Garmin Nuvi 785T Review

Garmin Nuvi 785t


The Garmin Nuvi 785T is simply a great gps system that Garmin has developed. They have added amazing useful features which include 3-D lane assist, 3-D buildings view and added a faster and more easier to use interface.

With the Garmin Nuvi 785T you also get an FM transmitter with which you can get free traffic updates, you also have the option of getting dynamic content from MSN Direct with which you can check the weather, avoid traffic backups, compare local gas prices and much more. 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
  • 3-D Lane Guidance – Renders very well and is realistic
  • 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”


  • MSN Direct – $50 Subscription
  • Weak Speaker

Bottom Line – Who is this best for

The Garmin 785T is redesigned Nuvi with additional features. If you already have a gps system and are looking for an upgrade, then this gps system is for you. The newly redesigned user interface is sleek and easier to use, you cannot go wrong with this gps system.

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In the Box

The following items are included in the box

  1. Garmin Nuvi 785T
  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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