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TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear edition

TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear edition
alaScore 83

6 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear edition. 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. People really like the maps. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but many are critical about the reliability and price.

usability, maps

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear edition is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Alan Dexter (

TomTom Go Live Top Gear Edition review


An excellent sat nav - if you can bear Jeremy Clarkson's jokes

Great maps and intelligent navigation ; Live updates make for optimal journeys ; Clear, uncluttered interface ; Clarkson's dulcet tones

Clarkson's annoying voice ; No Hammond or May ; Go Live is expensive after first year ; Not the cheapest option

Tech Specs Product TypeAutomobile Portable GPS Navigator TouchscreenYes BluetoothYes Product FamilyGO LIVE 800 Navigation InstructionsLane Assist, Speed Assist, Text-to-Speech, Voice Command --> Brand NameTomTom Form FactorPortable Screen Size10.9...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Jim Martin (

TomTom Go Live Top Gear Edition review


This limited edition will naturally appeal to Top Gear fans, but we'd expect full maps of Europe at this price

It's disappointing that European maps aren't included at this price, and TomTom is still using a recessed micro USB port, which means you can't use a standard cable. However, despite the relatively steep price, none of these gripes are likely to bother...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Alun Taylor (

TomTom Go Live TopGear Edition


Review The monumental cock-up that saw the BBC grant then withdraw permission [1] for TomTom to use Jeremy Clarkson [2]'s voice in a satnav must have the Dutch navigation wallahs jumping for joy.

An essentially standard but still very competent and feature-laden 4.3in TomTom satnav with added Jeremy Clarkson. If you must have a celebrity voiced satnav, this is one of the more bearable on a practical level, providing of course you don’t think...

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Built-in Camera: No


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:10.9
Display Resolution:480 x 272
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Touchscreen: Yes
Widescreen: Yes

GPS Performance


GPS type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Bicycle: 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


Map Coverage:Canada, Mexico, USA / Ireland, United Kingdom / Western Europe
Maps Included: Yes
Voice maps: Yes


Compatible memory cards:SD
Internal storage capacity:2 / 4
Storage media type:Flash


Lane guidance: Yes
Live service: Yes
Speed limits: Yes
TomTom HD Traffic: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC): No
Voice commands:Y / Yes


Bluetooth: Yes

Other features

Basemap: Yes
Storage capacity:2048

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide: Yes


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


Supported radio bands: No

Technical Details

4.3" touch screen (11 cm): Yes
Advanced lane guidance: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Eco Routes: Yes
Form factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed
Frequent destinations: Yes
Hands-free calling: Yes
Help Me! emergency menu: Yes
Integrated mounting: Yes
Interface Type:Touch Screen
IQ Routes technology: Yes
Jeremy Clarkson’s helpful voice: Yes
Languages support:Multi
Latest map guarantee: Yes
Local Search with Google: Yes
Map Share technology: Yes
Mobile Speed cameras: Yes
Plug & Go: Yes
Premium Maps of US, Canada & Mexico: Yes
QuickGPSfix: Yes
Render your satnav instantly silent with Stig mode: Yes
Rich Points of Interest: Yes
Richer maps: Yes
Speeding alert: Yes
Spoken street names: Yes
TomTom Speed Cameras: Yes
TomTom Weather: Yes
Top Gear edition: Yes
Top Gear start up and shut down screens: Yes
Unique Top Gear car icons: Yes
Unique Top Gear Points of Interest: Yes
Voice address input: Yes
Voice command and control: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.51