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Garmin nuvi 3597LMT Garmin nuvi & Drive Series GPS Comparison Chart
Ultimate Road Navigator. And a personal Travel Assistant. Models in the nuvi series feature an ultra-slim design for maximum portability.
All nuvis and Drives 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.
All nuvis & Drives are portable car GPS units, so they can be moved from car to car or go for a walk with them!
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nuvi & Drive comparison chart

2019 DRIVE SERIES
PRICE
DISPLAY SIZE
BATTERY LIFE
PRELOADED MAPS
WAYPONTS/
FAVOURITES
MULTI-TOUCH, 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
LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
FORWARD COLLISION WARNING
GARMIN REAL VISION
BUILT-IN DASH CAM
2019 DRIVE SERIES
LIFETIME MAP UPDATES COMPATIBLE
TRAFFIC COMPATIBLE
JUNCTION VIEW
3D BUILDINGS & TERRAIN
Real Directions™ with Real Voice™
DRIVER ALERTS
GARMIN LOCATE
trafficTRENDS
myTRENDS
SMARTPHONE LINK
SMART NOTIFICATIONS
BACKUP CAMERA COMPATIBLE
ELD COMPATIBLE
DUAL ORIENTATION SCREEN
ELEVATION GRADES OF ROADS
RV PARKS
TRUCK & TRAILER SERVICES DIRECTORY
EASY ROUTE SHAPING
NTTS BREAKDOWN DIRECTORY

TRIP PLANNER

UP AHEAD
AMAZON ALEXA INTEGRATED
WORKS WITH VEHICLE STEREO
2019 DRIVE SERIES
Drive 52
5.0
1 HR
Canada + USA
N/A
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
Drive 52
Y (included)
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
Drive 52
Drive 52 Traffic
5.0
1 HR
Canada + USA
N/A
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
Drive 52 Traffic
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
Drive 52 Traffic
DriveSmart 55 Traffic
5.5
1 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
DriveSmart 55 Traffic
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
DriveSmart 55 Traffic
DriveSmart 65 Traffic
6.95
1 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
DriveSmart 65 Traffic
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
DriveSmart 65 Traffic
DriveSmart 65 with Amazon Alexa
6.95
1 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
DriveSmart 65 with Amazon Alexa
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y Connect via AUX (cable sold separately) or Bluetooth
DriveSmart 65 with Amazon Alexa
2017 DRIVE SERIES
PRICE
DISPLAY SIZE
BATTERY LIFE
PRELOADED MAPS
WAYPONTS/
FAVOURITES
MULTI-TOUCH, 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
LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
FORWARD COLLISION WARNING
GARMIN REAL VISION
BUILT-IN DASH CAM
2017 DRIVE SERIES
LIFETIME MAP UPDATES COMPATIBLE
TRAFFIC COMPATIBLE
JUNCTION VIEW
3D BUILDINGS & TERRAIN
Real Directions™ with Real Voice™
DRIVER ALERTS
GARMIN LOCATE
trafficTRENDS
myTRENDS
SMARTPHONE LINK
SMART NOTIFICATIONS
BACKUP CAMERA COMPATIBLE
ELD COMPATIBLE
DUAL ORIENTATION SCREEN
ELEVATION GRADES OF ROADS
RV PARKS
TRUCK & TRAILER SERVICES DIRECTORY
EASY ROUTE SHAPING
NTTS BREAKDOWN DIRECTORY

TRIP PLANNER

UP AHEAD
AMAZON ALEXA INTEGRATED
WORKS WITH VEHICLE STEREO
2017 DRIVE SERIES
Drive 51 LM
Discontinued
5.0
1 HR
Canada + USA
1000
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
Drive 51 LM
Y (included)
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y (manual)
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
Drive 51 LM
Drive 51 LMT-S
5.0
1 HR
Canada + USA
1000
-
-
Y
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
Drive 51 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (via Smartphone Link)
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
Y (manual)
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
Drive 51 LMT-S
Drive 61 LM
6.0
1 HR
Canada + USA
1000
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
Drive 61 LM
Y (included)
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y (manual)
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
Drive 61 LM
Drive 61 LMT-S
6.0
1 HR
Canada + USA
1000
-
-
Y
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
Drive 61 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (via Smartphone Link)
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
Y (manual)
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
Drive 61 LMT-S
DriveSmart 51 LMT-S
5.0
1 HR
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
DriveSmart 51 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y (photoReal junction view)
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
Y (manual)
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
DriveSmart 51 LMT-S
DriveSmart 61 LMT-S
6.95
1 HR
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
DriveSmart 61 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y (photoReal junction view)
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
DriveSmart 61 LMT-S
DriveAssist 51 LMT-S
5.0
30 MINS
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
DriveAssist 51 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y (photoReal junction view)
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
DriveAssist 51 LMT-S
DriveLuxe 51 LMT-S
Discontinued
5.0
1 HR
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
DriveLuxe 51 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y (photoReal junction view)
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
Y
-
-
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
DriveLuxe 51 LMT-S
TRUCKING SERIES
PRICE
DISPLAY SIZE
BATTERY LIFE
PRELOADED MAPS
WAYPONTS/
FAVOURITES
MULTI-TOUCH, 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
LANE DEPARTURE WARNING
FORWARD COLLISION WARNING
GARMIN REAL VISION
BUILT-IN DASH CAM
TRUCKING SERIES
LIFETIME MAP UPDATES COMPATIBLE
TRAFFIC COMPATIBLE
JUNCTION VIEW
3D BUILDINGS & TERRAIN
Real Directions™ with Real Voice™
DRIVER ALERTS
GARMIN LOCATE
trafficTRENDS
myTRENDS
SMARTPHONE LINK
SMART NOTIFICATIONS
BACKUP CAMERA COMPATIBLE
ELD COMPATIBLE
DUAL ORIENTATION SCREEN
ELEVATION GRADES OF ROADS
RV PARKS
TRUCK & TRAILER SERVICES DIRECTORY
EASY ROUTE SHAPING
NTTS BREAKDOWN DIRECTORY

