Which automotive GPS is the best for you?

Ultimate Road Navigator. And a personal Travel Assistant. 
All Garmin Drives, dezls & RVs are touchscreen and accept a microSD memory card which is not included – have voice prompts, fast off-route/ detour recalculation, choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road), route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.), Where am I?, lane assist, trip log and a high sensitivity receiver.

They are all portable car GPS units, so they can be moved from car to car or go for a walk with them!

We’ve compared the most popular automotive GPS units in the Garmin Drive, Garmin dezl, and Garmin RV series so you can find the right GPS for you.

You may also be interested in our RV & Big Rig GPS Comparison chart.

Drive SeriesDrive 52Drive 52 TrafficDriveSmart 65 TrafficDriveSmart 65 with Amazon AlexaDriveSmart 66DriveSmart 76DriveCam 76DriveSmart 86
Display Size 5.0″5.0″6.95″6.95″ 6″6.95″6.95″8″
Battery Life 1 Hour1 Hour1 Hour1 Hourup to 1 hourup to 1 hour
up to 30 minutes
up to 1 hour
Internal storage8 GB8 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Preloaded Maps Canada + USACanada + USANorth AmericaNorth AmericaNorth AmericaNorth AmericaNorth AmericaNorth America
Multitouch, Capacitive Screen
Voice Recognition
Multi Destination Routing
Exit Services
WiFi
Bluetooth
Pairs with Smartwatch
Direct Access
Foursquare
Trip Advisor
Sites From History Network
U.S. National Parks Directory
Lifetime Map Updates Compatible✅ (included)✅ (included) ✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)
Traffic Compatible ✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)✅ (included)
Junction View
3D Building & Terrain
Real Directions with Real Voice
Driver Alerts
Smartphone Link
Smart Notifications
Backup Camera Compatible ✅ (BC™ 30, BC™ 40 or BC™ 50)✅ (BC™ 30, BC™ 40 or BC™ 50)✅ (BC™ 40 or BC™ 50)✅ (BC™ 30, BC™ 40 or BC™ 50)
Dual Orientation Screen
Easy Route Shaping
Trip Planner
Up Ahead
Amazon Alexa Integrated
Works with Vehicle Stereo ✅  
Connect via AUX
(cable sold separately) or Bluetooth
✅ Connect via AUX (cable sold separately) or Bluetooth✅ Connect via AUX (cable sold separately) or Bluetooth✅ Connect via AUX (cable sold separately) or Bluetooth
Built-in dash camera with automatic incident detection
Incident Detection (G-Sensor)
Camera Resolution1080P
Field of View140 degrees (diagonal)
Voice Control
Frame Rateup to 30 FPS
Clarity ™ HDR
GPS speed and location info in video
Mobile app to review footage✅ (Garmin Drive App)
Vault compatible (secure online video storage)✅ (Garmin Drive compatible)
Camera-assisted features for forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings and “Go” alert.
dezl & RV Series dezl OTR500
dezl OTR610
dezl OTR700
dezl OTR710
dezl OTR800
dezl OTR810
dezl OTR1000
dezl OTR1010
dezlCam OTR710
RV 780 & Traffic
RV 795
RVcam 795
RV 890

RV 1090

Physical Dimensions 5.40″x 3.0″x 0.70″(13.72 x 7.62 x 1.78 cm)6.0”W x 3.4”H x 0.7”D (15.2 x 8.6 x 1.9 cm)6.97″ W x 4.17″ H x 0.75″ D (17.7 x 10.6 x 1.9 cm)6.97″ W x 4.17″ H x 0.75″ D (17.7 x 10.6 x 1.9 cm)7.87″ W x 4.92″ H x 0.79″ D (20.0 x 12.5 x 2.0 cm)7.87″ W x 4.92″ H x 0.79″ D (20.0 x 12.5 x 2.0 cm)9.65″ W x 6.06″ H x 0.83″ D (24.5 x 15.4 x 2.1 cm)9.65″ W x 6.06″ H x 0.83″ D (24.5 x 15.4 x 2.1 cm)6.97″ W x 4.17″ H x 1.38″ D (17.7 x 10.6 x 3.5 cm)6.8″ x 3.9x 0.7″D (17.3 x 9.9 x 1.9 cm)6.8”W x 3.9”H x 0.7”D (17.3 x 9.9 x 1.9 cm)6.97″ W x 4.17″ H x 1.38″ D (17.7 x 10.6 x 3.5 cm)7.87″ W x 4.92″ H x 0.79″ D (20.0 x 12.5 x 2.0 cm)9.65″ W x 6.06″ H x 0.83″ D (24.5 x 15.4 x 2.1 cm)

