With its bright 5” dual-orientation display and spoken turn-by-turn directions, nüvi 55 is an easy-to-use, dedicated GPS navigator that helps you get from point A to B.
Navigate Complex Interchanges with Ease
nüvi 55 has lane assist with junction view that displays upcoming junctions and uses brightly coloured arrows to indicate your proper lane.
Easier to Search, Quicker to Find
nüvi 55 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 (“123 East Road, Anytown”) or a proper name (“Starbucks”) and nüvi 55 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 55, 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, petrol 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 55 issues an audible alert and displays an onscreen warning whenever you approach a school zone.
Keep an eye on the latest speed cameras
nüvi 55 contains our unique Cyclops Speed Camera system, for real-time, direction-relevant and accurate alerts. The full safety camera database is already pre-loaded on your sat nav. However, you can get regular or one-off updates to ensure you’ve always got the latest camera locations, so you can drive safety and legally.
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
13.9 x 8.6 x 2.0 cm
Display size, WxH
11.1 x 6.3 cm; 5.0" diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, WxH
480 x 272 pixels
WQVGA colour TFT with white backlight
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: yes
Trip Log: yes
This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.
In the Box
In the Box:
Preloaded with preloaded regional maps, see coverage tab
Vehicle power cable
Vehicle suction cup mount
Quick start manual
nüvi 55 preloaded with Regional Maps:
nüvi 55 - Western Europe: 010-01198-19
nüvi 55 - UK & Ireland: 010-01198-23
nüvi 55 - Middle East & North Africa: 010-01198-44
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.