Dedicated, Easy-to-use GPS Guidance
For driving directions on the road, put away the smartphone and power on your nuvi. nuvi 56LM is an easy-to-use, dedicated GPS navigator that does not rely on cellular signals and is unaffected by cellular dead zones. nuvi provides easy-to-follow, spoken turn-by-turn directions with street names.
nuvi 56LM features a bright, 5.0" dual-orientation display, for use horizontally or vertically.
nuvi 56LM arrives pre-loaded with detailed maps of the U.S. and Canada.
Free Lifetime Map Updates
Roads change. Businesses open and close. nuvi 56LM enables you to keep your device up-to-date with the latest maps? that Garmin has to offer, with no fees. Map updates also contain fresher points of interest, so your nuvi can give results that are more relevant and have greater accuracy. With increased road detail and more points of interest, new maps could be larger in size; as a result, map updates may require a microSD card (sold separately).
Navigate Complex Interchanges with Ease
nuvi 56LM has lane assist with junction view that displays upcoming junctions and uses brightly colored arrows to indicate your proper lane.
Easier to Search, Quicker to Find
nuvi 56LM has a search field that makes it easy to find addresses and millions of points of interest, in a single place. Now, simply enter a category (like "pizza"), an entire address ("1234 Sycamore Lane, Anytown, USA") or a proper name ("Starbucks") and nuvi 56LM quickly returns your results.
More Information Right on Your Map
No need to search for a hard-to-read or nonexistent sign; with a glance at nuvi 56LM, you'll see your current street. nuvi also displays speed limit, current speed and estimated arrival time.
With the Up Ahead feature, you can easily find places you want ? like restaurants, gas stations, ATMs and shops ? without leaving the map. Best of all, Up Ahead is customizable, so you can always know the location of favorite destinations along your route.
You can access Up Ahead and other useful information from the map tools panel. Conveniently remain on your map screen and still find places Up Ahead, change the volume and more.
School Zone Warnings
nuvi 56LM issues an audible alert and displays an onscreen warning whenever you approach a school zone.
One-stop Device Management
Use Garmin Express to keep your nuvi 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.