Looking for the perfect satnav to get around the UK and Europe? Step this way...
1. TomTom Go Live 1005 Europe
Performance: The "5" in 1005 stands for a five-inch screen., which is the main upgrade over the 1000. Mapping is up to TomTom's usual standards and IQ Routes have been made more accurate.
2. TomTom Go Live 1000
UK and Ireland ££250; Europe £280 + £47.50 per year after first year, uk.tomtom.com
Performance: A responsive 480x372-pixel touchscreen and fluid mapping including LIVE services and IQ Routes. For European maps add an extra £30.
Love: The HD Traffic feature gives real-time traffic updates and altered routes
Hate: Expensive. Wayward IQ Routes
3. Garmin Nuvi 3790T
Europe £250, www.garmin.co.uk
Performance: The Nuvi 3790T is slimmer than the iPhone 4 and the 800x400-pixel touchscreen is fast to respond. You get a lifetime's free TMC Traffic for traffic jam and speed cam alerts, but no live services.
Love: Extremely slim design. Responsive touchscreen. Simple interface.
Hate: GPS can be slow to lock on. Feels a touch overpriced without live services
4. TomTom GO 950 LIVE
Performance: The most user-friendly satnav you can buy, with real-time traffic
5. Garmin Nuvi 1690
Performance: Garmin’s nüLink services are 3G-based, so you can receive traffic