REAL NAVIGATION Introducing the 2013 nüvi® line
Break Free from the Bars

The 2013 nüvi is GPS navigation engineered for use in a car. nüvi has highly accurate map data and turn-by-turn directions that sound as if spoken by a friend. Big, bright screens allow you to focus on the road. Steady, dependable information relies on satellites, not cell towers. nüvi is dedicated guidance, with models and features to fit any driver. Why ask for directions from anyone else?

All features not included on all models.
Garmin Real Directions with
Garmin Real Voice

Hear the new sound of advanced guidance. Improved, intuitive navigation feels like driving with a friend. Garmin Real Directions guide using easy-to-see landmarks, buildings and traffic lights – rather than hard-to-read street names. Garmin Real Voice is refined speech technology that speaks in a natural-sounding voice. Available only from Garmin.

Active Lane Guidance with
Voice Prompts

As you prepare to drive through an exit or interchange, a live-action model with brightly colored arrows indicates the proper lane needed for your next turn. A helpful voice offers additional guidance.

Lifetime1 Maps

Businesses open and close, new roads are built. Be confident that your routes reflect current map data. Enjoy free map updates, available up to four times per year, for the useful life of your nüvi. Learn more.

Lifetime2 Traffic

Keep moving with Garmin traffic information, free for the useful life of one Garmin device. Learn more.

HD Digital Traffic

This is the best traffic solution offered by Garmin for three good reasons: it’s fast. HD Digital Traffic receives updates up to every 30 seconds – up to 10 times faster than the competition. It’s free. No distracting advertising and no subscription fees. And, HD Digital Traffic covers more area, including interstates, highways, secondary streets and up to three times more side roads. Learn more.

photoReal and Bird’s Eye
Junction Views

Navigate confidently through interchanges, even those you’ve never driven before. photoReal junction view offers realistic displays of junctions and interchanges along your route, including road signs and the surrounding landscape. Brightly colored arrows indicate the proper lane position needed for your next turn, to ease the stress of merging on or off a roadway. Bird’s Eye junction view provides a detailed view of interchanges, looking down from overhead.

Voice Activated Navigation

When equipped with voice activated navigation, nüvi is able to respond intelligently to your spoken commands. Just talk to it. Your hands can remain safely on the wheel.

Bluetooth® Compatible

A Bluetooth compatible nüvi is able to sync with a Bluetooth-enabled device, like a smartphone for hands-free calling.

Smartphone Link Compatible

Smartphone Link is a free app that allows a compatible nüvi to connect with an Android smartphone. The two devices can use your smartphone’s existing data plan3 to share information, like where you parked and your destination. Smartphone Link also allows you to access Garmin Live Services4, for real-time information, including fuel prices and the weather. Garmin Live Services are available free and by subscription.

Up Ahead

Find what you need, when you need it. Up Ahead is a constant stream of nearby services information – including restaurants, stores, hospitals and fuel stations – that appears alongside your map and updates as you move along your route.

3D-Buildings and Terrain

Better understand your surroundings, as you drive your route. Select nüvi display 3-dimensional views of buildings and the natural landscape in North America.

Powered Magnetic Mount

The mount included on the 2013 Prestige nüvi uses powerful magnets to align the device perfectly and hold it securely. This mount also conveniently charges nüvi as you drive.

More Information at a Glance

2013 nüvi models now display more driving information on your map. With a glance, you’ll know your current street, current speed and the speed limit.

Garmin Express

Garmin Express is a single online source for all things nüvi. Update maps and software, register your device and more in one convenient place.

ESSENTIAL series 42 · 52

Essential driving guidance that is far from ordinary. Sleek and thin, the Essential Series has bright displays, spoken turn-by-turn directions and innovative, driver-friendly features. Preloaded maps let you locate addresses and millions of points of interest with ease. Available in two display sizes, each with specific map options.

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ADVANCED series 2497 · 2597 · 2797

Every 2013 Advanced Series nüvi offers improved, intuitive guidance that feels like driving with a friend. Garmin Real Directions with Garmin Real Voice offer clearly spoken turn-by-turn directions that guide using easy-to-see buildings and landmarks, rather than hard-to-read street names. Time-saving Garmin Traffic speaks alerts and responds to verbal requests. Advanced models are available in three sizes, each with specific map, traffic and more feature options.

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PRESTIGE series 3597

The Prestige Series is driving guidance that redefines the category. nüvi 3597LMTHD unites voice activated navigation with the most advanced feature set available from Garmin. Includes Garmin Real Directions with Garmin Real Voice, lifetime North American maps, HD Digital Traffic and Bluetooth and Smartphone Link compatibility. Also features a crisp 5.0” high-res display, elegant styling and a powered magnetic mount.

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1For the meaning of the product‘s “useful life” and for other important terms and conditions, please see 2FREE lifetime traffic updates may not be transferred to another person or another Garmin product. Lifetime traffic extends for the useful life of your Garmin traffic receiver (as long as you own a compatible Garmin GPS) or as long as Garmin receives traffic data from its traffic supplier, whichever is shorter. A traffic receiver’s “useful life” means the period during which the receiver (a) has the required technical capabilities to utilize current traffic data service and (b) is capable of operating as intended without major repairs. Traffic content not available for all areas. See traffic coverage areas. 3User’s data plan charges, if any, will apply. Contact your mobile service provider for more information about your service plan’s data and roaming rates. 4Subscription may be required. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Garmin is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. HD Radio® and the HD, HD Radio and “Arc’ logos are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corporation. Devices listed in the 2013 nüvi Advanced and Prestige series have not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission. These devices are not, and may not be, offered for sale or lease, or sold or leased, until authorization is obtained.