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TomTom Start 20

Product Code: TS20E

TomTom Start 20 car sat nav provides street-level navigation via a 4.3-inch touchscreen display. What's more it speaks street names, has advanced lane guidance and provides optional speed camera warnings.

There is also a points of interest database including locations such as petrol stations, restaurants and hotels. The Start 20 sat nav is equipped with IQ routes which will calculate the shortest, most economical route.



TomTom Start 20 has been discontinued.

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TomTom Start 20 is the budget in-car sat nav from TomTom. The TomTom Start 20 features a 4.3-inch touch screen and comes preloaded with maps of Europe including 45 European countries. It also has a QuickGPSfix making connection to satellites very quick.

The TomTom 20 provides spoken street names making turn by turn navigation easier to interpret. Advanced lane guidance provides 3D images of junctions and this TomTom satnav also provides speed cameras warnings. You will also receive alerts when you are speeding using the speed alert feature on the TomTom Start 20.

You can also download daily map changes so you always know which roads are closed, changes in speed limits, etc. Furthermore Eco Routes technology ensures the satellite navigation system always calculates the most fuel-efficient route and thus reduces your impact on the environment.

The TomTom Start 20 includes IQ routes which will calculate the fastest routes and accurate arrival times. When you arrive at your destination you can use the parking assist feature to find the nearest parking locations. Furthermore TomTom’s Points of Interest database includes petrol stations, hotels and restaurants.

TomTom also offers the ability to create icons for frequent destinations. This makes navigation to frequent destinations easier and quicker.

TomTom has also included many safety features. It will alert you to schools, hides the map view above a certain speed and reminds you which side of the road to drive when in a foreign country.

Speed cameras

TomTom Start 20 get's it speed camera data from Road Angel a leading UK speed camera detector manufacturer. The Start 20 sat nav also alerts you when you’re speeding, even if you're not in navigation mode.

TomTom Start 20 Features

‣4.3-inch large, high-quality touch screen
‣Pre-installed European maps
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣Fluid touch screen
‣Advanced lane guidance
‣Spoken street names
‣IQ Routes technology
‣HD Traffic
‣Stylish, slim, portable design - Fits perfectly in your car, hand or pocket
‣Plug and Go - no installation needed, works straight out of the box
‣Speed camera locations from Road Angel
‣Includes 1 year FREE LIVE Services Europe
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


TomTom Start 20 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 Start 20 is powered with a 12-volt Compact Car Charger (supplied) and attaches to your vehicles windscreen via the TomTom Start 20 Integrated Mount which is also included.

Map Coverage

TomTom Start 20 car navigator is available either preloaded with European maps (45 countries) for the following countries:

Detailed coverage: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania,Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Vatican City.

Partial map coverage: Bulgaria, Croatia, Latvia, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Russian Federation.

Connecting Roads: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Serbia.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣TomTom Start 20
‣Integrated mount
‣USB cable and car charger

TomTom Start 20 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 5-inch widescreen 16:9 format LCD (WQVGA: 480 x 272 pixels)
‣Memory: 2GB internal flash memory
‣Speaker: Integrated high quality speaker
‣Microphone: Optimised integrated microphone and speaker for high quality hands-free functionality
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: up to 2 hours autonomous operation
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 134mm, Height - 95mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Weight: 181g
‣Guarantee: 1-year

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Page updated: 15th March 2024

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