Garmin Car GPS Systems: Latest Models 2021
Here are the top 3 Garmin GPS followed by a list of their latest models:
The Four Latest Garmin GPS With Dash Cam (as Of October, 2021)
Faithful to its nameThe 5-inch Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT sports a DashCam which saves video upon impact and also serves for forward collision warnings and other drive-assistance features.
Joining a growing array of GPSes with built-in dash cams this 6-inch model comes with truck-specific features like safety warnings (bridge heights, weight limits, etc.) and a truck directory, but only 30 minutes of unplugged usage.
This 6.1-inch car GPS has a rather short battery life (30 min) and premium driver awareness features (Forward Collision and Lane Departure Warnings), but the built-in dash camera is what stands out the most.
10 Recent Motorcycle Garmin Car GPS Models
The Garmin Zumo 595LM GPS adds Spotify and Pandora music players to biker-inclined specs, such as an above-average 4-hour battery time, a 3D terrain feature, maintenance logs and tire monitoring, and an IPX7 rating for water resistance.
4.3-inch GPS toughened up by a 7-hour battery life and an IPX7 rugged rating, intended for biking daredevils, with features like Garmin Adventurous Routing
(a feature that recommends hilly and curvy routes), ANT+ technology, and Rider Alerts.
5-inch IPX7-rated motorcycle GPS compatible with iPods and iPhones, tire-pressure monitoring, and weather and traffic reports.
Rugged GPS with tire pressure monitoring, a waterproof body, a 4.3-inch glove-friendly display, and Bluetooth.
IPX7-rated motorcycle GPS designed to provide entertainment during long rides with its 170-channel satellite radio, its MP3 player, and the Bluetooth music support.
Rugged motorcycle GPS that sports a waterproof glove-friendly screen and features a built-in MP3 player with A2DP Bluetooth support for hands-free calling and wireless stereo audio playback.
Rather expensive 4.3-inch waterproof motorcycle GPS with the standard zumo bike-oriented navigation features in a stylish waterproof shell.
Eight Garmin RV GPS
With only a standard 6-inch display and typical 20000 RV campgrounds and parks specs in its arsenal, Garmin added some uncommon features to make the Garmin RV-BBT601 stand-out: a function that allows the RV GPS to be used as a tablet when it is not docked or connected to the mount and the Multizone technology, which enables users to individually control the speakers of their RVs
Barging in the saloon, guns blazing with its list of 20000 campsites and side-to-side display, this 7-inch (it(')s actually 6.95-inch) RV GPS is armed with specs like elevation display, road restriction and the ability to filter places depending on the user(')s preferred amenities, yet the apparent lack of an SD card slot and camera wounds can be seen.
Aside from having typical specs for a 6.1-inch GPS, this model caters to RV drivers with many RV-specific features like road warnings (height limits, bridge height, etc.), Custom RV Routing and an optional backup camera.
Unlike the ordinary RV 760LMT, this one includes a backup BC 20 camera that sends footage from up to 45ft (13.7m) back along with standard and RV-specific specs and features, and a 7-inch display with a 800 x 480-pixel resolution.
7-inch navigator especially designed for recreational vehicles, with RV-specific routing features and a directory of US RV parks and services.
And 12 Of Their 6-inch GPS
This 6-inch GPS joins the bandwagon of 2017ish features, housing a higher-end 800 x 480 screen resolution and specs that provide warnings, such as camera and speed limit alerts, animal and railroad crossings, wrong ways, lane assistance and landmark guidance.
This GPS, the Garmin DriveSmart 60LMT, flaunts a specs list that includes a 6-inch screen (800 x 480), smartphone notifications, and voice-activated navigation.
The Garmin Drive 60LM is a rather basic GPS that offers free lifetime updates, wears a 6-inch display, and has an hour-long battery time.
Offering the usual Garmin Real Directions
feature, Foursquare POIs, and free lifetime map updates, this 2015-release Drive series 6.1-inch car GPS from Garmin feels pretty standard.
Pretty standard car GPS with free lifetime traffic and map updates, enough battery life for just an hour, and whose 6-inch display has a typical 800 x 480 resolution.
