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Garmin nuvi 245

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of Garmin nuvi 245. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS for all reviews. People really like the reliability and price. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the maps and screen.

performance, usability, price, reliability

design, screen, maps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin nuvi 245 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 31 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Garmin nuvi 245 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on There are some less positive reviews about the design.


57% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin Nüvi 245Garmin Nüvi 245

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Matt245 (

Very pleased


Came with everything I needed to get started in the box and is really easy to input destinations. It's really fast at calculating routes, and the instructions easy to understand.

you can get started straight away

voice control would have been nice

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Garmin Nuvi 245W Sat Nav



map display, not user intuitive too many steps to input changes

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: Dul (



Garmin Nuvi 245 UK is very excellent sat nav. It has lot of interesting features.

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Philipa (

Good purchase


Gave this as a present to my husband when his last sat nav was stolen. He is pleased with the performance

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Jo (

Better than TomTom


I had a 2-yr-old TomTom unit which was stolen from my glovebox so I needed an affordable replacement. This Garmin is lightweight, easy to use, and picks up the satellites very quickly (compared to the TomTom which would take forever to figure out the...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Catherine (

Good value for money


I bought this for my son,he drives lorries for a living he loves it, the only thing that disappoints him is that there isn't a setting for lorries.

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

GPS type

Bicycle: No


Live Traffic Message Channel (TMC): Yes