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Garmin Portable Friction Mount

alaTest has collected and analyzed 186 reviews of Garmin Portable Friction Mount. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Comments about the screen and durability are overall positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas some have doubts about the size and design. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, durability, screen

design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Portable Friction Mount is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 186 reviews)

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Expert review by: Rich Owings (

Garmin portable friction mount review

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: RedPar8 (

Great portable GPS stand


Easy to Use, Good Value, Quality

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: DOC (



Easy to Use, Quality

May, 2014

Consumer review by: wingo61 (

Stays Put


Stays put, flexible. Great deal, Stays put, flexible. Great deal

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: AC-DC (

Highly recommend"


I can mount my GPS easily within seconds. The whole assembly sits very stable on the dashboard. it was sold out and I had to wait for couple of weeks for it arrive. It is worth the wait. The only drawback is, not easy to hide the whole thing in the...

Easy To Use ; Ready to use in seconds ; Well Made ; Works Well With GPS

Too big for the glove box

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: danthe fisher man (

very good product


I'am very pleased with the friction mount

Easy To Use,Improves Functionality,Well Made,Works Well With GPS

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: The Traveler (

Great Product


The product is well made but the base is slighly larger than expected and does not exactly fit on my dash without placing it at an angle.

Easy To Use,Improves Functionality,Well Made,Works Well With GPS

Larger base than expected

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Rick (

Works as advertised


The window suction cup mark can get you a smashed window from a scum looking for your gear. The friction mount works very well on a slopped dash and cac be hidden from view.

Easy To Use,Improves Functionality,Works Well With GPS

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Jaybird (

Great piece of equipment


First time user. Doesn't leave any marks on dash A great piece of equipment. Completely Satisfied!

Easy To Use,Improves Functionality,Well Made,Works Well With GPS

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Old Aviator (

Friction Mount for My new GPS


Good product at a reasonable price.

Compact ; Easy To Use ; Sturdy ; Well Made

Jan, 2012