The 5 Best Truck GPS Systems August, 2018 (And 9 Other Models)

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Truck GPS units make it easy to go to locations one has never gone to before. making routes based on hazmat restrictions, semi-truck size limits including bridge clearance, 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 large displays.


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Best Model 2018*
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Rank:
#1
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
High
* How do we know? Here is how we rank items...

Considering this trucker GPS's average ranking of 80%, we believe that the Xgody 886 is currently Alphachooser's best trucker GPS 2018. Furthermore, we think that our sample of 53 reviews from our sources gives us a high confidence level (more on confidence levels) that justifies labelling it a "no-brainer best choice."

Average rating:
(80%) (53 reviews)   
Second Best
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Rank:
#2
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
Great
Why is a higher score ranking under a lower score?

With its 4 stars over 147 reviews, here is what we consider 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.

Average rating:
(83%) (147 reviews over 2 sources)   
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Also Good
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Rank:
#3
Our
Score:
4
Confidence
Level:
Great

Garmin Dezl 770LMTHD Commercial Gps

Special: Foursquare, Customized Truck Routing, Easy route shaping

Average rating:
(77%) (431 reviews over 3 sources)   
Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#4
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
High

Garmin DezlCam LMTHD Truck Route Gps

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

Average rating:
(70%) (116 reviews over 4 sources)   
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Also Good
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Rank:
#5
Our
Score:
3.5
Confidence
Level:
OK

Display size = 6 (5.90551 actual size -- 5-inch for the Trucker 520 model) inches

Average rating:
(74%) (17 reviews over 2 sources)   

Rand McNally OverDryve 8 Pro Commercial Truck Gps

With specs such as a 6-hour battery life, double speakers (the mount has its own speaker), Bluetooth connectability, and internet browsing, this feature-overloaded truck GPS also sports cameras of two (dashcam) and eight (front cam) megapixels, Wi-Fi, and SiriusXM radio (with a 3-month free trial).

Display size = 8 inches

Average rating:
(44%) (15 reviews)   

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The TND 740 truck GPS sports a 16GB storage capacity, toll costs, audio-out capability, as well as trucking-specific features, like routing based on one's vehicle's size and load type, a virtual dashboard, plus lifetime map and traffic updates.

Display size = 5 inches

Average rating:
(68%) (32 reviews over 3 sources)   

Rand McNally TND Tablet Truck Route Gps

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

Average rating:
(53%) (125 reviews over 2 sources)   

The 5-inch TND 530 LM truck GPS sports plenty of useful specs that help drivers in choosing what road to travel on, like weather and traffic reports, fuel and toll price updates, major construction projects details, a speed limit indicator, and road restrictions.

Average rating:
(54%) (154 reviews)   

On top of its basic specs, the TND 525, which Rand McNally claims to have 35% more truck routing information than other GPS units, sports trucking-related tools, such as markers for truck stops and service locations, maintenance or service alerts, and lane assist for junction view, but does not include free map updates.

Average rating:
(47%) (27 reviews over 2 sources)   

Aside from the Rand-McNally truck tools, this truckers' GPS also has an AV input for cameras and a feature that estimates toll costs and compares non-toll routes.

Display size = 7.0 inches

Average rating:
(58%) (285 reviews over 2 sources)   

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

Average rating:
(33%) (3 reviews over 2 sources)   

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

Average rating:
(80%) (3 reviews)   

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