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TomTom XXL Classic 5" Sat Nav with Western Europe Maps (22 Countries)

by TomTom
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (286 customer reviews)



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  • Faster routes with IQ Routes
  • Advanced lane guidance - Helping to navigate complex junction views – providing peace of mind
  • Latest map guarantee
  • EasyPort mount - folds with the device into your pocket
  • Traffic ready (via RDS TMC accessory, not included)
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 2.6 x 13.5 x 9 cm ; 204 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 907 g
  • Item model number: 1EF0.054.00
  • ASIN: B005M2AIY4
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 31 Aug 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (286 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,563 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

Always know where you're going with clear maps and instructions.
Always know where you're going with clear maps and instructions.
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Get started with a navigation system that works right from the box. The TomTom XXL Classic Western Europe (22 countries) is a great introduction to what satellite navigation can do for you, and is ideal for casual journeys around the continent. Featuring a responsive touchscreen and tools to help you find the fastest route at any time of day, you'll discover that driving need not be so stressful.

If you want something more from your satellite navigation, why not check out the full range of TomTom in-car sat navs, and see how innovative, up to date information can improve your journey.

Enhance Safety

Safety is always the number-one priority when driving, and the XXL gives you the tools to make your journey go more smoothly - from easy-to-read screens and warnings of cameras ahead, to local emergency information.

5.0" Touch Screen (13 cm)

See more and drive easily with an extra wide screen. Touch screen technology gives you the easiest operation to make using your device a pleasure.

Help Me! Emergency 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.

Camera Alerts

Your device comes with fixed speed camera alerts pre-installed, to help you to drive more safely and responsibly.

Advanced lane guidance gives clarity even when navigating difficult junctions.
Advanced lane guidance gives clarity even when navigating difficult junctions.
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Reduce Driver Stress

Find the right route every time with the XXL, including the latest maps, and easy and clear instructions on how to get started.

Advanced Lane Guidance

Drivers often feel stressed at unfamiliar junctions when there are a lot of lanes to choose from. Advanced lane guidance provides extra clarity to drivers in these circumstances, so they won't miss a turn or have to make a last-minute lane crossing. It works by giving them a still 3D image on the screen that clearly indicates the lane they need to take. So even at the most complex junctions and in the heaviest traffic, drivers can stay relaxed and in control.

Latest Map Guarantee

Sometimes, TomTom releases a new map between the time a device is manufactured and the time someone buys it. So we allow every TomTom customer to check for a new map release within 30 days of first using their device. If one is available, customers simply use the voucher that is included inside the box to download it for free. This is all done via HOME, TomTom's free desktop application, which will automatically recognise a newly connected device and check whether a newer map release is available for it.

Map Share™ Technology

Our research reveals that roads change by as much as 15% every year. That's why we draw upon the largest satellite navigation community in the world – ours. Through our unique Map Share™ technology, drivers can make corrections to their map and benefit from thousands of corrections made by over 40 million TomTom users every day – free of charge.

Over 5 million Map Share™ corrections have been made worldwide to date. Through Map Share™, a driver can: block and unblock a street, reverse traffic direction, edit a street name, change turn restrictions, change road speed, add a missing Point of Interest (POI), edit a POI, and report another error.

TomTom’s IQ Routes™ provides you with the fastest route any time of day.
TomTom's unique IQ Routes™ provides you with the fastest route any time of day, saving you time money and fuel.
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Save Time & Money

Drive smarter with the XXL. Now can you find your position quickly, and work out the best route to your destination at any given time.

IQ Routes™ Technology

Only TomTom uses actual speed data collected from millions of users to calculate the fastest routes at any point in time. Imagine a route that takes into account rush hour, traffic lights, zebra crossings, school exits or even shopping crowds, every minute of every day. That's how smart IQ Routes is!

QuickGPSfix™

QuickGPSfix™ speeds up the time it takes to fix your GPS position to help you drive off more quickly.

