Car Performance Chip Reviews & Guide   

 

Performance chips are among one of the most popular upgrades on cars and trucks. CarPerformanceChipReviews is dedicated in reviewing the most popular chips and tuning products on the market. We provide honest non biased feedback on tuning products for your engine.

Performance Chips Types:

 

OBDII Type computer reprogramming through on board computer port

Computer flashing via mailing it in

Sensor bypass with addon devices

Replacement / Soldering updated Chip

Due to their increased popularity of performance chips, we can only provide feedback on the most popular we have encountered.

Tests were conducted on the following vehicles and dynoed with Mustang Dynamometer MD-1000.

Best Car Chip

 

1. GTE Performance Chip Sold by PerformanceChipTuning.com (Rated #1 Chip)
Ordering Process: 5/5
Shipping Speed: 5/5
Customer Service: 5/5
Return Policy: 4/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 5/5 (Average gain was 36 WHP and 28 WTQ)
Average MPG Gain: 4/5 (Average MPG Gain was 3-6 MPG)
Cost of product: $69.99

Note: No telephone support but very easy to use instruction manual with email support.

 

2. Power Chips Direct Store PCD Chip Version 3.0 Reviews
Ordering Process: 2/5
Shipping Speed: 1/5
Customer Service: 1/5
Return Policy: 1/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 1/5 (Every Vehicle Tested actually lost 5-10 horsepower)
Average MPG Gain: 1/5 (Every Vehicle Tested lost 2-5 MPG)
Cost of product: $69.99

 

Ordering Process: 2/5
Shipping Speed: 2/5
Customer Service: 1/5
Return Policy: 1/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 1/5 (Both chips tested actually lost 0-11 horsepower)
Average MPG Gain: 1/5 (Every Vehicle Tested lost 2-3 MPG)
Cost of product: $69.99 for Power chip X2
Cost of product: $39.00 for Oxygen Sensor Chip

Note: Possible knock off of the GTE chip with poor instructions.

 

4. Fighter Car Chip - Performance Programmer
Ordering Process: 3/5
Shipping Speed: 4/5
Customer Service: 2/5
Return Policy: 1/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 2/5 (Each Vehicle we tested gained 4-13 horsepower)
Average MPG Gain: 2/5 (Every Vehicle Tested gained 1-2 MPG)
Cost of product: $337.49

 

5. Engine Car Chips HPC Performance Chip Stage 1(New Flash) Reviews
Ordering Process: 2/5
Shipping Speed: 2/5
Customer Service: 1/5
Return Policy: 1/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 1/5 (Every Vehicle Tested actually lost 3-13 horsepower)
Average MPG Gain: 1/5 (Every Vehicle Tested lost 3-6 MPG)
Cost of product: $69.00

 

6. Fast Car Performance Chip - Max Energy Power Programmer
Ordering Process: 4/5
Shipping Speed: 2/5
Customer Service: 2/5
Return Policy: 1/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 3/5 (Every Vehicle Tested gained 5-15 horsepower)
Average MPG Gain: 1/5 (Gains Varied from 0-2 MPG)
Cost of product: $379.99

 

7. Direct Car Performance Chip - Cortex Programmer
Ordering Process: 4/5
Shipping Speed: 3/5
Customer Service: 3/5
Return Policy: 2/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 2/5 (For each vehicle tested we noticed 2-8 HP gains)
Average MPG Gain: 1/5 (We saw no improvement in fuel efficiency)
Cost of product: $363.99

 

8. General Car Performance Chip - EforceChips, GFchips.com Reviews
Ordering Process: 1/5
Shipping Speed: 1/5
Customer Service: 2/5
Return Policy: 1/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 1/5 (For each vehicle tested we noticed a loss of 8-15 HP)
Average MPG Gain: 1/5 (We notice huge losses in MPG. These varied from 3-10 MPG.)
Cost of product: $69.00

 

9. F-4 Car Performance Chip VP12 Reviews
Ordering Process: 1/5
Shipping Speed: 1/5
Customer Service: 1/5
Return Policy: 1/5
Average HP and Torque Gain: 1/5 (For each vehicle tested we noticed a loss of 6-9 HP)
Average MPG Gain: 1/5 (We notice huge losses in MPG. These varied from 2-7 MPG.)
Cost of product: $89.95
NOTE: This chip uses circuitry that didn't work on our test vehicle. We do NOT recommend this chip.

 

 

 

Note: Dyno Results may vary from vehicle to vehicle. We used a true Mustang Chassis Dyno for accurate results. Use these data as a idea of the performance you might expect but keep in mind your individual vehicle results may be different.

 

 

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