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Garmin Streetpilot III

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1335 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the route planning and screen. The performance and price also get good feedback, whereas many are critical about the maps.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other GPS the Garmin Streetpilot III is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 6 user reviews of Garmin Streetpilot III from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other GPS on

price, usability, route planning, screen, durability

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

This summary is based on the products: Garmin StreetPilot III Deluxe Garmin StreetPilot Navigation App and Car Kit for iPhone 4/4S with Western Europe Mapping

Consumer review by: review summary for Garmin Streetpilot III


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1295 user reviews of Garmin Streetpilot III from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other GPS on

usability, price, performance, screen, route planning

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Garmin StreetPilot c330 3.5-Inch Portable GPS Navigator (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Garmin StreetPilot III 3.4-Inch Portable GPS NavigatorGarmin StreetPilot III 6.8-Inch Portable GPS Navigator

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Garmin Street Pilot III GPS


If you do not have a car with a built-in navigation system, this portable GPS system has every feature you will want and will not steer you wrong.

Detailed text and voice-prompted direction; sharp color display; ultraportable; easy to use; fast recalculations.

Only one district-coverage-area, street-level map included; additional maps cost extra.


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Garmin StreetPilot Car GPS Receiver Review, Model: C580


The Garmin StreetPilot Car GPS Receiver, Model: c580 has all of the major features to keep you on track, as well as numerous other features to make driving in your car safer than ever before.

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Garmin StreetPilot Western Europe + Car Kit


Garmin enters the smartphone app market with StreetPilot for the iPhone.

Comprehensive destination options ; Full points of interest database plus Google Local Search ; Keyword search for address and POI

More expensive than the competition ; Extras add more to cost ; Mount for iPhone 4 chassis only

support is noticeable by its absence, though. You can also add a found location to your favourites with a single click, and search for POIs near this location.

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A good co-pilot ”


The garmin street pilot GPS a great GPS but not the best technology available in today's market. It contains old map records that can only be updated once (sobe careful with picking a right time to update them). There is only one display mode: day...

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Love it! ”


I was given one of these at work, and have used it extensively for months traveling all over the state (including both highways and backroads). It's old, but one of the best of its time. Reception has always been great (except when driving inside in a...

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the garmin street pilot is the best auto gps i have used yet! ”


The Garmin Street Pilot  has been the easiest and the most reliable gps unit that i have yet to try and own. I use it on a daily basis for both working and personal matters. While at work i use it to get from one job to another, oh and any time i am...

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My Garmin Pilot has saved the day more than once. ”


My Garmin Pilot has the female voice, so is named Jill.  While vacationing we used her to get us from Phoenix, AZ to the Grand Canyon then Las Vegas. With a lot of night driving, she made the trip comfortable and not so scary in the mountains.

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Excellent help on the road


I have been using the Garmin StreetPilot III Deluxe car sat nav for nearly a year now, and find it amazingly helpful. I travel a ...

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This Garmin StreetPilot III Deluxe is simple, fast and portable. The instructions will guide you with ease.

Product Specifications

The StreetPilot GPS combines satellite-tracking technology with detailed electronic maps to bring Garmin navigation to your automobile. The safety and convenience of knowing where you are anywhere in the world, in any weather, 24 hours a day is as close as your dash. Garmin's first product designed primarily for the automobile contains a reference basemap showing Interstate, U.S., and State highways, plus rivers and lakes in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, with main arterial streets shown in metropolitan areas. Optional MapSource MetroGuide U.S.A. CD-ROMs can be uploaded for street-level map detail and access to business listings and points of interest in your area. All you need to do is enter a street address or choose points of interest (such as restaurants, hotels, gas stations, banks, and shopping areas) and the StreetPilot will display it on a map along with your current location. The StreetPilot features a high-performance twelve parallel channel GPS receiver for quick satellite acquisition and reliable signal reception, whether you're under dense tree cover or surrounded by high-rise skyscrapers. A large high-resolution four-level gray scale display offers razor-sharp images, even in direct sunlight - and with Garmin's new, three-level amber backlighting, navigating in low-light situations is easier than ever. Text and graphics are shown in large type for easy viewing with three-level backlighting for nighttime use. Six AA batteries supply sixteen hours of operation, or you can use an optional cigarette lighter adapter to power the unit. Either way, you can quickly transfer your StreetPilot to another vehicle for continuous pinpoint navigation.


Run Time (Up To):16hour(s)/20hour(s)

Built-in Display

Resolution:240 x 160/305 x 160

Dimensions & Weight


GPS Software

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

GPS System

GPS Functions / Services:Distance / Elevation / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / Speed / Time/date/Distance / ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) / Speed / Time/date
Receiver:12 channel
Recommended Use:Automotive
Type:GPS receiver


Country Kits:North America
Model:III/III Deluxe
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Garmin StreetPilot


Waterproof: Yes


Tracklog Points:2000
Waypoints per route:30