Summary: Was buying 200 series for x-mas gifts, when testing I liked so much I purchased the 855 for myself,mainly because it has a built in MP3 player that plays through your car stereo, while still geting turn by turn directions and traffic, again,all through your car stereo.
The rebuilt Garmin GPS from eBay surpassed my expectations. Great buy!
10 August 2011
Summary: I love the Garmin GPS, I recently purchased on ebay. I bought it to replace an older model, for a recent trip to Italy. It performed flawlessly and abled me to find out of the way places that I would never have been able to find without it.
Summary: Its an excellent item to those who travel every day, its a very good tool to find places.I love it. You can learn about others places and they location, the easy way to go there. Its easy to use and simple.
Summary: Garmin International's nüvi 855 is a GPS navigator and personal travel assistant featuring voice-activated navigation and lane assist with junction view. Navigate with confidence while nüvi directs you to the preferred lane while driving.
Summary: I have had the 855 for several weeks now and liked it so much that I just bought a second unit. Even though this is a discontinued model, you cannot beat or match its features, especially for the price, if you want voice control and do not need Bluetooth.
Summary: I purchased this GPS for my wife who is electronically challenged. this unit was by far the best unit for her. Easy and straight forward to use. Simple set up and great features. Best buy for the buck.
Summary: With all the negative reviews, I was a bit apprehensive. Glad to report that I couldn't be happier. The volume is fine, snappy response even with map at maximum detail, no lockups, the voice recognition is excellent, the FM transmitter works great and crystal clear (have a rear antenna on my 2003...
Summary: First time I've written an Amazon review, but wanted to say how much I am learning to enjoy my Nuvi 855! As an analyst, I did the research, read about the pros and cons, weighed the benefits of voice recognition vs the (minimally) slower performance hits, and most of all, listened to my daughter!