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Garmin nüvi 55

nüvi 55 is an easy-to-use, dedicated GPS navigator that does not rely on cellular signals and is unaffected by cellular dead zones.

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$119.99 – Lower 49 States.

Essential Series Navigation for Your Car

  • Easy-to-use dedicated GPS navigator with 5.0” dual-orientation display
  • Does not rely on cellular signals; unaffected by cellular dead zones
  • Preloaded with detailed maps of the lower 49 states
  • Navigate complex interchanges with ease
  • Easily search addresses and millions of points of interest

Dedicated, Easy-to-use GPS Guidance

For driving directions on the road, put away the smartphone and power on your nüvi. nüvi 55 is an easy-to-use, dedicated GPS navigator that does not rely on cellular signals and is unaffected by cellular dead zones. nüvi provides easy-to-follow, spoken turn-by-turn directions with street names.

nüvi 55 features a bright, 5.0” dual-orientation display, for use horizontally or vertically.

Detailed Maps

nüvi 55 arrives pre-loaded with detailed maps of the lower 49 states.

Navigate Complex Interchanges with Ease

nüvi 55 has lane assist with junction view that displays upcoming junctions and uses brightly colored arrows to indicate your proper lane.

Easier to Search, Quicker to Find

nüvi 55 has a search field that makes it easy to find addresses and millions of points of interest, in a single place. Now, simply enter a category (like “pizza”), an entire address (“1234 Sycamore Lane, Anytown, USA”) or a proper name (“Starbucks”) and nüvi 55 quickly returns your results.

More Information Right on Your Map

No need to search for a hard-to-read or nonexistent sign; with a glance at nüvi 55, you’ll see your current street. nüvi also displays speed limit, current speed and estimated arrival time.

With the Up Ahead feature, you can easily find places you want – like restaurants, gas stations, ATMs and shops – without leaving the map. Best of all, Up Ahead is customizable, so you can always know the location of favorite destinations along your route.

You can access Up Ahead and other useful information from the map tools panel. Conveniently remain on your map screen and still find places Up Ahead, change the volume and more.

School Zone Warnings

nüvi 55 issues an audible alert and displays an onscreen warning whenever you approach a school zone.

One-stop Device Management

Use Garmin Express to keep your nüvi up-to-date. Garmin Express makes it easy to update maps and software, transfer favorites to and from devices, and install free custom vehicles and voices.

Models without bundled traffic are not compatible.

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Physical & Performance
Physical dimensions 5.5"W × 3.4"H × 0.8"D (13.9 × 8.6 × 2.0 cm)
Display size, W×H 4.4"W × 2.5"H (11.1 × 6.3 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, W×H 480 × 272 pixels
Display type WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 6.4 oz (180.1 g)
Battery Rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life Up to 2 hours
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Maps & Memory
Preloaded street maps Yes
nüMaps Guarantee Yes
Built-in memory Internal solid state
Accepts data cards MicroSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) Yes
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000
Navigation Features
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") Yes
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) Yes
Junction view (displays junction signs) Yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.) Yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) Yes
View upcoming points of interest along route Yes
Additional
Additional
  • Trip Planner: yes
  • Trip Log: yes
  • nüvi 55
  • Preloaded with City Navigator® NT — Lower 49 states
  • Vehicle power cable
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Quick start manual

Package contents may vary per version. See your local dealer for more information.

These accessories are available for Garmin nüvi 55. Click a button to add that item to your shopping cart.

$24.99 – Portable friction mount.

$19.99 – Universal carry all case.

$25.99 – High speed multi-charger.

$24.99 – Portable friction/ beanbag mount (no installation required).

$19.99 – Air vent mount.

$19.99 – Vehicle suction cup mount.

$14.00 – Vehicle suction cup (replacement).

$9.99 – Universal mount, connects suction cup to unit.

$14.99 – USB cable.

$24.99 – Vehicle power cable.

$15.99 – 4GB microSD card with SD adapter.

$169.99 – BC 30 Wireless backup camera.

$99.99 – Camera and transmitter.

$79.99 – Wireless receiver/ vehicle traffic & power cable (replacement).

$29.99 – Wireless backup camera extension cable, 50ft.