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Car Sat Nav Comparison

Are you considering which car sat nav to buy? The table below compares the leading models that are available to buy from ActiveGPS.

The table compares the sat navs features e.g. screen size, preloaded mapping, Bluetooth connectivity, included accessories and battery life.

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Product features comparison

 

Features

Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D

Garmin DriveAssist 51LMT-D

Garmin DriveAssist 51LMT-S

Garmin DriveSmart 61LMT-D

Garmin DriveSmart 61LMT-S

Garmin DriveSmart 51LMT-D

Garmin Drive 51LMT-S

Garmin Drive 61LMT-S

Garmin Drive 51LMT-S

Screen size

5-inch

5-inch

5-inch

6-inch

6-inch

5-inch

5-inch

6-inch

5-inch

Dual orientation

Automatic

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Dash camera

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Preloaded Mapping

Free lifetime maps

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Upahead feature

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Voice activated navigation (EU only)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Europe model

Europe model

No

No

Traffic information

DAB

DAB

Smart
phone

DAB

Smart
phone

DAB

Smart phone

Smart phone

Smart phone

Live Services (Smartphone Link App)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Bluetooth calling

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Speed Cameras

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Battery life

1 hour

30 minutes

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

Reversing camera


Sat nav features explained

Dual orientation - the dual orientation feature refers to the ability of the sat nav to rotate the screen viewing from landscape to portrait depending on how you decide to mount the sat nav in your car.

Upahead feature - the Upahead feature alerts you to and displays Points of Interest along your journey in the local area where you are currently driving.

Traffic information - traffic information is delivered by either DAB or FM. DAB is Digital traffic via DAB radio. FM is delivered to the satnav via an FM transmitter.


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This page was last updated on: 22nd March 2019

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