Some popular GPS vehicle navigation systems for 2015 include the Garmin nüvi 2797LMT, the TomTom GO LIVE 1535M and the Magellan RoadMate RV9145-LM. These portable GPS navigation systems offer accurate mapping and other features to help users find directions.
Garmin’s nüvi 2797LMT is a well-reviewed GPS system offering a large, 7-inch screen and a convenient touchscreen interface. The device also offers smartphone compatibility that allows users to get information on destinations and help locate their parked cars. The device is more expensive than many, and the battery life is only around 2.5 hours, but the nüvi 2797LMT is a functional choice for most users.
TomTom’s GO LIVE1535M is another powerful navigation system that comes standard with preloaded maps, a car charger and an integrated traffic receiver. The device also offers convenient spoken driving directions and does not require mobile data to give directions. The GO LIVE1535M can sync with Yelp to help travelers find nearby businesses or restaurants.
Magellan’s RoadMate RV9145-LM is a GPS unit designed with RV drivers in mind, offering special directions tailored to vehicles of larger sizes. The device also comes equipped with information on RV campgrounds around the United States and Canada, including available amenities and locations that are pet-friendly. An illuminated night time driving mode and a special mount for deeper dashes make the device an ideal choice for RV owners and travelers.