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Kenwood DNX520VBT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Kenwood DNX520VBT. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and durability. The usability and performance are also appreciated, but opinions are divided on the price.

performance, usability, durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Kenwood DNX520VBT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Kenwood DNX520VBT


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Kenwood DNX520VBT from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The reliability is also mentioned favorably, but opinions are divided on the price.

durability, reliability, performance

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kenwood DNX-520VBT Navigation Unit (VW Replacement)Kenwood DNX-520VBT Navigation Unit (VW Replacement)

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:7
Display Resolution:800 x 480
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touch screen: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA
Video compression format:DivX
Video formats supported:DivX

GPS Performance

Acquisition times - cold:38
Channels quantity:5.1

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): No
Sport (fitness, running): No


LED Indicators: Yes


Map view options:3D
Voice maps: Yes


Automatic routing: Yes
Choice of route setup: Yes
FM traffic compatible: Yes
Live service: No
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): Yes
Voice commands: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 60
Operating temperature range (T-T):-10 - 60
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 85
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 85

Other Features

Geographic coverage:Y
GPS receiver:sensitivity
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Time/distance alert: Yes

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
DIN size:Double
Interface Type:Touch Screen

Weight & Dimensions