With a big 5" (12.7 cm) touchscreen, more than 5 million points of interest (POIs) and spoken turn-by-turn directions, nüvi 50 makes driving fun again.
Get Turn-by-turn Directions
nüvi 50’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 50’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 millions of POIs 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.
View routes on the big 5" (12.7 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
5.5"W x 3.4"H x .7"D (14.0 x 8.6 x 1.8 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
WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
6.3 ounces (177.2 g)
up to 2 hours
Maps & Memory
Preloaded street maps
internal solid state
Accepts data cards
microSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
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
One of the preloaded mapping options:
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.
Maps for New Regions
Need maps for other regions? See all maps that are compatible with this device.
Need a map update?
Update the maps that came with your device for the best navigation experience.