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Garmin nuvi 54LM

Product Code: GN54N

Garmin nuvi 54LM car satnav has a 5 inch touchscreen which features maps for All of Europe which are free to update for the lifetime of the satnav. On screen information includes the speed limit for most major roads, your vehicle speed and estimated arrival time at your destination.

The nuvi 54LM also comes equipped with Active Lane Guidance, actual road signs, and photos of junction layouts helping you to get in the correct lane at busy, complicated road junctions. The nuvi 54 is bluetooth compatible for handsfree calls. Speed cameras subscription is include free for the first year.



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The Garmin nuvi 54 LM is an in-car sat nav with a 5-inch bright touchscreen. You can use pinch-to-zoom and the display features dual-orientation so you can view either horizontally or vertically. Maps included with the nuvi 54 are Full Europe maps which are free to update for the Lifetime of the sat nav device.

If you want a Trip Planner and you also want your satnav to suggest points of interest up ahead along your journey then you could consider the Garmin nuvi 56LM instead.

On-screen information is displayed without obstructing the navigation view of the road map so you will always know where you are going. The Garmin nuvi 54 LM will display speed limit for almost every major road, current speed, estimated time of arrival and current street.

Garmin Real Directions is a feature that announces directions turn-by-turn using recognisable landmarks that you will see such as buildings and traffic lights. So for example, you may be advised by the sat nav to "turn left after the petrol station" making it easier to identify where your next turn is.

Active Lane Guidance refers to spoken instructions at exits and junctions. Brightly coloured arrows on-screen will also help guide you. Furthermore BirdsEye junction view and photoReal Junction will assist you by displaying junctions, exits, surrounding landscapes and real road signs along your route.

Speed camera locations are included with the Garmin nuvi 54 and you can (via subscription) update this database using the unique Cyclops speed camera database. On approach to a speed cameras location overspeed warnings and speed limit information is also displayed. Included in the Cyclops database are locations for fixed, mobile, variable limit, average speed cameras, temporary, mobile zones and red light speed cameras. New or moved cameras are constantly tracked and Cyclops checks and updates its central database daily.

The Garmin 54 navigator also contains a speed limit database for most major roads across Europe and the device displays your vehicles’ speed.

Garmin nuvi 54 Car Sat Nav FAQs

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Garmin nuvi 54LM Features

‣View routes on the 5-inch touchscreen
‣Street-level here mapping for All of Europe
‣Enjoy FREE lifetime map
‣Includes Cyclops speed camera locations for FREE preloaded. Updates to this database are available.
‣Voice activated navigation
‣Manual dual-orientation screen - portrait or landscape
‣3D Terrain view and 3D Landmarks.
‣Displays speed limit for most major roads, current speed and time of arrival
‣Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompts
‣Speaks street names e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500ft."
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣Active Lane Guidance guides to proper lane for navigation
‣PhotoReal Junction view displays junction signs
‣Auto re-route fast off-route and detour recalculation
‣Choice of route setup - faster time, shorter distance, off road
‣Auto sort multiple destinations - provides most direct route
‣Speed limit indicator - displays speed limit for most major roads
‣Route avoidance - avoid highways, tolls etc
‣Garmin App called Smartphone Link enables access to premium services such as weather radar and view from live traffic cameras.
‣World travel clock, currency and unit converter, calculator
‣Rechargeable Li-ion battery - up to 1 hours
‣Built-in Cyclops speed camera database - includes fixed camera locations and mobile hot-spots
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


Garmin 54LM is a plug-and-play sat nav that can be set up and removed in seconds. The nuvi 54LM is powered by an in-car charger that plugs and powers via your vehicles cigarette lighter adaptor. A suction cup mount and cradle attaches to your vehicles windscreen to provide a secure base to view the units screen and navigational instructions. Both the car charger and windscreen mount are in the box when you buy the nuvi 54LM from ActiveGPS.

Map Coverage

Garmin nuvi 54LM is preloaded with street-level here maps (formely NAVTEQ) for both Western and Eastern Europe. To view the map coverage for a specific country or region please click the following links for more details: UK and Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa, North America (USA and Canada), Australia and New Zealand.

If you'd like to buy additonal maps for another region (outside of the nuvi 54 preloaded European map region). e.g. North America or Australia and New Zealand.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin nuvi 54LM
‣Preloaded City Navigator NT mapping for Europe
‣Lifetime maps
‣Vehicle power cable
‣Vehicle suction cup mount
‣USB cable
‣Quick start manual

Garmin nuvi 54LM Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin nuvi 54LM? View the full range here. All parts are genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the 5-inch nuvi 54LM sat nav. Parts available include a 5-inch leather case and portable friction mount.

Garmin nuvi 54LM Maps

Looking for sat nav maps for the Garmin nuvi 54LM view them all here. All mapping comes on microSD card with SD card adaptor and is genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 54LM. Areas available to buy include: Southern Africa and Middle East and Northern Africa.

Garmin nuvi 54LM Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 5-inch manual dual-orientation, WVGA colour TFT with white backlight
‣Power: 12 volt, cigarette lighter
‣Battery: Rechargeable lithium-ion up to 2 hours (depending on use)
‣Installation: Plug and play
‣Dimensions: Width - 139mm, Height - 86mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Weight: 180.1g
‣Guarantee: 1-year
Garmin nuvi 54LM 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.

Garmin nuvi 54LM Questions and Answers

Question: Is the North America Canada sd compatible with nuvi 54LM?

Answer: Yes, the North America (USA, Canada and Mexico) map we sell is fully compatible with the Garmin nuvi 54LM.

The latest version of the map is in stock today.

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Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. 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.

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