Garmin Nuvi 260W Review

Garmin Nuvi 260w


The Garmin Nuvi 260W is a very good gps unit that comes with a bunch of useful features including a bigger 4.3″ touchscreen wide screen LCD. As always with Garmin products, you get a very easy to use (no need to read manual) product with accurate mapping.

Additional features include Text-To-Speech which gives you directions with real street names, a JPEG picture view, world travel clock with time zones, currency converter, calculator and much much more.

Why its good

  • Wide Screen – Easy to read in all light conditions 4.3″
  • 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” and cityXplorer


  • Time to acquire satellite

Bottom Line – Who is this best for

The Garmin Nuvi 260W is a great gps system for people who want a solid gps unit to use for work and to travel with their family. The newly redesigned user interface is sleek and easier to use, you cannot go wrong with this gps system.

Best Price

In the Box

The following items are included in the box

  1. Garmin Nuvi 260W
  2. Vehicle Suction Cup Mount
  3. Preloaded with maps of North America (48 States)
  4. Quick start manual

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