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TomTom Via 220

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of TomTom Via 220. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the screen and performance.

usability, price, design, reliability

performance, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Via 220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Ross Catanzariti (

TomTom Via 220 GPS unit


The TomTom Via 220 is a basic navigation unit that lacks some advanced features, but provides a pleasant user experience

Attractive and user-friendly interface ; Compact design with integrated mount ; Good value for money

No Bluetooth hands-free ; Sometimes slow to recalculate route ; Screen sometimes requires a forceful press

TomTom's Via 220 may be a basic, entry-level GPS unit, but unless you critically require Bluetooth hands-free functionality, we highly recommend it over more expensive models like the Via 180. An attractive, easy-to-use interface and a positive...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Derek Fung (

TomTom Via 220


Decent price ; Fast route calculation ; Buggy voice recognition junked

Why was TomTom Home killed ; No Bluetooth hands-free ; Slow acquisition of GPS lock

With a keen price, and minus the frustrating voice-recognition system found in the rest of the range, the Via 220 proves that less is more; but still not enough to earn it top marks.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Matthew Lentini (

TomTom VIA 220


TomTom has carved this satnav out of its larger, older brothers to create a simple but somewhat lacking alternative. But at less than $200, is this a low-budget bargain?

Sub-$200 price; simple user interface; fairly loud and clear speaker

No Bluetooth; poor GPS signal acquisition

Sep, 2011