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Garmin 010-01114-00

Garmin 010-01114-00
alaScore 87

210 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 210 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the size and screen. The performance and value for money are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the reliability. There are some critical reviews about the build quality.

usability, value for money, performance, screen, size

build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin 010-01114-00 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon review summary for Garmin 010-01114-00


alaTest has collected and analyzed 153 user reviews of Garmin 010-01114-00 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on

usability, value for money, performance, screen, size

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Garmin nüvi 42 4.3-Inch Portable Vehicle GPS (US)

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Garmin GPS


This is a great GPS for anyone using a GPS for everyday driving. The colors are bright. The verbal driving instructions that it gives are clear, accurate, and easy to understand. It would have been nice if a vent clip was included along with the...

Accurate. Good graphics. Easy to set up

It should have included a "vent clip" to make it easy to install on a vent rather than the window

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Bought to put on motorcycle dashboard


When you are riding on your motorcycle, it is not convenient or safe to use your hands to operate your gps. This one is easy to see outside and requires fewer setting adjustments than most to get me to my destination.This product has... Large/easy to...

size is great, ability to read screen in sunlight is better than others

cord wiggles loose on backside of unit on a long ride


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nuvi's are best


use to find houses to serve subpoenas. great for finding multiple destinations.This product has... Easy menus, Free map updatesAbout me... Business Professional

ease of use

sometimes directs you to long way

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Best GPS out right now


The other GPS are rather large and is in the way of vision while driving this Garmin is the perfect size and has an easy touch screenThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... Frequent...

it is a perfect size and you get unlimited map updates free

you do not get the worl map IE Canada is missing

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great gps


this is a great gps. i have no problems with it. i have not got lost using it.This product has... Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... Parent with kids, casual user

its accurATE

everything is ok

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Good system when you are in a strange city.


It can be anoying when you are turning around to avoid a road closure or just stopping for gas because it thinks you have gone off course. But overall it did get me where I needed to go in a strange city.This product has... Large/easy to see screen,...

It does reroute you fairly quickly

It can't account for construction or road closures

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so far i am happy with my purchase...


I purchased this to replace my old GPS. I needed to update my maps so decided to buy a new model with lifetime updates.This product has... Easy menus, Free map updatesAbout me... Budget Conscious, Frequent traveler, Parent with kids

getting me where i need to go

keypad sometimes sticks

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Great GPS for a great price


I have purchased other GPS systems. This system is easy to use, clear when its giving directions and the maps are clear. Its smaller than other systems, which I like because I have a small car and limited space to put it. Price was great too!This...

easy to use, navigate and the price was great too


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great for my old folks to start with


GPS was easy for my not so tech savvy parents to setup snd use. Great priceThis product has... Free map updates

Easy to setup and use