6-inch GPS with dual-orientation screen and only one hour of unplugged usage, landmark guidance, and the Foursquare directory.
An average 6-inch GPS, with above average resolution (800 x 480 pixels), but a disappointing battery life (1 hour).
One of Garmin(')s 2014 GPS units with a 6-inch display, featuring an app called Foursquare
that helps you look for the latest restaurants and shops.
This rather conventional 6-inch car GPS still differientiates itself with HD traffic alerts and a focus on audio (integrated Bluetooth speakerphone and voice navigation).
Mid-range GPS with many (but not all) modern GPS features (like school zone alerts), vertical or horizontal screen use and a microSD memory expansion slot.
Basic 6-inch, dual-orientation car GPS with audible school zone warnings and other Garmin Essential
6.1-inch, high-resolution automotive GPS with the Up Ahead feature and School Zone warnings in addition to standard nuvi features.
Eight 7-inch Versions
The DriveSmart 61 attempts to bear its smart moniker with perks like traffic camera alerts, a parking space locator, all packed in the 6.95-inch car GPS.
The big brother of the DriveSmart 50LMTD, this 7-inch GPS also comes with specs like a customizable smartphone alert display feature, Bluetooth, and voice-activated navigation, among other smart
This 7-inch car GPS offers voice-activated navigation, allows only one hour of unplugged usage, and has pinch-to-zoom capability.
7-inch car GPS shipped with a wireless back-up camera and offering Bluetooth connectivity, voice-activated navigation, and the Smartphone Link app.
7-inch car GPS that responds to voice commands and lets you access live data services by connecting it to a compatible smartphone with an active mobile data plan.
7-inch GPS with simpler directions, Bird(')s eye view junctions and a system that constantly mentions nearby services.
Four Backup-camera Models
This 4.3-inch car GPS boasts features that were relatively new when it launched in 2013: Bird(')s eye and photoREAL junction views.
7-inch truck GPS with a backup camera input, a fuel log and other truck-specific applications.
Smaller truck GPS (Garmin also offers a 7-inch unit) with a Dashboard mount and a 5-inch display.
Some Truck Units
7-inch GPS unit that focuses on customized truck routing with its Simple Truck Profile and truck-specific points of information (POIs)
A 5-inch truck GPS with landmark guidance, Bluetooth and a below-average weight of half a pound, but otherwise rather average features.
A Few 5-inch Models
The 51 LMT-S is a 5-inch, 20-millimeter-thick car GPS which houses various safety-related specs like its red lights, animal crossing, speed limit and school zone indicators. Aside from these, it also finds possible areas for resting after itdetects long non-stop journeys.
A member of Garmin's 2016 line, this luxury
, metal-clad 5-inch GPS comes with free map and traffic (HD) updates, a powered dash mount, voice activation, and most of the latest Garmin functions, such as smartphone notifications.
This 6-ounce car GPS offers features such as smartphone notifications, Foursquare
points of interest, an hour's worth of battery time, and a 480 x 272 pixel, 5-inch display.
Coming with customizable smartphone settings (which display certain app alerts), the DriveSmart 50LMT also comes with Bluetooth (unspecified version) and free lifetime updates, both map and traffic.
A rather basic car GPS, the Garmin Nuvi 55LMT offers free lifetime updates for maps and traffic, up to two hours of unplugged usage, and a 5-inch dual-oriented display.
A 5-inch GPS that is equipped with landmark-based navigation and lifetime maps (but not traffic) updates.
A basic 5-inch car GPS that has Foursquare, free lifetime map and traffic updates, landmark guidance, and a 2-hour battery life.
This 5-inch car GPS tops its specs list with free lifetime traffic (HD) and map updates, Smartphone Link
compatibility, and an above-average battery time of 2.5 hours.
This rather basic car GPS wears a 5-inch TFT display, offers 2.5 hours of battery life and voice command, and comes with free lifetime traffic alerts.
5-inch car GPS with free lifetime map updates, that may only be considered as a mid-tier model at best, with features like Garmin Real Directions
and Foursquare app.
5-inch car GPS sporting a capacitive multi-touch display with dual orientation, and featuring location services from Foursquare.
