XTOOL X100 PAD3 Key Programmer, Any Good?

For the way that you are going to be using the X100 PAD Elite, you’re going to be fine with it.

XTOOL X100 PAD3 Highlights:
1.Support key mismatch after loss
2.Support Toyota/Lexus All Lost No Need Disassembly, working with KS-1 Smart Key Simulator
3.For VW 4/5th anti theft
4.Support MQB key matching
5.Support BMW CAS1-CAS3+ key matching
6.Key increase matched
7.Update via WIFI (always equip your device with the latest software), update online two years for free
8.Support 16 special functions
9.Support Benz Diagnosis till year 2020, US Ford, GM Ford, Hyundai, Kia, Toyota key programming till year 2020

It’s easy to activate, update and use X100 PAD3, just follow this article instruction:

X100 PAD Elite VS X100 PAD2 PRO:

Compared with X100 PAD2 PRO, it comes with a stronger hardware, supports more diagnosis & special functions, and covers more car models as well.

Item Xtool X100 PAD3 Xtool X100 PAD2 Pro
Release year The 2020 year The 2016 year
Hardware Operating system: Android 5.1.1
Processor: quad core processor 1.8GHz
Memory: 2G RAM, 64G ROM
Display / touch screen: 1024 • 768 resolution, 8 inch LED Compatible touch screen
Camera: Rear camera, 8 million pixels, with flash autofocus.
Sensor: Gravity sensor
Audio input / output: microphone, 4 band 3.5 millimeter stereo.
Interface: USB3.0, DC charging port, MINI HDMI, DB15 interface.
Battery: 10000mAh 3.7V lithium polymer battery
Input voltage: +9 ~ + 36VDC, compatible with 12V and 24V voltage system
Operating System: Android 4.4.4
Memory : 2GB RAM, 32GB Flash
Sensors: Gravity Sensor, Light Sensor
Power Consumption: 29.6W
CPU: Quad Core, 1.6 GHz
Bluetooth: 100 Meters
Display: 8.0 Inch IPS 5-Point Multi-touch Screen with 1024 × 600P Resolution
Battery : 4000mAh, 7.4V
Dimension : (L * W * H): 240 * 177 * 30mm
Power Voltage: 12V
Communication USB 3.0, WIFI 2.4Ghz USB, WIFI 2.4Ghz
OBDII Diagnosis Support full systems Supports 4 systems (Engine, Gearbox, ABS and  Airbag)
Immobilization Europe: Audi, VW, Skoda, Seat, Porsche, Opel, Citroen, Peugeot, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln, Renault, etc

America: GM, Cadillac, Buick, Chrysler, Ford etc

Asia: Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Acura, Mazda, Nissan, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Suzuki, Kia, Hyundai, Daewoo, SSANGYONG, Proton, etc

China: Great Wall, Chery, Brilliance-auto, Geely, LIFAN, HAFEI, CHANGAN, LANDWIND, BYD, BYD, JAC, etc.

Europe: Audi, Benz, Citroen, Ford, Fiat, Jaguar, Lancia, Land Rover, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Romeo, Seat, Skoda, Smart, VW

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

VAG 4th 5th IMMO Yes, when working together with KC100 adapter that comes in the package. Yes, when working together with KC100 adapter that comes in the package.
Toyota Smart Key All Keys Lost Yes, requires KS-1 emulator (need to buy additionally) Yes, requires KS-1 emulator (need to buy additionally)
Odometer adjustment VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Mazda, Nissan,  Suzuki,  Kia,  Hyundai,  Jaguar,  Land Rover,  Porsche and more… VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Buick, Cadillac,  Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, Mazda, Nissan, Suzuki, Kia, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Porsche and more…
Common diagnosis Yes, cover models from Europe, Asia, America Yes, cover models from Europe, Asia, America
Special Service Support 16 special functions:
Service/Maintenance Light
Steering Angle Sensor adjustmentEEPROM AdapterBMS ResetElectric Parking Brake (EPB)


Airbag Repair

Air Suspension


Tire Pressure Reset

Throttle Relearn

Gearbox Match


Injector Coding

Seat Match

Window Initialization


Support 10 special functions:

Service / Maintenance light

Steering Angle Sensor adjustment

EEPROM Adapter
BMS Reset
Electric Parking Brake


Air Suspension

Tire pressure reset
Throttle relearn

Update updates directly via the Internet using WiFi or wired connection. To access the update application open the X100PAD3 application and click UPDATE One-click update via WIFI.
Language English, Spanish, French, Russian, German, Polish, Portuguese, Turkish, Arabic English, Spanish, French, Turkish, Indonesian, Thai, Portuguese
Package Main Units:
Mini B to USB 3.0 Type C Cable
X100 PAD3 Cable
EEPROM 2 Adapter
Charger For tablet
Charger US Adapter
Charger EU AdapterTest Connectors:
DB15 Main Cable
USB3.0 Main Cable (1m)Accessories:
Certificate of quality
Packing List
User Manual
Tool Case
Main Units:
X-100 PAD2
USBTYPE-C and Mini_USB shift cable
Charger for Tablet
US Power Adapter
EEPROM adapter
EU Power AdapterTest Connectors:
DB15Male To VGA_Male
Packing List
User Manual
Certificate of Quality

XTOOL X100 PAD Elite VS Autel IM508/IM608:

Works with XTOOL KS-1 simulator, x100 pad3 key programmer can add smart keys to Toyota/Lexus when all keys lost, no need disassembly. Autel IM608 and IM508 can support this function as well, but xtool pad3 is the cheapest.

XTOOL X100 PAD3 test reports:

1.Read EEPROM data for Toyota 93C46- success!

Step 1: Connect EEPROM chip to the EEPROM adapter,  and then connect the main cable

Then connect the power supply adapter

Step 2: Select Diagnosis-> Other service-> EEPROM Adapter-> EEPROM Program

Make sure the adapter is connected and powered on, the status light is turned on

Step 3: Select the corresponding series, type, and then read EEPROM data

Step 4: Save EEPROM data

Step 5: Search for EEPROM file saved

Path: Report-> File Management-> Internal storage-> Adapter-> the file you need


2.Read & clear fault code on 2020 Benz E Class W212- success!

Step 1: Connect the X100 PAD Elite tablet key programmer to the OBDII port of the vehicle by main cable

Step 2: Select the corresponding car brand, model, etc

Step 3: Set the parameterization of vehicle equipment incl. related type of drive, transmission type, body variant, steering variant, national version and modification year

Step 4: Select the related control unit

Step 5: Read trouble code

Step 6: Clear trouble code

In a word, XTOOL X100 PAD Elite is professional in key programming and special functions.
There may be some deficiencies, but it’s cost-effective with good quality.