Kess V2 EU clone vs Kess V2 China clone

Here are Kess V2 5.017 firmware EU clone and China clone.


So, how to tell your Kess v2 is an ECU version or a China version?

Kess V2 EU comes with a purple board and Kess V2 China with a green or red board. Look here:


Kess V2 EU clone: Purple PCB



Kess V2 China clone: Green or Red PCB

The first



The second



The third one: the only one version with a token-reset button



The fourth




Either kess EU or kess China isn’t original Alientech Kess V2. if you want kess v2 original, please go to


You can use Kess v2 with relief to read or write ECUs

All kess work, esp. kess v2 china clones (tested 100%)

connected to the car, read data very fast. Works fine.


Look here: Kess v2 5.017 is working great with a 2007 BMW 323i 2500 24v N52B25, ECU: siemens msv80.



Why Kess v2 5.017 firmware is populous now?


First, Kess v2 is the latest version. People usually are curious about new things.

Second, it has better stability when running

The last but the most important, it has the biggest compatibility with other versions:

– works on cars, trucks, tractors, bikes, not cars only

– No token limitation for ALL vehicles

(the old versions have token limitation on some models)

FULL authorization of ALL software protocols: add 140 protocols in 5.017 version

(works well for EDC17/MED17/k-line/DSG/DQ200 DQ250 DQ500 Gearbox/ST10/Ford J1850 ….  !)

插入图片kess v2 5.017 new protocols

Credits to Laura collected all for us.