Garmin Nuvi 660 Review

Garmin Nuvi 660

The Garmin Nuvi 660 is a pioneering GPS navigation device that has revolutionized the world and has amazing user-friendly features that attract customers when they buy once. The Nuvi 660 offered a seamless navigation experience to drivers worldwide.

First, the Garmin Nuvi660 operates under s non-exclusive license, granting users the right to utilize the software and features provided by Garmin. This license makes sure that users can enjoy the benefits of the Nuvi 660 while adhering to the specified terms and conditions. And you may also check out Garmin Forerunner 25 Review: Solid No, Frills Running Watch.

Garmin provides a software license agreement to understand usage rights and responsibilities better. This agreement states the permitted usage of the software and its restrictions. Moreover, Garmin offers a warranty for the Nuvi 660 to provide 100% user satisfaction.

Thanks to its universal ball joint, the Nuvi can be adjusted to fit even odd angles on windscreens. Although it’s extremely simple in design, it works marvelously, and it’s certainly better than some systems that employ tortuous cradles, hinges, and bars.

MP3 playerNo Auto-sort multiple destinations
Audiobook playerMSN® Direct for U.S. incompatible
Configurable vehicle iconsRemote control not found
SiRF Star III Garmin GPS Navigation chipsetDead reckoning not found
Suction cup mountNo Motorcycle-friendly
Route avoidanceNot XM Navtraffic & Radio for U.S compatible

Garmin Nuvi660 Accessories

The Garmin Nüvi 660 is an older model, so the availability of its accessories may vary and be found in different E-commerce stores. Here is the list of G-Nuvi 660 accessories with their prices that work for the Car sat nav.

Slip Carrying Case£9.99
Deluxe Carrying Case£24.99
Universal Carry All Case£19.99
High-Speed Multi-Charger£34.99
Vehicle Power Cable£21.99
Cradle & Vehicle Power Cable£39.99
Portable Friction Mount£29.99
Adhesive Dash Mount£21.99
Air Vent Mount£16.99
Dashboard Disc£5.99
AC Adapter & USB Cable Kit£25.99
Mini USB Cable£6.99

Garmin Nuvi 660 Specs

Garmin Nuvi 660 Specs
DISPLAY SIZE4.3″ Widescreen LCD (9.7 x 5.7 cm, 480 x 272 pixels)
PRELOADED MAPSCity Navigator® NT (latest version) with Europe, including Ireland and UK
DISPLAY TYPEWQVGA color TFT with white backlight
VOICE PROMPTSYes (internal speaker)
3D MAP VIEWYes (2D also supported)
BUILT-IN STORAGEInternal solid-state memory
SLOTSSD card (not included)
ACCESSORIES INCLUDEDVehicle suction cup mount, Dashboard disc, USB cable & More
BATTERYRechargeable lithium-ion (up to 7 hours battery life)
AERIALBuilt-in aerial
DIMENSIONS12.4 x 7.4 x 2.3 cm

Features of Garmin Nüvi 660

  • Voice prompts (e.g., “Turn right in 500 ft.”)
  • Speaks street names (e.g., “Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.”)
  • 3D map view & FM traffic compatible
  • Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation)
  • Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off-road)
  • Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls, etc.)
  • Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
  • Hands-free calling with Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • MP3 player & Audio book player
  • Picture viewer & Touchscreen
  • Configurable vehicle icons (select car-shaped icons for map navigation)
  • World travel clock, currency & measurement converter, calculator
  • Headphone jack/audio line-out
  • Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature)

Garmin Nuvi 660 Maps & Memory

Garmin Nuvi 660 Maps & Memory
Preloaded mapsYes
Ability to add mapsYes
Built-in memoryinternal solid state
Accepts data cardsSD card (not included)

Garmin Nuvi 660 Design

Garmin Nüvi 660 measures 4.9×2.9×0.9 inches and weighs 6.2 ounces, making it slightly heavier than its predecessor but still ultraportable and sleek. Furthermore, the extra size serves a purpose.

The Nuvi 660 has a larger 4.3-inch display than the Nuvi 350, which has a 3.5-inch screen. Maps look exceptionally sharp and colorful thanks to the touch screen’s 480×272 pixel resolution. In addition, it can be read in direct sunlight.

