Features

  • UK/EU preloaded, detailed maps
  • Driver alerts warn you of upcoming hazards
  • Easy-to-use sat-nav with Garmin Digital Traffic
  • Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for map and software updates without a computer
  • Garmin Digital Traffic is ready to use right out of the box — without the use of a smartphone
  • Voice-activated with option to pair with a compatible smartphone for hands-free calling
  • Simple on-screen menus and bright, clear maps
  • 5.5", high resolution, edge-to-edge, touchscreen display


For drivers who love new adventures while travelling, the Garmin DriveSmart™ 55 Digital Traffic 5.5" Sat Nav Built In Digital Receiver EU is the ultimate road-trip companion. Featuring simple menus and easy-to-read maps, Garmin DriveSmart 55 lets you view turn-by-turn directions at a glance on a bright, 5.5", high resolution, edge-to-edge, touchscreen display. Traffic and map updates are included along with helpful driver alerts to encourage safer driving.

Don't hate traffic. Avoid it
Outsmart traffic jams by avoiding them altogether with timely alerts that suggest alternate routes to help you steer clear of construction zones or accidents ahead. Garmin Digital Traffic comes ready to use right out of the box, thanks to the included traffic cable; no need to pair your sat-nav with a smartphone for traffic information. If desired, live traffic information is available when paired with your phone.

Voice-activated navigation
Say "OK, Garmin" and your sat-nav can listen to your voice commands and navigate to where you need to go.

Enjoy better road trips with TripAdvisor
View TripAdvisor traveller ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions along your route or near your destination.

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 sat-nav with your phone and download the Garmin Drive app. This gives you access to real-time information, including live parking, safety cameras, live traffic and weather conditions. When connected, text messages and other notifications from your phone will display right along the side of your navigation screen.

New shops and restaurants
This sat-nav 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, safety cameras, level 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 recognisable landmarks (e.g., "Turn right after the red building").

Check up ahead
A useful Up Ahead feature that you can view without leaving the map shows stops for food, fuel and other milestones — such as upcoming cities — along your route.

Find exactly where you need to go
The Direct Access feature simplifies navigating to complex destinations such as airports or shopping centres. It even navigates through car parks to find the entrance closest to your destination.

Easier to search, quicker to find
A search field makes it easy to find addresses and millions of POIs. In case of a misspelling, you’re provided with search results that are similar to what you’ve entered.

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.

Specification

Display
Screen TypeColour -
Display Size (Diagonal)5.5 Inches
Display Resolution1200 x 720 Pixels TFT Colour Touchscreen
Adjustment FeaturesVolume - Yes , Brightness Control - Yes
On Screen Digital SpeedoYes
Display Camera Speed LimitYes
Direction Specific AlertsYes
ClockYes
UK Street Level Sat NavYes
EU Street Level Sat NavYes
Physical
Form FactorGPS
Case ColourBlack
Pack Quantity1
Dimensions13.27cm (W) x 7.62cm (D) x 1.78cm (H) - Weight 0.150kg
Electrical
BatteryRechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery Life1 Hours
Audio
Integrated MicrophoneYes
Audio Alert TypeYes
Personal Training
AlertsYes
Time and Distance AlertYes