Discontinued Garmin GPS

Is the GPS you are about to purchase a discontinued Garmin GPS?  If you are smart about your choice, purchasing a recently discontinued GPS can save you a lot of money. 

If you are looking where to find information about discontinued GPS units, the answer is very simple.  Go to the Garmin website and Garmin will tell you all the current GPS units and all the discontinued ones.  You just have to know where to look.

The Garmin website is a very good one and it quite intuitive which makes it very easy to navigate.

For the sake of an example, let's look for all the discontinued Garmin automotive GPS.  Start by going to www.garmin.com.  This link will open a new window so you can switch between the new window on the Garmin website and this window to read the instructions.  Look for "Products" as shown in the picture below. 

Float your cursor over the "Products" link in the top left of the screen.  This will drop down a menu containing the "Automotive" link.  Clicking on this link will list all the current Garmin automotive GPS units.

Garmin Home Page

Since we are looking for the discontinued units, look in the gray navigation box on the left side of the current Garmin automotive GPS page.  At the bottom of the links, you will see "Discontinued" as shown in the picture below.  Click on this link.

Garmin Automotive GPS Search

Display Discontinued Garmin GPS

This will list all the discontinued automotive units as shown below.  You can read them all or you can use the selection function to list the discontinued units by feature (screen size, location of maps, traffic compatible, etc.)

Discontinued Garmin Automotive GPS

You can scroll down this page and see all the units that have been discontinued by Garmin.  Just because a GPS has been discontinued does not mean that you should not consider buying it.  Some  very good buys are made after Garmin discontinues production of a GPS and the merchants lower the prices to clear out the inventory.

You can also use the search function on the Garmin website.  If you enter "Discontinued" in the search box in the upper right corner of the home page, you will get a list of all discontinued GPS regardless of type.  This can almost be overwhelming since at last count there were 517 discontinued GPS.

Read how to find good buys on discontinued GPS at best GPS for the money.