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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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Car Satnav Comparison

The two comparison tables below compare the main features of the leading Garmin car satnav devices available to purchase from ActiveGPS.

Choose between the following four product ranges:

Garmin DriveLuxe, DriveAssist, DriveSmart and Drive comparison
Garmin nuvi and Snooper comparison

Garmin Drive Satnavs Comparison

The table below compares the main features for latest Garmin DriveLuxe, DriveAssist, DriveSmart and Drive sat nav range. All devices can be purchased from ActiveGPS.

 

Features

Garmin DriveLuxe 50LMT-D

Garmin DriveAssist 50LMT-D

Garmin DriveSmart 70LMT-D

Garmin DriveSmart 60LMT-D

Garmin DriveSmart 50LMT-D

Garmin DriveSmart 50LM

Garmin Drive 60LM

Garmin Drive 50LM

Garmin Drive 40LM

Screen size

5-inch

5-inch

7-inch

6-inch

5-inch

5-inch

6-inch

5-inch

4.3-inch

Dual orientation

Automatic

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dash camera

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Preloaded Mapping

Western Europe

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

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Traffic information

DAB

DAB

DAB

DAB

DAB

No

No

No

No

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.

Garmin nuvi and Snooper Satnav Comparison

The table below compares the main features for latest Garmin nuvi and Snooper sat nav range. All devices can be purchased from ActiveGPS.

 

Features

Garmin nuvi 2799LMT-D

Garmin nuvi 2599LMT-D

Garmin nuvi 2559LMT

Snooper S6800 Syrius Pro

Snooper SC5800 DVR Syrius

Snooper S2700 Syrius Pro

Screen size

7-inch

5-inch

5-inch

5-inch

5-inch

4.3-inch

Dual orientation

No

No

No

No

No

No

Dash camera

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

Preloaded Mapping

Full Europe

Full Europe

Full Europe

Free lifetime maps

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Upahead feature

No

No

No

No

No

No

Voice activated navigation (EU only)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Traffic Information

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Live Services (Smartphone Link App)

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Bluetooth calling

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Speed Cameras

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Battery life

1 hour

2 hours

2 hours

1 hour

1 hour

1 hour

Reversing camera

Optional

Optional

No

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.

Page last updated: 18th May 2017

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