Whether it’s a family vacation, weekend getaway or your daily commute, the 8” Garmin DriveSmart 86 GPS navigator brings new levels of freedom, convenience and peace of mind to your time on the road. Garmin voice assist helps you easily find and navigate where you want to go.
Enjoy easy-to-see maps on a big 8” display with landscape and portrait view modes.
Talk to me. Enjoy convenient Garmin voice assist for directions and hands-free calling.
Discover where history happened with the included HISTORY® database of notable sites.
Know the best places along your route with Tripadvisor® traveler ratings and a U.S. national parks directory.
Get a heads-up with driver alerts for sharp curves, speed changes, school zones and more.
Make all the right moves with clear, detailed map updates of North America.
This 8” GPS navigator, with its bright, high-resolution edge-to-edge touchscreen, lets you easily see important information displayed in landscape or portrait mode.
Need directions? Just say the word. Garmin DriveSmart responds to your spoken requests and then navigates to wherever you need to go.
Built-in BLUETOOTH® wireless technology lets you sync your compatible smartphone so you can make calls without taking your hands off the wheel.
LIVE TRAFFIC AND WEATHER
Avoid delays, and find timesaving detours with live traffic when paired with your compatible smartphone (enabled with BLUETOOTH and GPS) running the Garmin Drive™ app. Also, view weather forecasts, current conditions, animated radar and storm alerts.
TRAFFIC CAMS AND PARKING
Access photoLive traffic cameras (where available) and live parking via the Garmin Drive app. Parking data is available for most city centers.
LIVE FUEL PRICES
Connect with the Garmin Drive app to get updates of real-time fuel prices along your route.
See text messages and other notifications from your phone displayed right on the navigator’s screen when paired with the Garmin Drive app.
Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity makes it easy to keep your maps and software up to date without using a computer. On-screen cues show when new updates are available.
To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, driver alerts warn you of upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings and more. Red light and speed camera warnings are not available in all regions.
View Tripadvisor traveler ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions along your route or near your destination.
Make traveling more enjoyable with pictures and descriptions of notable parks, monuments, museums and historic sites.
NATIONAL PARKS DIRECTORY
Discover and enjoy some of America’s most treasured natural resources. Easily navigate within the parks to visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds and more.
FIND PLACES BY NAME
Preloaded Foursquare® data makes it easy to find new shops, restaurants and millions of other popular places.
GARMIN REAL DIRECTIONS™ FEATURE
Easy-to-understand, spoken turn-by-turn directions guide like a friend, using street names, store names and recognizable landmarks. For example, “Turn right after Tom's Auto Body.”
JUST ASK ALEXA
With Alexa built-in1, you can ask to play music, listen to audiobooks, hear the news and more — all while you keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.
CHECK UP AHEAD
A useful Up Ahead feature shows upcoming stops for food, fuel and other milestones — such as upcoming cities — along your route.
Drive confidently with the latest map updates and preloaded street maps for North America. Coverage includes the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bahamas.
EXTRA USB CONNECTION
A dual USB charger, included with your Garmin DriveSmart navigator, provides an extra charging port for phones, tablets or other electronics in your vehicle.
SEE BEHIND YOUR VEHICLE
When you pair this navigator with a compatible Garmin backup camera (sold separately), you can easily see vehicles, pedestrians and other obstacles behind your vehicle.
PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS - 7.6"W x 4.7"H x 0.77"D (19.2 x 11.9 x 1.8 mm)
DISPLAY SIZE - 6.8" W x 4.2" H (17.2 x 10.7 cm); 8" diag (20.3 cm)
DISPLAY RESOLUTION - 1280 x 800 pixels
DISPLAY TYPE - multi-touch, glass, WXGA color TFT with backlight
DUAL-ORIENTATION DISPLAY - Yes
WEIGHT - 10.41 oz (295.2 g)
BATTERY TYPE - rechargeable lithium-ion
BATTERY LIFE - up to 1 hour
Maps & Memory
PRELOADED STREET MAPS - Yes
DATA CARDS - microSD™ card (not included)
3-D BUILDINGS AND TERRAIN - Yes
INTERNAL STORAGE - 16 GB
ABILITY TO ADD MAPS - Yes
EXTERNAL MEMORY STORAGE - microSD™ card (not included)
INCLUDES MAP UPDATES - Yes
GPS - Yes
BACKUP CAMERA COMPATIBLE - yes (BC™ 30 or BC™ 40)
GARMIN REAL DIRECTIONS™ LANDMARK GUIDANCE
MILLIONS OF FOURSQUARE® POINTS OF INTEREST
TRIPADVISOR® TRAVELER RATINGS
ROUTE SHAPING THROUGH PREFERRED CITIES/STREETS
VOICE-ACTIVATED NAVIGATION (OPERATE DEVICE WITH SPOKEN COMMANDS)
LANE ASSIST WITH JUNCTION VIEW (DISPLAYS JUNCTION SIGNS)
SPEED LIMIT INDICATOR (DISPLAYS SPEED LIMIT FOR MOST MAJOR ROADS IN THE U.S. AND EUROPE)
DRIVER ALERTS FOR SHARP CURVES, SCHOOL ZONES, RED LIGHT AND SPEED CAMERA WARNINGS AND MORE
SMART NOTIFICATIONS VIA APP
WI-FI® MAP AND SOFTWARE UPDATES
ACCESS TO LIVE SERVICES VIA APP (TRAFFIC, WEATHER, ETC.)
BUILT-IN ALEXA - yes (Amazon Alexa version only)
MUSIC - Amazon Alexa version only: Connect with a wide array of free- and subscription-based music services. Ask Alexa for music by artist, title or genre (Spotify not supported at this time)
NEWS AND INFOTAINMENT - Amazon Alexa version only: Listen to news, audiobooks, podcasts and more
TIME MANAGEMENT - Amazon Alexa version only: Place orders for home delivery, shop Amazon, etc.
SMART HOME - Amazon Alexa version only: Remotely control smart home devices
ACCESS TO ALEXA SKILLS - Amazon Alexa version only: Customize features and explore thousands of skills in the Alexa app or the Alexa Skills Store. Some skills require linking your Amazon account
SMARTPHONE PLATFORM COMPATIBILITY - iPhone®, Android™
REQUIRES BLUETOOTH®-ENABLED SMARTPHONE - yes
REQUIRES CELLULAR DATA CONNECTION - Yes
STREAM MEDIA AND ALEXA RESPONSES THROUGH VEHICLE STEREO - Yes
WORKS WITH VEHICLE STEREO - Connect via AUX (cable sold separately) or Bluetooth