Summary: Comments about Garmin nuvi 250W: I bought a 260 for our daughter for Christmas.... her's gives the STREET NAMES instead of (EX)bear right, bear right..... I don't know which I prefer....that's why I gave it 4 stars....I'd have to try using hers and see which is easier to use....
Pros: Acquires Satellites Quickly, Compact, Easy Menus, Easy To Read, Easy To Set Up, Large Screen, Reliable Performance, Simple Controls
Summary: Comments about Garmin nuvi 250W Automobile Navigator: I get lost in my house, so these GPS units are great. It's important that they are 100% accurate because once you use them, you tend to rely on them. If they make a mistake, it's over. Garmin seems to be more accurate than other brands.
Pros: Acquires Satellites Quickly, Compact, Easy Menus, Easy To Read, Large Screen, Simple Controls
Summary: I have 2 Nuvi 250Ws now, bought one for myself a year ago, and another as a gift for someone. It's a fantastic unit. This one does not have text-to-speech, so it won't attempt to pronounce or demolish your street names. It does speak things like "In point-5 miles turn left, then turn left.
Summary: It has a few quirks, but all in all, a very good and easy to use GPS. We recently used it on a 3700 mile trip and discovered all its peccadilloes as well as its advantages. The latter outweigh the former.
Summary: I am very pleased with the Garmin Nuvi 250W. It does a very good job for the price; it is easy to use; it has remarkably good coverage. You will not be disappointed in it. More expensive models have some more features, but everything you need is in the 250W.
Summary: This is a great little GPS. I live across the border from Canada, and needed the North American (and not just US, as the 200w has)maps. The item works great. Sometimes it takes a minute or 2 to acquire the satellites, but other than that has been great.
Summary: I've had okay results with this model, with a few caveats (which are probasbly not specific to this device): No case is included with the device. Some locations, such as restaurants which have been there for years, are not in the map database (even after the multiple-gigabyte download to upgrade the...