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XXL 530S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 reviews of XXL 530S. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the price and reliability. The performance and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical comments about the memory and durability.

usability, screen, performance, reliability, price

maps, durability, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the XXL 530S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 44 reviews)

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Expert review by: Rich Owings (

TomTom XXL 530-S


The TomTom XXL 530S is one of TomTom's first 5” models. It comes with preloaded maps of the US and Canada and has IQ Routes, TomTom's historical traffic speed data that can result in improved routing in areas prone to traffic problems. The “S” in the...

Going the other direction, the TomTom XL 330-S drops IQ Routes and you only get a 4.3” screen.

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: Ken (

Almost Great


The doesn't stay on the windshield, the clips that hold the mounting apparatus does not stay attached too. poor design

Acquires satellites quickly,Easy menus,Easy to read

The unit doesn't mount on my windshield,Flimsy mounting


Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: z-28john (

Better than Garmin 350 & 660 that we own! Extras too!


I had bought two Garmins in the past, based on the reviews we saw on-line. BUT when we needed map up-dates, I looked at options to paying $60+ just for new maps!

Screen responds better than the Garmins ; Fast satellite acquisition ; More than one color option (for day or night screens) ; Several voice options (also louder than Garmins) ; Still has the auto-off feature, auto-dim, POIs, Favorites, etc. etc ; Very...

None that we've found yet

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: Puhi (



very nice product, the size is great

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: CATAHA (

First and Last TomTom Purchase


I've used several GPS devices and software, TomTom is by far the bad one.The first thing I did after purchasing this GPS was update the maps. I've been using this device for 3 or 4 months now and when I search for points of interest it does not know...

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Pinkie (

Great Price, Great Product


The first one I received didn't work but I was shipped another one, received it, it works great. No complaint for the price.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: lgedge (



I like the big display, I had to get use to the operation of the unit(I had a Garmin unit before). But overall would recommend it to friends and family.

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: br27 (

Great Product


Love it!

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: gps (

good product


for the most part this is a great product. my only complaints are that unlike some gps units, you can't put the name of a store to find the closest one. the other feature i find us missing is a place where it tells you in words the route you will be...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Ed (

didn't work


after i recieved it and charged it it wouldn't boot all the way i ended up spending 3 hours on the phone with tech support and they couldn't help ended up sending it in and got a REFURB unit back while it did work I paid for a new unit and spent more...

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

Plug and go Spoken instructions and street names EasyPort mount Points of Interest 5" XXL screen for better view 24/7 IQ Routes technology TomTom Map Share technology Help Me! menu

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:5 / 5"
Diagonal Size (metric):12.7 cm

GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / USA / Puerto Rico

GPS System

Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:TomTom XXL