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TomTom VIA 120 Europe Traffic LIVE

alaTest has collected and analyzed 233 reviews of TomTom VIA 120 Europe Traffic LIVE. 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. Comments about the route planning and size are generally positive. The price and performance also get good views. Many are less positive about the reliability and maps.

usability, performance, price, size, route planning

maps, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom VIA 120 Europe Traffic LIVE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 user reviews of TomTom VIA 120 Europe Traffic LIVE from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the route planning and size. The price and usability also get good opinions. The maps and reliability get critical opinions.

performance, usability, price, size, route planning

reliability, maps

79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Via LIVE 120 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland MapsTomTom Via LIVE 120 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Ireland Maps

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Dean Evans (

TomTom Via LIVE 120 review


TomTom's impressive LIVE Services get squeezed into a less impressive form factor

God-like HD Traffic ; Hands-free phone calls ; Map corrections and updates

Ongoing subscription required ; Ageing, low-res display

The TomTom Via LIVE 120 slots into the TomTom sat nav range below the top-end Go LIVE 1000 devices and consequently it doesn't have as many fancy features. The screen isn't as roomy; there's no pinch-to-zoom and it lacks the neat magnetic window bracket.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: James Morris (

TomTom Via LIVE 120


Some of the key technologies of TomTom's flagship GO LIVE 1000 are now available for a mid-range price.

The remaining LIVE Services are less unique. Google Local Search is included, as it is with virtually all mobile data-enabled sat-navs. This provides a keyword-based national Points of Interest search, which goes well beyond what’s available in the...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Jim Martin (

TomTom Via Live 120 review


Despite a couple of minor flaws, the Via Live 120 is a great satnav. We just hope MyTomTom is fully working soon.

If you already own a TomTom satnav with live services, there's little incentive to upgrade. If not, the Via 120 isn't bad value at £175. This includes full coverage of Europe, and Google Local Search works in other countries too, not just in the UK....

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Derrick Cramer (

TomTom Via LIVE 120 GPS


The TomTom VIA 120 GPS is a small package crammed full of features, we see if it's worth the asking price

The TomTom Via LIVE 120 GPS is an amazing device. Sporting great build quality, innovative features, a friendly UI experience, Live HD Traffic, the Via 120 offers everything you could want from a GPS. While the price is slightly high in this market...

Aug, 2011


Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (

TomTom Via Live 120


TomTom brings the price of data-enabled satnavs to a new low; we road test it to find out if cheap equals good

An excellent satnav with all the features you need to get to your destination – and at a good price too

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: stickyb (

launched to market but not ready to use


Absolute nightmare. 12 months live services advertised - mine has 10 months. No updates available on line and as a result you cant update speed cameras, poi's or more importantly get any map updates. The device its self is ok but on 2 business trips...

nothing comes to mind

no tomtom support is available to update anything

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Shomina (

TOMTOM Via 120 Live Western Europe GPS


This product is easy to handle and light weight. Ideal for beginners.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: John (

TOMTOM Via 120 Live Western Europe GPS


Easy to understand

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: tim (

TOMTOM Via 120 Live Western Europe GPS


Thin, light & good graphics.

The first time I used the Tom Tom was in a town in the South of France, we wanted to get to Montpellier airport (the only address details we had). Though the Tom Tom had European maps installed I had to end up buying a map to find out where the airport...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: martin (

TOMTOM Via 120 Live Western Europe GPS


spoken street names

battery doesnt hold charge for long

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications


Native Aspect Ratio:16:9

GPS type

Bicycle: No