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Garmin Nuvi 2497LM

Garmin Nuvi 2497LM
alaScore 91

468 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 468 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and performance. The price and screen also get good feedback, but reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, screen, price, performance, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Nuvi 2497LM is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 249 user reviews of Garmin Nuvi 2497LM from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on

usability, screen, price, voice guidance, design


83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin nuvi 2497LM 4.3 inch Sat Nav with Full Europe Maps, Free Lifetime Map Updates and Bluetooth Garmin nuvi 2497LM 4.3 inch Sat Nav with Full Europe Maps, Free Lifetime Map Updates and Bluetooth GARMIN 010-01124-33 nuvi 2497LMT Europe - (SatNav GPS Devices)

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Garmin Nuvi 2497LMT


If you are looking for a GPS device that has not only the basic features, but also advanced functions that are both convenient and useful, then the Nuvi 2497LMT has what you are looking for. This device has everything you need to navigate around the...

This model includes free lifetime map and traffic updates, as well as speech access and Bluetooth capability

This GPS unit lacks some luxury features such as Eco Route and Pedestrian Mode

The Nuvi 2497LMT is a well-rounded GPS system that comes with valuable updates and provides useful features.


Product Specifications


FM Tuner: No
Head up Display: No
Telephone Included:Handsfree Function via External Device / No
TV-Tuner: No


Bluetooth: Yes
Internet Connectivity: No
iPod Control: No
USB: Yes


Display Technology:TFT Display
Monitor Format:16:9
Monitor Type:Fixed Monitor
Touchscreen:1-Point Touch

General Features

Category:Portable Navigation Device
Size in DIN:Not Applicable


3D Elevation Mode: No
3D Landmarks: No
Lane Assistant: Yes
Map Coverage:Single continent
Map Provider:Navteq
Map Sharing: No
Map Storage Medium:On board Flash Memory
Pedestrian Mode: Yes
Reality View: Yes
Text-to-Speech: Yes
Traffic Message Channel: Yes
Voice Control:Full Voice Control


CD Player / Recorder: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
MP3 Playback: No