Don’t Hate Traffic — Avoid It
Outsmart traffic jams or slowdowns by avoiding them altogether with timely alerts that suggest alternate routes to help you steer clear of construction zones or accidents ahead. Garmin Traffic comes ready to use right out of the box, thanks to the included traffic cable; no need to pair your navigator with a smartphone for traffic information. If desired, live traffic information is available when paired with your phone (To use this feature, you must download the Garmin Drive App to your compatible Bluetooth and GPS-enabled smartphone).
Say 'OK, Garmin,' and your navigator can listen to your voice commands and navigate to where you need to go.
Enjoy Better Road Trips with TripAdvisor
View TripAdvisor traveler ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions along your route or near your destination.
Wi-Fi Keeps You up to Date
Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity makes it easy to keep your maps and software up to date without the use of a computer.
The Benefits of Bluetooth Technology
By pairing Garmin DriveSmart 55 with your compatible smartphone, you can enjoy hands-free calling using Bluetooth wireless technology.
Access Real-time Features
Pair this smart navigator with your phone, and download the Garmin Drive app. This gives you access to real-time information (To use this feature, you must download the Garmin Drive App to your compatible Bluetooth and GPS-enabled smartphone), including live parking (Parking data is available for most city centers) and photoLive traffic cameras (where available) that show live traffic and weather conditions. When connected to a compatible smartphone, text messages and other notifications from your phone will display right along the side of your navigation screen.
Sites From The History Network
To make traveling more enjoyable, you’ll find plenty to see and do with points of interest from the History Network. It features pictures and descriptions of notable parks, monuments, museums and historic sites.
National Parks Directory
An included U.S. national parks directory helps you discover and enjoy some of America’s most treasured natural resources and experiences. Easily navigate to places within the parks, including visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, trailheads and more.
New Shops and Restaurants
This navigator comes preloaded with Foursquare data, making it easy to find millions of new and popular places.
Driver Alerts: Know Your Surroundings
To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, driver alerts warn you of upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings and more.
Maps Made Simple
The simple and easy-to-see maps show 3-D buildings and terrain, making it easier than ever to navigate where you need to go.
Garmin Real Directions
Easy-to-understand, spoken turn-by-turn directions guide like a friend, using street names, store names and recognizable landmarks (e.g., 'Turn right after the red building').
Portable navigation device with 6.95" LCD screenCircular mount clipSuction cup mountTA20 Car charger and traffic antenna with 65" DC output cord (Mini-B USB plug)20" USB cable (Type A USB on one end and Mini-B USB on other end)Setup/Configuration guideImportant Safety and Product Information