Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic
Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic
Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic
Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic
Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic
Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic
Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic

Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 & Traffic

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Welcome to smarter driving.


Need directions? Just say the word. Garmin DriveSmart responds to your spoken requests and then navigates to wherever you need to go.


Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity makes it easy to keep your maps and software up to date without using a computer. On-screen cues show when new updates are available.


Avoid delays, and find timesaving detours with live traffic1 enabled with the Garmin Drive™ app. Also, view weather forecasts, current conditions, animated radar and storm alerts.


Pair this smart navigator with your phone, and download the Garmin Drive app to access real-time features1 such as live parking3 and photoLive traffic cameras (where available).


Built-in BLUETOOTH® wireless technology lets you sync your compatible smartphone with Garmin DriveSmart to make calls without taking your hands off the wheel2.


When paired with the Garmin Drive app, you’ll be able to see text messages and other notifications1 from your phone displayed on the navigator's screen.

Just look ahead and drive.


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.


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


Make traveling more enjoyable with pictures and descriptions of notable parks, monuments, museums and historic sites.


Discover and enjoy some of America’s most treasured natural resources. Easily navigate within the parks to visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds and more.


Easy-to-understand, spoken turn-by-turn directions guide like a friend, using street names, store names and recognizable landmarks.


To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, driver alerts4 warn you of upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings and more.


Preloaded Foursquare® data makes it easy to find new shops, restaurants and millions of other popular places.


A useful “Up Ahead” feature shows upcoming stops for food, fuel and other milestones — such as upcoming cities — along your route.


Drive confidently with the latest map updates and preloaded street maps for the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bahamas.


From personal navigation and dash cameras to backup cameras and Alexa-enabled technology, Garmin has you covered from all angles. Find the right device for your drive.



1 To use this feature, you must download the Garmin Drive app to your compatible smartphone (sold separately) enabled with BLUETOOTH technology and GPS
2 Requires smartphone (sold separately) enabled with BLUETOOTH technology
3 Parking data is available for most city centers; for coverage details, visit
4 Red light and speed camera warnings are not available in all regions. Learn more about purchasing an update subscription
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Product Specifications

Physical & Performance

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)
Water rating No
Display resolution 1024 x 600 pixels

8.45 oz (239.6 g)

Display type multi-touch, glass, WSVGA color TFT with white backlight
Battery type rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life up to 1 hour

Maps & Navigation

Preloaded street maps Yes


Round trip routing No
Sunrise/sunset times - RV No
TripAdvisor® Traveler Ratings Yes
Camera-assisted features for forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings, "Go" alert and Garmin Real Vision™ No
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) Yes
3-D buildings and terrain Yes
Track support No
TOPO map support No
Lane assist with junction view (displays junction signs) Yes
VIRB® control No
Wireless ANT+® technology No
Simple truck profile No
Control music and media from smartphone or MP3 player No
State & country border notices - Trucking No
3D Terrain No
Dual-orientation display No
Magnetic Mount No
Rider alert warnings for sharp curves, state helmet laws, speed cameras and more No
Wi-Fi® map and software updates Yes
Bluetooth® calling Yes
HOS violation warnings No
Planned & dynamic fuel stops No
Glove-friendly touchscreen No
Includes automotive mount No
Trucking points of interest No
Motorcycle or powersports specific points of interest for cycle repair services, dealers and more No
Sunlight readable and weather resistant No
Includes traffic Yes
Elevation profile No
Speed limit changes No
Helmet law notifications No
Removable battery No
Garmin Real Directions™ landmark guidance Yes
Mile marker info - Trucking No
Access to live services via app (traffic, weather, etc.) Yes
State border notices - RV No
Internal storage 16 GB
Data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Driver alerts for sharp curves, school zones, red light and speed camera warnings and more Yes
Service History Log No
Includes map updates Yes
LiveTrack via app No
Truck & Trailer Services directory No
Truck-specific speed limits No
Millions of Foursquare® points of interest Yes
Mile marker info - RV No
Built-in dash camera with automatic incident detection No
Smart notifications via app Yes
RV Parks & Services directory No
Custom map support No
Route shaping through preferred cities/streets Yes
Headphone jack/audio line-out No
Sunrise/sunset times - Trucking No
IFTA fuel logging capability No
Backup camera compatible yes (BC™ 30 or BC™ 40)
Built-in Spotify® & Pandora® music players No
Garmin Adventurous Routing™ No
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) Yes

In The Box

  • Garmin DriveSmart 65
  • Vehicle suction cup mount
  • Traffic receiver/vehicle power cable
  • USB cable
  • Documentation


Compatible accessories for this item are:

High-speed Multi-charger

Deluxe Portable Friction Mount

BC™ 30 Wireless Backup Camera, North America

Suction Cup Mount

Suction Cup Mount

FMI 65 Data and HD Traffic Cable, North America

GTM™ 36, North America

8 GB microSD™ Class 4 Card with SD Adapter

GTM™ 60 HD Digital Traffic Receiver

4 GB microSD™ Class 4 Card with SD™ Adapter

Universal Bracket Mount

Portable Friction Mount

USB Cable

Portable friction mount (new design)

Vehicle Power Cable

AC Adapter Cable, Europe

Universal Carrying Case (up to 7-inch)

AC Adapter Cable, U.S.

FMI 45 Data and Traffic Cable, North America

16 GB microSD™ Class 10 Card with SD Adapter

BC™ 40 Wireless Backup Camera with License Plate Mount

FMI 15 Data Cable


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