... There must be a parallel with colour printers here, where the ink often costs the same as buying a new one! In Garmin 1340T’s case, the cost of maintaining the maps after the first year ‘honeymoon’ is over is prohibitive, especially compared to the price of another new one, bought as cheaply ... Read review
Won't look you straight in the eye when dash-mounted without 'butchery of the bracket!
"...buying a new one! In Garmin 1340T’s case, the cost of maintaining the maps after the first year ‘honeymoon’ is over is prohibitive, especially compared to the price of another new one, bought as cheaply as you can. For example, at a time when they were charging about £80 for a ‘lifetime of the machine’ update the new equivalent sat-nav was costing £106 on Amazon. Bear in mind that despite the £26 economy on sticking with the machine you had, it has ..."
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High-sensitivity receiverPreloaded street mapsVoice promptsSpeaks street namesLane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation)myTrends (predicts routes based on user's navigation behavior)Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation)Choice of route setupRoute avoidanceFM traffic compatibleSpeed limit indicatorGarmin Locate (marks position when removed from windshield mount)ecoRoute (calculates a more fuel-efficient route)CustomPOIs (ability to add additional points of interest)Garmin Garage vehicles compatibleGarmin Garage voices compatiblePhoto navigationWorld travel clock, currency and unit converter, calculatorPicture viewerGarmin Lock (anti-theft feature)