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Magellan RoadMate 2000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 reviews of Magellan RoadMate 2000. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the performance and reliability. The size and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the maps.

usability, price, size, reliability, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan RoadMate 2000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Magellan RoadMate 2000 from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People really like the size and durability. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the maps and reliability.

usability, price, durability, size

reliability, maps

25% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Craig Ellison (

GPS Navigation: Magellan RoadMate 2000


The RoadMate 2000 is a good choice for the value-conscious consumer, but its menu system can be aggravating at times. Also, a number of new GPS products which cost about the same or less offer more features.

Sensitive Receiver. QuickSpell facilitates data input. Multisegment routing.

Some functions, such as finding the nearest gas station or changing map views take too many taps of the screen.

The RoadMate 2000 is a good choice for the value-conscious consumer, but its menu system can be aggravating at times. Also, a number of new GPS products which cost about the same or less offer more features.

Oct, 2006

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Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Scott Martin (

Magellan RoadMate 2000 Review


So while Magellan has released their Maestro line, I had the opportunity to take a look at the Magellan RoadMate 2000 for a few weeks and I thought that it was still worth taking a look at the not terribly old RoadMate 2000 that is still kicking around...

May, 2007

Expert review by: Ryan McLaughlin (

Review: Magellan RoadMate 2000 GPS


Have you ever been lost while in a strange town, or even in your own town? I frequently have to go to new places. Usually, I just go online and print off a map and directions. Now, with Magellan RoadMate 2000, I can just hop in the car and go. The...

Dec, 2006

Expert review by: Fletch (

Magellan RoadMate 2000 Review


What a quarter this has been for GPS devices! The "Big Three" (Garmin, TomTom, & Magellan) have been releasing new devices at a dizzying pace; it's enough to make a consumer's head explode. GPSmagazine is there to sort out the good from the bad, and...

Best Sub-$200 GPS

Oct, 2006

Expert review by: Rich Owings (

Magellan RoadMate 2000 review


I've been playing with a Magellan RoadMate 2000 for the past week or so, and have had a chance to put it through its paces. When Magellan announced the RoadMate 2000, 2200T, and 2500T, they highlighted the “crossover” nature of this product line — the...

Sep, 2006

Consumer review by: fedupconsumer (

Get a Garmin and save your time!


None I can find

Terrible quality control. Terrible customer Service.

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: terri (

Software download been down over one month!



Software was not available after I purchased it.

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: BigWater (

Perfect GPS system for the money


Simple, Good Size, 4GB HHD contains 48 states

limited battery life

May, 2007

Consumer review by: redreeper (

So simple even my mom can use it...


Easy to see, easy to hear, easy to use

basic graphics

May, 2007

Product Specifications

The Magellan RoadMate 2000 makes it easier than ever to get where you need to go. Simple touch-screen menus and a built-in interactive map of the contiguous U.S. makes it easy to select virtually any destination and get voice and visual turn-by-turn directions as you drive. Use the touch screen to enter an address or select a point of interest and get an instant route using the shortest time, shortest distance, most freeways or least freeways. Nearly 1.3 million pre-programmed points of interest enable you to quickly find gas stations, airports, hotels, restaurants and much more. Points of interest icons appear on the map. Touch an icon to get detailed information about a destination, including phone number when available. Save your own personal points of interest to quickly navigate to frequent destinations. A complete set of advanced features include SmartDetour to route you around sudden slow freeway traffic, multi-destination routing, QuickSpell to quickly enter your destination, and 3D 'bird's-eye' view to clearly see your surroundings. Plus, the built-in battery gives you continuous use for up to 3 hours. The Magellan RoadMate 2000 is advanced vehicle navigation that is pocket-sized and remarkably affordable.


Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)

Built-in Display

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

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:48 United States

GPS System

Receiver:20 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Country Kits:North America
Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magellan RoadMate