Garmin Nuvi 2558LMTHD, 2598LMTHD Motorcycle and Car Mounts

The Garmin Nuvi 2558LMTHD and 2598LMTHD models were introduced in 2014.  Featuring Garmin’s HD Traffic, both models feature a five-inch 480 x 272 pixel display.  All models feature a pinch to zoom option similar to what you have on a smartphone or tablet.  The 2598LMTHD is a good value as it includes bluetooth and voice activated navigation. We’ll review mounting options in a bit.  First I wanted to be sure that if you have one of these models with the traffic subscription, don’t lose the cable.  Your traffic subscription is actually tied to the actual cable.  If you lose your cable, you will … Read more

Garmin Nuvi 2639LMT, 2689LMT, 2699LMTHD Motorcycle and Car Mounts

Garmin is going bigger.  This is a six inch line of moderately priced GPS models which carries a good amount of value.  All models have lifetime map and traffic subscriptions.  The Nuvi 2699LMTHD has HD traffic which uncovers more issues than the other two models.  All models feature a pinch to zoom option similar to what you have on a smartphone or tablet.  Some feature bluetooth: Nuvi 2639LMT – This is the lowest priced model of the trio.  This includes lifetime maps and a traffic subscription.  Integrated with Foursquare.  There is no Bluetooth. Nuvi 2689LMT – Same as the 2639LMT … Read more

Garmin Nuvi 3597LMTHD Motorcycle and Car Mounts

If you are looking for the best vehicle GPS currently available, the Garmin Nuvi 3597LMTHD is probably it.  The five-inch 800×480 pixel display is among the best I have seen on a GPS and the ability to do pinch and zoom is a smartphone quality not available on most other personal navigation devices.  This GPS includes all of the features found in a premium GPS including lifetime traffic, bluetooth and voice recognition.  The GPS also includes high definition traffic which is found in most heavily populated areas. We’ll review mounting options in a bit.  Like other Garmin traffic enabled GPS devices, … Read more

Garmin Nuvi 2757LM, 2797LMT, dezl 760LMT Car Truck and Motorcycle Mounts

This extremely popular GPS series was introduced by Garmin in 2013.  The Garmin Nuvi 2757LM and Nuvi 2797LMT represent the company’s first large screen mainstream GPS since the very popular Streetpilot 7200 and 7500 models from roughly ten years earlier.  I remember the Streetpilot 7200 was priced at around $1000 but people would buy them because the alternative was a small 4.3 inch screen.  It came with an integrated cradle and charger which seemed to fail after several years.  When Garmin discontinued the integrated mount for the 7200/7500 series it left their customers with a very expensive but unusable GPS. … Read more

Garmin Nuvi 2557LMT, 2577LT, 2597LMT Motorcycle and Car Mounts

Garmin introduced this series of GPS devices about one year ago.  This series is among the most popular introduced in quite awhile.  Reminds of the Nuvi 200 series introduced several years ago as far as popularity goes.  These have enhanced displays with a 3-D view.  Certain models add bluetooth, lifetime traffic and lifetime map updates: Nuvi 2557LMT – This is the lowest priced model of the trio.  This includes lifetime maps and a traffic subscription.  There is no Bluetooth or voice-activated navigation. Nuvi 2577LT – No lifetime maps but it comes with a traffic subscription.  Voice-activated navigation, Bluetooth and Smartphone Link … Read more

Mounts for the Garmin Nuvi 42 44 52 54 2013 Series

Garmin has now introduced well in excess of 100 models of units as part of the Nuvi line.  The 2013 GPS line included a series of lower priced GPS models called the 42, 42LM, 44, 44LM, 52, 52LM, 54, 54LM.  The difference between all these units is size, map updates and coverage.  All of the 40-series models have 4.3 inch diagonal screens.  The 50-series have a 5.0″ diagonal screen.  When you see the letters “LM” at the end – that stands for Lifetime Map updates.  The 44 and 54 include maps for Canada and the US.  The 42 and 52 … Read more