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Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D

Product Code: GDL51LMTD

The Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D is a dual orientation, 5-inch car satnav (with pinch to zoom technology) and includes Full European mapping for the Lifetime of the product as well as FREE Lifetime Digital Traffic. Also included in the box is a Powered Magnetic Mount. The DriveLuxe 51 LMT is also voice activated.

WiFi connectivity enables you to download the latest software without connecting to a computer. Bluetooth phone calls are also possible as well as smart notifications such as text messages and calendar reminders.

A BC 30 Wireless Reversing Camera is also available separately.



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The Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D is a premium Garmin satnav with a 5-inch touchscreen (with pinch to zoom technology) and comes preloaded with lifetime maps of Full Europe. Real Directions is a feature on the Garmin DriveLuxe 51 that announces recognisable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights and spoken street names to help provide guidance along your route. Voice activated navigation is also available.

Premium design with magnetic mount

The Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D features an elegant metal design to look smart in any vehicle. Plus there is an included secure magnetic mount for professional, quick installation and removing the satnav and mount from the windscreen.

Foursquare Points of Interest are also included offering millions of POI's. You will also see displayed on screen the road speed limit for most major roads across Europe and the United States.

Real-times services includes live parking and live weather. Spend less time looking for parking spaces (price and availability locally) as Garmin will find on street public parking close to your vehicle. Free Garmin Digital traffic is provided via DAB. Avoid traffic jams and enjoy knowing time-saving alternate routes.

TripAdvisor is built-in to the Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D so that you can view ratings for travel points of interest (hotels, restaurants, attractions). These interesting stops along the way can be navigated to along your route.

With the SmartPhone Link app you can use LiveTrack to share locations with friends and family. They will then always know where you are.

Bluetooth calling is available to receive customisable smart notifications, receive incoming calls, text messages and calendar reminders.

Sharp curves, speed changes, railway crossings and animal crossings are provided by the Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D. The Garmin also alerts when driving wrong way on one way streets, nearby schools and school zones, red light cameras and speed camera locations across Europe (Garmin DriveLuxe 51 includes lifetime safety camera updates). Fatigue warnings will also alert you to potential rest areas after several hours of driving.

WiFi is built-in to the Garmin DriveLuxe 51 for updating your satnavs software without the need to connect to a PC.

Pair the Garmin DriveLuxe 51 LMT-D with Garmin smartwatch (sold separately). This provides navigation on your wrist even when you have left your car. Plus navigate to and from your car and never forget where you have parked.

The Garmin DriveLuxe is compatible with the BC 30 reversing camera (sold separately). Once installed you can view vehicles, pedestrians and obstacles when reversing your vehicle.

Incident notifications can send details to friends and family if you are involved in a road incident.

Garmin Express enables you to update maps and software. You can also transfer favourites and install custom voices.

Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D Features

‣5-inch dual orientation TFT touchscreen display with white backlight
‣Pinch to zoom technology
‣Includes powered magnetic mount in the box
‣FREE lifetime street-level here mapping for the UK, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe
‣Free digital traffic information subscription free
‣Turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names
‣Displays your route, speed limit, current speed, time of arrival, name of current street and it can also display points of interest such as food, fuel and cash machines.
‣Real directions uses landmarks and buildings to help with guidance
‣Lane Assist/Junction View - indicates the correct lane choice for upcoming turns and exits
‣Alerts to sharp curves, speed changes, railway crossings, animal crossings and school zones
‣PhotoReal junction for navigation at road junctions
‣WiFi connectivity for downloading software updates without the need to connect to a computer
‣Bluetooth wireless technology for hands-free calling through your Garmin sat-nav
‣Smartphone connectivity for smart notifications including text messages and calendar reminders
‣Look up addresses and millions of FourSquare points of interest
‣Speed camera and Red Light Camera locations database available for free for the lifetime of the product
BC 30 Reversing camera compatible (sold separately). BabyCam compatible (sold separately)
‣1 hour battery life
‣2 year manufacturers guarantee


The Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D includes everything you need to mount and install it in your car. Included when you purchase from ActiveGPS is a Powered Magnetic Mount which is magnetic to make installing and removing your DriveLuxe simple, quick and easy.

The most popular place to locate the satnav is at the bottom, middle of the windscreen where you can see the satnav easiest. Plus the satnavs dash cam will have a good view of the road ahead.

Charging the internal battery

We do not recommend using a third party charger with this product. A mobile phone USB charger or a laptop may not be powerful enough to reliably charge the Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D and may provide an incorrect voltage or insufficient power. An official genuine Garmin AC charger is available for indoor use with this product you can view and buy here.

Please bear in mind that the product on this page is designed to be used in a vehicle with power provided by the included vehicle charger. The battery is for short term back up only - not for regular use. For optimum performance we recommend that you use this product connected to cigarette lighter adapter via the vehicle charger. Because of potential power surges which may damage the product you should not start your vehicle with the product connected.

Map Coverage

Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D is preloaded with City Navigator NT for the UK, Ireland, Western and Eastern Europe provided by here maps.

These maps can be updated FREE for the life of the product, when you register your DriveLuxe with Garmin UK.

here 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.

Further Garmin DriveLuxe maps are available on SD card which insert directly into the Garmin DriveLuxe. Available Garmin DriveLuxe maps include North America, Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Click here.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D
‣Lifetime maps and digital traffic (indicated by "LMT-D" after model number on the box)
Vehicle suction cup with powered magnetic mount
‣Vehicle power cable
‣USB cable
‣Quick start manual

Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D? Accessories available to purchase include a carrying case, mains power charger and a weighted dashboard mount. Along with these accessories, it's also possible to buy replacement parts such as suction cup mount and vehicle charger.

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Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D Maps

The Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D is preloaded with street-level road maps for all of Europe. If however, you want to take the DriveLuxe 51LMT-D further afield, we may have the map that you need. Garmin DriveLuxe 51 available maps include: USA, Canada and Mexico, Australia and New Zealand, Middle East and Northern Africa and Southern Africa.

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Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS / WiFi / Bluetooth
‣Display: 5-inch touchscreen (800 x 480 pixels)
‣Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
‣Battery Life: up to 1 hour depending on usage and settings
‣Installation: Plug and Play
‣Power: 12 volt, Vehicle Power Cable.
‣Dimensions: Width - 141mm, Height - 80.2mm, Depth - 15.8mm
‣Weight: 231g
‣Guarantee: 2-year
Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D 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.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Do you have a question about the Garmin DriveLuxe 51LMT-D? Submit your question via our contact page.

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