Overview: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT is a portable GPS
navigator and personal travel assistant that provides automatic routing and
turn-by-turn voice directions, along with touchscreen control and voice
command. It offers advanced navigation features such as nuRoute technology
with trafficTrends and myTrends, ecoRoute for better fuel efficiency, and lane
assist with junction view for easier maneuvering. The nuvi 2360-LMT even
provides you with free lifetime map updates. The nuvi 2360-LMT also offers
an integrated FM traffic receiver for real-time traffic updates. In addition to
these navigation features, the nuvi 2360-LMT offers a JPEG picture viewer and
built-in Bluetooth communication. The nuvi 2360-LMT
includes a mounting bracket and 12-volt/cigarette lighter adapter to install the
navigation device in your vehicle.
GPS Receiver with HotFix: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT is equipped
with a high-sensitivity WAAS-enabled GPS receiver with HotFix which enables
faster GPS performance. It must acquire a GPS (Global Positioning System)
satellite signal in order to navigate.
Note: If you are indoors, near tall building or tree, or in a
parking garage, the nuvi 2360-LMT cannot acquire satellites. Go outside to an
area free from tall obstructions to use the nuvi 2360-LMT.
Built-in GPS Antenna: The unit has a built-in antenna
in its top panel. In order to obtain an optimal signal, the unit must have a
clear, unobstructed view of the sky. It the unit is mounted in a vehicle with a
coated windshield or an in-screen heating system, there may be difficulty in
obtaining a good signal.
Pre-loaded NAVTEQ Maps: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT comes
pre-programmed with NAVTEQ's City Navigator (NT 2011.31 All) street maps for the
continental United States (including Alaska & Hawaii), Puerto Rico, Virgin
Islands, Canada, and Mexico. The maps feature nearly 6-million points of interest (POIs), such as hotels, restaurants, gas stations, ATMs and attractions.
Note: You can purchase additional MapSource map data
from Garmin and load the maps to the nuvi 2360-LMT's internal memory or inserted
microSD card (via USB connection).
Free Lifetime Map Updates: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT includes
free lifetime map updates which give you the most up-to-date maps for the life
of the Garmin GPS unit. You can activate your free lifetime map updates service
at www.mygarmin.com and download up to
four map updates per year as soon as they become available. It can only be used
for this Garmin GPS unit.
Note: Free Lifetime Map Updates entitle you to receive
up to 4 map data updates per year, when and as such updates are made
available on the Garmin website, for this specific Garmin product only until
this product's useful life expires or Garmin no longer receives map data
from its third party supplier, whichever is shorter. The updates you receive
will be updates to the same geographic map data originally included with
your Garmin product when originally purchased.
Dual Orientation Touchscreen Display: The unit
features a bright, 4.3" (diagonal) widescreen, WQVGA, color TFT LCD with touchscreen
controls. The display has a resolution of 480 x 272 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The screen has a manual brightness adjustment.
Dual orientation capabilities allow you to use the nuvi 2360-LMT either
horizontally or vertically. You can select one of three color modes for the
- Daytime: Has a lighter, brighter background.
- Nighttime: Has a black background, easier to see at
- Auto: Display automatically switches between daytime
and nighttime at sunrise and sunset.
Note: The screen will automatically shut off if the
device is inactive for the selected length of time.
Keyboard Options: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT gives you two
options for keyboard layouts. When you are entering an address or other data,
you can choose between a standard QWERTY keyboard layout or an ABCDE
Navigation Map: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT displays a real-time
moving map illustrating your current position and intended route. It will show
map scale and geographic details such as lakes, rivers, highways and towns. Your
route is marked with a magenta line. A checkered flag marks your destination. As
you travel the nuvi 2360-LMT guides to your destination with arrows on the map and
directions at the top of the screen. During your calculated route, your arrival
time is displayed in the lower left corner, your current speed is shown in the
lower right corner. The posted speed limit for most major roads is displayed
near the lower right corner as well. The unit allows you to zoom, pan, and point
using the touchscreen during navigation. You can select one of three map
- 2D Track Up: Two-dimensional map that constantly
displays the route from bottom to top of the screen.
- 2D North Up: Two-dimensional map that constantly
displays North at the top of the screen.
- 3D Track Up: Three-dimensional map that constantly
displays the route from bottom to top of the screen.
Voice Command: You can control the nuvi 2360-LMT with
your voice, allowing you to keep both hands on the wheel.
