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TomTom Rider V5

TomTom Rider V5
alaScore 85

8 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of TomTom Rider V5. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and usability.

price, usability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Rider V5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of TomTom Rider V5 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The reliability is also mentioned favorably.

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This summary is based on the products: Tomtom Rider V5 2013 Premium Edition FREE Lifetime MapsTomtom Rider V5 2013 Premium Edition FREE Lifetime Maps

May, 2018

Expert review by : Ben KubasCronin (

TomTom Rider (2013) review


Get TomTom navigation on your motorbike

Competitively priced ; Top brand ; Ease of use ; Excellent route-finding

Bulky ; No car accessories ; Fitting kit lacking ; No live traffic update

The TomTom Rider is a top sat-nav unit for a motorcyclist, works terrifically well and should be one of only a couple of options you consider if you're in the market for one. However, there are a couple of drawbacks. Firstly, there is no car charger or...

Sep, 2013

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TomTom Rider (v5, 2013) review


Can this motorbike-nav persuade us to part with £350 or are we better off just sticking with a smartphone mount?

Capable, clever, but chunky and feature-light, the new Rider motorbike-nav punches below its price-point in a world of ever cheaper solutions.

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Spoken languages:- Afrikaans\n- Arabic\n- Australian English\n- Bulgarian\n- Catalan\n- Croatian\n- Czech\n- Danish\n- Dutch\n- Dutch Belgium\n- Finnish\n- French\n- German\n- Greek\n- Hungarian\n- Irish English\n- Italian\n- Lithuanian\n- New Zealand English\n- Norwegian\n- Polish\n- Portuguese\n- Portuguese Brazil\n- Serbian\n- Slovenian\n- Spanish\n- Spanish (Latin American)\n- Spanish Argentina/Latin\n- Spanish Chile\n- Swedish\n- Turkish\n- UK English\n- US English


Built-in camera: No


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed


Aspect Ratio:4:3
Backlight display: Yes
Display Diagonal:4.3 / 5
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Native Aspect Ratio:4:3
Pixel density:109
Placement supported:Horizontal
Touch screen: Yes
Widescreen:No / Y / Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):6
Power source type:Battery / Battery, DC

GPS Performance


GPS Type

Auto:No / Y
Aviation:N / No
Camper/Caravan:N / No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt):N / No
Golf:N / No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders):N / No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking):N / No
Sport (fitness, running):N / No
Truck:N / No

GPS type

Motorcycle:N / Y


License term:Lifetime
License term in years:Lifetime
Lifetime map updates:Y / Yes
Map coverage:All Europe
Map view options:2D/3D
Maps included:Y / Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / No
Internal storage capacity:4 / 8
Storage media type:Flash


Lane guidance:Y / Yes
Lifetime TomTom Traffic:Y
Live service:No / Y
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):N
Speed limits:Y
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):N / No
Voice commands: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 45
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 50

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Car power adapter included:Y
Packaging content:VIA 53,\n Easy Reversible Mount, Fold the device into your pocket.,\n USB Cable & Car Charger, For in-car charging of your TomTom device & for connection to your pc or Mac.,\n Documentation,
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Window mount holder included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connectivity:Y


Battery life (max):1 / 6
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery / Battery, Cigar lighter / Battery, DC


Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Technical Details

Announces street names: Yes
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed
International Protection (IP) code:IPX7
Languages support:CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SLK, SWE, TUR / Multi
Protection features:Water Resistant
Spoken street names:Y
Text-to-speech message reader:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.937 / 2.09
Height:3.25 / 3.98 / 5.12
Weight:12.5 / 8.29
Width:3.98 / 4.94 / 5.12