Top 5 Radar Detectors In 2018

Radar Detectors

By Jack Barnes

Sometimes we are tempted to drive fast to make it on time to various destinations.  As we all know, this is against the traffic rules and you can even be charged.

Good news is that there are devices you can install on your car windscreen to determine whether there are any scanners or radars ahead. These gadgets are known as radar detectors.


Due to the advancement of technology every year, it is not easy to identify the best radar detector. Another thing you should know is that not all radar detectors are useful.  This means you need to be very sure that the device you intend to buy will perform as required.


If you are not sure about the best radar detector you should buy, read this article. We have outlined some of the best radar detectors you can find in 2018.

  1. Escort Max X

This one is the best radar detector for budget. It has incredible features such as GPS, Bluetooth connectivity and preinstalled database for speed cameras and red light. Another great thing about this device is that it features front and rear antennas which are able to scan in all directions.

The integrated mechanism of the Digital signal enables it to detect threats faster and accurately as compared to other models. Additionally, it provides five levels of sensitivity as compared to other models. Apart from that, this device shows data in dual language and features a magnetic sticky cup mount which makes it easy to install.

  1. Valentine One

This one is a top rated device and it has been on the market for quite some time. One of the best things is that it features dual antennas which enables you to know the strength of the radar signal accurately. In additions, it has a superb laser reception.


This means it is able to detect different radar signals such as X, K and Ka. It also provides wideband ku and ka band direction. Another thing is that it is able to detect any type of radar from any direction.

  1. Escort Passport 9500IX Radar Detector

This one is a top rated laser detector which tracks your location through GPS. It is able to detect false alarms and identify red light camera spots. The best thing with this device is that it features a full color OLED display which displays essential information as you drive.

The device is one of the best radar detectors for beginners since it is easy to use. It features easy to reach power buttons and has a sleek design.


  1. Whistler XTR-438 Laser Radar Detector

This one is one of the most affordable radar detectors you can find today. The best thing with this device is that it comes with Alert Periscopes and Alert Priority to ensure that you are secure. It is easy to use and easy to customize.


This means you can change the alert tones and shifts in three different city modes. Always use the battery saver mode to ensure that it does not run out of power when the engine is not running.


  1. Cobra XRS9670 15 Band Radar/Laser Detector

This one is a moderately priced radar detector which comes with amazing features. It has a very useful sweep circuitry which provides an extra detection range. Additionally, it offers the best warnings against fast radar which includes the Ku band radar gun.


Unlike others, this one is able to detect the recent POP gun radar. The device is also able to detect 7 detector, 6 laser and 2 safety signals. The radar signals displayed includes K band, Ka superwide, Spectre IV, VG-2 and Spectre 1. The safety signals are Safety Alert and Strobe Alert.

Final verdict

Those are the best radar detectors you can find in 2018. They are very effective and the best thing is that they are easy to install.


Most of them are also affordable. We hope that if you have been searching for a good radar detector, you got what you have been searching for from the list. Just ensure that the device you select is efficient and easy to install.


Before buying, be sure of the radar detector rues in your states since they are illegal in some parts.

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Top 5 Radar Detectors In 2018

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