Summary: Our son joined the military so we've been traveling a lot to attend graduations, rescue him from base on liberty, etc. We were using out phones to navigate. What a pain in the neck. So, I finally broke down and bought a GPS. Glad I did. I settled on the six inch.
Summary: Let me start by saying that I have used garmin devices for over 10 years. I decided to buy this model to upgrade for the back up camera add on that i would purchase later. I set it up and everything went fine.
Summary: As geocachers, we were looking for something to take on the road with us. This is great because it has both U.S. and Canada maps and the software is easy to use on our PCs to update maps. It took some figuring out, but once you get the hang of everything, it's great!!
Summary: Purchased for husband (who says was also for me) because we had an old one and didn't want to buy the updates for the old one. The new ones comes with lifetime updates so that will work very well. We have used now for months and are very satisfied with the Garmin.
Summary: Pro - Good features, clear screen, easy to use, lifetime traffic and updates Con - Keeps losing signal in downtown area with high-rises, keeps losing street its on in downtown areas and shows me on parallel streets, cannot locate satellite when turned on in a downtown area
Summary: I just bought this nuvi 56LMT to replaced my old nuvi 1690. Let me tell you this is lightning fast compare to my old nuvi 1690. Once you turn it on it only takes seconds to connect to the GPS satellite not like my nuvi 1690 which will take you more than 5mins to load data and sometimes you have to...
Wanted a 6" screen to replace the 5-inch Garmins we ...
James E. Heiner, Amazon
16 March 2015
Summary: Wanted a 6" screen to replace the 5-inch Garmins we have (eyes getting older!). Bigger screen, but the voice guidance (software) leaves a LOT to be desired. The older Garmins really explain the turns and directions, and well in advance. This one is bare-bones and often LATE, even at 30mph.
Summary: I bought this Garmin in preparation for a road trip I took from Virginia to California. It never let me down. I didn't have one issue with satellites or getting wrong directions. It definitely helped to make my road trip a lot less stressful.
Summary: Very happy with this purchase. Recalculates very quickly and location search is very quick. There hasn't been anything i haven't been able to find on it yet, and i like the freedom of not having to rely on my phone to search for a place to eat or get gas.