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TomTom VIA 1500TM

TomTom VIA 1500TM
alaScore 89

47 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the voice guidance and performance are on the whole positive. The screen and value for money are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the route planning.

usability, value for money, screen, performance, voice guidance

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 47 reviews)

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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

Consumer review by:

Love it..


I had an older tom tom.. It was just time for an upgrade.. My last one was smaller n bulkier n now this new one is a little bigger but thinner. I absolutely love it..This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Free map updatesAbout me......

It's soo easy to use n understand

Consumer review by:

TomTom is the best choice


I really like the TomTom, always heard great reviews, so I bought one. I use it for traveling and basic navigation. Really easy to set up and just go no long fiddling to put in a ton of information. Sometimes takes a little to find a signal when you...

Easy to pull out and use, great picture, tons of alternative routes

Might not tell you that the directions include a toll road. Constantly wants to change your route to "make it quicker


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One of the best I've owned.


Nice large touch screen, updates are very easy to install, TomTom is very quick with updates.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... Budget Conscious, casual user

Easy to use, large screen

Nothing so far

Consumer review by:

Great GPS


This a great GPS. My wife and I recently bought a new car and decided to save a couple grand by passing on getting a navigation package. Instead we decided to get a Tom Tom. The maps look great and the interface is user-friendly. It even tells you when...

Looks great, user-friendly, accurate maps, accurate directions


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It couldn't be more useful


Worked great right out of the box. Salesman said it had live traffic but it doesn't. Still a great unit for the price.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Free map updatesAbout me... casual user

Very user friendly

I wish it came with a case

Consumer review by:

good for the price


I got it , and it seems nice, had good experience with tom-tom , but not really macbook friendly


not macbook friendly

Consumer review by:

Why buy map updates


This Tom-Tom is a great deal I got it for just under $100 so why pay $70 + for updates this comes with 4 updates a year for the life of the GPS, quality item, great screen size and easy to useThis product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus,...

ease of use

Consumer review by:

Perfect for a beginner


It's my 1st GPS, very simple to use. I would recommend it.This product has... Large/easy to see screen, Easy menus, Lifetime traffic, Free map updatesAbout me... Parent with kids, Business Professional, casual user

Easy to use


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great gps for anybody


This was a great starter gps for my father. I easily talked him through setting it up and using. Little harder to teach him to trust it, but he learned his lesson. So far every address he has put in it has been found with ease. Large display makes it...

this was easy to set up and teach my father how to use it

little touchy with his bigger fingers