Affordable GPS Devices

You could go fancy with your nav system, but the Garmin Nuvi 200 proves you don't have to. The Nuvi 200 provides all the navigation capabilities that most drivers will need, and does so in an affordable and aesthetically pleasing package. But be careful -- reviewers' caution this item is not worth more than $200, even though some retailers do charge more.

Garmin Nuvi 200

Garmin Nuvi 200 Key Features: Screen lock, JPEG picture viewer, calculator, custom POI, 2D or 3D preloaded maps.

Price Range:

MSRP: $213.32

Yahoo.com: $147-$400

Shopping.com: $138-$300

What the Experts Say:

  • "The speaker is plenty loud and I could clearly hear instructions at highway speeds with the radio on at normal levels and the windows cracked." -- GPSReview.net
  • "Offers drivers and travelers a more budget-friendly version of the popular portable navigation devices, but we think  the price is still slightly high for what you get." -- CNET

 

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