Some recommended GPS navigation units for 2015 include the Garmin nüvi 2797LMT, the TomTom GO LIVE 1535M and the Magellan RoadMate RV9145-LM, according to Heavy. These devices win praise for their reliability and ease of use.
Garmin’s nüvi 2797LMT is a 7-inch GPS unit that offers a large, clear screen with a crisp display and an intuitive touchscreen interface. The device can also interface with users’ smartphones to record or track info on destinations or where the car is parked. The device’s “Up Ahead” feature allows users to view gas, restaurants, hospitals and other amenities along a designated route.
TomTom’s GO LIVE 1535M is a 5-inch GPS unit that offers spoken driving directions and does not require mobile data to get maps. The compact device comes preloaded with maps of the United States and Canada, and the GO LIVE also features advanced voice recognition technology and support for Bluetooth. The device can interface with Yelp to find desirable stops along the road.
Magellan’s RoadMate RV9145 is a GPS device specifically designed with RV owners in mind. The unit’s multi-destination routing function allows users to plan for multiples stops along a designated route, and the RoadMate can help address the unique needs of RV owners, such as height restrictions and camping locations along the way.