Voice Command allows you to use the nuvi
2360-LMT by speaking the words you see on the touchscreen or by speaking certain
commands. The Voice Command menu provides a list of available commands to use. Simply wake up the nuvi 2360-LMT with a customizable voice command and begin speaking menu options
that are clearly displayed on the unit's touchscreen. Then tell the nuvi 2360-LMT
to 'Find Address' and speak an address to start navigating.
Note: Voice Command is not available for all languages and
Text-to-Speech Audible Directions: In addition to the visual
map, you get voice-prompted, turn-by-turn directions that speak street names to
your destination; allowing you to keep your eyes more comfortably on the road.
The nuvi 2360-LMT offers male and female voices of various languages. You can also
download custom voices from the "Garmin Garage" website.
Turn List: When you are navigation a route, the turn list
displays turn-by-turn instructions for your entire route and the distance
Next Turn: When you are navigation a route, you can view the
next turn on the map and the distance and time left before you reach the turn.
Lane Assist with Junction View: Lane assist with junction
view guides you to the correct lane for an approaching turn or exit, making
unfamiliar intersections and exits easy to navigate. It realistically displays
road signs and junctions on your route along with arrows that indicate the
proper lane for navigation. As you navigate your route, the unit will provide
detailed diagrams of the proper lane to travel when maneuvering a complex
interchange. The Junction View page will display what the actual approaching
junction looks like, and arrows indicating the lane in which you should be
Where Am I?: The "Where Am I?" feature gives you instant access to
important information in case of an emergency. When you select "Where Am I?"
from the menu, you get the coordinates (including elevation) of your current
position, plus the nearest address and intersections. There are also buttons to
help you locate the nearest hospitals, police stations, gas stations, and
roadside assistance. You can also save the location for future reference.
Where To?: During navigation, you can search for places by
pressing "Where To?" You can select an Address, Go Home, Points of Interest,
Recently Found, Favorites, Extras, Intersections, Cities, Browse Map, and
Coordinates. You can also access Spell Name for direct entry of your new
destination, or browse the map. You can search for locations near your present
location (default), or select a different city, your current route, or your
|Destination Search ||Description |
|Browse Map ||Search for a destination by scrolling the map
|Go Home ||Store and easily recall your home address |
|Address ||Enter a specific address; state, city, street
number, street |
|Cities ||Search For a city (central location) |
|Intersections ||Search for the intersection of two roads |
|POIs ||Search for points of interest (POIs) by name or
category; search near your current location, in a specific city,
along your current route, or near your destination |
| Parking ||Find parking-lots and parking garages near you;
the device also saves your parking spot when your remove the device
from the mount so you can find your vehicle easier when you return |
|Trip Planner ||You can use Trip Planner to create and save a
trip with multiple destinations (up to 100) |
|Favorites ||Store up to 1,000 of your favorite locations |
|Recently Found ||Stores the last 50 places found |
|Coordinates ||Enter geographic coordinates (latitude &
|Extras ||Add extra information via a microSD card; custom
points of interest, Garmin Travel Guide, Safety Camera information,
TourGuide, Language Guide, and SaversGuide available on Garmin's
Transportation Modes: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT offers two
transportation modes for navigation methods. It can be used in one of two
transportation modes: Automotive or Pedestrian. Routing is calculated
differently based on your mode.
Vehicle Icons: The default on-screen icon representing your vehicle is a blue sports car. In the menu, you can select a blue 4WD pickup truck, a blue compact car, a blue 3D arrow,
a pair of boots, a large bird, or a rolling beach ball. You can also download other vehicle icons from the "Garmin Garage" website.
Route Preferences: When
calculating a route, you can select the following preferences: faster time,
shorter distance, less fuel, or off road.
Avoidances: You can program the unit
to avoid certain things that may be undesirable on your route. Examples of
things that can be avoided include U-Turns, Highways, Toll
Roads, Carpool Lanes, Unpaved Roads, and Ferries.
Waypoints: You can manually
mark and name any map position as a waypoint for later recall. Up to 1000
waypoints can be saved into memory.
Custom Points of Interest: The
nuvi 2360-LMT will accept custom points of interest (POI) databases, available from
various companies on the Internet. Some custom POI databases contain alert
information for points such as safety cameras and school zones, and the unit can
notify you as you approach one of these points. To download custom POIs, you
will need the Garmin POI Loader software, available on Garmin's website.
nuRoute Technology: The nuvi 2360-LMT includes nuRoute
technology with trafficTrends historical traffic and myTrends predictive
- myTrends: The myTrends feature senses when you are
driving to a common destination and displays the destination and estimated
time of travel in the navigation bar on the map. When you save your regular
destinations in your "Favorites," the nuvi 2360-LMT will, over time, begin to
figure out where you're going even without your telling it.
