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TomTom GO 520

Product Code: TG520

TomTom GO 520 is a car sat nav with World maps and a 5-inch touchscreen. With smartphone connection the TomTom sat nav provides traffic information. My Drive feature enables you to plan your route and view traffic before sending your chosen route to your TomTom sat nav.

Advanced Lane Guidance helps you at every road junction. On screen buildings and landmarks also help recognise where you are and see where you should be turn. The speed camera database is included for the Lifetime of your TomTom sat nav.


TomTom GO 520 has been discontinued.

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The TomTom GO 520 is a 5-inch car satellite navigation system which is touchscreen. A faster processor makes starting up your TomTom GO satnav quick. Plus destination searches, route calculation and swipe control when using the TomTom sat nav is much quicker and responsive compared with previous TomTom GO models. Maps included are World Maps and smartphone connection for TomTom includes lifetime Traffic updates information. Check with you smartphone provider regarding data services before buying this product.

The screen offers Pinch and Zoom feature. Furthermore WiFi connectivity allows you to update maps and software without using a computer. If you are looking for built-in traffic capabilities then you should buy the TomTom GO 5200.

MyDrive software enables you to plan routes, check traffic and save favourites which is possible on a smartphone, tablet or PC. Smartphone messages can also be received and read out to you by the TomTom GO 520 enabling you to stay focused on the road ahead when communicating with friends, family and work colleagues. Furthermore you will have Bluetooth which will allow you to make hands-free calling with the built-in speaker and microphone.

Installation is simple with the included Active Magnetic Mount whereby you can dock and undock the TomTom GO 520 in a second with one hand. The battery life is 1 hour and a cigarette lighter adaptor is included too.

Destination prediction means the TomTom GO learns habits and predicts when you will likely to drive to frequent destinations saved in My Places (the more you drive the more accurate predictions will become).

The TomTom GO 520 is compatible with Siri and Google Now.

Lifetime speed cameras are available for automatic warning to fixed, mobile and average speed cameras.

16GB memory is included within the TomTom GO 520.

TomTom GO 520 Car Sat Nav FAQs

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TomTom GO 520 Features

‣5-inch large, high-quality touch screen (with Pinch and Zoom technology)
‣Pre-installed World maps that are free for the lifetime of the product
‣Lifetime traffic information via smartphone connection
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣Hands-free calling
‣Touch screen with Pinch and Zoom technology
‣My Drive Feature - Plan your route before you travel on your Smartphone, Tablet or Computer
‣Landmarks and buildings shown on-screen
‣Advanced lane guidance
‣Spoken street names
‣WiFi for map and software updates
‣Voice command and control
‣Destination prediction
‣Siri and Google Now
‣Up to 2 hour battery life
‣16GB internal memory
‣Active Magnetic Mount for quick dock and undocking
‣Stylish, slim, portable design - Fits perfectly in your car, hand or pocket
‣Plug and Go - no installation needed, works straight out of the box
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


TomTom GO 520 has been designed to be a portable plug and play device, and as such can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle with ease by the user. TomTom GO 520 is powered with a Cigarette Lighter Cable (supplied) and attaches to your vehicle via the TomTom GO 520 Active Magnetic Mount. Additional mounts can also be purchased.

Map Coverage

TomTom GO 520 includes World Maps covering the following regions:

Africa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, New Zealand, South America, Southeast Asia and USA, Canada and Mexico.

For use in Europe the TomTom GO 520 sat nav is preloaded with the following counrtries in Europe:

Detailed coverage: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madeira, Malta, Monaco, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, Cyprus, United Kingdom (including Channel Islands).

Partial map coverage: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Serbia and Turkey.

Connecting Roads: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia and Moldava.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣TomTom GO 520 with World mapping
‣Active Magnetic Mount
‣Micro USB cable and car charger

TomTom GO 520 Accessories

Looking for genuine accessories and spares for the TomTom GO 520? All parts availble to buy from ActiveGPS are genuine TomTom product and specifically designed for use with the GO 520. Accessories available to purchase include a travel case, travel case, replacement windscreen mount and a beanbag dashboard mount.

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TomTom GO 520 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS, built-in SIM
‣Display: 6-inch touchscreen (480 x 272 pixels)
‣Memory: 16GB Internal memory
‣Bluetooth: Yes
‣Speaker: Integrated high quality speaker
‣Microphone: Yes
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: up to 1 hours autonomous operation
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: unknown
‣Weight: unknown
‣Guarantee: 1-year

Page last reviewed: 11th March 2024

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