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TomTom Start

Product Code: TSTART

TomTom Start is pre-installed with mapping for UK and Ireland. TomTom Start provides 3.5-inch touch screen, with 2D or 3D moving maps display. TomTom Start with IQ Routes technology - calculates your routes based on the real average speeds measured on roads. Always providing you with the fastest route, and most accurate travel timel.

Additional TomTom Start features include advanced lane guidance, TomTom MapShare technology and Help me! menu - providing local emergency service information at your fingertips.



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TomTom Start satellite navigator comes complete with mapping for UK and Ireland. The high-quality 3.5-inch touchscreen and latest version of TomTom's award-winning, user-friendly software enables you to plan your route to fit your requirements, such as: quickest, shortest, avoiding toll roads and congestion charge areas, by required arrival time, etc.

IQ Routes technology

Calculating your routes based on the real average speeds measured on roads. Always providing you with the fastest route, and most accurate travel time, hour-by-hour, day-by-day, saving you time, money and fuel.

Advanced lane guidance

Gives you extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions.

TomTom MapShare technology

Make corrections to your own map and benefit from thousands of corrections made by TomTom users every day – free of charge.

Help Me! menu

You can find help with local emergency service information at your fingertips. From hospitals to roadside assistance, this information will be useful in any area.

TomTom Start Features

‣3.5-inch large, high-quality touch screen
‣Pre-installed with maps for UK and Ireland
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣QuickGPSfix and high sensitivity GPS chipset
‣Advanced lane guidance - gives you extra clarity when navigating difficult junctions
‣Stylish, slim, portable design - Fits perfectly in your car, hand or pocket
‣Plug and Go - no installation needed, works straight out of the box
‣Includes 3 months trial of Safety Alerts and Fuel Prices bundle, for free.
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


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

Map Coverage

TomTom Start device comes with the latest and most complete maps of UK and Ireland. Door-to-door accurate navigation anywhere across the continent. Which in addition to street information include features such as route calculation, Points of Interest, Estimated Time of Arrival, and TomTom Map Share technology. TomTom’s unique Map Share technology enhances your navigation experience, because you can now make instant changes directly on your map. TomTom Map Share technology allows you to make corrections to your own map and benefit from thousands of corrections made by TomTom users every day - free of charge.

Map Coverage:

United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣TomTom Start UK and Ireland
‣EasyPort Mount
‣Compact Car Charger and USB Cable

TomTom Start Accessories

Looking for genuine accessories and spares for the TomTom Start? All parts are genuine TomTom product and specifically designed for use with the Start sat nav.

Accessories available to purchase include compact car charger and mains charger.

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TomTom Start Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 3.5-inch full colour TFT LCD touchscreen (320x240 pixels, 64.000 colours)
‣GPS Receiver: Highly sensitive GPS chipset
‣Memory: 2GB internal flash memory
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Lithium-Ion (up to 3 hours autonomous battery life)
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 92mm, Height - 78mm, Depth - 25mm
‣Weight: 140g
‣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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