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Nextar C3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 148 reviews of Nextar C3. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the maps and size. The performance and price also get good reviews, whereas there are some critical comments about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, size, maps


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Nextar C3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Nextar C3


alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 user reviews of Nextar C3 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the maps and size. The performance and price also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, performance, size, maps


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Nextar C3 3.5-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorNextar C3 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : GPS Lodge (

Expert Review


It's easy to say that the Nextar interface is not on the same level as Garmin and TomTom, and in many respects it's not on the same level as Magellan or Mio's operating system. While the Mio Map takes some time to get used to, I still see it as a...

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Scott Martin (

Nextar C-3 Full Review


The Nextar C-3 is an entry level GPS that has a basic feature set and older design features that underline its low price. The unit can be had for some of the best prices around on a GPS, and I got this one for the purposes of this review at about $50...

Oct, 2007

Consumer review (

this is ths boom!!


I love the gps, I travel a lot and this helps me a lot. I am not trying to look at maps and reading them.I dont have to stop and look at them any more. The only thing that I dont like about i is the battery life it needs to be more life to the battery,...

"Strong Construction","Easy To Read","Compact","Reliable Performance","Easy To Set Up","Simple Controls"

"Short Battery Life"

Dec, 2007

Consumer review (

Worth the $$$


I use this GPS very frequently, and is very accurate compared to others I have used. It will skip a road that is a shortcut sometimes, but not too often. As far a location of addresses, it has ALWAYS been perfect on every destination I have asked it to...

Easy Menus, Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Secure Mounting, Simple Controls, Very accurate

Acquires Satellites Slowly, Short Battery Life, Skips some shortcuts, Sound could be better

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (

Good value


This unit had everything I wanted in a GPS device (alot of cool features)for under [$]. Easily moves between vehicles. You should have no problem figuring out how to use this unit. As I was trying it out I intentionally took a wrong turn to see what...

Easy to use, Moves between vehicles, No problem wGPS signal

Only minor issues

Jul, 2007

Product Specifications

PRODUCT FEATURES: GPS receiver with 3-1/2" TFT color display touch screen Voice-guided directions 1.6 million points of interest Address book can store up to 300 addresses Built-in rechargeable Li-Ion battery SD card slot for added memory MP3 song playing mode (requires SD card, not included) 2D or 3D map viewing modes Day and Night modes - Night mode features additional light on the screen for easier viewing Turn by Turn voice prompts

Built-in Display

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

Digital Player (PF)

Digital Player: Yes

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:USA

GPS System

Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Nextar