"Like its little brother, the Actron CP9180, the CP9190 is compatible with all OBD II (On-Board Diagnosis II) compliant vehicles manufactured in North America, Asia, and Europe from 1996 to the present, but the Elite AutoScanner goes a step further and is even compatible with certain pre-1996 GM, Ford, and Chrysler vehicles."

Price Range: $299

The Actron CP9190 is the masterpiece of Actron’s line of engine reading devices. Ruggedly constructed and packed with features for maximum compatibility with almost any vehicle’s OBD (On Board Diagnostic) computer, the CP9190 is guaranteed to show you how to get your engine running at its best, all the time.

The engine is the heart of any vehicle, be it a car, truck or SUV. Thus, it is important to keep the engine at top condition, so as to avoid any problems, whether they be performance or safety related, with its operation. It comes to no surprise, then, that a good quality engine reader is essential to maintaining your vehicle’s engine.
Enter the Actron CP9190. Hailed as the older, wiser brother of the Actron CP9180, the CP9190 is the ultimate engine reader. Capable of not only reading 1996 and later models, the extra features in this device allow the CP9190 to even read the OBD I computers of earlier vehicle models. This compatibility makes the CP9190 perfect for those who own multiple vehicles from different years.

The CP9190 is as simple and easy to use as its brothers: simple plug your unit into your engine’s computer, and watch the data come in almost real time. Features such as freeze frame, USB compatibility and an online code database make this the best, most precise tool for any engine job, old or new.

Final Thoughts:
It has done all I asked it to and all the accessories were with it.

The Breakdown

  1. Extensive OBD II library
  2. Compatible with all OBD I and II vehicle models
  3. Large, easy to read backlit screen
  4. Trilingual capabilities: English, Spanish and French (Big Plus having Spanish)
  5. Includes user manual and tutorials