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Garmin DriveSmart 51 LMT-S (010-01680-42)

Garmin Part Number: 010-01680-42

(3.8 out of 5, 5 reviews)
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Garmin DriveSmart 51 LMT-S

Advanced Navigation with Smart Features

Live Services for Your Drive

Outsmart traffic jams with time-saving alternate routes or by avoiding them altogether. Then, with live information, spend less time circling the block to look for parking. For traffic alerts, relevant rerouting directions and up-to-date weather forecasts, download the Smartphone Link app, which connects your Garmin DriveSmart with your compatible smartphone. As you near your destination, take the stress out of parking by viewing pricing and availability trends for on-street public parking. The Smartphone Link app also enables LiveTrack, which lets drivers share their location so friends can track your whereabouts whether you are running errands around town or taking a long road trip.

Please Note:

To utilise the live traffic updates on this GPS, you require a compatible Smartphone with Bluetooth and data connection. Data charges may apply from your service provider. If you do not wish to use your mobile phone or data for live traffic, you can purchase the optional GTM36 traffic receiver cable.

Putting the Smart in Smart Connectivity

When you sync your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone to Garmin DriveSmart, you get great features that let you stay connected without taking your hands off the wheel. Make hands-free phone calls and receive customizable smart notifications on your navigator's display. That means you can see incoming calls, text messages and calendar reminders without ever having to reach for your phone.


Voice-activated Navigation

Need directions? Just say the word. Garmin DriveSmart features voice-activated navigation that responds to your commands and then navigates to where you need to go.

Wi-Fi Keeps You up to Date

We make it easy to keep your maps and software up to date now that the Garmin DriveSmart navigator features built-in Wi-Fi. When a new update is available and you're on your wireless home network, you'll automatically receive an onscreen notification. That's your cue to plug your device into any outlet and let it update over Wi-Fi while it charges. Then you'll be ready to hit the road again.

Driver Alerts: Know Your Surroundings

To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, Garmin DriveSmart provides driver alerts for sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings and animal crossings. Additionally, the navigator will warn you when driving the wrong way on a one-way street and alert you to nearby schools and school zones. Receive notifications for nearby red light cameras and speed cameras6, and even get fatigue warnings7 that suggest potential rest areas after several hours of driving.

More Navigation from Your Garmin Smartwatch

When you pair this navigator with your compatible Garmin smartwatch (sold separately), you can receive navigation right on your wrist, even after you've parked your car and are walking toward your destination. Also get helpful driver alerts on your watch. Don't worry about losing your car in a crowded parking lot; your smartwatch provides compass guidance from your parked vehicle to your destination and back to your vehicle again.

Road Trips Just Got Better with TripAdvisor®

When you're not familiar with the area, it’s nice to have something to point you in the right direction. That's why we're bringing TripAdvisor to your Garmin DriveSmart navigator. View ratings for travel points of interest, such as hotels, restaurants and attractions, along your route or near your destination. From the world’s largest travel site directly to your car, we’re helping you find the stops that make the entire journey part of the destination. Also locate new attractions with the built-in Trip Planner tool, which adds fun to road trips by suggesting interesting stops along the way.


Friendly Guidance from Garmin Real Directions™

Redefine "spoken turn-by-turn" directions with Garmin Real Directions. Our easy-to-understand driving directions use recognizable landmarks, buildings and traffic lights in addition to spoken street names, guiding you as if your best friend is sitting in the passenger seat. No more squinting to read distant street signs. Just listen for Garmin Real Directions to tell you, "Turn left after the QT," or "Turn right after the red building." Following directions has never been easier.


Works with Garmin Backup Camera

For a complete navigation solution, Garmin DriveSmart 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 Garmin DriveSmart display as you move in reverse.

High-quality Maps

The quality of map data can make all the difference between finding your destination and getting lost. High-quality HERE map data enables your Garmin device to provide you with the information you need, when you need it most — reducing the frustrations of driving by avoiding delays and cutting down the time you spend in your car.


Physical & Performance

Physical Dimensions 14.0 x 8.4 x 1.8 cm (5.5"W x 3.3"H x .7"D)
Display size, WxH 4.4"W x 2.5"H (11.1 x 6.3 cm); 5.0" diag (12.7 cm)
Display resolution, WxH 480 x 272 pixels
Display type WQVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 6.1 oz (173.7 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 1 hour
High-sensitivity receiver

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps
Includes lifetime map updates
nuMaps Guarantee
Built-in memory internal solid state
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000

Navigation Features

Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 m.")
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) * Requires a compatible Smartphone and Data Service from your Service Provider. Data Charges May Apply.
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) * Requires a compatible Smartphone and Data Service from your Service Provider. Data Charges May Apply.
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation)
Junction view (displays junction signs)
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
Hands-free calling
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)
View upcoming points of interest along route


  • Trip planner: yes
  • Trip log: yes
  • Garmin Real Directions™ landmark guidance: yes
  • Foursquare POIs: yes
  • Smart notifications: yes
  • BLE capable: yes

This USB mass storage device is compatible with Windows® XP or newer and Mac® OS X 10.4 or later.


In The Box:

  • Garmin DriveSmart 51 LMT-S
  • Lifetime maps and live traffic (indicated by "LMT-S" after model number on the box)
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Vehicle power cable
  • USB cable
  • Quick start manual

Compatible Accessories



DriveSmart 51 LMT-S Reviews

Average Customer Rating:  
  (3.8 out of 5 based on 5 reviews)

Verified Buyer's Rating
4 5
, Melbourne
31 January 2018

Great brand

It’s a good gps but only thing it doesn’t say coming up to speed camera like my previous gps did.

Pros: Large screen
 Johnny Appleseed GPS responded to this review on the 1 February 2018
Hi Peter, you can add-on the Cyclops speed and safety database by purchasing a $39 subscription from Garmin at https://buy.garmin.com/en-AU/AU/p/pn/010-11485-00
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4 5
, Melbourne
1 October 2017

A good value GPS.

Clean modern design, works well.

Pros: It works well.
2 of 2 people found this review useful
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2 5
, Geraldton
25 August 2017


Before buying the DriveSmart 51 LMT-S I left a message with JAS asking it the new generation Garmin car navigator were base on the nuvi platform and compatable with GSAK. I received a reply to say that they were based on the nuvi platform and should therefore be right with GSAK it wasn't.

Pros: Up to date warnings
Cons: Doesn't show save favourites all the time and is not compatable with GSAK
 Johnny Appleseed GPS responded to this review on the 31 August 2017
Hi Trevor, it seems that GSAK (Geocaching Swiss Army Knife) is a 3rd party tool which hasn't been updated since March 2017. If you contact the developer, perhaps they would be willing to add support for Garmin's latest units. Otherwise chat to us and perhaps Garmin's Basecamp software which is fully supported can assist with your needs.
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5 5
, Burleigh Heads Qld
8 July 2017

Excellent value for money

This was an upgrade from our previous system and is 100 times more efficient. The product is first rate and provides all the functions as advertised. Would highly recommend.

Pros: The myriad of functions - Voice Command is great.
Cons: None
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4 5
, WA
16 June 2017

Screen is tpo shiny and hard to see during day.Voice command leaves a lot to be desired. Also why cant it ask if you want shortest or quickest route when you select an address. Would dave hsving to go into settings.

I would have a less reflective screen and would provide free screen protectors that lessen the reflection. Voice command needs improvement. The choice of quickest or shortest route should be a choice when selecting an address.

Pros: Ease of use. Features
Cons: Screen shiny. Voice command. Select shortest or quickest route
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