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TomTom Go Essential 5 review

£180.00 Typical price

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The TomTom Go Essential 5 portable sat nav is one step up from the TomTom Go Basic 5, and costs around £30 more. Both sat navs have a five-inch screen and can be linked up to your smartphone, but while the Go Basic can only show text messages, the Go Essential can also be used for hands-free calls. Read our full TomTom Go Essential 5review to find out whether this sat nav deserves a place on your windscreen.

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We have tested 104 sat navs and found that there are 5 Don't Buys and 30 Best Buys.
Range of Sat nav scores
  1. 31%
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  2. 65%
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  3. 79%
    Highest score
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