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Magellan RoadMate 360

alaTest has collected and analyzed 160 reviews of Magellan RoadMate 360. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Views about the durability and screen are on the whole positive. The maps and price are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the performance. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, maps, screen, durability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Magellan RoadMate 360 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 140 user reviews of Magellan RoadMate 360 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the size and durability. The screen and price also get good feedback. There are some less positive comments about the reliability. There are mixed views on the maps and performance.

usability, price, screen, durability, size


71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Magellan RoadMate 360 GPS Portable NavigatorMagellan RoadMate 360 Portable car navigation system

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: James Stevenson (

Magellan RoadMate 360


Customize the shortest route and avoid tolls with the RoadMate 360.

TomTom software and maps preloaded • Sleek design • Simple HP Quick Launch interface • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth • Several travel-related utilities included

Short battery life with GPS receiver on • TomTom POI data not up to date

Sep, 2006

Expert review by: Tracey Capen (

Magellan RoadMate 360


The RoadMate GPS device has capable navigation and well-designed search, but its hardware buttons add bulk.

Capable navigation, good search

somewhat bulky, no battery

Mar, 2006

Expert review by: Oliver Kaven (

Magellan RoadMate 360


Type: Automobile, Display Type: Touch, Power: Adapter, Turn-by-turn: yes, 3D View: no, Hard Drive: no, Additional M...

Good screen. Complete set of U.S. maps built into the system.

No 3D view. Unintuitive Interface.

The Magellan RoadMate 360's preloaded maps and turn-by-turn guidance are great, but maneuvering the interface is more difficult than it should be.

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: Rich Owings (

Magellan RoadMate 360 Review


Here's what other early reviewers have to say:

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: KRR (

Decent GPS unit


It is easy to use and does a good job of routing

It doesn't have all streets

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: Chet (





Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: MrBig (




It doesn't work

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: A Service Techician (

Horrible unit - Even worse support


Figuring this HAD to be a defective unit, I contacted Magellan support. After explaining all the shortcomings of this unit, I was told (in what seems to be the now customarily barely intelligible English), to initialize the unit to correct the problem....

Bright screen, good voice prompts, fairly easy to change settings

Erratic tracking - slow to pick up turns and decidedly skow to recalculate if you deviate from the route it's running. Also known to recalculate when you're ON the route it's calculated! Doesn't seem to like cloudy days or anything but wide-open view...

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: N/A (

Well! You get what you pay for!


If you Drive a lot like me 3 hours a day in different places dont buy it!

The voice is good

Hard to get signal ; It found 60% of the address that i put on it

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: N/A (

Well worth the price


This product definitely outweighs the price, very impressed by the visual display and accuracy

No battery and it needs a longer car adapter for vehicles with higher windshields

Dec, 2006

Product Specifications

Put satellite navigation in any car. The Magellan RoadMate 360 portable auto navigation system makes navigation easy and fun, with friendly voice prompting, turn-by-turn guidance and the latest touch screen technology. Your Magellan RoadMate 360 comes pre-loaded with a complete detailed map of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. There's no need to download additional data. Touch the screen to enter an address or select from nearly 2 million points of interest (POI) and let your Magellan RoadMate 360 guide you there. Unique on-screen icons show the location of restaurants, gas stations, ATMs and more on the map. Simply touch an icon to quickly route to any location. Or select multiple destinations using the easy Trip Planner. Lightweight and truly portable, your Magellan RoadMate 360 goes wherever you go, from your personal vehicle to your business car, to your recreational vehicle.

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:3.5"
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9 cm
Resolution:320 x 240

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / Puerto Rico / USA

GPS System

Receiver:14 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Manufacturer:Magellan Navigation
Model:360 North America
Product Line:Magellan RoadMate


Waypoints per route:20