Garmin nuvi 56 5

Garmin nuvi 56 5" Portable Navigation

Garmin nuvi 56 5" Portable Navigation

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  • Dedicated, Easy-to-use GPS Guidance
  • Detailed Maps
  • Navigate Complex Interchanges with Ease

Garmin nuvi 56

5" Portable Navigation System

Dedicated, Easy-to-use GPS Guidance

For driving directions on the road, put away the smartphone and power on your nüvi. nüvi 56 is an easy-to-use, dedicated GPS navigator that does not rely on cellular signals and is unaffected by cellular dead zones. nüvi provides easy-to-follow, spoken turn-by-turn directions with street names.

nüvi 56 features a bright, 5.0” dual-orientation display, for use horizontally or vertically.

Detailed Maps

nüvi 56 arrives pre-loaded with detailed maps of the U.S. and Canada.

Navigate Complex Interchanges with Ease

nüvi 56 has lane assist with junction view that displays upcoming junctions and uses brightly colored arrows to indicate your proper lane.

Easier to Search, Quicker to Find

nüvi 56 has a search field that makes it easy to find addresses and millions of points of interest, in a single place. Now, simply enter a category (like “pizza”), an entire address (“1234 Sycamore Lane, Anytown, USA”) or a proper name (“Starbucks”) and nüvi 56 quickly returns your results.

More Information Right on Your Map

No need to search for a hard-to-read or nonexistent sign; with a glance at nüvi 56, you’ll see your current street. nüvi also displays speed limit, current speed and estimated arrival time.

With the Up Ahead feature, you can easily find places you want – like restaurants, gas stations, ATMs and shops – without leaving the map. Best of all, Up Ahead is customizable, so you can always know the location of favorite destinations along your route.

You can access Up Ahead and other useful information from the map tools panel. Conveniently remain on your map screen and still find places Up Ahead, change the volume and more.

School Zone Warnings

nüvi 56 issues an audible alert and displays an onscreen warning whenever you approach a school zone.

One-stop Device Management

Use Garmin Express to keep your nüvi up-to-date. Garmin Express makes it easy to update maps and software, transfer favorites to and from devices, and install free custom vehicles and voices.

Models without bundled traffic are not compatible.

Physical & Performance

Unit dimensions, WxHxD 5.5"W x 3.4"H x 0.8"D (13.9 x 8.6 x 2.0 cm)
Display size, WxH 4.4"W x 2.5"H (11.1 x 6.3 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 480 x 272 pixels
Display type WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 6.4 oz (180.1 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 2 hours
High-sensitivity receiver yes
Waterproof no

Maps & Navigation

Preloaded street maps yes
Built-in memory internal solid state
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000


nüMaps Guarantee yes
3-D terrain view no
3-D buildings and landmarks view no
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) no
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) yes
Junction view (displays junction signs) yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection) yes
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town) no
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos) no
Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway) yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device) yes
Headphone jack/audio line-out no
Includes lifetime map updates no
Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.") yes_(internal_speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") yes
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) no
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) no
myTrends™ (predicts your routes) yes
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow) no
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route) yes
Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road) yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.) yes
XM® compatible for U.S no
Bluetooth® wireless technology no
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) yes
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature) no
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device) yes
MP3 player no
Audio book player no

Trip Planner: yes

Trip Log: yes

This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.

More Information
Product Name Garmin nuvi 56 5" Portable Navigation
Manufacturer Garmin
UPC 753759117481
Manufacturer's Warranty 1 Year Manufacture's Warranty
Manufacture's Warranty 2 N/A
Manufacturer Sku 010-01198-02
Screen Size 5 inches