Summary: We've had many GPS devices in the past and always keep coming back to this one. The bell that lets you know without looking that you're on the right path with turns and direction is invaluable. Allows us to know without taking eyes off the road that we're following the directions correctly.
Summary: I have 3 Magellan units with FREE LIFETIME Map Updates. I have 2 5045LMs and 1 5145TLM. The only problem is, Magellan has only released 1 (ONE) map update in the last 8 months in comparison to my Garmin which has received 1 Free Map Update every 3 months.
Summary: When My friend and I take short ROAD TRIPS and we sometimes get lost. The first time I used it guess what. No more U turns or stopping for directions. I saves a lot of frustration.And the traffic updates worked great.
Summary: Just used the unit a few times, but so far it has worked well. Using it side by side with my old GPS, this one acquires signal quicker and recalculates routes in half the time. The maps are clear and the direction spoken are accurate, the voice is a little difficult to understand, sounds a little...
Summary: This is my third unit since the first GPS came on the market for $1,200.00 I would not go away with out it. Wish they would include a 110 Volt charger or at least point to it at the advertising it would save additional shipping costs.
Summary: Upgraded from a Magellan Roadmate 6000. Bought two of these and they are fantastic! Larger screen but much thinner and lighter. Better features with lifetime map upgrades and lifetime traffic make this a great buy.