Essential Series Navigation for Your Car

  • 5.0″ display
  • Maps of the lower 49 states
  • Lane assist with junction view
  • Displays speed limit and accurate arrival time
  • Easily find addresses and millions of points of interest
  • Spoken turn-by-turn directions

nüvi® 52

Dependable, Easy-to-use Guidance

With its bright 5.0″ display, spoken turn-by-turn directions and many innovative features, the sleek nüvi 52 offers dependable, easy to use driving guidance.

Detailed Maps

Maps of the lower 49 states let you easily find addresses and millions of points of interest.

Innovative Features

Lane assist with junction view indicates the proper lane for a turn or exit with brightly colored arrows and detailed pictures. nüvi 52 also displays speed limit and accurate arrival time.

One-stop Device Management

Use Garmin Express to keep your nüvi up-to-date. Garmin Express makes it easy to update maps and software, transfer favorites to and from devices, and install free custom vehicles and voices.

Navteq

Physical & Performance

Unit dimensions, WxHxD 5.5″W x 3.4″H x 0.8″D (13.9 x 8.6 x 2.0 cm)
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 6.4 oz (180.1 g)
Battery rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 2 hours
Headphone jack/audio line-out No
High-sensitivity receiver Yes
Waterproof No

Maps & Memory

Preloaded street maps Yes
Includes lifetime map updates No
nüMaps Guarantee yes
3-D terrain view No
3-D buildings and landmarks view No
Built-in memory internal solid state
Accepts data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Waypoints/favorites/locations 1000
Routes 0

Features & Benefits

Features That Save Time & Money
Voice prompts (e.g. “Turn right in 500 ft.”) Yes (Internal speaker)
Speaks street names (e.g. “Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.”) Yes
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) No
Traffic compatible (routes around traffic with a receiver and subscription) No
Lifetime traffic updates (receive free lifetime traffic updates) No
Lane assist (guides to proper lane for navigation) Yes
Junction view (displays junction signs) Yes
myTrends™ (predicts your routes) No
trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow) No
ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route) No
Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route) No
Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.) Yes
Garmin nüLink! services: (receive accurate real-time travel information) no
XM® compatible for U.S No
Safe Navigation Features
Bluetooth® wireless technology No
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) Yes
Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection) Yes
Enhanced pedestrian navigation (guides you as you walk around town) no
Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos) No
Exit services (tells you approaching services on highway) No
Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest) Yes
Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature) No
Customizable Features
Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device) Yes
Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device) Yes
MP3 player No
Audio book player No

Additional Specs

Trip Planner: no

Trip Log: yes

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

  • nüvi 52
  • Preloaded with City Navigator® NT — Lower 49 States
  • Vehicle power cable
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Quick start manual

Package contents may vary per version. See your local dealer for more information.

For more accessories, please contact our staff or visit Garmin.com.