UPDATE: This model has been discontinued. For a list of current TomTom models and their features, please see our TomTom comparison chart.
IQ Routes technology calculates the fastest route using historical traffic speed data for both the day of the week and time of day. The Advanced Lane Guidance feature, shown below on the smaller screen TomTom ONE 140–S, provides a visual representation of highway junctions, along with lane-specific directions. Mexican map coverage includes 35% of the 31 states with detailed coverage of Mexico City and Guadalajara, the main road network and 2,431 counties.
- Drop down to the XL 340 and you’ll lose text-to-speech, so you’ll just hear “turn right” instead of “turn right, Oak Street”
- Further down the product line, the TomTom ONE 140 and 140-S offer the same feature set, albeit with a smaller 3.5” screen; the ONE 140–S features text-to-speech, while the ONE 140 does not
Also, the TomTom ONE 340 series uses the EasyPort mount, which I’m not a big fan of. You can read more about that in my TomTom XL 330–S review.
More TomTom XL 340-S reviews
- Consumer-authored TomTom XL 340-S reviews have been posted at Amazon
- CNet reviews the TomTom XL 340-S, giving it 3-1/2 out of 5 stars
- Wired has posted their own TomTom XL 340–S review
- GPS Magazine does their typically thorough job reviewing the TomTom XL 340-S
- PC Mag gives a 3-1/2 out of 5 star rating in their TomTom XL 340-S review
- Rick Nakama reviews the TomTom XL 340-S
- iTechTalk has also posted a TomTom XL 340S review
- A TomTom XL 340-S video review:
I’ll be posting more hands on GPS reviews as they appear, but in the meantime, here are some…
Other TomTom XL 340-S resources
- To see how the XL 340-S compares to other TomTom units, check out my TomTom comparison chart.
- There are several good TomTom message forums:
- The official TomTom XL 340-S web page
- Check the current TomTom XL 340-S price at Amazon
- Get a great deal on the TomTom XL 340S Car Navigator GPS w/ Spoken Street Names & Wide Touchscreen at BuyDig.com
- Find the TomTom ONE XL 340-S Wide-Screen Automotive GPS Navigation System w/ IQ Routes & Lane Guidance at TigerGPS, where you get free shipping on orders above $250
- Get the TomTom XL 340-S for an amazing price on eBay