Display Size 4.8″ x 2.7″H (12.1 x 6.8 cm); 5.5″(13.9 cm)5.7″ W x 3.2″ H (14.5 x 8.1 cm) 6″ diagonal6.0″ W x 3.5″ H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95″ (17.7 cm)6.0″ W x 3.5″ H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95″ (17.7 cm) diagonal6.8″ W x 4.2″ H (17.2 x 10.7 cm); 8″ (20.3 cm)6.8″ W x 4.2″ H (17.2 x 10.7 cm); 8″ (20.3 cm) diagonal8.5″ W x 5.3″ H (21.6 x 13.5 cm); 10.1″ (25.7 cm)8.5″ W x 5.3″ H (21.6 x 13.5 cm); 10.1″ (25.7 cm) diagonal6.0″ W x 3.5″ H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95″ (17.7 cm) diag6.0″W x 3.5″H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95″ diag (17.7 cm)6.0″ W x 3.5″ H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95″ (17.7 cm) diag6.0″ W x 3.5″ H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95″ (17.7 cm) diag6.8″ W x 4.2″ H (17.2 x 10.7 cm); 8″ (20.3 cm)8.5″ W x 5.3″ H (21.6 x 13.5 cm); 10.1″ (25.7 cm)
Display Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels1280 x 720 pixels1024 x 600 pixels1024 x 600 pixels1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 pixels1024 x 600 pixels1024 x 600 pixels1024 x 600 pixels1024 x 600 pixels1280 x 800 pixels1280 x 800 pixels
Dual-Orientation Display
Display Type 5.5″ multi-touch, glass, HD color TFT with white backlight6″ multi-touch, glass, HD color TFT with backlight6.95″ super wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel6.95″ super wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel8″ wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel8″ wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel10.1″ wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel10.1″ wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-lens capacitive touch panel6.95″ super wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panelmulti-touch, glass, WSVGA color TFT with white backlightmulti-touch, glass, WSVGA color TFT with backlight6.95″ super wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel8″ wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel10.1″ wide view IPS, color TFT, with on-cell capacitive touch panel
Weight 5.31 oz (150.5 g)
6.2 oz (176 g)
8.5 oz (240 g)8.5 oz (242 g)13.7 oz (387 g)14.3 oz (405 g)18.8 oz (534 g)19.5 oz (554 g)9.56 oz (271 g)8.45 oz (239.6 g)8.45 oz (239.6 g)9.56 oz (271 g)13.7 oz (387 g)18.8 oz (534 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ionrechargeable lithium-ion
Battery Life up to 1 hourup to 1 hourup to 2 hoursup to 2 hoursup to 2 hoursup to 2 hoursup to 2 hoursup to 2 hoursup to 30 minutesup to 1 hourup to 1 hourup to 30 minutesup to 2 hoursup to 2 hours
Magnetic Mount
1″ Ball Adapter with AMPS Plate
Maps & Memory
Preloaded Street Maps
Includes Lifetime Map Updates
WiFi Map and Software Updates
3D Buildings and Terrain ✅  (3-D Terrain only)
Data Cards microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)16 GB microSD™ card for Dash Camera (pre-installed) + another slot for external memorymicroSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)16 GB microSD™ card for Dash Camera (pre-installed)microSD™ card (not included)microSD™ card (not included)
Downloadable Satellite Imagery
Navigation Features
Garmin Real Directions Landmark Guidance
Millions of Foursquare Points of Interest
Trip Advisor Traveler Ratings
Route Shaping Through Preferred cities/streets
Voice-activated Navigation (operate device with spoken commands)
Includes Traffic ✅ (with Garmin Drive app)✅ (with Garmin Drive app)✅ (with Garmin Drive app)✅ (with Garmin Drive app)✅ (with Garmin Drive app)✅ (with Garmin Drive app)✅ (with Garmin Drive app)✅ (with Garmin Drive app)
Lane Assist with Junctions View (Displays Junction Signs)
Bluetooth Calling
Speed Limit Indicator (Displays Speed Limit for Most Major Roads in the U.S. and Europe)
Driver Alerts for Sharp curves, School Zones, Red Light and speed Camera Warnings and more
iOverlander™ points of interest
Camera Features
Built-in dash Camera with Automatic Incident Detection
Camera Resolution1080P1080P
Field of View140 degrees (diagonal)140 degrees (diagonal)
Voice Control✅ (for backup camera)✅ (for backup camera)
Frame Rateup to 30 FPSup to 30 FPS
Clarity ™ HDR
GPS speed and location info in video
Mobile app to review footage✅(Garmin dēzl App)✅ (Garmin Drive App)
Vault compatible (secure online video storage)✅  (via the Garmin dēzl™ app)✅ (Garmin Drive Compatible)
Camera-assisted features for Forward collision Warnings, Lane Departure Warnings, “Go” Alert and Garmin Real Vision
Backup Camera Compatible ✅ (BC 30)✅ (BC™ 50)✅ (BC 30)✅ (BC™ 50)✅ (BC 35) and 3rd party wired backup cameras with accessory mount✅ (BC™ 50)✅ (BC 35) and 3rd party wired backup cameras with accessory mount✅ (BC™ 50)✅ (BC™ 50)✅ (BC 30)✅ (BC™ 50)✅ (BC™ 50)✅ (BC 35)✅ (BC 35)
Advanced Features
Smart Notifications via App ✅ (with Garmin Drive™ app)
Access to Live Services via App✅ (with Garmin Drive™ app)
Semi Truck Features
Specialized Truck Routing
PrePass Weigh Station Notifications and Bypass Decisions
Load-to-Dock Guidance
Popular Truck Route Data
Simple Truck Profile
Truck & Trailer Services Directory
Trucking Points of Interest
IFTA Fuel Logging Capability
HOS Violation Warnings
Headphone Jack/Audio Line-out
Truck-Specific Speed Limits
State & Country Border Notices – Trucking
Sunrise/ Sunset Times- Trucking
Mile Marker Info- Trucking
RV Features
Specialized RV Routing
RV Parks & Services Directory
Road Elevations
Speed Limit Changes
State Border Notices- RV
Sunrise/ Sunset Times- RV
Mile Marker Info- RV
Easy Trip Planning (GPX File Sharing)

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