Mounts for the Garmin Drive 51 and 61 2017 GPS Series

Well it looks like it’s time for the annual Garmin GPS refresh.  It used to be a semi-annual refresh but the GPS market has reached the point where there’s probably not enough new features to do it twice a year.  Couple that with the surge in smartphone GPS apps, and we’re down to an annual refresh.  In 2016, the Garmin Drive had put an end to the ten-year old Garmin Nuvi line of GPS units and Garmin has continued to use the naming standard for 2017.  This year, they have added 1 to the base number so we are looking at … Read more

Motorcycle and Car Mounts for Garmin Nuvi 2455LMT, 2455LT, 2475LT and 2495LMT GPS

This line of GPS models was introduced by Garmin in 2011.  These units are still in use several years later and we’re finding the GPS is outlasting the mounts, hence our article about mounting options for this series of popular devices.  All of these GPS models have a subscription to traffic alerts and two have a lifetime map subscription.  Devices like the Garmin Nuvi 2455LMT with an LMT or LM after the number have a lifetime map subscription and those that have an LT or LMT have a lifetime traffic subscription. If you have any of these units that have a traffic subscription, … Read more

Garmin Nuvi 2595LMT, 2595LT and 2595LM Motorcycle and Car Mounts

This line of GPS models was introduced by Garmin in 2012.  The 2595 line of devices were introduced as an update to Garmin’s extremely successful 2555 lineup.  The difference between the two is that the 2595 has Bluetooth and voice recognition.  Nice features that result on the driver not having to manually interface with the GPS.  Devices like the Garmin Nuvi 2595LMT with an LMT or LM after the number have a lifetime map subscription and those that have an LT or LMT have a lifetime traffic subscription.  As far as I can tell though, only the 2595LMT was available in … Read more

Garmin Nuvi 2555LMT, 2555LT and 2555LM Motorcycle and Car Mounts

This line of GPS models was introduced by Garmin in 2011.  These units are still in use several years later and we’re finding the GPS is outlasting the mounts, hence our article about mounting options for this series of popular devices.  Most of these GPS units have a lifetime subscription to map updates which means that your GPS won’t be outdated and you can defer purchase of a replacement for quite a while.  Devices like the Garmin Nuvi 2555LMT with an LMT or LM after the number have a lifetime map subscription and those that have an LT or LMT have … Read more

Mounts for the Garmin Drive 50 and 60 2016 GPS Series

The Garmin Drive has put an end to the ten-year old Garmin Nuvi line of GPS units.  For 2016, the annual refresh of Garmin’s GPS has renamed the consumer GPS line to “Drive”.  So now you will see terms like Drive, DriveSmart, DriveAssist and Driveluxe.  Garmin Drive includes the basic maps of the US or Canada and you get to select the maps when you purchase the GPS.  If you buy it in the US, it’s more than likely to be the US map model.  If purchased in Canada, then it’s a good bet that Canada is also included, but check … Read more

Garmin Nuvi 2539LMT, 2559LMT, 2589LMT, 2599LMTHD Motorcycle and Car Mounts

This line of GPS models was introduced by Garmin in 2015.  Featuring a 5-inch display with pinch to zoom similar to what is found on a smartphone.  All of these GPS units have a lifetime subscription to map updates and traffic.  The Garmin Nuvi 2539LMT is the base model with maps of North America and least expensive.   The Garmin Nuvi 2559LMT adds maps of Europe plus bluetooth capability.  The Garmin Nuvi 2589LMT has everything the 2559LMT has plus voice activated navigation.  Finally the Garmin Nuvi 2599LMTHD has everything just mentioned plus HD digital traffic which is useful if you … Read more