Garmin Nuvi 265T Review

garmin nuvi 265t


The Garmin Nuvi 265T comes with a 3.5″ screen and bluetooth for hands free calling. The system comes with an integrated traffic receiver and you receive lifetime traffic alerts for free that will help you avoid traffic delays and road construction. You also get preloaded maps of North America and text-to-speech turn directions.

The Garmin Nuvi 265T has an improved interface that makes it very simple to control and has sub-screens that make it easy to enter or search for destinations. You can also send addresses directly from Google maps or mapquest by hooking up the Garmin Nuvi 265T to your computer. You also get additional features like the “Where Am I” feature which helps you find the closet hospital, police station or gas station.

Why its good

  • Bluetooth – Make hands free phone calls
  • Form factor – Well designed and easy to carry
  • Good Routing Engine – The system calculates the best routes for you, better than competitors
  • Garmin WebUpdater – Garmin provides a very easy way to keep the gps system maps up to date
  • Text to Speech – The system announces the street names in a very nice natural voice.
  • Additional features like “Where am I”


  • Weak FM transmitter

Bottom Line – Who is this best for

The Garmin Nuvi 265T is an affordable gps system that comes with features that just about anyone would find useful. If you are looking for a small gps that is very easy to carry and is not pricey then this is the gps for you.

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In the Box

The following items are included in the box

  1. Garmin Nuvi 265T
  2. Vehicle Suction Cup Mount
  3. Preloaded with maps of North America
  4. FM receiver with vehicle power cable
  5. Quick start manual

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