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Editor's Pick

GPS navigator from Garmin Drive, which has a built-in Wi-Fi connection, allows users to view road conditions and weather conditions. The app also provides directions on how to use the phone’s voice recognition system. It can also be used with smartphones to provide navigational aids like Google Maps and Waze. Notably, this is the first time an Android smartphone has been equipped with GPS technology. The device was launched in 2015 and will feature 4K maps.

Best Value

GPS Truck Navigator with 2 Year Extended Warranty. The device has a built-in battery backup and can be used to recharge mobile phones, tablets and smartphones. It also includes an emergency call button for help in case of power failure. Notably, it is the first time that a touchscreen navigation system has been installed on a truck. The unit’s LCD display shows the current load status and allows users to quickly access information.

Honorable Mention

Garmin Drive Smart 65 GPS navigator has a built-in voice activated navigation system that allows drivers to view turn-by-turn directions on a touchscreen display. The device can also be used as a smartphone for hands-free calling. The device’s battery life is estimated to last for around 10 hours on one charge. Notably, the device was launched in 2015 and will be available with Android Nougat and iOS devices. It features Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free calls.

Best Garmin Truck Gps

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Top 10 Best Garmin Truck Gps

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Why we chose it
  • Dezl 570 LMT, Dezl 770 LMTHD
Garmin 5" GPS Navigator for Trucks & Long Haul (010-01858-02) 580LMT-S Bluetooth Voice Activated Live Traffic North America Lifetime Maps Bundle with Hard EVA 7" Case & Microfiber Cloth: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Touch Screen4.6
Easy to use4.6
Giftable4.5
Battery life4.4
Accuracy4.1
Voice Recognition3.8
2
Why we chose it
  • restaurants and attractions
  • Driver alerts for dangerous curves
  • TripAdvisor ratings for travel points of interest
Garmin Drive 61 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data (Renewed): image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
Brightness4.4
Easy to use4.1
Value for money4.1
Accuracy4.1
Touch Screen4.1
Battery life3.8
3
Why we chose it
  • Voice activated and ability to pair with a compatible smartphone for hands free calling
  • Garmin Traffic suggests alternate routes. Backup camera compatible-yes (BC 30 or BC 40)
  • Easy to use 6.95 GPS navigator
  • Built in Wi-Fi connectivity for map and software updates without a computer
  • HISTORY network of notable historic sites and U.S national parks directory
  • Simple menus and bright, easy to see maps
Garmin DriveSmart 65, Built-In Voice-Controlled GPS Navigator with 6.95” High-Res Display: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Touch Screen4.5
User interface4.3
Accuracy4.3
Easy to use4.2
Voice Recognition4.1
Battery life4
Top Pick
4
Why we chose it
  • Pair with the Garmin Drive app (requires the Garmin Drive app downloaded to your compatible smartphone) for GPX file sharing and access to live traffic, weather and smartphone notifications
  • Preloaded directory of RV parks and services, TripAdvisor traveler ratings, content from Ultimate Public Campgrounds, KOA , iOverlander , U. S. national parks, PlanRV and Foursquare
  • Large 8″ RV navigator with high-resolution touch display and options for portrait and landscape mode
  • Map updates included preloaded street maps for North America with coverage of the U. S. , Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, U. S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bahamas
  • Custom routing considers the size and weight of your RV then finds the best route (not available in all areas)
  • Pair with Garmin BC 35 wireless backup camera (sold separately) or a compatible third-party wired camera (requires the magnetic mount with video-in port accessory, sold separately) to see behind your vehicle while in reverse
  • Control with your voice, and enjoy hands-free calling (requires smartphone, enabled with BLUETOOTH technology) and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for easy map and software updates without a computer
  • Provides road warnings to keep you aware of steep grades, sharp curves, weight limits and more
Garmin RV 890, GPS Navigator for RVs with Edge-to-Edge 8” Display, Preloaded Campgrounds, Custom Routing and More: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Suction power5
Touch Screen4.6
Voice Recognition4.2
Accuracy4.2
5
Why we chose it
  • 2 Year Extended Protection Plan in ADDITION to the Included FULL Manufacturer WARRANTY
  • INCLUDED IN THE BOX: dezl OTR1000 Vehicle Suction Cup with Powered Magnetic Mount Screw-down Mount 1″ Ball Adapter with AMPS Plate Vehicle Power Cable USB Cable Documentation Garmin USA Warranty
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Garmin dezl OTR1000 10″ GPS Truck Navigator 2 Year Extended Accidental Repair Plan
  • Includes Full GARMIN USA WARRANTY
  • Garmin dezl OTR1000 10″ GPS Truck Navigator
