The 5 Best Truck GPS Systems April, 2017 (And 6 Other Models)


GPS units have become an indispensable tool for truck drivers, since their job requires them to drive from one place to another, sometimes to locations they have never gone to before. GPS units specially designed for truckers not only help them find their destination, but also give them other useful truck-related information to make their driving easier.

This page provides a list of GPS models that were designed specifically for use in trucks with information on truck restrictions, speed limits meant specifically for truckers, and truck-specific points of interest like truck stops, weigh stations, convenient parkings, and lodging accomodations with large parkings.

The models listed here are specifically tagged by their manufacturers as truck-specific with features beneficial for truckers and displays ranging from around 4 inches to 7 inches or more.


The List:


Best Model 2017
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Rank:
#1
Average
Score:
82%
Confidence
Level:
High
How do we know? Here is how we rank items...

Garmin Dezl 570LMT

Garmin Dezl 570LMT

Avg. rating (126 reviews)
Considering this trucker GPS's average ranking of 82%, we believe that the Garmin Dezl 570LMT is currently the best trucker GPS 2017. Furthermore, we think that our sample of 126 reviews gives us a high confidence level that justifies to call it a "no-brainer best choice."
Second Best
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Rank:
#2
Average
Score:
78%
Confidence
Level:
High
Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 730 LM

Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 730 LM

Avg. rating (239 reviews)
With its 4 stars over 238 reviews, here is what we consider the second best trucker GPS. * By the way, this list is based on a full analysis of hundreds of trucker GPS reviews from around the web.

  • Display size = 7.0 inches

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Also Good
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Rank:
#3
Average
Score:
75%
Confidence
Level:
OK
Garmin DezlCam LMTHD

Garmin DezlCam LMTHD

Avg. rating (31 reviews)
  • Display size = 6.1 inches
  • Special: Built-in Dash Cam
Also Good
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Rank:
#4
Average
Score:
82%
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Level:
Total
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Garmin dezl 760LMT

Garmin dezl 760LMT

Avg. rating (394 reviews)
  • Special: Truck-specific points of interest, Displays elevation grade of roads while driving, Headphone jack/audio line-out, nuMaps Guarantee, Where Am I? function, Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)
Also Good
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Rank:
#5
Average
Score:
82%
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Level:
Total
Garmin dezl 560LMT

Garmin dezl 560LMT

Avg. rating (376 reviews)
  • Special: Customizable main menu, Where Am I? function, Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)

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Magellan Roadmate Commercial 5370T-LMB

Magellan Roadmate Commercial 5370T-LMB

Avg. rating (7 reviews)
This commercial truck GPS comes with a log and status reporting feature, PhantomALERT premium, and customizable truck routing, on a display size of 5 inches (which can be limitative for truck users).
  • Display size = 5.0 inches
  • Special: PC and MAC Compatible
Rand McNally TND Tablet

Rand McNally TND Tablet

Avg. rating (63 reviews)
Android KitKat quad-core device that blurs the line between GPS and tablet, yielding a multi-functional device for truckers with an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, 4000 mAh of battery power, and 16 GB of memory.
  • Display size = 8 inches
  • Special: Tablet, 5 MP rear camera
Magellan RoadMate RC9485T-LMB

Magellan RoadMate RC9485T-LMB

Avg. rating (3 reviews)
A 7-inch screen, an HOS and IFTA logbook, Bluetooth 4.0, and SmartGPS Eco cloud content (weather forecasts, fuel prices, etc.) are some of the main features of this truck GPS.
  • Special: Advance Weather & Alerts, Yellow Sign Alerts, Toll Booth Alerts
Magellan Roadmate Commercial 9270T-LM

Magellan Roadmate Commercial 9270T-LM

Avg. rating (55 reviews)
A 7-inch truck GPS with free lifetime map and traffic updates, the usual customizable truck routes and avoidances, and a small battery life (30 min.).
  • Special: OneTouch favorites menu, PC compatible, MAC compatible
Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 510

Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 510

Avg. rating (88 reviews)
Smaller (and slightly less expensive) version of Rand McNally's truck GPS unit updated for 2012.
  • Special: Detailed information on thousands of truck stops, weigh stations & rest areas, Find Truck washes, truck repair, towing and service from TruckDown?, extended length cable, view sunrise or sunset, odometer, steep hills and time-zone changes
Garmin nuvi 5000

Garmin nuvi 5000

Avg. rating (66 reviews)
RV and truck GPS with a 5.2-inch display, no battery and no free map updates.
  • Display size = 5.2 inches
  • Special: Headphone jack/audio line-out, Traffic alerts requires a receiver and a subscription, Where Am I? function, Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos), Custom voices, External power only, Auto dimming backlight, nuMaps Guarantee

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