Summary: The Garmin nuvi 52LM has a pretty big 5" screen and excellent technological features. Adding waypoints is easy; changing settings is easy. The "lane designator" at crazy Interstate exchanges is wonderful. There is a lot to like. I bought a refurbished unit and saved about 50% on the retail price.
Excerpt: I found this to be just another tool and not to be used exclusively. It does not allow me to pick an alternate route as I tested it to find another way. It insisted I go back to return to its suggested route. A plain paper map still is the most accurate and efficient means of figuring.
Excerpt: The Garmin GPS I just purchased seems to be working just fine though I have had a little problem with the pronunciation of the street names. Sometime they make me smile but other times, in the storms of this past week, it has been troublesome not to understand what the voice over is saying.I am...
Summary: i use a gps daily for my work. most of my work is in rural areas. the maps are very inaccurate in these areas. i have updated my gps but this is of no help to me. the gps is great for highway driving.
Excerpt: Has basic functions that are enough for normal usage.While driving in highway it tells turn on every exit which is very annoying. It is hard to know how many miles will have to drive in highways. Earlier version of Garmin GPS were good.