Summary: I actually LOOOOOVE the unit, what I am giving 1 star to is the terrible customer support. Phone wait is enormous,(almost one hour!!!) I need to update my maps, but during the download of the USA maps I get an error and the update doesn't occur.
Summary: Re: my previous review. Please ignore my previous review on the subject of defective product. I have just received an immediate response from Amazon and Essex Tech.They offered me an immediate refund on my purchase of the Garmin nuvi 1300LMT.
This Nuvi doesnt like highways/expressways, it repeatedly kept trying to route me off of them. I spoke to Garmin several times
13 February 2013
Summary: This Nuvi doesnt like highways/expressways, it repeatedly kept trying to route me off of them. I spoke to Garmin several times on our vacation and I was simply told it's not capable of letting me choose my route.
Summary: This arrived in 'used' condition. Shipping package was bulky but protected the contents well. The battery was fully discharged. The registration for Garmin lifetime maps worked. All ok so far. Power-on seemed very slow.
Summary: I've had one of these for quites some time. Updates take far too long, and even after updating the unit still doesn't know where many, many places are. Directed me to places that don't exist, sent me to the gates of gated communities, and just generally bad directions.
Horrible GPS with a multitude of issues both big and small
Mike P, Amazon
30 July 2012
Summary: I've had nothing but trouble with this GPS since I replaced a Garmin unit that died shortly after it's 1 year birthday (conveniently just out of warranty). The unit takes a long, long time to acquire a satellite signal; prior to trying to find a satellite it takes a long time to actually boot; the...
Very Bad!!!!! Have to throw it into the trash can.
30 July 2012
Summary: My Garmin 1300T just arrived from the seller, it frozen, won't charge, and when I actually got it work, it said no map data. Try to contact the seller....they sound like don't care as long as they got the money.