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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of JVC KD-NX5000. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and size are on the whole positive. The screen and usability also get good opinions, but many are negative about the maps and reliability.

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price, performance, reliability, maps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the JVC KD-NX5000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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CNET Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Kevin Massy (

JVC KD-NX5000 review: JVC KD-NX5000



The JVC KD-NX5000 combines a usable, traffic data-equipped navigation system with a plethora of audio and video capabilities in a compact package.

Its irregular size, complex menus, and rough navigation maps leave something to be desired.

Aside from some usability niggles resulting from its compact size, the JVC KD-NX5000 offers about as many car tech features per square foot as you can get.

Feb, 2007

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JVC KD-NX5000 In-dash GPS Navigator Wins EISA Award


JVC KD-NX5000 in-dash car GPS navigation has won a 2007/2008 EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association) award for the European Navi-Media System category. In describing the KD-NX5000, EISA expressed surprise that all the included functionality could...

Aug, 2007

Expert review by: Scott Martin (

JVC KDNX5000 Review


As the GPS space grows, we should see more of these integrated media and navigation hugs for your car. TomTom certainly thinks so, as they backed the Eclipse AVN2210P, and we continue the quickening pace of integrated units coming from the major...

Feb, 2007

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (



Incredible though it may seem, within the single-DIN chassis of JVCs KD-NX5000 cohabits a complete audio and video head unit and a latest-generation hard-disk-based navigation system. Out front theres a 3.5 widescreen active TFT, used to display head...

Jun, 2007

Product Specifications

The JVC KD-NX5000 is a 1-DIN HDD-navigation DVD/CD receiver with a built-in 3.5-inch monitor. This receiver has a built in HDD with a total of a 40GB capacity: 16GB for map navigation and 24GB for music. The superb HDD navigation provides quick and easy destination search, with data on more than 13 million points of interest (POI). The music server can store approximately 5000 songs in MP3, WAV or WMA format. You can navigate and play CDs at the same time. With additional devices, the KD-NX5000 is also compatible with Bluetooth Wireless Technology, a rear-view camera, and an iPod.

Car AV System

Functions:Digital player / DVD player / GPS navigation system / LCD display / Radio tuner
Type:Navigation system with HDD, DVD player, LCD, radio

Dimensions & Weight



Car DVD Type:DVD player
MP3 Playback: Yes

GPS System

GPS Navigation:GPS receiver


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC


Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Form Factor:In-dash unit integrated
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Type:LCD monitor


Car Radio Type:Radio tuner