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TomTom START 5" GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic Updates

TomTom START 5" GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic Updates
alaScore 76

14 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of TomTom START 5" GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic Updates. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price. The screen also gets good reviews.

usability, screen, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom START 5" GPS with Lifetime Maps and Traffic Updates is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: MyTreasures (



We have used a another brand for a very long time. Bought this for my husby and he loves it!

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Camerafettish (

Size was Good...


The size of it was good. However, you had to print a book off the internet to understand how to operate it. I'll stick with Garmin.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Suzie161 (

So far so good...


I have only had this TomTom a few days and so far its perfect. I had some trouble doing the updates and downloading my lifetime maps, but I called cust. service and they walked me through it all. My first GPS was a TomTom and I still use it, but I...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: cathyb151 (

thinjk twice before purchasing...


I got this because of the lifetime updates..sorry but the updates to forever..this didn't come with a manual, so it was hit or miss in installing the free stuff that came with it. I had to call the website because I was so confused, then had to talk to...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: Trinity463 (



I bought a new GPS because I got tired of my old one not being able to keep up with the changes. This model is great. The POIs are up to date. The screen is a great size and I love how you can customize it to reflect your personality/interests. The...

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: DianaLynn5 (




May, 2012

Consumer review by: glgt (

activation code did not work...


just received my new tomtom and have been trying for the last hour to set up with activation code for lifetime maps/trafficekeeps telling me wrong device for that activation code thinking i'm going to return it it shouldn't have to be this hardtomtom...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: jeff274 (

I love Tom Toms...


3rd one but not because they failed. I lost two of them. Will never buy another brand other than Tom Tom.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: LAVRICE (

not user friendly...


I found this Tom Tom very difficult to use. It was not easy to put in directions and not easy to follow. Would not recommend for anyone.

May, 2012

Consumer review by: hildeswede (

Not up to Tom Tom standards...


I have had two other TOMTOM's and decided to upgrade because of the lifetime maps feature with this unit. Unfortunately, I could not get this one to work properly...called TOMTOM support and got nowhere....soooo this unit is going back. Having read...

Apr, 2012