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Consumer Reports Reviews GPS

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert GPS reviews. We review different types of GPS. Our GPS reviews will help you decide what GPS is best for you.

Consumer Reports GPS reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our GPS ratings where you will see our GPS reviews on Tested battery life (hrs.), Screen size (in.), Driving guidance, Ease of use, Routing options, Mount design, Display quality and Traffic interface. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of GPS that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the GPS you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the GPS's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a GPS. We also have up to date GPS blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and GPS news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

GPS Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsTomTom VIA 1500 Reviews
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TomTom VIA 1500
Type: 5-inches and above screen size
Summary: This TomTom has a 5-inch LCD screen. It is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Puerto Rico.
 
 
The TomTom VIA 1500 GPS has the following features: Weight (oz.), Dimensions H x W x D (in.), Traffic receiver, USB cable included, Memory storage, Spoken street names, Pre-loaded map database, Multi-destination routing, Reality view, Lane assistance, Biking or walking mode, Auto rerouting indicator, Historic traffic data, Traffic antenna and Location help.
ratingsGarmin nuvi 50 Reviews
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Garmin nuvi 50
Type: 5-inches and above screen size
Summary: This Garmin has a 5-inch LCD screen. It is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico.
 
 
The Garmin nuvi 50 GPS has the following features: Weight (oz.), Dimensions H x W x D (in.), Memory storage, Spoken street names, Pre-loaded map database, Reality view, Lane assistance, Trip computer, Trip log, Auto rerouting indicator and Location help.
ratingsGarmin nuvi 3597LMTHD Reviews
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Garmin nuvi 3597LMTHD
Type: 5-inches and above screen size
Summary: This Garmin has a 5-inch LCD screen. It is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico.
 
 
The Garmin nuvi 3597LMTHD GPS has the following features: Weight (oz.), Dimensions H x W x D (in.), Traffic receiver, Traffic receiver price ($), USB cable included, Memory storage, Bluetooth hands-free calling, Spoken street names, Pre-loaded map database, Multi-destination routing, Reality view, Lane assistance, Trip computer, Trip log, Auto rerouting indicator, Historic traffic data, Traffic antenna, Weather capable, Gas prices capable, Location help and Exit guide.
ratingsMagellan RoadMate 2255T-LMB Reviews
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Magellan RoadMate 2255T-LMB
Type: Below 5-inch screen size
Summary: This Magellan has a 4.3-inch LCD screen. It is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico.
 
 
The Magellan RoadMate 2255T-LMB GPS has the following features: Weight (oz.), Dimensions H x W x D (in.), Traffic receiver, Traffic receiver price ($), USB cable included, Memory storage, Bluetooth hands-free calling, Spoken street names, Pre-loaded map database, Multi-destination routing, Reality view, Lane assistance, Dynamic database gray-out letters, Biking or walking mode, Auto rerouting indicator, Traffic antenna, Location help and Exit guide.
ratingsMagellan RoadMate 5265T-LMB Reviews
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Magellan RoadMate 5265T-LMB
Type: 5-inches and above screen size
Summary: This Magellan has a 5-inch LCD screen. It is preloaded with maps covering the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico.
 
 
The Magellan RoadMate 5265T-LMB GPS has the following features: Weight (oz.), Dimensions H x W x D (in.), Traffic receiver, Traffic receiver price ($), USB cable included, Memory storage, Bluetooth hands-free calling, Spoken street names, Pre-loaded map database, Multi-destination routing, Reality view, Lane assistance, Dynamic database gray-out letters, Biking or walking mode, Auto rerouting indicator, Traffic antenna, Location help and Exit guide.