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Top 5 GPS for your car Review


By Allyson W | 02/12/2016 07:50:26

A portable GPS system will always guide you to your destination with ease. There are top rated GPS devices that are powerful with a smooth users interface to get you to your destinations and get the most helpful directions. If you're looking for information about the top rated GPS systems, then this piece is for you. We have put together for you the top 5 GPS for your car.

Top 5 GPS for your car Review

The Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT

First on our list is the Nuvi 2589LMT. The GPS has all the features you need in a car GPS, with preloaded maps which make navigating easier. It comes with the maps of the United States, Mexico, Canada and Puerto Rico. There is also a lifetime map updates, with this feature you will never be driving on an old route. If there is a need to get additional maps, you can purchase the map on the Garmin website and load them directly onto the 2589LMT. One of the best features that come with the GPS is the lifetime traffic updates. The feature will help you avoid sitting in the traffic for extended periods of time; the device picks the fastest route and avoids any traffic congestion on your route. The Nuvi 2589LMT also has a built-in traffic receiver, so you won't have to pair it with your smartphone to receive traffic updates. The device supports voice-activated navigation, which is among the most useful features you can find in automobile GPS. This makes it possible for you to command the gadget verbally, just as you do with your smartphone. You can easily pair the GPS with your smartphone through Bluetooth and use it as a hands-free speaker mobile phone. Many states have legal guidelines against speaking on the phone without using a hands-free device while driving, but be rest assured that the Nuvi 2589LMT can help you escape any unnecessary ticket.

Top 5 GPS for your car Review

The Garmin Nuvi 3597 LMTHD

The Nuvi 3597LMTHD is the second on our list. It boasts a quality design with a 5-inch capacitive screen and a thin steel chassis. The voice command feature makes the intuitive interface easy to use on the road. There is a Search-based destination input, and the verbal instructions make it one of the top GPS device. The Nuvi 3597LM has a feature called the Smartphone link, where wireless connectivity with your smartphone through Bluetooth comes with ease. The connection also enables hands-free calling via the PND's microphone and speakers. After pairing with your smartphone, it will attempt to sync your phone's address book, but only the numbers, not the addresses, and it can be accessed via the phone menu. Garmin decides not to put the synchronized contact on the main menu like the previous Nuvi models, but hide the phone menu under the Apps subcategory because of privacy and easy access to those contacts This Nuvi comes with a great voice command system that is hands-free. You don't need any button to activate it, because with a customizable spoken command the GPS will come alive, and the default command is, "Voice command."

Top 5 GPS for your car Review

GARMIN NUVI 58LM

The last on our list is the Garmin Nuvi 58LM. Apart from the fact that it lacks some useful features, the Garmin Nuvi 58LM remain a good car GPS, because it has all the essentials you will need in any GPS navigation device, including the lifetime traffic. The Garmin Nuvi 58LM is another car GPS device with preloaded maps of the US and Canada. It features a 5-inch color screen that can be set in either landscape or portrait orientation. While it doesn't have all the premium features, like Bluetooth and voice command it does have all the necessary features you need as a driver to start navigation. Just like the rest of the Nuvi models, the 58LM also comes with 10 million POI. With the Nuvi 58LT POI, you won’t have a problem finding nearest gas stations, hotels, and the restaurant of your choice. And out of the top GPS brands, Garmin offers the most POI.

Top 5 GPS for your car Review

TOMTOM GO 500

Third on our list is the TomTom Go 500. The TomTom Go 500 comes preloaded with maps covering more than 7 million points of interest. It has lifetime map updates, which only means you can continually keep the device's data up to date by connecting it to the computer for any latest update on the company’s website. Like the other premium navigation GPS devices, the TomTom Go 500 has the maps of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Whenever you plan to travel to another country, you can buy any additional map of your choice on TomTom's website. The GPS has lifetime traffic service. TomTom traffic works by connecting your phone to the GPS through Bluetooth, and it will use your smartphone's data connection to give a report on the traffic conditions of the selected route. According to TomTom, if you use the traffic service for at least one hour per day, you will use approximately 7MB of data per month, which is really cheap in term of cost compared to the service the GPS will provide. If the traffic on your route is bad, the Go 500 will suggest another way for you. It also has voice recognition software, which will allow you to command the device verbally. Voice recognition and the smart design make the Go 500 one of the top navigation GPS device on the market.

Top 5 GPS for your car Review

MAGELLAN SMART GPS

The fourth on the list is the Magellan SmartGPS. It is a navigating device that connects to the Web through Wi-Fi, and it syncs your contacts and recent destinations with the smartphone app and the MiCloud internet service. Through its Internet connection, Foursquare destinations can be downloaded, and fuel price and real-time traffic data can also be provided. The Bluetooth hands-free calling is also one of the powerful features. The SmartGPS is a plastic-made device with a touchscreen and a suction cup to make it fit perfectly on your windshield. The SmartGPS is a portable navigation device that offers users multiple ways of navigation, it gives you answers when you search for a destination, and it manages your favorite places. The SmartGPS is a standalone navigation device. However, the GPS works perfectly when used with the Magellan's apps for Android and iOS devices and there is cloud syncing service named MiCloud which is accessible through any internet browser. The Magellan SmartGPS link the gap between car-friendly GPS hardware and navigation apps with its ability to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and also sync with the cloud.

Top 5 GPS for your car Review

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