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TomTom VIA 1405

alaTest has collected and analyzed 519 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the voice guidance and screen. The performance and value for money are also appreciated, but there are some less positive views about the reliability.

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reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom VIA 1405 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 519 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for TomTom VIA 1405

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 452 user reviews of TomTom VIA 1405 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Amazon.com.

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

reliability

63% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom VIA 1405T 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic (Discontinued by Manufacturer)TomTom VIA 1405T 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime TrafficTomTom VIA 1405TM 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic & Maps

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NOT AS ADVERTISED

 

The whole of the VIA series often get praise and a good star rate. However the real truth is far from the 4/5 stars they get. The return rate to both stores and TomTom are much higher than anyone would believe. I would buy one IF I could back up...

Quick at re-route ; Good features for price range when they work

Will NOT (as confrimed with TomTom support ; 8226; Backing up ; 8226; Purchasing maps ; 8226; Downloading voices ; 8226; Managing maps ; 8226; Activating promotions (service cards, etc) ; 8226; Map Share corrections

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NOT AS ADVERTISED

 

The whole of the VIA series often get praise and a good star rate. However the real truth is far from the 4/5 stars they get. The return rate to both stores and TomTom are much higher than anyone would believe. I would buy one IF I could back ......

Quick at re-route ; Good features for price range when they work

Will NOT (as confrimed with TomTom support ; 8226; Backing up ; 8226; Purchasing maps ; 8226; Downloading voices ; 8226; Managing maps ; 8226; Activating promotions (service cards, etc) ; 8226; Map Share corrections

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Works well for basic use

 

This is the only GPS I've ever owned. It was a Christmas gift. Out of the box it was somewhat confusing. I spent quite a while online setting up an account and updating this thing. It was easy to learn how to operate. The touchscreen is responsive...

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Easy to use

 

Had a Tom Tom previously and new did not disappoint. Easy to use.

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Great price!

 

Product is easy to use... I didn't even have to read the manual.

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Tom Thumbs?

 

Out of the box would not work in finding a GPS Signal. Of course it needed an update immediately and that fixed the problem, but the stress this caused by depending on it at least to be quasi-workable out of the box was not agreeable.Called the service...

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Best deal ever on GPS Navigation

 

I was searching to buy a GPS Navigation, and found this wonderful product TomTom VIA 1405TM GPS Navigation - 4.3 and it was very reasonable and it worked like a charm!

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TT VIA1405 GPS

 

Works like a charm

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second time around

 

I decided to order this because it was a good deal and comes with 'lifetime' updates. My old TomTom still works but is out of date and it would cost almost as much to update it as to buy this new one.When I turned on the new unit it found the satellite...

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Follow Lifetime Instruction First

 

Second Tom Tom I've owned. First one was a Go series 5 plus years old owned by my daughter. It was good for general highway and driving to find locations but map was out of date, some new hi-way on and off ramps had been changed, so bought a new with...

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