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Tomtom Via 135 M

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1536 reviews of Tomtom Via 135 M. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and maps. The performance and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the reliability. Opinions are divided on the design.

usability, price, performance, maps, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Tomtom Via 135 M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 198 user reviews of Tomtom Via 135 M from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on People are impressed by the screen and price. The maps and performance also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the design and reliability.

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reliability, design

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Via 135 EU M Sat Nav with Lifetime Map UpdatesTomTom Via 135M Bluetooth Satellite Navigation System for 45 European Countries with 5-Inch Screen and Free Lifetime Maps

May, 2016

Consumer review by: CartoMan (


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Purchased Via 135 after using a Garmin. Works well enough but on several occasions has lost signal at a critical point (in open areas - no buildings of trees) for 20 minutes, whereas my wife's old Tom Tom One, which we often carry as backup now, had no...

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: 2011-08-01 19:55:42.12 (

windscreen mount is awful

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this is my second tom tom and frankly cannot fault the unit as a sat nav. However, the windscreen mount is truly awful. It is so fiddly and awkward to fix, worst of all, no matter how careful I am with the fixing, it endlessly falls off the windscreen,...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: simonfromsurrey (

When it works it's great, however...

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I have owned this model for a year or more now, on the plus side it has a nice bright screen, the maps themselves are accurate almost all of the time and the overall the spoken instructions given are good. What more could you want from a satnav? Well,...

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: paynedave (

Poor sound and lane guidance

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I bought a Via 135 M Special Edition from Halfords to replace the One series I had used happily for a number of years. I am very disappointed by the inferior sound quality compared with my One version, it is of a very narrow mid to high frequency, and...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: 2011-08-12 12:06:37.113 (


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my via 135 malfunctioned badly while 3 months out of warranty, informed tom tom and they wanted around a hundred pounds to fix it. I told them that it should last longer than 15 months and that it was not fit for purpose, the young lady gave this...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: woodlander (

A solution ot the problem?

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I too had what I regarded as a failure with my Tom Tom Via. It would not start. I had a dead screen, all black with no sign of life. Sounds like something similar to your problem.AFter having an unsatisfactory experience with the Which recommended...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: 2011-08-11 15:12:22.337 (

TomTom Via 130

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Great when it works. Sadly, my unit doesn't work very often. It will refuse to switch-on for no apparent reason, even though the battery is fully charged. TomTom acknowledge that it has a fault and want €105.00 to repair it, but will not say what the...

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: elbo9 (

the product is user friendly


" The purchase was simple and straight forward. It was easy to set up and to use. "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: mario (



" The navigator works great, all maps update. "

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Joanna10 (

Excellent Sat Nav


" I would recommend the above tomtom to my families and friends great features and perfect size for the car. "

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications

GPS type

Bicycle: No


Number of countries covered:45


Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No