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Best Highway Radar Detectors


Are you a road warrior driving from place to place on the Highway?

highway drivingIf most of your time is spent driving on the highway, your #1 consideration when choosing a radar detector is the sensitivity and range of the detector.

The formula I’ve developed for this is the 4X Rule.

Your #1 consideration when choosing a radar detector for constant highway driving is the sensitivity and range of the detector.

The formula I’ve developed for this is the 4X Rule.

This means that your detector should have at least 4 times the range of a police radar gun's capture range.

So why is it so important to have a detector that can detect signals from so far away?

Well, because of Instant on radar.

Radar Detector ReviewsPolice have the option of putting their radar gun into what is called “standby mode,” which allows them to delay activating the gun until they have a speeder within target range.

If your radar detector has at least this 4X capture range, you have a greater chance of detecting the officer's gun while it is still being activated, and as a result a greater chance of avoiding a ticket.

Due to these factors, I have categorized the detectors that appear on the bottom of this page as being good, better, or best.



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Uniden R3 Radar Detector Uniden R7 Front View Escort Redline EX Review
Uniden R3
List Price: $429.99
Price: $399.99
Sale Price: $339.99

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Uniden R7
List Price: $649.99

Uniden R7 Price: $599.99
Sale Price: $499.95

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Escort Redline EX
Price: $599.95

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Top selling extreme performance GPS detector Highest performance detector with dual antennas and arrows
Extreme performance undetectable detector
Escort Max 360c Radar Detector & Escort M1 Dashcam Bundle Escort Redline EX Radar Detector & Escort M1 Dashcam Bundle Escort Escort iXc Radar Detector & Escort M1 Dashcam Bundle
Escort Max 360c Escort M1 Bundle
List Price: $899.95
Bundled Price: $849.95

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Escort Redline EX Escort M1 Bundle
List Price: $849.95
Bundled Price: $799.95
Escort iXc Escort M1 Bundle
List Price: $699.95
Bundled Price: $649.95
Escort Max 360c Detector & Escort M1 Dash Cam Bundle. Escort Redline EX Detector & Escort M1 Dash Cam Bundle. Escort iXc Detector & Escort M1 Dash Cam Bundle.
Escort Max 360c Radar Detector Uniden R1 Radar Detector Uniden DFR9 Radar Detector w/GPS
Escort Max 360c
List Price: $699.95
Price: $649.95
Sale Price: $599.95

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Uniden R1
List Price: $329.99
Price: $299.99

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Uniden DFR9
List Price: $349.99
Price: $329.99
Sale Price: $299.99

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Best overall detector with dual antennas & directional arrows Extreme performance detector
Best GPS detector at this price point
Uniden DFR8 Radar Detector Radenso Pro M (RPME) Radar Detector Radenso XP Review
Uniden DFR8
List Price: $249.99
Price: $229.99
Sale Price: $199.99

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Radenso Pro M
Radenso Pro M Price:
$449.00

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Radenso XP
Radenso XP Price:
$349.00
Sale Price: $249.95

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Excellent detector for its price Smallest extreme performance GPS-enabled detector Ultra-high performance GPS-enabled detector
Radenso SP Review Escort X80 Cobra DSP 9200 BT
Radenso SP
Price: $199.00

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Escort X80
Escort X80 Price:
$299.95

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Cobra DSP 9200 BT
Price: $299.00

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Best detector for the money Escort's most affordable detector Cobra DSP 9200 BT


The world's smallest high performance detector made today.
Cobra RAD 450 Cobra DualPro 360, Dual Pro 360 Cobra Road Scout
Cobra RAD 450
List Price: $169.95
Cobra RAD 450 Sale Price $149.95
Cobra DualPro 360
Price: $449.95

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Cobra Road Scout
Price: $449.95
Cobra RAD 450


Cobra's smallest and least expensive detector made today. A huge seller.
Cobra Dual Pro 360

Extreme performance, dual antenna, directional arrows, GPS photo enforcement.
The Cobra Road Scout is designed with intelligent sensors that monitor and detect road threats combined with a high definition dash cam to capture unexpected moments.
Escort iXc Radar Detector
Escort iXc
List Price: $499.95
Escort iXc Price: $449.95
Sale Price: $429.95

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The new Escort IXc adds WIFI connectivity. However, the star of the show isn’t WIFI, the Escort iXc's new M4+ platform adds some serious performance increases over their discontinued Escort iX.

If you don’t want or need the arrows, the Escort iXc is the natural alternative for those seeking an exceptional detector that is suited to just about anything you can throw at it.
   
 

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