Garmin Nuvi 5000 Review

Garmin Nuvi 5000


The Garmin Nuvi 5000 is designed specifically by Garmin for people who need a large screen with a ton of features. Features that come with the Garmin Nuvi 5000 include turn-by-turn directions, route calculation and auto rerouting. You can even keep track of where you have been by using the sleek track log feature.

Why its good

  • Large Touchscreen that is easy to use.
  • Plenty of features
  • Easy of use – This system is very easy to use.
  • Easily transportable – Great form factor and design makes it easy to carry.
  • Faster processor – For smoother map drawing and vehicle icon motion through turns
  • Track log feature
  • MSN Direct compatible


  • Does not have an internal battery
  • Weak internal Antenna

Bottom Line – Who it is for

If you are looking for a gps system with a big screen then look no further. The Garmin Nuvi 5000 boasts a huge 5.2″ display and has a great form factor making it easy to carry around. This gps looks great in trucks, RV’s or SUV’s.

Best Price

What you get in the box

The following items are included in the box

  1. Garmin Nuvi 5000
  2. Power Cable
  3. Dashboard Disk
  4. USB Cable
  5. Quick start manual

Video Review

More information

You can read user comments about the Garmin Nuvi 250

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  1. Rich Owings

    "Short battery life"… I'll say! The nuvi 5000 has no internal battery.

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