TRIP PLANNER

UP AHEAD
AMAZON ALEXA INTEGRATED
WORKS WITH VEHICLE STEREO
TRUCKING SERIES
dezl 570LMT
Discontinued
5.0
2 HRS
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
-
-
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
dezl 570LMT
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
-
Y
-
-
Y
Y
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
-
Y
Y
-
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
dezl 570LMT
dezl 580LMT-S
5.0
2 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y (phone or headset)
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
dezl 580LMT-S
Y (included)
Y
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
dezl 580LMT-S
dezl 770LMTHD
Discontinued
7.0
1 HR
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
Y (phone or headset)
-
-
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
dezl 770LMTHD
Y (included)
Y (with HD Digital Traffic)
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
-
Y
Y
-
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
dezl 770LMTHD
dezl 780 LMT-S
6.95
1 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
dezl 780 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
dezl 780 LMT-S
dezlCam 785 LMT-S
6.95
1 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
-
Y
dezlCam 785 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
dezlCam 785 LMT-S
RV 660LMT
Discontinued
6.1
1 HR
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
RV 660LMT
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
-
Y
-
-
-
Y
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
-
Y
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
Y
Y
-
-
RV 660LMT
RV 770 LMT-S
6.95
1 HR
North America
1000
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
RV 770 LMT-S
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
RV 770 LMT-S
RV 780 & Traffic
6.95
1 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N/A
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
-
-
-
RV 780 & Traffic
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
RV 780 & Traffic
RV 785 & Traffic
6.95
2 HR
North America
N/A
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
N/A
Y
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
-
Y
RV 785 & Traffic
Y (included)
Y (included)
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
-
-
YAvailable on the App Store Available on Google Play for Android
Y
Y
-
-
Y
Y
Y
Y
-
Y
Y
-
-
RV 785 & Traffic
GLOSSARY
 
Lane assist
> guides to proper lane for navigation
Junction view
> displays junction signs
myTrends™
> predicts your routes
trafficTrends™
> calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow
Bluetooth
> connects to cellphone wirelessly for hands free phone calls
WiFi
> When a new update is available and you’re on your wireless home network, you’ll automatically receive an onscreen notification. Plug your device into any outlet and let it update over Wi-Fi while it charges. 
Pairs with Smartwatch
> Wirelessly pairs with any Garmin Connect™-compatible smartwatch (sold separately). After they’re paired, you can receive navigation right on your wrist after parking your vehicle and walking toward your destination. Also, Watch Link lets you receive helpful driver alerts on you watch, such as alerts for upcoming school zones and more. 
Where Am I?
> find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection
Garmin Locate™
> marks position when removed from windshield mount
Exit services
> tells you approaching services on highway
Custom POIs
> ability to add additional points of interest from active devices in transit, and current non-trend traffic incidents, to help you avoid traffic jams and keep moving
Garmin Traffic
(3D Traffic)
> 3D Traffic combines historical traffic data, current traffic data
HD Digital Traffic (Digital 3D Traffic)
> Delivers traffic updates every 30 seconds over the HD Radio™ broadcasting system. That’s up to 10 times faster than traditional traffic receivers.
Smartphone Link
> Allows your navigator and smartphone (currently only Android OS is supported) to share saved and recently found locations, where you parked, and your current destination. It also links your compatible navigator to Garmin Live Services, such as traffic, weather and fuel prices using your smartphone's current mobile data plan.
Real Directions™ with Real Voice™ > Easy-to-understand driving directions that guide like a friend, using recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights. Garmin Real Voice is refined speech technology that sounds more like a natural, friendly voice.
Exit Services > tells you approaching services on highway
Elevation Grades of Roads > Displays elevation grade of current roads while driving
Up Ahead > View upcoming points of interest along route. i.e. restaurants, gas stations, ATMs, etc.
foursquare > Find new and popular restaurants, shops and more 
Trip Advisor > View ratings for travel POIs, such as hotels, restaurants and attractions, along your route or near your destination
Direct Access > simplifies navigating to select complex destinations, like malls and airports
Driver Alerts > Receive alerts for upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, school zones, a fatigue warning, nearby red light and speed cameras and more
Smartphone Notifications > Customizable smart notifications let you display calls, texts and other app alerts on your navigation screen
North America > Inlcudes maps of United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Barthélemy, and Jamaica

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