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Using the Tools
Viewing the Fuel Report
If you have entered your vehicle
profile and the current fuel price,
your nüvi calculates the average
fuel economy for your vehicle, your
carbon footprint, and the cost of the
The fuel consumption data is
based on estimates for speed and
acceleration for an average vehicle.
Touch tools > ecoroute > Fuel
tiP: To ensure fuel data is always
recorded, keep your nüvi turned
on while driving.
Calibrating the Fuel Economy
Calibrate the fuel economy to receive
more-accurate fuel reports for your
specific vehicle and driving habits.
Calibrate when you fill up your fuel
1. Calculate your miles per gallon or
liters per 100 kilometers.
2. Touch Tools > ecoRoute > Fuel
Report > Calibrate.
and to enter the
result from step 1.
4. Touch OK.
Adjusting the Fuel Price
Enter fuel price information to
calculate the fuel cost of routes and
to calculate the fuel reports.
1. Touch Tools > ecoRoute > Fuel
2. Enter the current fuel price, and
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Using the Tools
Taking the Driving Challenge
The Driving Challenge tool helps
you maximize your fuel economy
by scoring your driving habits.
The higher your overall score for a
Driving Challenge, the more fuel you
Touch tools > ecoroute > Driving
Challenge > Start.
Understanding Your Driving
Touch on the Map page to view
details about your current challenge.
The leaf color on the driving
challenge icon changes depending on
your performance in the challenge.
Your overall score is the average of
acceleration score—gain points for
gradual acceleration; lose points for
rapid acceleration. Deceleration score—gain points for
gradual braking; lose points for hard
Speed score—gain points for driving
at the best speed for conserving
fuel, which is 45–60 mph for most
Stopping the Driving
From the Map page, touch .
2. Touch Stop > Yes.
Adjusting Your Vehicle Profile
Touch tools > ecoroute > Vehicle
Fuel type—select a fuel type.
City Fuel efficiency —enter the
average city fuel efficiency for your
Hwy Fuel efficiency —enter the
average highway fuel efficiency for
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Using the Tools
tiP: For best results, calibrate
your fuel economy instead of
adjusting the city and highway
fuel efficiency here. See page 30.
Viewing the Mileage Report
Mileage reports provide the distance,
the time, the average fuel economy,
and the fuel cost of navigating to a
A mileage report is created for
every route that you drive. If you
stop a route on your nüvi, a mileage
report is created for the distance you
1. Touch Tools > ecoRoute >
2. Select a report.
You can view up to 20 mileage
reports on your nüvi. You can also
access mileage reports in the Reports
folder on your nüvi drive/volume.
Viewing Driving Tips
Your nüvi provides driving tips to
help you save fuel.
Touch tools > ecoroute > t ips.
1. Touch Tools > ecoRoute.
2. Select the category you want to
reset, and touch Reset.
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Using the Tools
If your nüvi package includes a
traffic receiver, you will receive
location-relevant offers and coupons.
Ad-based traffic information is only
available in North America.
The traffic receiver must be
connected to external power and you
must be in a coverage area to receive
ad-based traffic information. When
an offer appears on the screen, touch
the offer to search for the nearest
location related to that offer. If the
offer includes a coupon icon, touch
the coupon icon on the Go! page to
receive a coupon code. Write down
this code and present it when you
arrive at the location.
CautioN: Do not attempt to
write down the coupon codes
To view a list of the offers you have
received, touch tools > offers .
To disable offers, you must disable
traffic. Touch t ools > Settings >
t raffic, and clear the enable traffic
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Using FM TMC Traffic
Using FM TMC
Note: Garmin is not responsible
for the accuracy of the traffic
Your nüvi can receive FM TMC
(Traffic Message Channel) content.
For information about traffic
receivers and coverage areas, go to
Understanding FM TMC
The FM Traffic Message Channel
(TMC) traffic receiver, which is
integrated in the vehicle power cable,
is included in some nüvi packages
and is an optional accessory for all
series models. See page iv for a list
of which packages include traffic
Vehicle power adapter
You do not need to activate the
subscription included with your FM
traffic receiver. The subscription
activates automatically after your
nüvi acquires satellite signals while
receiving traffic signals from the pay
service provider. Go to www.garmin
or www.garmin.com for
Adding or Renewing
To add or renew a traffic
subscription, touch tools > Settings
> t raffic. For more information, see
page 43 and go to www.garmin