Garmin 010-02315-00 dezl OTR1000 10" GPS Truck Navigator Bundle with 2 Year Extended Accidental Repair Plan: image
100%
customers recommend this product
5/ 5
6
Why we chose it
  • The voice assistant allows you to talk to the d zl navigator while keeping your hands on the wheel
  • Industry-best load-to-dock guidance shows potential loading zones or storage lots when approaching your destination
  • View truck-friendly parking information along your route
  • Large, easy-to-read 7 touchscreen offers a bright, crisp, high-resolution display
  • Get custom truck routing (Not available in all areas) based on the size and weight of your truck, and see alerts for upcoming bridge heights, sharp curves and more
  • Works with Garmin eLog compliant ELD (sold separately) for subscription-free Hours of Service Recording (You must pair the Garmin eLog with the Garmin eLog app on a smartphone or tablet to complete your ELD compliance solution)
  • See popular routes used by fellow truckers to navigate new areas and increase situational awareness
  • Preloaded Truck & Trailer Services directory allows you to filter truck stops by brand or amenities
(Renewed) Garmin - dezl OTR700 7 inches GPS Truck Navigator - Black 010-02313-00: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Mileage4.3
Tech Support4
Accuracy4
Touch Screen3.5
7
Why we chose it
  • 8 navigator with high-resolution, dual-orientation display and map updates of North America
  • Road trip ready features include the HISTORY database of notable sites, a U.S. national parks directory, Tripadvisor traveler ratings and millions of Foursquare POIs
  • Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity allows easy map and software updates without a computer
  • Access live traffic, fuel prices, weather, parking and smart notifications when you pair this navigator with your compatible smartphone running the Garmin Drive app
  • Included dual USB charger provides an extra charging port for phones, tablets or other electronics
  • With Alexa Built-in (Drivers should focus on driving and only use this function when safe to do so. Must pair with the Garmin Drive app running on your compatible phone),you can ask to play music, listen to audiobooks, hear the news and more all while you keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road
  • Hands-free calling when paired with your compatible smartphone with BLUETOOTH technology and convenient Garmin voice assist lets you ask for directions to places you want to go
  • Driver alerts for things such as school zones, sharp curves and speed changes help encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness
Garmin DriveSmart 86, 8-inch Car GPS Navigator with Bright, Crisp High-resolution Maps and Garmin Voice Assist: image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
Touch Screen4.4
Voice Recognition4.1
User interface4
8
Why we chose it
  • Detailed maps of North America with free lifetime updates. Battery : Rechargeable lithium ion. Battery life is up to 1 hour
  • Bluetooth calling, smart notifications and voice activated navigation. This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows XP or newer and Mac OS X 10.4 or later
  • Easy to use GPS navigator with connected Features and bright 6.95 Inch Capacitive touch display. The display resolution is 1024 x 600 pixels
  • Provides real time services, such as Live traffic and select Live parking, when using free smartphone link app on your compatible smartphone
  • Built in Wi Fi for easy map and software updates
Garmin DriveSmart 61 NA LMT-S with Lifetime Maps/Traffic, Live Parking, Bluetooth,WiFi, Smart Notifications, Voice Activation, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor, Foursquare: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Screen quality4.7
Touch Screen4.5
User interface4.3
Easy to use4.1
Voice Recognition4.1
Battery life3.8
9
Why we chose it
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Garmin DriveSmart 65 Vehicle suction cup mount Traffic receiver/vehicle power cable USB cable Documentation 7″ EVA Case Deco Gear Universal Weighted GPS Dash-Mount 6 x 6 inch Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Simple on-screen menus and bright, clear maps show 3-D buildings and terrain.
  • Voice-activated and ability to pair with a compatible smartphone for hands-free calling, smart notifications and live traffic. Road trip-ready with The HISTORY network of notable historic sites, a U.S. national parks directory, TripAdvisor traveler ratings and millions of Foursquare points of interest (POIs).
  • Garmin Traffic is ready to use right out of the box without use of a smartphone. Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for map and software updates without a computer. The simple and easy-to-see maps show 3-D buildings and terrain, making it easier than ever to navigate where you need to go.
  • Easy-to-use 6.95 GPS navigator includes detailed map updates of North America.
Garmin DriveSmart 65 & Traffic 6.95" Display GPS Navigator with Case and Mount Bundle: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Easy to read4.8
Touch Screen4.6
Accuracy4.4
Easy to use4.3
User interface4.2
Voice Recognition4
10

