Garmin Drive Assist 51LMT-D is a 5-inch sat navigation with a pinch-to-zoom display and built-in dash cam that records your drive, automatically saving collision footage on impact. Camera-assisted driver alerts such as Forward Collision and Lane Departure provide greater awareness. It is preloaded with free lifetime map updates for the UK, Ireland, and Full Europe (45 countries) and Garmin Digital Traffic. Pair Drive-Assist with your compatible Garmin Smartwatch to receive navigation, find my car, and driver alerts right on your wrist. Other features include Bluetooth hands-free calling, voice-activated navigation, onscreen smart notifications, incident notification, and much more. Enhance your journey with real-time parking information, Live Track feature, and TripAdvisor data.
Resolution: 480×272 pixels
Display size: 5 inches
Display Type: WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight: 191.4 grams
Battery type: lithium-ion
- Spend less time looking for a parking space with live parking information. Get up-to-date weather forecasts and LiveTrack feature, which lets drivers share their location so friends can track your whereabouts, whether you are running errands around town or taking a long road trip.
- Digital Traffic information is delivered straight to your DriveAssist, out-of-the-box, and covers motorways, “A” roads, and minor roads – everywhere you need it with updates every 60 seconds. Digital Traffic is voice-activated and gives details on the situation, minutes of delay, and possible detours.
- Garmin DriveAssist 51LMT-D continuously records your drive, with optional in-vehicle audio recording. If a collision occurs, Incident Detection G-sensor will automatically save files on impact. GPS records exactly where and when events occurred.
- It is pricey
- Battery life only 30 minutes
If you want a dedicated sat navigator that doesn’t rely on your phone, the Drive Assist 51 is an excellent choice. Its broad feature set, ease of use, and simple docking mean it’s great for those less tech-savvy.