well-labeled keys and the screen is colored for quick and easy reading of error codes even in poor conditions.

Compact and lightweight design

Whether it is holding the device in your hand or keeping it in your car compartment, you won’t find any challenge as the Autel MD808 pro code reader is compact in design. It weighs about 3.45 pounds and measures 13 x 10.5 x 4 inches.

Sturdy construction

Just like many Autel scanners on the market, the Autel MD808 diagnostic code reader is sturdily made and can withstand impact. In addition, it has a durable rubber cover that protects it from breaking. It is also grease and water resistant. So, you can be certain that it will defy the hardships of a garage or car repair shop.


Autel MD808 pro supports all OBD2 compliant 1996 and newer models such as Skoda, Seat, Isuzu, Honda, Audi, Audi, Acura, Land Rover, and Benz.

Basic and advanced functions

As we discussed earlier, this tool combines the functions of both the Autel Maxicheck Pro and the Autel MD802 scanners. Therefore, you will be able to perform both basic and some advanced functions.

You can read and erase error codes, read and clear ABS/SRS codes, view freeze frame data, view, graph, store & playback live data, read and clear transmission codes, display code definitions, perform I/M readiness status, and perform services such as steering angle sensor reset, oil light reset, battery maintenance service, electronic parking brake service, and diesel particulate filter regen service.

Warranty and support

If you’re faced with any problem such as receiving a defective product, you can return it as it comes with a one-year limited warranty. Also, the manufacturer has a great support team where you can get in touch and receive help concerning your scan tool.

Reviews of the Autel MD808 Pro diagnostic scanner


  • You get to access modules (audio, body, accessory protocol interface and air conditioner).
  • 1-year warranty
  • Lifetime free updates.
  • Auto VIN detection
  • Data can be printed off the device by using the Maxi PC suite.
  • Works very fast.


  • Slows down when viewing graphs.
  • Must be updated first before use.
  • Doesn’t support bi-directional controls.
  • Doesn’t offer TFT.


In this price range, Autel MD808 Pro is an amazing obd2 scanner with greatly advanced functionalities. It is an ideal tool for mechanics who want to diagnose and fix complex car issues.

It can help you save money with its advanced features. Plus, Autel MD808 Pro comes with a 16GB memory card to download updates and save data. No need to spend money on cards.


Question: what different between MD808 pro and MD808?
Answer: MD808 pro is a more advanced professional scan tool than MD808. Though MD808 and MD808 pro are armed the same hardware, MD808 pro has more powerful built-in software system than MD808 pro. MD808 can only access to Engine, Transmission, ABS, and Airbag (SRS) systems while MD808 pro support Read/Clear Codes and Live Data functions for ALL systems. In a word, Autel MD808 only support 4 system diagnoses and Autel MD808 Pro support full OBDII system.


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