Garmin RV 780 GPS Navigator with Traffic

772 ratings | 4 offers | 772 Reviews
Price: $268.99$369.99
Why we chose it
  • RV navigator with high-resolution 6. 95 edge-to-edge touch display
  • Download to your paired compatible smartphone the free Garmin Drive app to access live traffic and advanced weather forecasts
  • Pair with your compatible smartphone to gain access to hands-free calling and smart notifications also includes voice-activated navigation for convenience on the road
  • Provides road warnings to keep you aware of steep grades, sharp curves, weight limits and more
  • Advanced GPS navigator for the RV and camping enthusiast
  • Includes a directory of RV parks and services plus integrated content from Ultimate Public Campgrounds, KOA, overlanded, Plan TripAdvisor, Foursquare and more
  • Custom routing takes into account the size and weight of your RV then finds the best route for your vehicle (Not available in all areas. Always verify appropriateness of route suggestions and defer to all posted road signs and road conditions).
Garmin RV 780 GPS Navigator with Traffic: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Touch Screen4.6
User interface4.4
Voice Recognition4.2
Easy to use4
Accuracy4
Value for money3.8
Top Pick
Garmin RV 890, GPS Navigator for RVs with Edge-to-Edge 8” Display, Preloaded Campgrounds, Custom Routing and More
Get lost in the moments, not the route. The RV 890 GPS navigator features a large 8' edge-to-edge display you can view in portrait or landscape mode. It creates custom routes to suit the size and weight of your RV (not available in all areas) and provides road warnings for steep grades, sharp curves and more. To simplify your trip, it includes TripAdvisor traveler ratings, a directory of RV parks and services plus content from Ultimate Public Campgrounds, KOA and more. Pair RV 890 with your compatible smartphone for hands-free calling and smart notifications (requires the Garmin Drive app downloaded to your compatible smartphone). Use the Garmin voice assistant for more convenience while keeping your hands on the wheel. Download the Garmin Drive app to easily share GPX files and access live traffic and weather.
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Garmin: 100.00%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: Garmin 5" GPS Navigator for Trucks & Long Haul (010-01858-02) 580LMT-S Bluetooth Voice Activated Live Traffic North America Lifetime Maps Bundle with Hard EVA 7" Case & Microfiber Cloth: imageСomparison: Garmin Drive 61 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data (Renewed): imageСomparison: Garmin DriveSmart 65, Built-In Voice-Controlled GPS Navigator with 6.95” High-Res Display: imageСomparison: Garmin RV 890, GPS Navigator for RVs with Edge-to-Edge 8” Display, Preloaded Campgrounds, Custom Routing and More: imageСomparison: Garmin 010-02315-00 dezl OTR1000 10" GPS Truck Navigator Bundle with 2 Year Extended Accidental Repair Plan: imageСomparison: (Renewed) Garmin - dezl OTR700 7 inches GPS Truck Navigator - Black 010-02313-00: imageСomparison: Garmin DriveSmart 86, 8-inch Car GPS Navigator with Bright, Crisp High-resolution Maps and Garmin Voice Assist: imageСomparison: Garmin DriveSmart 61 NA LMT-S with Lifetime Maps/Traffic, Live Parking, Bluetooth,WiFi, Smart Notifications, Voice Activation, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor, Foursquare: imageСomparison: Garmin DriveSmart 65 & Traffic 6.95" Display GPS Navigator with Case and Mount Bundle: imageСomparison: Garmin RV 780 GPS Navigator with Traffic: image
Garmin 5″ GPS Navigator for Trucks & Long Haul (010-01858-02) 580LMT-S Bluetooth Voice Activated Live Traffic North America Lifetime Maps Bundle with Hard EVA 7″ Case & Microfiber ClothGarmin Drive 61 USA LM GPS Navigator System with Lifetime Maps, Spoken Turn-By-Turn Directions, Direct Access, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor and Foursquare Data (Renewed)Garmin DriveSmart 65, Built-In Voice-Controlled GPS Navigator with 6.95” High-Res DisplayGarmin RV 890, GPS Navigator for RVs with Edge-to-Edge 8” Display, Preloaded Campgrounds, Custom Routing and MoreGarmin 010-02315-00 dezl OTR1000 10″ GPS Truck Navigator Bundle with 2 Year Extended Accidental Repair Plan(Renewed) Garmin – dezl OTR700 7 inches GPS Truck Navigator – Black 010-02313-00Garmin DriveSmart 86, 8-inch Car GPS Navigator with Bright, Crisp High-resolution Maps and Garmin Voice AssistGarmin DriveSmart 61 NA LMT-S with Lifetime Maps/Traffic, Live Parking, Bluetooth,WiFi, Smart Notifications, Voice Activation, Driver Alerts, TripAdvisor, FoursquareGarmin DriveSmart 65 & Traffic 6.95″ Display GPS Navigator with Case and Mount BundleGarmin RV 780 GPS Navigator with Traffic
BrandGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarmin
ColorBlackBlackBlackDriveSmart 61
Are Batteries IncludedNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYes
Screen Size7 Inches6 Inches6.95 Inches8 Inches10.1 Inches6.95 Inches8 Inches6.95 Inches6.95 Inches6.95 Inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH1 x 5.9 x 3.7 inches8.6 x 6.5 x 2.1 inches6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches7.87 x 4.92 x 0.79 inches9.65 x 0.83 x 6.06 inches8 x 5.25 x 3.25 inches6.8 x 4.2 x 8 inches0.7 x 6.8 x 3.9 inches0.7 x 6.8 x 3.9 inches6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches
Connectivity TechnologyBluetooth, Wi-FiWi-FiBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetoothBluetooth, Wi-Fi, USBBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetooth, Wi-Fi
Map TypeNorth AmericaCity Tour, StreetCity Tour, StreetNorth AmericaNorth AmericaNorth AmericaNorth AmericaCity Tour, StreetStreetCity Tour
Vehicle Service TypeTruckTruckTruckCarRV
Product Dimensions1 x 5.9 x 3.7 inches8.6 x 6.5 x 2.1 inches6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches7.87 x 4.92 x 0.79 inches9.65 x 0.83 x 6.06 inches8 x 5.25 x 3.25 inches6.8 x 4.2 x 8 inches0.7 x 6.8 x 3.9 inches0.7 x 6.8 x 3.9 inches6.8 x 0.7 x 3.9 inches
Item Weight1.59 pounds4 ounces8.5 ounces13.7 ounces1.18 pounds1.43 pounds10.4 ounces9.6 ounces1.3 pounds8.5 ounces
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNoNoNoNoNo
Connectivity technologiesBluetooth, Wi-FiWi-FiBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetooth, Wi-Fi, USBBluetooth, Wi-Fi
Special FeaturesCustom Truck Routing, Road Warnings; Service History Log; Simplify IFTA Record Keeping, Voice-Activated Navigation; 5″ Glass Dual-Orientation Touchscreen, Easy Break Planning; Maps for North America; Lifetime Map and Traffic UpdatesAlcohol-FreeNational Parks Directory; Garmin Real Directions; Driver Alerts; Find Places By Name; Check Up Ahead; Map Coverage, Voice Assistant; Live Traffic And Weather; Traffic Cams And Parking; Hands-Free Calling; Smart Notifications; TripadvisorCustom Routing; Driver Alerts; RV Parks and Services Info; Easy Trip PlanningLarge Display; Voice Assist; Hands-Free Calling; Live Traffic and Weather; Traffic Cams and Parking; Smart Notifications, Driver Alerts; Tripadvisor; National Parks Directory; Find Places by Name; Garmin Real Directions FeatureTouchscreen, Bluetooth
Other display featuresWirelessWirelessWirelessWirelessWirelessWirelessWireless
ColourBlackBlackBlackDriveSmart 61
ManufacturerGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarminGarmin
Human Interface InputTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreen
Display Type800 x 480WQVGA color TFT with white backlight, resistive touch8″ wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panelWide View IPS, Color TFT, with On-Cell Capacitive Touch PanelMulti-touch, Glass, WXGA Color TFT with Backlight1024 x 600Color TFT
Battery Life1 Hours1 Hours2 Hours1 Hours1 Hours
Batteries1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 Lithium Polymer batteries required.1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
Device interface – primaryTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreenTouchscreen
Size6″10 Inch8 Inch6.95″DriveSmart 65T
Wireless communication technologiesBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetoothBluetooth, Wi-FiBluetooth, Wi-Fi
Scanner Resolution480 x 2721280 x 8001024 x 6001024 x 600
Included ComponentsGarmin DriveSmart 65 Vehicle suction cup mount Traffic receiver/vehicle power cable USB cable DocumentationRV 890; Vehicle suction cup with powered magnetic mount; Screw-down mount; 1″ ball adapter with AMPS plate; Vehicle power cable; USB Cable; DocumentationGarmin DriveSmart 86, vehicle suction cup mount, traffic receiver/vehicle power cable, USB cable and documentationUSB cable, Vehicle suction cup mount, Quick start manual, Garmin DriveSmart, Vehicle power cableRV 780; Vehicle suction cup mount; Traffic receiver/vehicle power cable; USB cable; Documentation
Country of OriginTaiwanTaiwanTaiwanTaiwan
StyleDriveSmart 65 & TrafficRV 8907 InchNavigator
Display resolution1280 x 8001280 x 8001280 x 8001024 x 600

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