GPS brandsThe market for portable GPS navigation devices remains hot, with new models coming out all the time. Consumer Reports is constantly testing new makes and models. But our testing—based on thousands of hours in the lab and on the road—has shown that just a handful of companies consistently make the best devices. These manufacturers routinely top our dynamic ratings charts, which can be sorted and filtered to allow you to compare GPS by brand, or by the features that matter most to you.
All that said, the market continues to change, and develop. We're constantly buying, testing, and reporting on new navigation devices as soon as they become available. Established market leaders continue to launch new devices and features all the time, and newcomers are bringing more to the table. We'll keep bringing all the latest devices into our labs and our vehicles, and continue to report the results as soon as they're available.
Here's a quick look at the five most popular GPS brands, listed in order of market share: