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Magellan Roadmate 5175T-LM

The Magellan Roadmate 5175T-LM traveler is a fully loaded GPS system that includes Wi-Fi and a 5” high resolution touch screen.  The Magellan Traveler can ensure you choose the best places to stay, dine, and play on your vacations or unfamiliar cities. The tour director feature helps guide your plan for the day and select the best local attractions. Magellan is partnered with AAA to provide you with a tourbook and diamond ratings along with easy access to roadside assistance.

The Magellan Traveler 5175t-LM lets you customize your desired places during travel so that you can easily navigate your preferred shops, coffee bar, restaurants, and gas stations. You can browse the internet during vacations or on a business meeting and bookmark your favorite places and spaces.

This GPS features free lifetime traffic alerts, highway lane assist, and voiced street names help guide you on your travels. Downloadable premium maps of the United States, Canada, and Europe will make this model the perfect assistant for local and cross-country journeys.


  • Large 5” high resolution screen
  • Slim design
  • Wi-fi web browser
  • Multi destination routing
  • 6 million points of interest
  • Exclusive AAA tour book
  • Highway exit POI search
  • One touch favorites menu
  • Highway lane assist
  • Spoken street name guidance
  • Speed limit warnings
  • Free lifetime traffic alerts
  • Quick spell with smartcity search
  • Free lifetime premium maps

Large screen with a slim design, option for bell ring to notify upcoming turns, there is a mini SD card slot, approximately 2 hour battery life, web browsing ability, QWERTY or ABC Keyboard, multi destination routing,  highway lane assist, speed limit warnings, AAA tour book, and 6 million points of interest to explore. The Roadmate 5175t-LM includes a USB cable that charges the unit from a PC USB port, a car charger with a mounting system.

The GPS unit does not come with a user’s manual, but it is downloadable from the Magellan website, you are unable to change the voice on this model, your location is shown as a triangle on the map, and there is no option to change the icon, the web browser can be sluggish, it doesn’t warn you when you’re going through a traffic camera intersection as other GPS models can. Bluetooth is not included.

If you  are looking for a simple to use, easy to control, no major bells  whistles GPS, the Magellan Roadmate 5175t-LM is an excellent choice. There is only one choice of theme and voice options, and it will keep you from operating the controls too much. Setting the GPS up is fairly easy to do and the mounting system is very sturdy. The Wi-Fi browser is a good addition to the unit, but it does the same things as today’s smart phones. The AAA tourbook and 6 million point of interest can be useful for traveling to new areas to find the best places to go.