TomTom HOME Desktop Software

We design our devices to be really easy to use and work straight out of the box. But when used with TomTom HOME, they're even better. TomTom HOME is our free software for PC and Mac which allows users to keep their TomTom device up-to-date. Drivers can download new maps, access free content from the TomTom community to personalise their device and subscribe to great services. The software is easy to install and compatible with all TomTom products.

Through TomTom HOME drivers can: Check the device has the latest map pre-installed, download free daily map corrections with TomTom Map Share™, download the latest TomTom software, download free content to personalise the device, buy maps and premium content such as funny voices, subscribe to services, and maake a backup of the TomTom device's content.

RDS-TMC Traffic Receiver

This TomTom device is compatible with our TMC Traffic Receivers, so your routing can be optimised for the traffic ahead.

Box Contains

  • XXL Classic
  • Easyport mount
  • USB Car charger
  • USB cable
  • Documentation


  • Customer Questions & Answers

    Customer Reviews

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews
    547 of 557 people found the following review helpful
    2.0 out of 5 stars What they don't tell you on the box! 19 Jun 2011
    By unicorn
    Style Name:XXL IQR Edition - Europe
    I bought this unit because I wanted an up to date Euromap satnav. I needed several Euro countries and this unit had them all. I thought a new middle of the range TomTom should be fine. Indeed on receipt I fired it up and hey presto everything is good. I put the TomTom home software onto my computer and linked the Satnav with no problem. Then, the bit they don't tell you about. TomTom home found a new update and as the unit was new within 30 days or so I could download it. So I did. It took forever and then stated that my unit did not have enough space. The update was bigger than my TomTom could handle. How stupid is that? It is new. When you can buy an 8GB SD card for peanuts this unit has a maximum of 2GB storage and no card slot. Now either something went wrong or I pressed the wrong button but from that point on the TomTom was useless. I looked for help but all TomTom give are the usual directions to FQA's. Their FQA's are rubbish by the way. The best advice is always independent sites where people have no brand loyalty and say it like it is. I found one and after several long downloads and failures right at the ' literally' eleventh hour, managed to get the TOMTOM back. But not as it was, I could only choose a specific combination of regions due to size and not one combination covered all the countries I am going to. So I now have a Garmin to cover certain countries, as I would have to lose the UK for the TomTom to cover them. The choices are not good enough. We should be able to swap and change individual countries if we wish in order to tailor the Satnav. When are these manufacturer's going to wake up to that fact. My advice is to download the map updates directly to your computer and store them there. That way you can update, providing you have all night. Read more ›
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    832 of 848 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars Not What it says on the tin !! 19 July 2010
    Style Name:XXL IQR Edition - Europe
    I have owned 3 tomtom machines and all have struggled with the same problem.....internal memory is small for the full European map.

    There is no mention that the European map is has grown so large that the full map will no longer fit onto the 2gb flash drive. Tomtom home even tell's you your machines memory is too small for the full version and instead you are offer a zoned map of Europe that you must choose. (4 zones)

    I have frequently used my machines on holidays but the way the Europe map zones are split mean you can have U.K & Germany but not Spain or Italy.....or you can choose U.K & Spain but not Germany or Italy.

    On past machines I have worked around this by installing a 4gb SD card but some "bean counter" at Tomtom has decided a few pounds can be saved by doing away with the SD slot on most machines.
    Adding lots of POI, music or additional features Tomtom offer!! could be limited.
    Good points the TT has an easy to use interface and the map graphics are good but I paid for a full working map installed on the machine not my home computer. Removing the SD slot is a step back
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    30 of 30 people found the following review helpful
    1.0 out of 5 stars not enough memory to install updates 19 Jan 2012
    By LEVVS
    Style Name:XXL Classic Western - Europe
    Dont buy this product by the time you install a start up and shut down emblem and map updates the memory is full and thats without any voice or driving style updates.Then next time you want to update maps or cameras there is no available space and then you are out of time to return it so then have to deal with tomtom customer services luckily i updated mine then looked at available space and so then checked reviews, this problem seems to be a massive issue.DONT BUY
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    228 of 235 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars Bad software design 9 July 2010
    By apnetz
    Style Name:XXL IQR Edition - Europe
    The TomTom XXL works as advertised, gets you from A to B. Problems arose when I tried to use the Map guarantee, the Home software told me there was a new map available for my device. When I went to download the map, it told me it was not compatible!! Logged a support ticket, they advised me to take a full backup (takes 1hr+ via USB) and then reinstall the software and remove the map from the device. After this the Home software told me there was no map available for my device. I then copied the map from my backup back to the device (1hr+ waiting time again). This got the device functionality back to its original state.

