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Clearly see your route with the beautiful Garmin Drive 53 GPS navigator

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Reliable, easy-to-use device now features an elegant, high-resolution glass touchscreen, resh design and a traffic option to simplify the drive

OLATHE, Kan., April 12, 2023 -- Garmin today announced the Garmin Drive™ 53 and Garmin Drive 53 & Traffic, new additions to its popular Garmin Drive product line that offers a simple, streamlined navigation solution. The Garmin Drive 53 products deliver bright, 5" glass touchscreen displays (800x480 resolution) and a modern design that makes it easy for drivers to follow their recommended route. The navigator includes detailed map updates of North America1 and is available in two models – one includes a vehicle power cable with a traffic antenna that uses dynamic data to give customers alerts and offer alternative routes when delays from road work, accidents and other traffic conditions arise.   

"Our Garmin Drive 53 navigator offers a modern, high-end aesthetic combined with our core navigation features to help drivers get to where they need to go. Whether you're making a trip across the country with the family or commuting daily in your own city, drivers will love the beautiful display and straightforward navigation."  
Dan Bartel, Garmin Vice President of Global Consumer Sales

See Garmin Drive 53 in action here.

Trip planning made easy

The Garmin Drive 53 navigator offers several road trip-ready features to help enhance any expedition. The device displays important points of interest alongside an active route, allowing drivers to see food, fuel and rest stops ahead as well as distances to upcoming cities and trip milestones.

Drive confidently

This new device boasts an assortment of core features to help customers navigate with ease, including:

  • Driver alerts for potential hazards along the route with cautions for school zones, speed limit changes, sharp curves and more.
  • A thorough directory of U.S. national parks to help users easily find entrances, visitor centers and landmarks within the park.
  • Tripadvisor® traveler ratings to find top-rated restaurants, hotels and attractions.
  • A dedicated GPS navigator allows drivers to easily follow a recommended route without draining their cell phone battery or experiencing phone call interruptions during route guidance.

Available now, the Garmin Drive 53 has a suggested retail price of $149.99, while the Garmin Drive 53 & Traffic has a suggested retail price of $169.99. To learn more, visit

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North American updates include street maps of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and the Bahamas.

About Garmin: Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin is registered trademark and Garmin Drive is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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