- trafficTrends: When the trafficTrends feature is
enabled, the nuvi 2360-LMT uses historic traffic information to calculate
more efficient routes. The nuvi 2360-LMT automatically learns daytime trends
for traffic flow to improve your routes and better predict your estimated
time of arrival based on time of day and day of week. Different routes may
be calculated base based on traffic trends for the day of the week or based
on the time of day.
ecoRoute: The ecoRoute feature calculates your vehicle's
fuel economy, carbon footprint, and the fuel price of navigating to a
destination. It also offers tools for improving fuel efficiency. Through
ecoRoute's Fuel report and Mileage Report, you can track fuel usage and gas
mileage during each trip. There is also a driving challenge to help you maximize
your fuel economy by scoring your driving habits.
Note: The data provided by the ecoRoute feature are
estimates only. The data is not actually read from your vehicle.
Speed Limit Indicator: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT will display
the speed limit for most major roads in the United States.
Note: The speed limit icon feature is for information
purposes only and does not replace the driver's responsibility to abide by
all posted speed limit signs and to use safe driving judgment at all times.
Trip Computer: The trip computer provides helpful statistics
about your trip.
- Shows current compass heading while moving
- Indicates current speed, maximum speed, arrival time, distance and time
to next turn
- Calculates driving time, stopped time and total time
- Displays overall distance traveled (odometer) and distance to your final
Auto Reroute: If you deviate from the original route, the
nuvi 2360-LMT recalculates the route and provides new directions.
Detours: While navigation a route, you can use detours to avoid
obstacles ahead of you , such as construction zones.
Note: If the route you are currently taking is the only reasonable
option, the device might not calculate a detour.
Indoor Use: When indoors, you can activate the built-in
simulator and practice using the unit. This turns off the GPS receiver so it's
not searching for satellites.
Tools: The nuvi 2360-LMT offers several tools you can use as you
- World Clock: The world clock allows you to display the
current time for four locations throughout the world. You can also display a
map of the world showing which portions are in daylight and which are in
- Unit Converter: You can convert distance, speed, area,
currency, temperature, volume, and weight.
- Calculator: The calculator allows you to perform simple
Security Settings: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT offers two security
- Garmin Lock: This anti-theft feature disables the unit
from performing any functions until you type in a specific 4-digit PIN or
take the unit to a predetermined location.
- Safe Mode: With the Safe Mode turned on, functions that
require significant operator attention are disabled so they don't become a
distraction while riding.
FM Traffic Receiver: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT features an
integrated FM traffic receiver with free lifetime traffic updates. The
integrated traffic receiver is built into the unit's included cigarette lighter
power adapter. The integrated traffic receiver lets you receive alerts about
traffic delays and road construction that lie ahead on your route. You can
simply tap the unit's touchscreen to view traffic details or detour around the
problem area. The built-in FM traffic receiver provides you with the following
features and convenience.
- Receive location-based, detailed traffic information for your route when
you need it (no more waiting for the local traffic report).
- Save gas and money by taking the most efficient route to avoid traffic.
- Route around delays, gridlock, and traffic jams to save you valuable
time and arrive stress-free.
Note: You do not need to activate the subscription
included with the nuvi 2360-LMT. The subscription activates automatically
after the GPS unit acquires satellite signal while receiving traffic
signals. Content not available for all areas. The nuvi 2360-LMT must be in
data range of an FM station transmitting traffic information in order to
receive traffic updates. For information about coverage areas, go to
Traffic Map: The traffic map shows color-coded traffic flow
and delays on nearby roads. When receiving traffic information, a traffic icon
appears on the map. The traffic icon changes color (Green/Yellow/Red/Gray) to
indicate the severity of traffic conditions.
Calculating Traffic Route: When calculating your route, the nuvi
2360-LMT examines the current traffic and automatically optimizes the route for
the shortest time. If a severe traffic delay occurs on your route while you are
navigating, the device automatically recalculates the route for your.
Note: You might still be routed through traffic, if no better
alternative routes exist.
Coupons: Location-relevant offers and pop-up coupons may appear on the
unit when the traffic receiver is connected to external power. These offers
include a coupon code which can be redeemed when presented at the advertised
location. (You should not attempt to write down coupon codes while driving.) The
offers and coupons can only be disabled by deactivating the traffic feature.
