Encore Fixes Cars Faster


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In A Head-To-Head Test, Encore Wins

We recently put the Encore head-to-head against other tools on a 2007 Ford F-150. The Encore took first in fastest to the fix, on-tool and online repair information, ease of use and defined user PID selection.

Encore wins v. Autel

Encore wins v. Launch

Encore wins v. Snap-on

Easiest to use

Encore was by far the easiest to use and to find Mode 6 information, The Encore is the only aftermarket scan-tool that offers Mode 6 information as an option in the data PID selection group. While all the other tools tested; the only way to find this same information was to back out of the enhanced software and use OBDII. The Snap On would only allow you to select one Mode 6 data PID at a time.

Consistent navigation

When it came time to compare usability, the Encore had consistent navigation. The touch screen on the Snap-on tool made it difficult to navigate through data, and we were forced to use the right handle key pad to navigate.

User defined PID selections

The Snap-on, Launch and Autel tools lacked user defined PID selections. We had to scroll through each one to find the new PIDs we were looking for.

Check back for future year/make/model/engine tests to see how Encore stacks up.
Ruggedized Tablet

The shop-tough Encore is built to handle what you’re going to do with it. Impact-resistant ABS plastic and a multilayer screen can take it all. Large rubberized grips keep the tool in your hand until the job is done.

7" Touch Screen

A bright, 7” touch screen displays everything you need to fix the car, in nearly any light. The screen won’t washout in bright light or direct sunlight, so you can see no matter where you’re fixing.


Direct, on-tool access to Identifix, iATN and all your favorite networks. Encore keeps you at the vehicle with more on-tool repair info and fixes thanks to your shop’s Wi-Fi connection.

Long Range Bluetooth

Long Range Bluetooth pairs quickly and easily. Use to wirelessly reset and relearn TPMS sensors, test batteries and more. TPR and wireless Bluetooth battery tester sold separately.

Embedded Google Search

One tap takes you from reading codes to a pre-filled Google search. We pass along year, make, model, engine, trim level and code to give you the most accurate search results faster.

Identifix Direct-Hit

Use your Identifix login to access all repair information directly on the Encore. We search Identifix for you, saving you time and helping you diagnose and fix vehicles faster.

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