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Garmin GPSMAP 162

Garmin GPSMAP 162
alaAverage 4.5

6 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Garmin GPSMAP 162. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the reliability and maps. The screen and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, screen, maps, reliability

On average, users rate this product 90/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Garmin GPSMAP 162 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on Reviews about the reliability and maps are overall positive. The screen and usability also get good comments.

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This summary is based on the products: Garmin GPSMAP 162 ChartplotterGarmin GPSMAP 162 Chartplotter

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications

The GPSMAP 162 offers boat owners an affordable option in fixed-mount navigation. The GPSMAP 162 is a combination GPS receiver and chartplotter that's rich in features including a powerful 12 parallel channel GPS receiver and tide prediction tables. Even more remarkable, the GPSMAP 162 can download up to 2.5 MB of extra map data from Garmin's MapSource line of CD-ROMs, including Fishing Hot Spots. Physically, the unit resembles Garmin's popular Fishfinder 240. The GPSMAP 162 measures about five by six inches in size and boasts a four-level gray FSTN LCD display with 240 x 240 pixels. Even in the dark the units are easy to read, thanks to a backlit display. The GPSMAP 162: a boatload of features in a sleek unit that won't eat up precious space onboard.

Built-in Display

Diagonal Size:4.2"
Diagonal Size (metric):10.7 cm
Resolution:240 x 240

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

Maps Included:Canada / Central America / Mexico / South America / USA

GPS System

GPS Functions / Services:Elevation / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / Heading / MOB (Man Overboard) / Speed / Tide Tab / Time/date / VMG (Velocity Made Good) / XTE (Cross Track Error)
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Marine
Type:GPS receiver


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin GPSMAP


Waterproof: Yes


Tracklog Points:2000
Waypoints per route:30