Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic


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6.95” GPS Navigator with Smart Features and Edge-to-Edge Display

  • Easy-to-use 6.95” GPS navigator
  • Simple menus and bright, easy-to-see maps
  • Garmin Traffic suggests alternate routes
  • Voice-activated and ability to pair with a compatible smartphone for hands-free calling
  • HISTORY® database of notable historic sites and U.S. national parks directory
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity for map and software updates without a computer

Don’t Hate Traffic — Avoid It

Outsmart traffic jams or slowdowns with alerts that suggest alternate routes. Garmin Traffic comes ready to use right out of the box with the included traffic cable.

Don’t Hate Traffic

Voice-activated Navigation

Say “OK, Garmin” to control the device with your voice.

Voice-activated Navigation

Enjoy Better Road Trips with TripAdvisor

View TripAdvisor traveler ratings for hotels, restaurants and attractions along your route or near your destination.

Enjoy Better Road Trips with TripAdvisor

Wi-Fi Keeps You up to Date

Garmin DriveSmart 65 includes preloaded street maps for the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bahamas. Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity makes it easy to keep your maps and software up to date without the use of a computer.

Wi-Fi Keeps You up to Daten

The Benefits of BLUETOOTH ® Technology

Enjoy hands-free calling when you pair Garmin DriveSmart 65 with your compatible smartphone.

The Benefits of Bluetooth

Access Real-time Features

Pair this smart navigator with your phone, and download the Garmin Drive™ app. This gives you access to real-time information¹, including live parking² and photoLive traffic cameras (where available). When connected, text messages and other notifications¹ from your phone will be displayed.

Access Real-time Features

Sites From the HISTORY Database

Make travel more enjoyable with pictures and descriptions of notable parks, monuments, museums and historic sites from the HISTORY database.

Sites From the HISTORY Channel

National Parks Directory

Discover and enjoy some of America’s most treasured natural resources and experiences with the included U.S. national parks directory. Easily navigate to places within the parks, including visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds, trailheads and more.

National Parks Directory

New Shops and Restaurants

This navigator comes preloaded with Foursquare® data, making it easy to find millions of new and popular places.

New Shops and Restaurants

Driver Alerts: Know Your Surroundings

To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, driver alerts warn you of upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings and more.

Driver Alerts: Know Your Surroundings

Garmin Real Directions

Easy-to-understand, spoken turn-by-turn directions guide like a friend, using street names, store names and recognizable landmarks (e.g., “Turn right after the red building”).

Garmin Real Directions

Works with Garmin Backup Camera

This navigator pairs with the BC™ 40 wireless backup camera (sold separately), which is battery-powered and quick and easy to install. Once connected, select the on-screen backup camera button, or say “Show video” to easily see vehicles, pedestrians and other obstacles right on the navigator’s display as you reverse.

Find the Right Device

Whatever the road has in store, Garmin has a solution. From personal navigation to dash cameras, backup cameras to Alexa-enabled technology, you’re covered from all angles. Find the right device for your drive.

Works with Garmin Backup Camera
Don't Hate Traffic

¹To use this feature, you must download the Garmin Drive App to your compatible Bluetooth and GPS-enabled smartphone
²Parking data is available for most city centers. For coverage details, visit parkopedia.com.

© HERE. All rights reserved. ©2019 TripAdvisor LLC. All rights reserved. The HISTORY and the “H” logo are registered trademarks of A&E Television Networks, LLC protected in the United States and other countries around the world. foursquare® and the foursquare® logos are registered trademarks of Foursquare Labs, Inc. All rights reserved. The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Garmin is under license. Wi-Fi® and the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance.

HERE Tripadvisor History Channel Foursquare Bluetooth WiFi

General Features


Physical dimensions 6.8”W x 3.9”H x 0.7”D (17.3 x 9.9 x 1.9 cm)
Display size 6.0″W x 3.5″H (15.2 x 8.9 cm); 6.95″ diag (17.7 cm)
Display resolution 1024 x 600 pixels
Display type multi-touch, glass, WSVGA color TFT with white backlight
Weight 8.45 oz (239.6 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 1 hour

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps X
Includes map updates X
Data cards microSD™ card (not included)
3-D buildings and terrain X

Camera Features

Backup camera compatible yes (BC™ 30 or BC™ 40)

Navigation Features

Garmin Real Directions™ landmark guidance X
Millions of Foursquare® points of interest X
TripAdvisor® ratings for points of interest X
Route shaping through preferred cities/streets X
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) X
Includes traffic X
Lane assist with junction view (displays junction signs) X
Bluetooth® calling X
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) X
Driver alerts for sharp curves, school zones, red light and speed camera warnings and more X

Advanced Features

Smart notifications via app X
Wi-Fi® map and software updates X
Access to live services via app X

Compatible Accessories

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BC™ 30 Wireless Backup Camera

BC™ 40 Wireless Backup Camera


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AC Adapter Cable Kit


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Universal Carrying Case (up to 7-inch)


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Vehicle Power Cable

USB Cable

High-speed Multi-charger


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Universal Bracket Mount

Portable Friction Mount

Portable Friction Mount

Portable Friction Mount

Suction Cup Mount

Suction Cup Mount


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GTM™ 36

GTM 60™ HD Digital Traffic Receiver