Compare sat navs

Sat navs now come in a bewildering array of sizes, maps and features which can make choosing the right sat nav for you a little confusing. Do you want a larger screen, or Bluetooth features? We’ve listed these features for all our models in the tables below. The RAC Shop currently stocks products from TomTom and Garmin. To help you get started we’ve split our sat navs into three ranges; UK maps, Western Europe maps, or full European maps.

Types of Sat Nav Available

Garmin Sat Navs

Garmin are known for creating quality GPS and Sat Nav products throughout the world. We stock a range of Garmin Sat Navs designed for drivers looking for quality, easy to use produtcs. Compare our range of available Garmin products belows to find the right model for you.

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  DriveSmart
50 LM
DriveSmart
60 LMT-D
DriveSmart
70 LMT-D
DriveAssist
50 LMT-D
DriveLuxe
50 LMT-D
Screen Size 5" Touch 6" Touch 7" Touch 5" Touch 5" Touch
UK Maps Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Europe Maps Western EU Full EU Full EU Full EU Full EU
World Maps No No No No No
Traffic Alerts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lifetime Maps Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lifetime Traffic No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Voice Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bluetooth Link Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Handsfree Calls No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Smart Notifications Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Driver Alerts Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fouresquare Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Built-in Dash Cam No No No Yes No
Internet Connection Smartphone** Smartphone** Smartphone** Smartphone** Smartphone**
Truck Features No No No No No
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TomTom Sat Navs

TomTom are one of the most popular brands of car sat nav available. They provide a range of models and features to suit all budgets. Easy to use software makes them a popular choice with drivers all over the world. Compare models in our range to fight the right sat nav for you.

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  START 42 START 52 START 62 VIA 52 VIA 62 GO 520 GO 620 GO 5200 GO 6200 TRUCKER 5000 TRUCKER 6000 TRUCKER 6000 LTE
Screen
Size
4.3" 5" 6" 5" 6" 5" 6" 5" 6" 5" 6" 6"
UK
Maps
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Europe
Maps
West Euro West Euro West Euro West Euro West Euro Yes Yes Yes Yes Full EU Full EU Full EU
World
Maps
No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Lifetime
Maps
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lifetime
Traffic
No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes I Year I Year Yes
Lifetime
Speed Cameras
3 months 3 months 3 months 3 months 3 months Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Lane
Guidance
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Siri / Google Now Support No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Voice
Control
No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WiFi Update No No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No
Internet No No No Smartphone** Smartphone** Smartphone** Smartphone** Built-in SIM*** Built-in SIM*** Built-in SIM*** Built-in SIM*** Built-in SIM***
Bluetooth
Handsfree
No No No Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Truck
Features
No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
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* Lifetime map & traffic

TomTom Sat Navs

Lifetime TomTom Traffic and Maps: Receive TomTom Traffic and download 4 or more full updates of your pre-installed map every year, for the life of your product. You need a PC with an Internet connection and a MyTomTom account to download map updates. For more information, visit tomtom.com/lifetimemaps or tomtom.com/lifetimetraffic

Garmin Sat Navs

Lifetime maps - you will receive map updates when and as such updates are made available on the Garmin website during the useful life of 1 compatible Garmin product or as long as Garmin receives map data from a third party supplier, whichever is shorter.

Lifetime traffic extends for the useful life of your Garmin traffic receiver or as long as Garmin receives traffic data from its traffic supplier, whichever is shorter. A traffic receiver’s “useful life” means the period during which the receiver (a) has the required technical capabilities to utilize current traffic data service and (b) is capable of operating as intended without major repairs. Traffic content not available in all areas.

** Smartphone connection

Your smartphone needs to be compatible and come with a data plan. Extra costs may apply.

*** Built-in Internet & Data

Sat nav is supplied with built-in SIM card and unlimited data roaming. This allows you to access traffic updates and other connected services available on the device. Removes the need to connect to your phone and use its Internet connection.