The GPS Store's Guide to Automotive GPS units

There are no subscription or monthly fees that are associated with the use of GPS or the GPS satellites.  However there are GPS systems that have other optional features and services that may require a subscription or monthly fee. Examples of those services are real time traffic, real time weather reports and satellite radio.



Advanced Navigation Systems- Advanced vehicle navigation systems are units that have additional features to the standard pre-loaded maps and voice directions. These units generally have detailed maps of North America, Text to Speech Routing which verbally speaks the name of the street that you are turning onto and an extensive amount of POIs. Other features that you will find in some of these models will be Bluetooth technology, real-time traffic capability and Lifetime Map Updates.


Garmin Drive 51LMT-S- An entry level GPS offering detailed maps and many Points of interest. With a 5" pinch to zoom touchscreen display the 51LMT-s is very easy to use. Each unit provides Trip Advisor Travel POI’s with Real Directions and Landmark Guidance.
Garmin Drive 50LM- GPS navigator with detailed mapping for North America, millions of Points of Interest, Lifetime Map Updates, Driver Alerts for improved situational awareness and more. All displayed on a bright, sunlight viewable, 5” Dual-Orientation display. Also available with Traffic Alerts, Drive 50LMT
Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT- This 5” GPS Navigator offers a built in dashcam and includes Driver Alerts and Hands Free Calling with Bluetooth. Each unit includes Lifetime maps and traffic updates.
Garmin DriveSmart 61LMT-S- Important safety features and free lifetime maps and traffic make this unit a great option. Also add in a 6" pinch to zoom display, hands free bluetooth and voice activation.
Garmin DriveAssist 51LMT-S- The 5" display has pinch to zoom capabilities. The unit offers advance functions, such as Forward Collision Warnings and RealVision. It also includes detail maps of United States and Canada.
Garmin Drive 60LM- preloaded with Mapping and millions of points of interest for North America. Turn by Turn Guidance with Real Directions and Real Voice makes it seem as if a friend is next to you giving you directions. Lifetime Map Updates and Driver Alerts for Situational Awareness are included at no additional charge in this affordable 6” Dual-Orientation Sunlight Viewable Display. Would you like to add traffic? Check out the Drive 60LMT
Garmin Nuvi 2539LMT- The enrty level 2015 Advanced Series unit has a generouse 5” dual orientation glass touchscreen display. FREE lifetime maps and traffic keep your unit up to date and keep you notified of any unexpected traffic delays. Add to that active lane guidance and birds eye junction view. 
Garmin Nuvi 2639LMT- The enrty level 2015 Advanced Series unit has a generouse 6” dual orientation glass touchscreen display. FREE lifetime maps and traffic keep your unit up to date and keep you notified of any unexpected traffic delays. Add to that active lane guidance and birds eye junction view. 


Elite Navigation - The systems that appear in the Elite section are units that are on the higher end of the GPS Spectrum and offer Lifetime Maps, Lifetime Traffic, text to speech routing as well as some if not all of the following features: Dual Orientation display giving you the option to view your driving directions in portrait or lanscape, Voice Activation allowing you to speak commands to your GPS and Bluetooth capabilities helping to keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road ahead.


Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT- With the 2015 Advanced Series Garmin has added great features like Real Directions. The 5” dual orientation glass display on the Nuvi 2589LMT shows the preloaded maps of North America clearly and it includes Lifetime Maps & Traffic, Voice Activated navigation, Bluetooth, Smartphone Link. 
Garmin Nuvi 2689LMT- With the 2015 Advanced Series Garmin has added great features like Real Directions. The 5” dual orientation glass display on the Nuvi 2689LMT shows the preloaded maps of North America clearly and it includes Lifetime Maps & Traffic, Voice Activated navigation, Bluetooth, Smartphone Link. 
Garmin Nuvi 2699LMT- a top choice navigator with all the features you could want or need in a GPS. A bright 6” Dual-Orientation Display provides turn by turn guidance with Preloaded Maps of North America, Voice Recognition, Bluetooth, HD Digital Traffic and Lifetime Map updates are just a few of the features found in this high end GPS unit.
Garmin Nuvi 2789LMT- Garmin’s Newest 7” Nuvi. Voice Activated and Preloaded with Maps of North America. The 2789LMT is packed full of features such as Lifetime Map and Traffic updates, Garmin Real Directions with Real Voice, Active Lane Guidance. 