Mini USB Connector: The nuvi 2360-LMT's traffic receiver/12-volt
adapter plugs into the unit's mini-USB (type-B) port, located on the back-panel
of the device's mounting cradle.
microSD Memory Slot: The nuvi 2360-LMT has a microSD memory slot
for additional map data from optional microSD memory cards. The unit can also
display JPEG photo images from a microSD memory card.
Picture Viewer: The nuvi 2360-LMT can display photo images (JPEG
files). JPEG image files stored on your computer must be transferred to the
unit's internal memory.
Photo Navigation: You can upload onto the nuvi 2360-LMT or
inserted microSD card pictures that include location information and create
routes to the pictured locations. Please visit http://connect.garmin.com/photos
for more information.
Bluetooth Technology: Bluetooth wireless technology
establishes a wireless link (2.4GHz) between two electronic devices, such as
your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone and the Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT. The first time
you use two devices together, you must pair them by establishing a relationship
using a PIN or passkey.
Note: Your phone and the nuvi 2360-LMT must be
within 33' (10m) of each other.
Hands-Free Communication: For hands-free calling, the Garmin
nuvi 2360-LMT integrates Bluetooth wireless technology with a built-in microphone
and speaker. Simply pair it with your Bluetooth enabled cell-phone and talk
hands-free through the 2360-LMT while staying focused on the road. You are able
to dial numbers with the nuvi 2360-LMT's touchscreen keypad to make a call. To
answer calls, just tap the touchscreen and speak into the unit's built-in
microphone. The nuvi 2360-LMT also offers convenient one-touch dialing for
contacts and points-of-interest (POIs). In addition, the nuvi 2360-LMT supports
Bluetooth Compatibility: Visit
http://my.garmin.com/bluetooth/phones.faces for a complete list of Bluetooth
compatible mobile phones.
Mounting: The unit
should be securely installed when used in a vehicle. The unit comes with a
mounting bracket that includes a suction cup. The suction cup can be used to
mount the unit to the windshield. Once the nuvi 2360-LMT is mounted, it can be adjusted on the ball-and-socket
bracket for best visibility. The unit must be installed where it has a
relatively unobstructed view of the sky.
Note: The unit's mini-USB (type-B) port is found on the
back-panel of the mounting cradle.
Power Source: The Garmin nuvi 2360-LMT operates on your
vehicle's battery using the included 12-volt cigarette lighter power adapter,
the built-in Lithium-Ion battery, or household current using an optional AC
adapter (sold separately). The integrated Lithium-Ion battery provide up to 2.5
hours of use after a 4-hour charge.
Note: Stored data, such as waypoints or unit settings,
are not lost when the unit is disconnected from a power source.
Battery Charging: The integrated Lithium-Ion battery can be
charged using the included 12-volt cigarette lighter power adapter in your
vehicle, plugging the supplied USB cable into your computer, or connecting the
optional AC power adapter (sold separately).
Note: The unit's USB (type-B) port is found on the
back-panel of the mounting cradle. The unit's micro-USB port is found on the
bottom of the GPS navigator.
Sleep Mode: You can use the Sleep Mode to conserve battery
power when the device is not in use. Sleep Mode uses very little power, and a
battery charge can last for weeks.
Internal Memory: The nuvi 2360-LMT comes with an internal memory
for storage of supplemental maps and photos. When the unit is connected to your
computer, the nuvi 2360-LMT is recognized as a USB Mass Storage device.
Interface Capability: This unit is connected to a PC via the
supplied USB cable for software and navigation updates. This interface allows
you to download additional map and software information to the unit's flash
memory or inserted microSD card.
Note: The unit's micro-USB port is USB 2.0 Full Speed
compatible. The unit's micro-USB port is found on the bottom of the GPS
myDashboard: Use Garmin's
myDashboard (www.garmin.com/dashboard) to register your device, check for
software & map update, access product manuals, and technical support.
myDashboard will automatically open when you connect the nuvi navigation device
to your computer.
Note: myDashboard will
not automatically open when using Windows 7 or a Mac computer. You will need
to manually open the site.
Computer Compatibility: The nuvi 2360-LMT is compatible with
Windows XP or newer and Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
Note: The nuvi 2360-LMT is not compatible with Windows 95,
Windows 98, Windows Me, or Windows NT. It is also not compatible with Mac OS
10.3 and earlier. This is a common limitation of most USB mass storage