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)
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)
Junction view (displays junction signs)
myTrends™ (predicts your routes)
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow)
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route)
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
XM® compatible for U.S
Safe Navigation Features
Bluetooth® wireless technology
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection)
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town)
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)
View upcoming points of interest along route
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature)
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device)
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device)
Audio book player
Trip Planner: no
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
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.