Is VCDS the same as VAG-COM?

Is VCDS the same as VAG-COM?

VCDS (an abbreviation for “VAG-COM Diagnostic System” and formerly known as VAG-COM) is a Microsoft Windows-based software package, developed and produced by Ross-Tech, LLC since May 2000.

How do I get VAG-COM for free?

You need to download VCDS. VCDS is the new name for vag-com’s software. It is FREE to download and will work as a full version with the ross-tech cable, hence why purchasing “vag-com cables” off of eBay isn’t a good idea…

How much does VAG-COM cost?

Using VAG-COM, a $249 Micro-CAN would be able to access all modules in that vehicle and includes extensive documentation and support.

What is Audi VAG-COM?

VAG-COM is a cable Interface that plugs into the car’s OBD port. Hence it’s a diagnostic software that will diagnose vehicles with VAG engines, meaning it covers nearly all Audi, Volkswagen Seat and Skoda models. It also works on non-VAG vehicles, but is limited to generic OBD2 system of Engine and Transmission.

Can I tune with VCDS?

You can do diagnostic real-time reading, logging, and graphing. You can change or set new coding and enable or disable some functions. But there is no tuning access with VCDS for any 2006 or newer.

Can BMW use VAG-COM?

It offers full functionality for all American and Japanese makes, and it is also capable of doing all VAG-COM functions on a VW/Audi. BMW and Mercedes coverage isn’t great though, and they offer absolutely no coverage for any other Euro makes.

Is Audi A VAG?

The vag contains the following brands: 1964 The Audi company was acquired; 1977 NSU Motorenwerke became part of Audi Division (does not function as a separate brand); 1990 Volkswagen has acquired nearly all 100 percent of the Seat brand.

What cars are VAG?

The Group comprises ten brands from five European countries: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, ŠKODA, SEAT, CUPRA, Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley, Porsche and Ducati.

Does VCDS work on Nissan?

No, it will not matter.

What cars can you use VCDS on?

Will VCDS (VAG-COM) work with my car? VCDS (VAG-COM) will work with most Volkswagen and Audi models sold worldwide from 1994 to 2012+. It will work with some cars as early as 1991. It will also work with most 1996-2012+ SEAT and Skoda models.