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Garmin Drive 60LM

Garmin Drive 60LM
alaScore 89

120 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 120 reviews of Garmin Drive 60LM. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance and price. The screen and size are also appreciated.

usability, size, screen, price, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Drive 60LM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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The Garmin Drive 60LM is a 6-inch sat nav with lifetime maps. It's cheaper than many other Garmin models, with a nice big display, but is the Drive 60LM a top budget buy? We sent this sat nav to our test lab to see if it's worth your hard-earned cash.

Jun, 2016

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Good route planner.


The system took a little time to get started. Try it out before the journey you want to take. On arriving in Belgium, the system started straight away, very good. The voice telling you the street names does not pronounce "de la" correctly, it says "de...

Sep, 2017

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Great service thank you


Great service in store great value

Jul, 2017

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Good size and easy to use


A great piece of kit easy to use nice size very easy and clear instructions with lane makings and which lane to be in it has speed camera locations and usual points of interest fuel stations would recomend

Jul, 2017

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Easy to set up and use.


Much prefer this to my old Tom Tom! Easier to use and settings easy to alter. No complaints!

Jul, 2017

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a good visible, satnav


big screen is very useful. The spoken place names are frequently impossible to understand, not only in Europe but in the UK, otherwise spoken instructions are clear and given in good time.

Jul, 2017

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Seems to do the job.


Only used a couple of times so far. Gives clear mapping and instructions but does not seem to take account of current road traffic conditions; thus "quickest" route may very well take much longer than an alternative which it does not recognise, but is...

Jun, 2017

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Really useful product


Easy to use large clear screen. Shows clearly which lane to drive in and alerts for speed cameras or speed restrictions. Voice loud enough and clear.

Jun, 2017

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Wrong Description


This item does not have Bluetooth - so you can't sync your phone - in the description it says it does.

Jun, 2017

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Garmin Drive 60LM 6 Inch Lifetime Maps Western EU


Manual essential for set up

May, 2017

Product Specifications


Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes


Built-in camera: No


RoHS compliance: No


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed / Handheld/Fixed


Backlight display: Yes
Display Diagonal:6 / 6.1
Display Resolution:800 x 480
Display size (HxV):2.83 x 5.36 / 5.36 x 2.83
Display size (HxV) (imperial):2.83 x 5.36 / 5.36 x 2.83
Touch screen: Yes
Widescreen:No / Y / Yes

Energy Management

Battery life (max):1
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery / Battery, Cigar lighter / Battery, USB

GPS Performance

Antenna: Yes

GPS Type

Auto: Yes
Aviation: No
Camper/Caravan: No
Geocaching (GPS stash hunt): No
Golf: No
Marine (chartplotters, sounders): No
Outdoor (hiking, trekking): No
Sport (fitness, running): No
Truck:No / Yes


Audible alarm(s):Y
Audible Alarms: Yes


License term:Lifetime
License term in years:Lifetime
License type:Free
Lifetime map updates: Yes
Map coverage:All Europe / Ireland, United Kingdom, Western Europe / USA, Western Europe / Western Europe
Map storage:Internal storage
Map view options:2D/3D
Maps included: Yes
Number of countries covered:2
Voice maps: Yes


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC
Storage media type:Flash / SSD


Address input:Street
Automatic routing: Yes
FM traffic compatible: Yes
Lane guidance: Yes
Live service:No / Yes
Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC):N / Y
Points of interest:1000 / 1000000
Route avoidance: Yes
Speed limits: Yes
Traffic Message Channel (TMC):No / Yes
Trip computer: Yes
Voice commands: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):-20 - 55
Operating temperature range (T-T):-20 - 55

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, USB / DC, USB / USB
Car power adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Window mount holder included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Mini-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connectivity:Y


Battery life (max):1
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power source type:Battery / Battery, Cigar lighter / Battery, USB


Supported bands: No
Supported radio bands:Not supported


Mac compatibility: Yes
Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 Education x64, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home x64, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Pro x64, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Technical Details

Announces street names: Yes
Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Fixed
Interface Type:Touch Screen
Languages support:ENG
Night mode: Yes
Number of Waypoints:1000
Spoken street names:Y
Text-to-speech message reader: No
USB connectivity: Yes
Waypoints: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.748 / 0.827