Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best GPS device for long distance driving provide an excellent reception, great navigation aids and a few extras like MP3 Players and bluetooth for transferring calls from your cell phone.

Turn-by-turn navigation features are your best friend while driving, as it furnishes you with continuous audible directions from exact turnings to street names, permitting you to keep your eyes glued to the road.

Also critical for long drives is a GPS with an enhanced signal reception (27 dB gain) or equipped with an external antenna, and includes external storage capacity to hold extra maps.

A GPS unit that combines a trip calculator with real time traffic alerts to navigate you through the shortest, most expeditious route possible, is a must have while driving lost distances. The perfect unit also has subscription free traffic services and a large 3.2 - 4.3 inch, transflective, touch screen, along with a sturdy windshield /dashboard mount.


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Release Date
Jan 2013
Feb 2012
Jan 2013
Jan 2013
Map capabilities
Internal, Download maps
Map cartridges / Data cards
Internal
Internal
Designation
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Form Factor
Portable
Fixed
Portable
Portable
Input Method
Touch Screen
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Screen Size
5.0 inch
5.0 inch
7.0 inch
5.0 inch
User interface
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Touch Screen, Voice Command
Average Rating
 4.3 stars
 4.3 stars
 4.1 stars
 3.7 stars