Garmin nuvi 2460LMT
Released October, 2010
The Pros:Lane assist is accurate and very helpful. Finds satellites within a few seconds of being turned on. Map display is clear and easy to read at a glance.
The Cons:Too big to work in any context other than the dashboard. No audio features built in, such as radio or hands-free Bluetooth controls.
The Garmin nuvi 2460LMT is a mid-cost automobile GPS unit. The Garmin Lock feature of this GPS unit means that no one unauthorized is able to get into your GPS. The ecoRoute feature of the nuvi 2460LMT calculates the most fuel-efficient route, and also tracks fuel usage.
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The myTrends feature of this GPS allows you to save your regular destinations in your “Favorites” so that over time, the nüvi 2460LMT will begin to figure out where you are going without your telling it. The trafficTrends feature of this GPS unit automatically learns daytime trends for traffic flow to improve your routes and help it to better predict your estimated time of arrival based on the time of day and day of week. The nuvi 2460LMT features lane assist with junction view, a feature that allows you to know the traffic you are going to be coming up to. This GPS unit has a five inch touchscreen (480 x 272 pixels) on which to show directions. So that you are able to keep your eyes on the road, this GPS unit speaks street names, as well as turn-by-turn directions. You can also speak commands to the 2460LMT, which further frees your hands. This GPS unit differs from the lower cost nuvi 2460LT model in that it comes with free lifetime map updates. The Garmin nuvi 2460LMT automobile GPS unit comes with a route avoidance feature, so that you can avoid highways and toll booths.
- Model number: 010-00903-07
- 5" touchscreen (480 x 272 pixels)
- Multi-point route planner
- Lane assist (w/ junction view)
- Lifetime traffic updates
- Lifetime map updates
- Speak commands
- trafficTrends historical traffic
- myTrends predictive routing
- Maps for the U.S., Canada and Mexico
- Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (3 hours of use per charge)
- Picture viewer
- Compatible with Windows XP or newer and Mac OS X 10.4 or later
- Garmin Lock
- World travel clock
- Garmin Garage
- Custom POIs
- Choice of QWERTY or ABC keyboard
- Garmin Locate
- Where Am I?
- Speed limit indicator
- Auto re-route
- Route avoidance
- Dimensions: 5.4" x 3.3" x .6"
- Weight: 6.8 ounces
User Reviews (8)
lane assist is accurate and very helpful
finds satellites within a few seconds of being turned on
map display is clear and easy to read at a glance
directions are reliable, never take a wrong turn, includes new and obscure roads
POIs are updated frequently, good coverage
too big to work in any context other than the dashboard
no audio features built in, such as radio or hands-free Bluetooth controls
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