    I tried the download again, I got the error message again. I downloaded the map manually using the full URL listed in the error message. Then of course the new map would not fit on the device (2GB non-upgradeable memory on the XXL). I had no extras installed on it. There was a shortfall of 371MB!!

    The map download eventually downloaded from within the Home software, but again did not fit on the internal memory. Support then emailed me a long procedure to follow to manually copy the map onto the internal memory.

    This procedure left my TomTom unable to move past the startup logo stage. Even a hard reset did not solve the issue.

    So much hassle from something that was just out of the box!!! I have promptly returned it for a full refund.

    My suggestion, go for a model with a MircoSD card slot.
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    64 of 66 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars Good device, shame about everything else! 30 Sep 2010
    By Mr T
    Style Name:XXL IQR Edition - Europe
    I have to agree with a lot of what has been said in the one and two star reviews here as I had a load of issues starting up with this device.

    First of all, the box art and text was not in English. My guess is that the languages are Eastern European because I didn't recognise many of the letters, let alone the words. Then on opening the box imagine my surprise (not!) when I found the instructions book was in the same languages. So that was my first disappointed.

    On contacting 'Tom' at Amazon and advising I did NOT have access to a printer with my PC at home and did NOT have access to one at work, his suggestion was to go to the TomTom website, download the manual in English and print it. 2nd disappointment.

    So next I had to work out by reading from the manual on screen how to use thing. Let me tell you, working out how to use a satnav which has no satellite connectivity when it's placed next to your PC screen can be slow going and at times frustrating. That was disappointment number 3.

    Anyway, I finally got it working and decided to download the up to date maps. It's at this stage I would like to thank all those previous contributors to this feedback forum who left clues as to what to do. That's because it doesn't explain how to do it in the manual and it doesn't explain it on Tom Tom's website. Oh yes, there are instruction. But the up to date European all regions map is too big for the memory, so following the instructions on TomTom's website is a waste of time and effort.
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    Most Recent Customer Reviews
    4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
    Good graphics, good size screen. The touch sensitive keyboard is a bit awkward, doesn't always respond to taps/ touches
    Published 4 days ago by Steve
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    Reliable and easy to use.
    Published 5 days ago by BARRY WILSON
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    Published 5 days ago by Paris
    4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
    It's good
    Published 11 days ago by Naser
    5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
    Happy to recommend
    Published 16 days ago by Stelly
    2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
    didn't get on very well following the instructions
    Published 22 days ago by JJ
    1.0 out of 5 stars Does not work
    Bought this over a year ago when going to Spain. Has seen little use. Now when I turn it on nothing happens.
    Cannot find any help from TomTom or from Amazon
    Published 1 month ago by Ingibergur
    5.0 out of 5 stars Served us well on several trips
    I bought this because we had several road trips coming up and didn't want to rely on cellphone reception. I have used this in three countries thus far, and it's been great! Read more
    Published 1 month ago by Soleil
    5.0 out of 5 stars Gladis now takes us everywhere
    This was our first sat nav and we have had very few problems. It has got confused only once and is used with confidence on most trips
    Published 1 month ago by Simon
    3.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Sat Nav,, useless suction fixing
    The Tom Tom XXL unit is perfect, updates with no problems, and has been used for over 12 months without any cause for complaint, always navigated the easiest and quickest routes... Read more
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