Everything You Need to Know about Choosing a Garmin Nuvi Mount
When you need the assistance of a GPS unit for navigation while driving, it helps if you can easily see the unit without looking away from the road. A mount that preserves your full vision through the vehicles windshield by attaching to the dashboard enhances your safety while driving. On eBay, you can choose from a variety of new and used Garmin Nuvi mounts at a range of price points.What are the available styles of a Garmin Nuvi mount?
The available styles of a Garmin Nuvi mount on eBay include:
- Hippo: This has wide upper and lower pieces to hold the GPS.
- Bracket: The bracket style has a slim profile and holds the GPS on four sides.
- Air vent: This style clips into the air vent openings on your dashboard.
- Cradle: The cradle style of mount holds the bottom of the GPS.
The features of the new and used Garmin Nuvi mounts on eBay include:
- Extension options: The mount may extend 1 to 8 inches out from the dashboard.
- Positioning options: You can reposition the mount as many times as you need to.
- Washable: The mount can be wiped clean with detergent and water.
- Angle adjustment: The cradles angle is adjustable for your comfort.
- Ball joint: The ball joint in the mount reduces vibration and shaking of the unit when you drive at a high rate of speed.
The Garmin Nuvi mounts are designed to adhere to different types of materials. If you drive an older vehicle with vinyl covering the dashboard, the suction cup of the mount will adhere to it. The suction cups are also designed to adhere to rigid plastics, acrylics, laminate, and metal. The suction cups can also adhere to the glass of a windshield. The cups will adhere to dusty or dirty surfaces as well as clean surfaces.How do you choose an affordable Garmin Nuvi mount?
- Brand: Manufacturers such as Arkon, Garmin, and RAM Mounts make mounts to hold the Garmin Nuvi GPS unit.
- Size: Choose mounts that are 2 to 9 inches in size.
- Parts: Choose parts for the GPS mounting unit or the entire kit.
- Placement options: Some of the mounts can be placed on the windshield as well as on the dashboard.
- Condition: There are new, used, and manufacturers refurbished GPS mounting units available.