You can access all the Garmin Nuvi 660 tools and enter the relevant information via the touch screen. The interface is easy to use, and the menus are clearly identified. Moreover, our first attempt at using the product didn’t even require us to look at the user’s manual. Additionally, we had no issues pressing the wrong buttons due to the large icons and onscreen keyboard.

The Nuvi 660 has a minimalist design that we love to use. There is a sole power on/off button on the top of the unit, an SD expansion slot, a mini-USB port, and a headphone jack on the right spine.

In its closed state, the flip-up patch antenna stores flush with the unit’s surface so it won’t add any further bulk. If you press the power button quickly, the Quick Settings page appears, where you can adjust the sound and screen brightness. Our only wish would be to have external volume controls.

Garmin Nüvi 660 Performance

Garmin Nuvi 660 Performance

We took the Garmin Nuvi 660 out for a test drive in San Francisco, which performed wonderfully. Our unit was able to acquire a satellite fix in less than a minute, and subsequent starts were also much faster.

The system tracked our location as we drove around the San Francisco location, running routine errands. A route was also returned quickly by the Nuvi 660 once we entered a specific destination. After getting off course, the automatic route recalculation was prompt after the directions were accurate.

Cingular 8525 was able to pair with the unit without any problems, and we were able to make calls without any problems. The multimedia experience was not great on a portable navigation device, but it worked fine when you’re in a bind. Our Shure E3 headphones improved the sound quality of the music played through the system’s speakers even though the sound was muffled and soft.

Garmin Nüvi 660 Halterung

Nuvi660 Halterung

The Garmin Nuvi 660 mount (Halterung) refers to the specific mounting system designed for the Nüvi 660 GPS navigation device. The mount allows you to securely attach your Nuvi 660 to a vehicle’s windshield or dashboard for easy viewing and accessibility while driving.

The Garmin Nüvi 660 has two main components: Suction Cup & Cradle.

Suction Cup: The suction cup serves as the base of the mount and is used to attach the mount to the windshield or another smooth surface in your vehicle. The suction cup creates a strong grip, keeping the mount securely in place.

Cradle: The cradle is part of the mount that holds and secures the Garmin Nuvi 660 device. It usually has adjustable arms or brackets to accommodate different device sizes. The cradle connects to the suction cup or another attachment point on the mount, providing a stable and secure position for the Nuvi 660.

The Garmin Nüvi 660 mount allows you to position your device at a convenient angle for optimal viewing while driving. It confirms that the device remains in place even during bumpy rides or sudden movements.


Q: Is Garmin Nuvi discontinued?

Yes, this item has been discontinued by Garmin’s manufacturer.

Q: How do I update my maps on my Garmin Nuvi?’ open=’no’ icon=’plus’ ]Here is a quick step-by-step guide to follow:
• Connect your Nuvi device to a computer
• Install Garmin Express
• Launch Garmin Express
• Check for map updates
• Purchase or select map updates
• Start the update process
• Wait for the update to complete
• Disconnect your Nuvi device

Q: How to update Garmin Nuvi 660?

• Connect your device to your computer using the USB cable
• Open the Garmin Express software on your computer
• Click on the “Check for updates” button. If there are updates available, click on the “Download” button to start the download process.
• Once the download is complete, click on the “Install” button
• Once the installation is complete, disconnect your device from your computer
• Turn your device back on and check the software version. The most updated version will be available on your device.

Q: How to download the Garmin Nuvi 660 Manual?

Click here to go to manual owl web and see the bottom side of the screen; an option show “download Pdf” Click on it and download the Nuvi 660 manual.

Q: What is the Garmin Nuvi 660 Year Made?

The Garmin Nuvi 660 was released in 2006 with a 4.3″ widescreen. It was one of the early models in Garmin’s Nuvi series of GPS navigation devices. And it also supports FM traffic, Bluetooth, and text-to-speech street names.

Q: How do I update Garmin Nuvi 265W with Garmin Express Software?

Follow these steps to update you about Garmin Nuvi 265W:
• Install Garmin Express Software
• Connect your Nuvi 265W to the computer
• Launch Garmin Express and check for updates
• Select updates to install
• Wait for the update process to complete
• Disconnect your Nuvi 265W

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