Advanced Series Navigation for Your Car
- 5.0" dual-orientation display
- Detailed maps of North America with free lifetime¹ updates
- Garmin Real Directions with Garmin Real Voice
- Free lifetime² traffic alerts
- Voice-activated navigation, Bluetooth and Smartphone Link compatible
nüvi 2597LMT has a bright 5.0" display with dual-orientation capabilities, for use horizontally or vertically.
Detailed Maps with Free Updates
nüvi 2597LMT arrives loaded with detailed maps of North America. With
free lifetime¹ map updates, your routes are sure to reflect the most
up-to-date maps, POIs (points of interest) and navigation information.
New maps are available for download with no fees.
With so much data, nüvi 2597LMT makes it easy to find addresses and
millions of POIs such as businesses, stores, restaurants and other
destinations. nüvi 2597LMT arrives preloaded with POIs, so there’s no
need for you to enter that address information. Just select one — or
many — and navigate there, quickly and easily. You also have the ability
to add custom POIs to your nüvi 2597LMT.
nüvi 2597LMT features Garmin Traffic
to help you spend more time on the move. With Garmin Traffic, your
driving map remains onscreen at all times. Traffic alerts appear to the
side of your map and messages are spoken, too. Garmin Traffic can give
details about the situation, such as how many minutes of delay to expect
and if there are any possible detours. It can even confirm whether or
not you are on the fastest route. Garmin Traffic is voice activated, so
it responds to spoken requests. Lifetime traffic² entitles your nüvi
2597LMT to receive free traffic information for its entire useful life.
The Power of Your Voice
nüvi 2597LMT has the luxury of voice-activated navigation. Speak, and
your device intelligently responds; your hands can remain safely on the
wheel. Of course, you can also navigate using the touchscreen
Garmin Real Directions™ with Garmin Real Voice™
nüvi 2597LMT redefines “spoken turn-by-turn directions” with Garmin
Real Directions, easy-to-understand driving directions that guide like a
friend, using recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights. No
more stress from trying to read street names. Garmin Real Voice is
refined speech technology that sounds more like a natural, friendly
voice. Garmin Real Directions and Garmin Real Voice are features that
are only available in our line of GPS navigators.
Sync a Bluetooth-enabled device, such as your smartphone, to nüvi
2597LMT for hands-free calling through its integrated microphone and
speaker. Safely stow your phone in a glove compartment, pocket or purse
and still make and take calls without moving your hands from the
steering wheel or your eyes from the road.
Smartphone Link Compatible
is a free mobile app that connects your nüvi 2597LMT with your iPhone®
or Android™ smartphone. When paired, your nüvi 2597LMT can use your
phone’s existing data plan³ to share information — such as where you
parked, POIs and your destination.
Smartphone Link also gives you access to Garmin Live Services⁴,
useful real-time information such as weather and traffic conditions.
Garmin Live Services are available free and by subscription.
Comprehensive Driving Guidance You See and Hear
Active Lane Guidance with voice prompts prepares you to drive through
an exit or interchange with confidence. As you approach, an animated
model uses brightly colored arrows to indicate the proper lane needed
for your route; a friendly voice offers additional help. Bird’s Eye
junction view offers a detailed view of interchanges, looking down as if
from overhead. photoReal junction view realistically displays junctions
and interchanges along your route, including the surrounding landscape.
Brightly colored arrows indicate the proper lane to drive. nüvi 2597LMT
also depicts real road signs as they appear along your route.
Add a Wireless Backup Camera
For a complete navigation solution, this nüvi pairs with the BC™ 30 wireless
backup camera (sold separately. Professional installation recommended).
Once connected, you can easily see vehicles, pedestrians and other
obstacles right on the nüvi display, as you move in reverse.
More Information at a Glance
nüvi 2597LMT keeps your driving map onscreen at all times and
additional information appears alongside. For details, simply ask or
touch the screen. As you drive your route, Up Ahead constantly informs
you of nearby services, including restaurants, fuel stations, hospitals
nüvi 2597LMT displays speed limit, current speed and accurate time of
arrival. With a quick glance, you can read the name of your current
street. nüvi 2597LMT also shows school zone warnings.
One-stop Device Management
Use Garmin Express
to keep your nüvi up-to-date. Garmin Express makes it easy to update
maps and software, transfer favorites to and from devices, and install
free custom vehicles and voices.