The 5 Best Truck GPS Systems January, 2018 (And 5 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:

* Top list currently adjusted to just the best American truck GPS systems (Currently available in the U.S. from the stores we monitor)

Best Model 2018*
Alpha
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#1
Our
Score:
5
Confidence
Level:
OK
* How do we know? Here is how we rank items...

Rand McNally OverDryve 8 Pro

Despite a small review count, given this trucker GPS's average ranking of 99%, we believe that the Rand McNally OverDryve 8 Pro is currently the best trucker GPS 2018. Furthermore, we think that our sample of 25 reviews from our sources gives us a safe-enough confidence level (more on confidence levels) that justifies labelling it the most interesting choice as of now.

Display size = 8 inches


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Second Best
Alpha
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#2
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Xgody 886

Xgody 886

Avg. rating
(137 reviews)
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With its 3.5 stars over 137 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.

Also Good
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#3
Our
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4
Confidence
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Great
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Garmin dezl 560LMT

Special: Customizable main menu, Where Am I? function, Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)


* You Should Also Check Out: Top 10 Best 5-inch GPS 2018
Also Good
Alpha
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#4
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
High
Garmin DezlCam LMTHD

Display size = 6.1 inches
Special: Built-in Dash Cam


* You Should Also Check Out: Top 10 Best GPS with dash cam 2018
Also Good
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Rank:
#5
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 730 LM

Display size = 7.0 inches

More truck GPS systems, sorted by the latest model first:

Magellan Roadmate Commercial 5370T-LMB

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

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.

Special: Tablet, 5 MP rear camera

Rand McNally TND 530 LM

Basically the same as the 5-inch TND 525 GPS except it carries three new specs: Wi-Fi capability (this allows for live updates on weather, fuel prices and local search information), lifetime free map updates for USA and Canada, and it could now be connected to a back-up camera .

Magellan RoadMate Commercial 5190T-LM

This 5-inch truck GPS adds free lifetime map and traffic updates to its set of features, which include truck POIs, lifetime traffic camera alerts, and a battery time of up to four hours.

Special: OneTouch Favorites Menu

Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 510

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

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