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TomTom Start 25M

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3599 reviews of TomTom Start 25M. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and reliability. The size and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the memory.

usability, performance, size, reliability, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom Start 25M is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 500 user reviews of TomTom Start 25M from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on Some have doubts about the usability.


87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: TomTom Start 25 M Sat Nav with Western Europe Maps & Lifetime Map UpdatesTomTom Start 25 M Sat Nav with Western Europe Maps & Lifetime Map Updates

Dec, 2018

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Good value perfect for Europe


Good value and perfect for lifetime maps

Nov, 2017

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Got to destination with no hassle. Brilliant!


Got to destination with no hassle. Brilliant! Perfect for a woman driving on her own to an unfamiliar destination. Paper maps are of no use when driving at night - too dark to read!

Nov, 2017

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Re[lacement for one stolen from my car


Having had three of these before and found them exceptional, even I use mine when I know the route in case there are traffic problems. Them the TomTom will reroute me very quickly. It always gets me there and when travelling in a strange place or...

Nov, 2017

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Brilliant Sat nav!!


This is a fantastic Sat nav. I already bought one of these Sat navs for our holiday in August this year as we went on on a road trip to France. It worked perfectly, so this is why I've bought one for my daughter for Christnas. Easy to set up and easy...

Nov, 2017

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Easy to use nice and compact

Nov, 2017

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working great and accurate


it's working great, it's not too small. i am happy with my purchase

Nov, 2017

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Very good product,well worth the money,bought this for my son for his new job as a home carer.

Nov, 2017

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Typical Tom Tom...FAB!!!


We purchased this Tom Tom as a replacement for our old one which has gone to the Big Map in the sky. The other main factor for buying this one is it has a larger screen than our dear departed old one. As usual,very easy to set up,clear voice...

Nov, 2017

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Very good Sat Nav with 5 inch screen


Good size,easy to use sat nav.The suction cap on the base secures it well to my dashboard for safe driving.

Nov, 2017

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TomTom 25 not straight forward to setup on laptop,


Not easy to setup on laptop, also built in stand not detachable so makes it clumbsey to store away or for hand use

Nov, 2017

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Built-in camera: No


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed
Product color:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:5
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touch screen: Yes
Widescreen: Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):2
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter

GPS Performance


GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Bike/Scooter: No
Camper/Caravan: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Golf: No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): No
Sport (fitness, running): No
Truck: No


Lifetime map updates: Yes
Map coverage:All Europe / Central Europe / Western Europe
Maps included: Yes
Number of countries covered:23 / 45


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Storage media type:Flash


Lane guidance: Yes
Languages support:Multi
Live service: No
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):N
Parking assist:Y
Spoken street names:Y
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes


Bluetooth: No

Packaging Content

Quick start guide: Yes


Built-in camera:N
Built-in speaker(s):Y


Battery life (max):2
Power source type:Battery, Cigar lighter


Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported

Technical Details

Advanced Lane Guidance: Yes
Announces street names: Yes
Color of product:Black
Eco Routes: Yes
Fast Route Planning: Yes
Form Factor:Fixed
FREE Daily Map Changes: Yes
Frequent destinations: Yes
Help Me! emergency menu: Yes
Integrated mounting: Yes
IQ Routes: Yes
IQ Routes technology:Y
Languages support:0.728 x 12.3 x 5.96 / Multi
Latest Map Guarantee: Yes
Lifetime map updates: Yes
Parking assist: Yes
QuickGPSfix: Yes
Rich Points of Interest: Yes
Safety preferences: Yes
Speeding alert: Yes
Spoken street names:Y
TomTom Speed Cameras: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.772 / 0.787
Height:3.65 / 3.74