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Garmin-nuvi-3590.33432413
8.6 out of 10

Garmin nüvi 3590

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Reviews and Problems with Garmin nüvi 3590

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Overall 2
2.0

"The worst piece of electronic rubbish I have ever bough"

PommyPower, CNET
8 October 2013
  • Pros: The Garmin Nuvi 3590LMT is so bad that it makes a ten year old GPS look slick.
  • Cons: If anyone can show me how to make it work at all or how to get a sensible email response out of Garmin, please call me. I have just wasted £250.
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Overall 2
2.0

Traffic feature is lousy

Scott R. Fitzgerald, Amazon
27 September 2013
  • Summary: I just received a replacement for my 3590LMT because the original wouldn't receive traffic. According to the NAVTEQ coverage map, I should get a strong signal north of Boston, but even the replacement fails. I took my first one to Philly and back and never got a traffic signal. I bought the external antenna extension but it didn't help. I did some research and found lots of people complaining about the same issue, so Garmin must know about it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Great product, just pray you don't need customer support!

Eric Gross, Amazon
15 September 2013
  • Summary: I enjoyed a solid 5 months of constant use out of this GPS unit until it broke. I used it just about every day for work and rely on it heavily. So when the satellite signal started degrading and dropping out, I wanted to get to the bottom of it immediately. I started by making sure it wasn't a satellite problem (I hear those sunspots can be a menace), but my other old Garmin and TomTom GPS units worked fine in the same areas, so I called customer support hoping they'd be...
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Overall 2
2.0

Difficult for a novice

Lewis Karron, Amazon
25 June 2013
  • Summary: After several nuvi devices this unit got me over the need for a device that should be a high end stand-alone navigation unit when I might as well use my cellphone to guide me. The 3590LMT was trying to do too many other things and not doing any of them very well. My reasons for getting this unit was because it is a Garmin unit advertised to be a read text aloud and send texts, traffic camera updates, track your driving and traffic trends, get the best gas mileage, cell...
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Overall 2
2.0

Lifetime maps is a scam

RichardNYC, Amazon
1 May 2013
  • Summary: When I go to update the maps using the online updater, I find out that the maps update doesn't fit on the device! This is the second Garmin Nuvi I have owned that was effectively obsoleted by the fact that the maps failed to fit. It is a clear consistent modern case of planned obsolescence. So if you put any value in the "lifetime" maps update, change that value to zero. I've been loyal to Garmin with my business but not any more.
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Overall 2
2.0

"Persistent Resetting."

philippaulpeters, CNET
7 February 2013
  • Pros: Nice screen. Beautifully designed set.
  • Cons: See summary.
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Overall 1
1.0

"Disappointing!"

kagresham, CNET
2 January 2013
Overall 2
2.0

selling USED as New? garming nuvi 3590 LTM

roger "roger", Amazon
31 July 2012
  • Summary: Did anyone have this problem? from nuvi that was shiped from neveda warehouse? I bought this garmin nuvi 3590LMT, brand new from amazon. it shiped from nevada wherehouse, when i first opened the product, i can see it was open box. than the prodcut has some scratechs on it. i called amazon and they replaced it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Gets 62% of Voice Commands Wrong

MD Knight, Radioshack
28 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Theoretically (and according to sponsored reviews), this is a top-of-the-line device. The main differentiating feature is its ability to accept voice commands. I assume this is also the reason it costs nearly twice what similar models without voice command do. There is no question Garmin builds a great GPS (I've had several); however, the Voice Command feature on this model simply does not work.
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Overall 2
2.0

I wish I could keep it

Mahmood, Amazon
20 July 2012
  • Summary: If I would rate only GPS part of this model, I rate it 5+. GPS is very fast for calculating routes and making on demand adjustments. Unfortunately I end up returning it due to bad user experience. After using for 3~4 weeks Bluetooth connectivity issues start coming up. Bluetooth connection was randomly doped and then reconnected some time. While other times I had to turn on/off GPS Bluetooth manually. Same issues start happening with the replacement unit I got.
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