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post #1 of 14 Old 05-23-2007, 04:14 AM Thread Starter
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Garmin or TomTom

I am looking for a gps unit and I think I have it narrowed down to a Tom Tom one or a Garmin Street pilot c330. Does any one have any opinions about either of them?
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I'd say Garmin...soley b/c I HATE the durn Tom Tom commercials. That, and Garmin has been around for a little longer and has a better track record.


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this is what consumer reports saids. the report was posted in dec of 2006


#1 Garmin nuvi 350
$700

#2 Garmin StreetPilot 2730
$850

#3 TomTom GO 510
$600

#4 TomTom ONE CR Best Buy
$450

#5 TomTom GO 300
$450

#6 TomTom GO 700
$550

#7 garmin StreetPilot i5 CR Best Buy
350
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They claim the Garmin gets you down to a 10 foot section of accuracy, and the Tom Tom is about 25 feet. Is that 15 feet going to make a big differance? Thats up to you. I use a Garmin 3??. I forget the numbers, but it works great. So If you want to be in the cool guy group.....get the Tom Tom LMAO!!!

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p.s. The Edge A2 has the Tom Tom system built in it.

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I am looking for a gps unit and I think I have it narrowed down to a Tom Tom one or a Garmin Street pilot c330. Does any one have any opinions about either of them?
I have the Garmin c330 and it simply WORKS... No other way to put it.... Garmin has been around much longer then Tom Tom and longer then most others for a reason....

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I think the 330c is what I have also. Good stuff.

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One feature the tom has is the ability to preview your route, does the Garmin offer this as well? I cant find anywhere that it says it does. The tom also says you can pick an alternate route. Garmin? I think the Garmin looks like a better unit but I like those two features.
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Garmin it is. I stepped up to the C530, big brown truck brought it yesterday. I havent played with it too much yet but it looks like a pretty fun gadget. Thanks for all of the input.
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nice! im sure youll like it.

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