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TomTom VIA 1500TM

TomTom VIA 1500TM
alaScore 89

56 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and performance. The screen and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed comments about the route planning.

usability, price, screen, performance, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom VIA 1500TM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 56 reviews)

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Gives you everything you need at a good price.


So far it works fine. I had trouble getting my free lifetime map upgrade. It wouldn't link the GPS to my Tom Tom account. I had to email the Tom Tom support center to get them to manually link my serial number to my account. Then it downloaded the free...

Good Price

Hope it's more reliable than my last one

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good product


Good price and easy to use make it a good value for the money.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... casual user

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I got this for my mom and she loves it.


No complaints. Easy to use and start up. Where ever u go...... there u are


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Very helpful


I love the tom tom. Only thing is you have to have the exact address of the location you want. Let's me know where all the hidden traffic cameras areThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me......

Easy to use

Putting in addresses

Consumer review by:

Overall a great product.


Is a user friendly unit that is easy to operate and to manage its various functions.This product has... Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... casual user

Ease of use and its features


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Great for family road trips!


Bought the gps for my mother & she had no problem setting it up & using it. She's not exactly an electronics expert & found it to be very simple & dependable!This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Free map updatesAbout me... casual user

Easy to use

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Great GPS


Love the GPS. Only drawback is maps should be able to be updated as they become availble. Not only a few times a year. Housing subdivisions and retail centers have new roads that change more freguently than updates are allowed.This product has......

Turn by turn directions

lifetime maps can only be updated a few times a year

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Very happy with my new GPS


I had a very old Tom Tom that finally died. The new one is great because it has free updates, free traffic monitoring and all the features I wished I had before. It warns me about speed and traffic light cameras and was pretty easy to set up. It was...

All the features I wanted

I miss the reading of punctuation with the street names

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Not as functional


I returned a different model Tom Tom as it went out and was told they do not make that model anymore. The one I returned you could speak the address and this one you have to manually put in the address. I had paid more for the one you speak the address...

easy to set up

Consumer review by:

Best GPS I ever Had...


I Love this GPS I have two that I got for $139 Great price but I went back to get another one for my moms birthday the surprise I got that I had paid a promotion price that sucks...Price went up to $220 but for that price is still worse it...I love...

Easy to use, easy setting, and the split screen really helps

The suction cup is not really good wish it was better