Garmin DriveSmart™ 65 with Amazon Alexa
Just ask Alexa to listen to your favorite songs and shows from Amazon Music, Pandora®, SiriusXM®, iHeartRadio and more1.
CALENDAR AND TASK LISTS
What’s on your agenda for the day? While you drive, Alexa can read you your calendar events. Or if you need to remember something for later, ask her to create a task list for you.
Your morning drive is now your news and weather briefing. Get the forecast along with the newsworthy stories of the day.
SMART HOME CONTROL
No one likes coming home to a dark house. Control your Alexa-enabled smart devices — including lights and locks — right from the car2.
Say “OK, Garmin” to control the device with your voice. Get directions to addresses, points of interest and more. For everything else, just ask Alexa.
Built-in Wi-Fi® connectivity makes it easy to keep your maps and software up to date without using a computer. Onscreen cues show when new updates are available.
LIVE TRAFFIC AND WEATHER
When paired with the Garmin Drive™ app, live traffic3 helps you avoid delays and find detours. Also, view detailed weather forecasts, current conditions, animated radar and more.
TRAFFIC CAMS AND PARKING
Pair with the Garmin Drive app to gain access to real-time information3, including live parking4 and photoLive traffic cameras (where available).
Built-in BLUETOOTH® wireless technology lets you sync your compatible smartphone with your navigator to make calls without taking your hands off the wheel5.
When paired with the Garmin Drive app, you’ll be able to see text messages and other notifications5 from your phone displayed on the navigator's screen.
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.
NATIONAL PARKS DIRECTORY
Discover and enjoy some of America’s most treasured natural resources. Easily navigate within the parks to visitor centers, picnic areas, campgrounds and more.
GARMIN REAL DIRECTIONS™
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 alerts6 warn you of upcoming sharp curves, speed changes, railroad crossings and more.
FIND PLACES BY NAME
Preloaded Foursquare® data on your navigator makes it easy to find new shops, restaurants and millions of other popular places.
CHECK UP AHEAD
A useful “Up Ahead” feature shows upcoming stops for food, fuel and other milestones — such as upcoming cities — along your route.
Your navigator includes map updates and comes preloaded with 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.
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)|
|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|
|Sunrise/sunset times - RV||No|
|Round trip routing||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|
|Smartphone platform compatibility||
Compatible with Android™ 6.0 and later. Compatible with iOS 11.3 or higher. Made for Phone® XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPad Pro (10.5-Inch), iPad Pro (12.9-Inch) 2nd Generation, iPad Pro (12.9-Inch) 1st Generation, iPad Pro (9.7-Inch), iPad mini 4, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad Air, iPad mini 2, iPad (6th generation), iPad (5th generation)
|Preloaded topographical maps||No|
|Track recorder (breadcrumbs)||No|
|Amazon Alexa voice service||Yes|
|Time management||Place orders for home delivery, shop Amazon, etc.|
|TOPO map support||No|
|Lane assist with junction view (displays junction signs)||Yes|
|2 microphones; beam-forming technology||Yes|
|Wireless ANT+® technology||No|
|Simple truck profile||No|
|Clarity ™ HDR||No|
|Control music and media from smartphone or MP3 player||No|
|Compatible with Garmin Explore™ app||No|
|Requires cellular data connection||Yes|
|State & country border notices - Trucking||No|
|News and infotainment||Listen to news, audiobooks, podcasts and more|
|Rider alert warnings for sharp curves, state helmet laws, speed cameras and more||No|
|Wi-Fi® map and software updates||Yes|
|Ultimate Public Campgrounds||No|
|Stream media and Alexa responses through vehicle stereo||Yes|
|HOS violation warnings||No|
|Planned & dynamic fuel stops||No|
|Smart Home||Remotely control smart home devices|
|Includes automotive mount||No|
|Trucking points of interest||No|
|Motorcycle or powersports specific points of interest for cycle repair services, dealers and more||No|
|Requires Bluetooth®-enabled smartphone||
|Sunlight readable and weather resistant||No|
|Incident Detection (G-Sensor)||No|
|Speed limit changes||No|
|Helmet law notifications||No|
|Downloadable USGS Quad Sheets||No|
|Garmin Real Directions™ landmark guidance||Yes|
|Downloadable satellite imagery||No|
|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|
|Works with vehicle stereo||Connect via AUX (cable sold separately) or Bluetooth|
|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|
|GPS speed and location info in video||No|
|Pair with compatible inReach® devices||No|
|iOverlander™ points of interest||No|
|Smart notifications via app||Yes|
|Pitch and Roll gauges||No|
|RV Parks & Services directory||No|
|Custom map support||No|
|1" ball adapter with AMPS plate||No|
|Music||Connect with a wide array of free- and subscription-based music services. Ask Alexa for music by artist, title or genre (Spotify not supported at this time)|
|Headphone jack/audio line-out||No|
|Route shaping through preferred cities/streets||Yes|
|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|
|Access to Alexa skills||Customize features and explore thousands of skills in the Alexa app or the Alexa Skills Store. Some skills require linking your Amazon account|
|Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe)||Yes|
In The Box
- Garmin DriveSmart 65 with Amazon Alexa
- Vehicle suction cup mount
- Traffic receiver/vehicle power cable
- USB cable
Compatible accessories for this item are:
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
Universal Bracket Mount
Portable Friction Mount
Portable friction mount (new design)
Vehicle Power Cable
Vehicle Power Cable with Extra USB Charging Port
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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