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Garmin nuvi 255

Product Code: GAR255

Garmin nuvi 255 comes preloaded with mapping of the UK, Eastern and Western Europe. The easy-to-use 3.5-inch touchscreen, displays detailed street-level maps with clear, voice-prompted directions to your destination.

Optional Garmin Travel Guides provide helpful reviews and recommendations for restaurants, hotels, shopping and more. Additionally the Garmin nuvi 255 Cyclops safety cameras locations provided via subscription alert to camera locations.

Garmin nuvi 255 has been discontinued.

Accessories, spares and parts are still available for your nuvi 255, as are road maps.

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The Garmin nuvi 255 is preloaded with City Navigator NT street maps for Western Europe, including points of interest (POIs) database with hotels, restaurants, petrol, ATMs and more. The Garmin nuvi 255 sports a sleek, slim design. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or foot, for up to 5 hours.

The Garmin nuvi 255 3.5inch colour screen makes it easy to navigate, simply enter a destination or postcode, and the Garmin nuvi 255 will take you there with 2D or 3D maps and turn-by-turn voice directions. In addition, Garmin nuvi 255 accepts custom points of interest (POIs), such as school zones and speed cameras and lets you set proximity alerts to warn you of upcoming POIs.

The Garmin nuvi 255 includes many travel tools including JPEG picture viewer, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, measurement converter, calculator and more. The Garmin nuvi 255 also comes with Garmin Lock, an anti-theft feature.

Cyclops Speed Camera Alerts

The Garmin nuvi 255, like all Garmin sat nav's, gets its speed camera data from the Cyclops speed camera database. The database provides advanced alerts to fixed, average speed, mobile, variable, temporary roadwork, red light and red light speed cameras. As you approach a camera, your device sounds an alert. Subscription charges apply. Click here to read more about the Cyclops speed trap database.

Garmin nuvi 255 Car Sat Nav FAQs

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Garmin nuvi 255 Features

‣3.5-inch touchscreen display, sleek design that fits easily in your pocket
‣Street-level mapping for the UK, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe (42 countries) with 90 day nuMaps Guarantee
‣Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompts
‣3D map view display
‣Picture viewer (JPG format)
‣Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation)
‣Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road)
‣Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
‣Speed limit indicator - unit displays speed limits for most major roads
‣ecoRoute optional download - for fuel-efficient navigation to save fuel and money
‣Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
‣Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation)
‣World travel clock, currency & measurement converter, calculator
‣Rechargeable Li-ion battery (up to 5 hours)
‣Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature)
‣Built-in Cyclops speed camera database (includes fixed camera locations and mobile hot-spots)
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee.


Installation

The Garmin nuvi 255 has been designed to be plug and play, and as such can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle with ease. The Garmin nuvi 255 is powered with the 12-volt vehicle power adaptor and attaches to your vehicles windscreen via the Garmin nuvi 255 suction cup bracket. Alternatively with the dashboard disk you can mount the suction cup bracket on your dashboard instead, all three accessories are supplied with the Garmin nuvi 255.

Map Coverage

The Garmin nuvi 255 is preloaded with City Navigator® NT for Western Europe (full coverage) provided by Navteq. Navteq maps provide high quality detailed street level maps, which in addition to street information include features such as route calculation, Points of Interest (POI), Estimated Time of Arrival, and more.

What's in the box? (when purchased from ActiveGPS.co.uk)

‣Garmin nuvi 255
‣12 volt Vehicle Power Cable
‣Vehicle Suction Cup Mount
‣Dashboard Disc
‣Quick Start Manual


Garmin nuvi 255 Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin nuvi 255? All parts are genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 255. Accessories available to purchase include vehicle power charger, suction cup mount, a weighted dashboard mount and mini USB cable.

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Garmin nuvi 255 Maps

Looking for sat nav maps for the Garmin nuvi 255? All mapping comes on microSD card with SD card adaptor and is genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 255 Countries available to buy include: UK and Ireland, France and Benelux, Full Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.

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Garmin nuvi 255 Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 3.5inch QVGA colour antiglare LCD with white backlight
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion up to 5 hours (depending on use)
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 97mm, Height - 71mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Weight: 147.42g
‣Guarantee: 1-year
‣Garmin nuvi 255 manual

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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.


Why buy from us?

We are official Internet Retailers of Garmin products and we sell genuine Garmin accessories and maps. We purchase from the Garmin UK distributor. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page updated: 18th October 2017

Deliveries

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