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Garmin nuvi 865T

Product Code: GAR865T

Garmin nuvi 865T features speech recognition, a 4.3-inch widescreen display, preloaded maps for UK, Eastern and Western Europe, 2D and 3D maps and includes a full 8-digit UK postcode search. The Garmin nuvi 865T also features a FM transmitter allowing you to hear audio, including voice prompts and MP3s, through your vehicle's stereo.

Garmin nuvi 865T provides hands-free calling via the wireless Bluetooth module and using the integrated traffic receiver the Garmin nuvi 865T will provide alerts about traffic delays and roadwork's that lie ahead on your route. The Garmin nuvi 865T also provides access to speed camera locations.



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Garmin nuvi 865T satellite navigation device with full speech recognition features a 4.3-inch TFT touch-screen LCD and features a full 8-digit UK postcode search with 2D and 3D moving maps of UK, Eastern and Western Europe. The Garmin nuvi 865T also features an FM transmitter, hands-free calling, traffic alerts and more. Like the rest of the wide Garmin nuvi 700-series, its premium navigation capabilities, like route planning and a handy locator, give you peace of mind on the go.

Garmin nuvi 865T high-sensitivity internal (non flip-up) antenna gives it a sleeker, thinner design than the Garmin nuvi 600-series, making it easy to slip in your pocket or purse. Its rechargeable lithium-ion battery makes it convenient for navigation by car or on foot providing up to 5 hours operation.

Keep track of yourself and your car with Garmin nuvi 865T. Just tap "Where Am I?" to find the closest hospitals, police stations, petrol stations, nearest address and junctions. Also see your exact latitude and longitude coordinates. The Garmin nuvi 865T even remembers where you parked. It automatically marks your position when you remove it from the windscreen mount, so you can navigate with the Garmin nuvi 865T on foot and find your way back to your vehicle. Perfect for unfamiliar spots and crowded places such as amusement parks, stadiums and shopping centre car parks.

Bluetooth hands-free calling

The Garmin nuvi 865T integrates Bluetooth wireless technology with a built-in microphone and speaker for hands-free calling. Just pair the Garmin nuvi 865T with your compatible Bluetooth phone and talk hands-free through the nuvi 865T while staying focused on the road. Simply dial numbers with Garmin nuvi's 865T touch screen keypad to make a call. To answer calls, just tap the screen and speak directly into its built-in microphone.

Real-time Traffic Information

With the Garmin nuvi 865T's integrated FM TMC traffic receiver. Receive alerts about traffic delays and roadwork's that lie ahead on your route. Next, simply touch the Garmin nuvi 865T screen to view traffic details or detour around the problem area.

Multi Media Features

Navigation is just the beginning. The Garmin nuvi 865T includes many “must have” entertainment and travel tools including MP3 player, audio book player (subscription to required), JPEG picture viewer, currency converters and more. With the Garmin nuvi 865T's wireless FM transmitter you can hear audio, including voice prompts, MP3s and audio books, through your vehicle's stereo.

Cyclops Speed Camera Alerts

The Garmin nuvi 865T, 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 865t Car Sat Nav FAQs

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Garmin nuvi 865t Features

‣4.3-inch widescreen display - colour touch screen
‣Preloaded maps for UK, Eastern and Western Europe
‣Turn-by-turn guidance with voice prompts
‣3D map view display
‣8-digit postcode - navigate using full UK postcode search
‣Full Speech recognition
‣Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation)
‣Advanced multi-route planning
‣Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road)
‣Route avoidance (avoid motorways, tolls etc.)
‣Integrated FM TMC traffic receiver with lifetime traffic alerts
‣Hands-free calling with Bluetooth wireless technology
‣Built-in FM transmitter - plays your music wirelessly over your car stereo
‣Navigate to Garmin Connect Photos
‣Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
‣Trip log function for viewing routes in Google Earth
‣Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation)
‣MP3 player, Audio book player, Picture viewer
‣World travel clock, currency and measurement converter, calculator
‣Optional Garmin Travel Guides (sold separately)
‣Rechargeable Li-ion battery (up to 5 hours)
‣Speed camera locations via Cyclops speed camera database
‣Garmin Lock (anti-theft feature)
‣1 Year manufacturers guarantee


Garmin nuvi 865T has been designed to be plug and play, and as such can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle with ease. The Garmin nuvi 865T is powered via the supplied vehicle power cable which includes an integrated GTM 21 FM traffic receiver for real-time traffic updates. The Garmin nuvi 865T then attaches to your vehicles windscreen via the Garmin nuvi 865T suction cup mount. Alternatively using the supplied dashboard disk you can mount the suction cup mount on top of your dashboard instead. The Garmin nuvi 865T also includes carry case for storage of the Garmin nuvi 865T when not in use.

Map Coverage

The Garmin nuvi 865T is preloaded with City Navigator® NT for United Kingdom, Eastern and Western Europe 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.

Further Garmin nuvi 865T maps are available SD card which insert directly into the Garmin nuvi 865T. Available Garmin nuvi 865T maps include North America. View the complete range of maps available for the Garmin nuvi 865T.

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin nuvi 865T
‣FM TMC Traffic Receiver/12 volt Vehicle Power Cable
‣Vehicle Suction Cup Mount
‣Dashboard Disc
‣Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
‣Speech Recognition Remote
‣USB Cable
‣Quick Start Manual.

Garmin nuvi 865t Accessories

Looking for accessories and spares for the Garmin nuvi 865t? All parts are genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 865t. Accessories available to purchase include vehicle power charger, mains AC charger, a weighted dashboard mount and mini USB cable.

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Garmin nuvi 865t Maps

Looking for sat nav maps for the Garmin nuvi 865t? All mapping comes on microSD card with SD card adaptor and is genuine Garmin product and specifically designed for use with the nuvi 865t Countries available to buy include: UK and Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa, North America (USA and Canada), South East Asia and Australia and New Zealand.

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Garmin nuvi 865t Technical Specification

‣Technology: GPS
‣Display: 4.3-inch WQVGA color TFT 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 - 122mm, Height - 76mm, Depth - 20mm
‣Weight: 190g
‣Guarantee: 1-year

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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.

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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