nüvi® 30

Part Number: 010-00989-01
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Essential Series Navigation for Your Car

  • 3.5" touchscreen
  • Preloaded maps with millions of POIs
  • Lane assist with junction view
  • Speaks street names
  • Speed limit indicator

A perfect starting point for any journey, the compact nüvi 30 features a 3.5” (8.89 cm) touchscreen and provides accurate, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names.


Get Turn-by-turn Directions

nüvi 30’s intuitive interface greets you with 2 simple choices: “Where To?” and “View Map.” Touch the screen to easily look up addresses and services and to be guided to your destination with voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names. It comes in 2 mapping versions and has preloaded maps for the lower 48 states plus Hawaii and Puerto Rico or full coverage of the U.S. and Canada. nüvi 30’s speed limit indicator shows you how fast you can go on most major roads. With its “Where Am I?” emergency locator, you always know your location. It also comes preloaded with more than 5 million points of interest and offers the ability to add your own.

Know the Lane Before It’s Too Late

Now there’s no more guessing which lane you need to be in to make an upcoming turn. Available in select metropolitan areas, lane assist with junction view guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. It realistically displays road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the proper lane for navigation.



  • Navigate right out of the box with preloaded maps.
  • View routes on the 3.5" (8.89 cm) touchscreen.
  • Look up addresses for more than 5 million points of interest.
  • Hear spoken street names.
  • Know the lane before it’s too late with lane assist with junction view.
  • Keep out of trouble with the built-in speed limit indicator.
  • Avoid toll roads, motorways and more with the in-built Route Avoidances.
  • Use the Garmin Garage to download Vehicles and Voices to your device.


Physical & Performance

Physical dimensions 3.8"W x 3.0"H x .8"D (9.7 x 7.6 x 2.0 cm)
Display size, WxH 2.8"W x 2.1"H (7.1 x 5.3 cm); 3.5" diag (8.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 320 x 240 pixels
Display type QVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 4.2 ounces (118.8 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 2 hours
High-sensitivity receiver

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps
nüMaps Guarantee
Built-in memory internal solid state
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000

Navigation Features

Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.")
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)
Junction view (displays junction signs)
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)


  • Trip Planner: no
  • Trip Log: yes

In the Box

  • nüvi 30
  • One of the preloaded mapping options below:
    • City Navigator® NT data with preloaded street maps of the lower 48 states, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Barthélemy and Jamaica
    • City Navigator® NT data with preloaded street maps for the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Barthélemy and Jamaica
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Vehicle power cable
  • Quick start manual

Package contents may vary per version. See your local dealer for more information.


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