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START 55 TM

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  • Lifetime Traffic and Map updates
  • 5" touch screen
  • Map of US & Canada
  • Advanced Lane Guidance
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START 55 TM

Begin navigating with the TomTom START 55 TM—the biggest, best in basic navigation, with a 5" screen for a better view of the road ahead. Plus, it comes with Free Lifetime Traffic and Map Updates covering the US and Canada. That means you’ll automatically get real-time traffic updates to your TomTom device and your map will always stay current. The START 55 TM includes our TomTom Maps with IQ Routes and Map Share technology, which keeps you informed of dynamic road changes on a daily basis.

START 55 TM features

  • Free Lifetime Traffic and Map Updates

    Roads change: so do our maps. Your TomTom device receives free up-to-the-minute traffic information and updated maps every three months. All you need to do is download a new edition of TomTom's maps, the industry's most accurate, and you'll always be up-to-date.

  • US & Canada

    Your device comes with the latest maps of the US & Canada installed already, so you are ready to navigate

  • 13 cm (5") touch screen

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

  • Advanced Lane Guidance

    Clearly shows which lane to take at junctions so you don't miss your turn. On the most difficult highway intersections, realistic 3D representation of the junction keeps you relaxed and safe.

  • Map Share

    Some things change overnight and can delay your journey. Map Share helps you deal with the more frequent road changes. Daily Map changes include dynamic updates like new speed limits and blocked roads. Avoid detours and get to your destination even faster.

Features for all TomTom car navigation

  • IQ Routes

    The world's biggest database of real travel times is built into every TomTom device. Which means you'll get the fastest routes and most accurate arrival times. It's genius!

  • Latest Map Guarantee

    If a new map for your device is available within 30 days of first use, you can download that map once for free via tomtom.com.

  • Advanced Lane Guidance

    Clearly shows which lane to take at junctions so you don't miss your turn. On the most difficult highway intersections, realistic 3D representation of the junction keeps you relaxed and safe.

  • QuickGPSfix

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

  • Rich maps

    You are ready to go with the rich maps. IQ Routes gives you arrival times you can rely on. And with a wealth of Points of Interest, such as phone numbers and opening times, you have even more information at your fingertips.

  • Points of Interest

    Your pre-installed map has Points of Interest from gas stations to hotels, so you are sure to find what you want.

  • Speeding alert

    Alerts you when you’re speeding, even if you're not in navigation mode.

  • 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.

  • Safety preferences

    Recommends driving breaks; warns when approaching places of worship or schools; unpaved road warnings; reminds you not to leave device in car; hides map view above a selected speed; reminds you which side of road to drive when abroad.

  • Fast route planning

    No more waiting around - your route is calculated in a matter of seconds, so you get on your way much faster than ever before.

  • Eco Routes

    Driving with these fuel-efficient routes saves you money as well as reducing your impact on the environment.

Technical specs

Battery Battery lifetime Up to 3 hours autonomous operation
Connectivity
LIVE services connectivity No
Bluetooth® No
Memory
Internal memory Yes
SD slot No
Screen
Screen size 5" (13 cm) touch screen
Screen type 16:9 LCD
Screen resolution 480 x 272 pixels
Dimensions
Size (W x H x D) 5.2" x 3.5" x 0.9"
Weight 8.9 oz.

Supported languages *

The user interface comes in the following languages

Brasilian Portuguese Catalan Croatian
Czech Danish Dutch
Estonian Finnish Flemish
French German Greek
Hungarian Spanish International Italian
Latvian Lithuanian Norwegian
Polish Portuguese Slovakian
Slovenian South African English Spanish
Swedish Turkish UK English
US English

Spoken instructions comes in the following languages

Canadian French Mexican Spanish US English

Spoken street names comes in the following languages

Canadian French Mexican Spanish US English

* languages available may differ per country

In the box

START 55 TM

START 55 TM

EasyPort™ mount

Folds neatly onto the back of your device, making the whole navigation package fit into your pocket, bag or glove compartment.

START 55 TM

USB Traffic Receiver & Home Charging Cable *

2 in 1 solution to receive RDS-TMC traffic information on your device while charging it. For in-car charging of your TomTom device for connection to your PC or Mac. * USB Traffic Receiver only included with products that have Lifetime Traffic (T or TM).

START 55 TM

Micro USB cable

For connection to your pc or Mac.

START 55 TM

Dashboard Mount Disk

To mount your device on your dashboard giving you maximum flexibility.

START 55 TM

Documentation

Contains welcoming guide and installation poster.

START 55 TM

Downloads

Looking for free software updates, manuals or installation guides? Check out our download section

Compatibility

On this page you can check compatibility of TomTom devices with mobile phones.

  • Lifetime Map Updates

    Roads change, but with Lifetime Map Updates your map will always be up to date. Start fresh every few months by downloading a new edition of the industry's most accurate map. New editions are issued four times per year. Lifetime updates apply to US, Canada, & Mexico maps only

  • Latest Map Guarantee

    If a new map for your device is available within 30 days of first use, you can download that map once for free via tomtom.com.

Map coverage USA & Canada

USA & Canada

Detailed coverage

USA Canada

Accessories for START 55 TM

Universal carry case new

Universal Carry Case
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Universal Carry Case 4.3" & 5.0"

Universal Carry Case 4.3

Universal Leather Carry Case 4.3" & 5.0"

Universal Leather Carry Case 4.3 & 5.0

Universal Travel Case

Universal Travel Case

High Speed Multi-Charger new

High Speed Multi-Charger

Universal USB Home Charger

Universal USB Home Charger

Universal Air Vent Mount

Universal Air Vent Mount

Universal Dashboard Mount

Universal Dashboard Mount
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