Summary: This is our first GPS, so we're thrilled with the assistance it provides in the car (we moved to a different city a year ago, and got lost a lot) - that it gives us directions, re-calculates when we make a wrong turn, and searches for points-of-interests nearby.
Summary: I'm very happy with this unit and would recommend it if you are looking for a gps with a few key bells and whistles (although it is not a fully loaded model it also does not have a fully loaded price).
Summary: Edited to add the following. Okay, I used this for a two week trip and kept trying to use the MSN feature for traffic and weather. I an a landscape photographer so I really wanted local weather reports. Anyway, everywhere I went I called MSN to try to get this software working.
Summary: I purchased two of these devices for my wife and I for different reasons. Her reason was for peace of mind when traveling long distances to visit family, mine was for traffic alerts during my commute and when traveling on business.
Summary: I wish I could say this was the perfect traffic travel companion, but sadly it is not. The traffic receiver is actually a very bulky component of the charger cable. This means it has to be plugged in in order to receive traffic updates...cumbersome, very cumbersome.
Summary: As others have said repeatedly, the Traffic portion of this device is soon to expire. I bought it knowing this because I don't need that feature, and the fact that it is built in to this package meant that the package cost a lot less than others with the same widescreen Nuvi device WITHOUT the...
Summary: I hate to give bad review, but I have had so many problems with this device. I just want to share my experience so that hopefully others will be better informed than I was when deciding to buy. Major Problems: 1.