Truck Navigation - The systems that are located in the Truck section are units that are designed especially for RV's or Trucks. With specialty features that give you the ability to customize your routes based on your Truck or RV's specs. Enter the vehicles length, width, weight and height and these GPS units will be sure to keep you on the right track and on roads that you are allowed to be on.Available in a variety of screen sizes there is sure to be a unit that's right for you.


Garmin Dezl 570LMT- An Updated version of the first genreation Garmin Truck GPS unit is here. Compatible with the BC 30 backup camera the large 5” glass display will allow you to better access to retain info and track your trips and includes lifetime maps & traffic, Lane Assist and will even operate as a display for your backup camera with the external video input. Truckers everywhere are going to want this unit.  
Magellan RoadMate 9490-LMB SMART RV- The perfect companion for any RV. This large 7” display with one touch technology offers landmark Guidance, free lifetime maps & traffic alerts, Bluetooth technology, and Good Sam Trailer Life Directory included. Also Features SMART technology to provide real time information and sync to your computer
Garmin RV 660LMT- The RV unit with the 6" display guides you to addresses, POI's, RV specific services, and campgrounds. With voice recognition and Bluetooth the RV 660 has hands free operation.  
Garmin RV 760LMT- The large 7" display will lead the way to addresses, POI's, RV specific services, and campgrounds. With voice recognition and Bluetooth the RV 760 has hands free operation. This unit is also sold in a bundle with the BC20 backup camera in the Garmin RV760LMT with BC20 Backup Camera
Garmin DezlCam LMTHD- The top of the line truck unit. The Garmin DezlCam LMTHD has an internal DashCam with HD recording providing all kinds of great features, collision avoidance, collision recording, tailgate warnings and more. The 6” dual orientation glass display shows the truck specific routes from the preloaded maps of North America clearly and it includes Lifetime Maps & Traffic, Voice Activated navigation, Bluetooth, Smartphone Link. 
Garmin Dezl 770LMT- An Updated version of the first genreation Garmin Truck GPS unit is here. Compatible with the BC 30 backup camera the large 7” glass display will allow you to better access to retain info and track your trips and includes lifetime maps & traffic, Lane Assist and will even operate as a display for your backup camera with the external video input. Truckers everywhere are going to want this unit.


Motorcyle Navigation -. The units in this category come preloaded with Maps of North America, provide turn-by-turn directions, offer a glove friendly touch screen and are enclased in a rugged and waterproof housing perfect for the open road.


Garmin Zumo 595LM- With a bright 5" sunlight readable touchscreen that has dual articulation with glove friendly operation. It's Waterproof to IPX7 Standards and rugged enough to resist fuel spray. Each unit offers lifetime maps for U.S and Canada. 
Garmin Zumo 395LM- With a 4.3 sunlight viewable display showing detail maps of the U.S. and Canada. It also offers Bluetooth connectivity for hands free calling. The unit includes driver alerts keeping the driver aware of approaching sharp curves, speed changes, railroads, animal crossings, and even school zones. 


Europe Navigation - The systems that are located in the Europe Navigation category include detailed maps and points of interest for both North America and Europe. There are systems that represent our entry level, advanced and fully loaded categories. These systems are great for users that often travel to Europe.


Garmin Nuvi 2559LMT- Preloaded maps of North America and Europe will display in vivid color on the large 5” dual orientation display. The Unit also features lifetime map updates, lifetime traffic and voice activation.