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alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews of JVC KV-PX9. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and screen. The durability and usability also get good comments, but there are some less positive comments about the reliability and performance.

price, usability, durability, screen, size

performance, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the JVC KV-PX9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 83 user reviews of JVC KV-PX9 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People really like the maps and screen. The size and durability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the usability, and some have doubts about the reliability and performance.

price, durability, size, screen, maps

performance, reliability

65% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC eAvinu KVPX9B 3.5-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorJVC eAvinu KVPX9B GPSJVC eAvinu KVPX9S GPS

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: CAE (

JVC KV-PX9B Portable Navigation Units - Car Audio and Electronics Magazine


Is a portable just a portable? There are so many choices now that consumers may be wondering how much to research this segment...

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: Vernon (

Very Nice looking Unit, Good Video Playback


20 GB Hard Drive, play videos & audio tracks,ease of use

Lack of BT capability. No easy way of importing address

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: myshopstop (

JVC Found Me!


We used to have this model; it worked quite well. I don't recall ever getting a wrong direction. Easy to install and set up, easy to use and understand. I liked the fact the pictures were simple and easy to follow, some are way too congested with...

Easy to Use, Compact, Simple Setup


Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: matthewinaz (

Great buy


I just picked mine of from a Comp USA going out of business for $230.00. I live in Arizona And it works great. I don't know why people say it takes for ever to boot up. Mine takes about 10 seconds. I leave it plugged into my cig litter all the time. I...

Alot of storage

Doesn't announce the street names

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: nperchuk (

Not reliable


I bought one of these for $199 from Comp USA and thought I had a deal. I am sending it back ASAP. The major flaws on this device are:

AV capabilities, portable, good screen contrast

Not reliable, start up time is long, screen pages are not well laid out

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: inpd (

Great unit for under $299


COMPUSA are selling these for under $300.

Cost, huge music storage, easy to use

Does not announce street name but does display it

Jan, 2007

Product Specifications

This portable HDD navigation system goes far beyond conventional systems. In addition to reliable route guidance with versatile and convenient functions, the KV-PX9 stores and plays files for video, still photos, and music. The USB 2.0 input allows easy file transfer to the HDD. Direct playback of SD card contents is also available. The 3.5-inch monitor displays high-resolution images and can be operated with a simple to use touch panel.


Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.5 / 3.5"/3.5"
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9 cm

Digital Player (PF)

Digital Player: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / USA / Puerto Rico/Canada / Puerto Rico / USA

GPS System

Receiver:8 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC EXAD eAvinu