Garmin DriveSmart 55 MT-S 010-02037-12 Review

Make road trips more enjoyable with the easy to use Garmin Drive 52 GPS navigator. Live traffic and map updates are included, along with driver alerts to encourage safer driving. 

Garmin Drive 52 UK MT-S is a road-trip 5 inch sat nav with map updates from the UK and Ireland. Simple menus and larger buttons make it particularly easy to use – spoken turn-by-turn directions like a friend, using street names and landmarks. 

You’ll find plenty to see and do with TripAdvisor ratings for hotels, restaurants, and attractions plus Foursquare points of interest. 

Lane assist with junction view helps you navigate complex junctions with ease, while Live traffic and parking information keep you stress-free. 

You can also view an Up Ahead feature without leaving the map, showing upcoming stops for food, fuel, and other milestones along your route.

As this 2019 GPS navigator is discontinued, please check this model:  Garmin DriveSmart 55 MT-S 5.5.


  • Resolution: 480×272 pixels
  • Display size: 5 inches
  • Display Type: WQVGA
  • Weight: 170.8g
  • Battery type: Lithium-ion


  • This GPS navigator comes with regular map updates for the UK and Ireland and a host of 45 other European countries with simple menus and maps for stress-free driving and a splendid trip.
  • The Garmin Drive 52 UK MT-S provides real-time live traffic and real-time parking places available when paired with a smartphone.
  • Road-trip ready features include TripAdvisor ratings and millions of foursquare points of interest.
  • The sat nav also gives helpful alerts for school, safety cameras and speed changes help encourage safer driving.4
  • A search field makes it easy to find addresses and millions of POIs.
  • You’re provided with search results that sound similar to what you’ve entered.
  • The Direct Access features simplify navigating to complex destinations such as airports or shopping centres. 
  • It navigates through parking lots to find the entrance closest to your destination.


  • Poor battery life
  • It is quite expensive


This navigator is an answer to any looking for a sophisticated GPS device that can offer conventional location services and perform other uncommon functions.

Garmin Drive 52 UK MT-S is no longer available, but please check a better alternative: Garmin DriveSmart 55 MT-S 5.5.