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Garmin DriveSmart 55MT-S

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R3,099.00

Quick Overview

5.5-inch navigator with smart features and high resolution, edge-to-edge display

For drivers who love new adventures while travelling, the Garmin DriveSmart 55MT-S navigator is the ultimate road-trip companion. Featuring simple menus and easy-to-read maps. The Garmin DriveSmart 55 allows you to view turn-by-turn directions at a glance on a bright, 5.5-inch high resolution, edge-to-edge, touchscreen display. Live Traffic is available via the Drive app.


• Easy-to-use, 5.5-inch navigator includes detailed map updates
• Simple on-screen menus and bright, clear maps show 3-D buildings and terrain4
• Provides real-time services such as live traffic2 and live parking3
• Voice-activated with option to pair with a compatible smartphone for hands-free calling1 and smart notifications2
• Road trip-ready with TripAdvisor traveller ratings and thousands of Foursquare points of interest (POIs)
• Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for map and software updates without a computer









Don't hate traffic. Avoid it
Outsmart traffic jams by avoiding them altogether with timely alerts that suggest alternate routes to help you steer clear of construction zones or accidents ahead. Live traffic2 information is available when paired with your phone.







Voice-activated navigation
Say "OK, Garmin" and your navigator can listen to your voice commands and navigate to where you need to go.







Enjoy better road trips with TripAdvisor
View TripAdvisor traveller ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions along your route or near your destination.







Wi-Fi keeps you up to date
Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity makes it easy to keep your maps and software up to date without the use of a computer.







The benefits of Bluetooth® technology
By pairing Garmin DriveSmart with your compatible smartphone, you can enjoy hands-free calling using Bluetooth wireless technology.







Access real-time features
Pair this smart navigator with your phone and download the Garmin Drive app. This gives you access to real-time information2, including live parking3, safety cameras, live traffic and weather conditions. When connected, text messages and other notifications2 from your phone will display right along the side of your navigation screen.







New shops and restaurants
This navigator comes preloaded with Foursquare data, making it easy to find thousands of new and popular places.







Driver alerts: know your surroundings
To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, driver alerts warn you of upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, safety cameras, level crossings and more.







Maps made simple
The simple and easy-to-see maps show 3-D buildings and terrain4, making it easier than ever to navigate where you need to go.







Garmin Real Directions
Easy-to-understand, spoken turn-by-turn directions guide like a friend, using street names, store names and recognisable landmarks (e.g., "Turn right after the red building").







Check up ahead
A useful Up Ahead feature that you can view without leaving the map shows stops for food, fuel and other milestones, such as upcoming cities along your route.







Easier to search, quicker to find
A search field makes it easy to find addresses and thousands of POIs. In case of a misspelling, you’re provided with search results that are similar to what you’ve entered.







Works with Garmin backup camera
For a complete navigation solution, pair this navigator with the BC 30 wireless backup camera (sold separately. Professional installation recommended). Once connected, you can easily see vehicles, pedestrians and other obstacles right on the navigator's display as you reverse.







High quality maps
The quality of map data can make all the difference between finding your destination and getting lost. High-quality HERE map data enables your navigator to provide you with the information you need, when you need it most.





1 Requires smartphone (sold separately) enabled with Bluetooth technology
2 To use this feature, you must download the Garmin Drive App to your compatible Bluetooth and GPS-enabled smartphone
3 Parking data is available for most city centres. For coverage details, visit Parkopedia.com
4 Not available in all areas

Name Garmin DriveSmart 55MT-S
SKU 010-02037-4A
In the box Garmin DriveSmart 55 Vehicle suction cup mount Vehicle power cable USB cable Quick start manual
Price R3,099.00
Physical dimensions 13.72 x 7.62 x 1.78 cm
Display size, WxH 12.1 x 6.8 cm; 5.5" diagonal (13.9 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 1200 x 720 pixels
Display type Multi-touch, glass, HD colour TFT with white backlight
Weight 150.0000
Battery Rechargeable lithium-ion
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Preloaded street maps Yes
Includes lifetime map updates Yes
nüMaps Guarantee yes
Built-in memory internal solid state
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) Yes
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000
Garmin Connect™ compatible Yes
Driver Awareness (alerts to encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness) Yes
Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.") Yes
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) Yes
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) Yes
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) Yes
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) Yes
Junction view (displays junction signs) Yes
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.) Yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads) Yes
View upcoming points of interest along route Yes
Additional No

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