A smartphone-compatible car GPS with a pinch-to-zoom 5-inch display, able to operate for up to two hours unplugged.
This classic GPS offers free lifetime updates (map and traffic), a Bluetooth speakerphone, voice command, and a pinch-to-zoom dual-orientation 5-inch displaty.
Low-cost, entry-level car GPS with spoken alerts and directions, a speed limit indicator, and other basic features of the nuvi Essential series.
sub-$200 feature-rich car GPS that ships with detailed maps of the US and Canada (with free lifetime map and traffic updates), and features both audible and on-screen alerts when approaching a school zone.
Budget entry-level car GPS with modern mapping capabilities such as School Zone Warnings and Up Ahead features along with signature navigation from the 2014 Garmin Essential Series.
5-inch car GPS with Garmin(')s usual navigation features: Garmin Traffic
, Garmin Real Directions
, and Garmin Real Voice
Mid-range 5-inch car GPS with a few notable perks like Garmin(')s Real Voice
and Real Directions
Basic 5-inch car GPS with Garmin essential features and free lifetime maps at an entry level price, making it one of the cheapest Garmin products on the market.
This high-res (800 x 480) 5-inch car GPS has a an app for both the iPhone and Android, which gets additional traffic information from Internet, and a bunch of typical Garmin technologies, like HD traffic and pinch-to-zoom.
5-inch car GPS which boasts a dual-orientation multi-touch display, HD Digital Traffic, Smartphone Link app compatibility, and voice-activated navigation.
5-inch GPS with free map updates, 3D terrain and landmark view and a powered quick-release mount.
Voice-activated 5-inch car GPS with map and traffic updates, a speakerphone, and various advanced features.
Mid-range 5-inch GPS with free map and traffic updates and a few high-end features, such as photo views of road junctions.
RV and truck GPS with a 5.2-inch display, no battery and no free map updates.
Equipped with a 5-inch display and free map and traffic updates but devoid of some fanciest features found in more expensive models, like 3D terrain, etc.
Feature-rich 5-inch GPS with voice command, traffic and map updates, Bluetooth and 3D terrain viewing.
5-inch GPS with free updates, pedestrian navigation and Bluetooth.
Another version of Garmin(')s Essential
series, this time with free lifetime map updates.
The 19 Latest Garmin Basic Models (as Of October, 2021)
This basic 5.5-ounce GPS wears a 4.3-inch TFT white backlit display and comes with free lifetime updates for both traffic and maps and a 2.5-hour battery life.
5-inch GPS that has Garmin Real Directions
, HD Digital Traffic, and Bluetooth capability as some of its main selling points.
Other than a slightly above-average battery usage time (2.5 hours), this entry-level 4.3-inch car GPS does not have much to brag about, having average specs, plus free lifetime map updates.
4.3-inch car GPS with basic features, including Lane Assist and free lifetime updates for maps.
4.3-inch GPS with a focus on truck drivers.
Voice-activated GPS with a bunch of advanced features, such as 3D terrain view, but only a 4.3-inch display.
4.3-inch GPS with map and traffic updates and Guidance 2.0
4.3-inch GPS with free traffic updates and European maps in addition to North-American maps.
Voice-controlled 4.3-inch GPS (Though it also includes the usual touchscreen) with free map and traffic updates.
Thin GPS with 3D landmark view and a slew of other advanced features, but no lifetime map updates or traffic included and only a 4.3-inch display.
Perhaps the most basic of Garmin car GPS systems, with a 3.5-inch display and basic features.
Basic 4.3-inch car GPS part of the Essential
series of Garmin GPS units.
Entry-level 4.3-inch Garmin GPS with free lifetime map updates.
4.3-inch GPS that is pretty similar to the 40 NA LM, but doesn?t include free lifetime map updates nor a USB cable.
Sleek (9mm-thick) 4.3-inch GPS with Bluetooth, map and traffic update and capable of vertical display use.
4.3-inch GPS with free lifetime map updates and 5 million points of interest (POI).
Modern GPS with 3D terrain view, EcoRoute fuel-efficiency and special features for pedestrians.
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