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Reviews of Cobra GPS
Navigation Systems by Truckers


Some truckers rely on a global positioning system to help them in their work. Cobra GPS Navigation Systems are among the choices. We are personally familiar with the Cobra name because they manufacture CB radios.

Disclaimer: We have never used any kind of a global positioning system, either in or out of a commercial motor vehicle. Vicki's only exposure to one is based on a taxi ride she once took in the Midwest. When Mike drove regionally, he considered getting one, but we never did.

If you are a professional driver, you are probably aware that there are differences between regular GPS units and those designed for large trucks. The units designed for large trucks take into consideration such things as truck restrictions using vehicle dimensions. There may be other features useful to professional drivers.

The reviews on truck-specific Cobra GPS navigation systems on Amazon.com have not been very favorable. Are they really that bad?

Although models vary, we found information about these that have a "Pro" designation(through our affiliation with Amazon.com). There may be more or fewer models available than these.

Cobra 5600PROLM 5" Pro Driver Navigation GPS with Lifetime Maps Cobra 6100 PRO HD 5-Inch Navigation GPS for Professional Drivers (6100 5") 8200 PRO HD 7"" Professional Navigation with Live Traffic and Lifetime Map Updates Cobra Electronics 8500 Pro 7-Inch Professional Driver Navigation System





If you are a professional truck driver and you have used any Cobra GPS Navigation System in the course of your work within the last 6 months, we invite you to review it/them on this page through the form below, answering questions such as these:

  • Which product model did you acquire and did you acquire it by buying it or receiving it as a gift?
  • If you bought your product, did you buy it in a truck stop, from another retail store or online?
  • What are the top 3 reasons why you have used one?
  • How would you rate the quality and navigating ability of the product?
  • If you bought it, do you think the product was worth the price you paid for it?
  • How did this product save you money?
  • Would you buy this product again and why?


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Cobra 7750 review 
I purchased this GPS unit a few weeks ago. I am returning it asap. To put it bluntly it is only half baked in the software as well as mapping department. …

reviewing cobra 8200hd 
this has been a total disappointment. it recalculates as you are getting off of a ramp and you dont know to turn left or right unless you pull over and …

cobra pro 8000 
I've had mine for over 2yrs...big disappoint!!! Stay away from it!! Can't download the updates or get help from customer service either!!!

8000 pro hd Not rated yet
I'm glad to see other are having as much trouble with theirs as I am with mine. I try to put in an address and I get the same response from the gps address …

wish i had found this before!! Not rated yet
I have been dealing with this crap for too long. Rand McNally is where it is at! and they work with ELOGS !!!! i wasted 250 bucks on crap! ----- Response …

Cobra 6500 Pro HD Review Not rated yet
This gps is a dud. It freezes up constantly. I drive a truck everyday, so I need a unit that will guide me correctly to my destinations. Contacting Cobra …

Cobra 8200 pro Not rated yet
I have been running this GPS for almost a month now. I deliver construction machines in an 18-wheeler and stay within a 300 mile radius. Thankfully, I …

nice Idea bad impimentation Not rated yet
The Idea of a nice Cobra GPS got me to buy one, after just over a week I took it back to TA to exchange it for a Rand Mcnally, the Cobra has too many bugs …

cobra 8200 pro hd Not rated yet
This gps is of little if any use. It will constantly route me off an interstate highway on to state and rural county roads with numerous truck restrictions …

Cobra Model 7750 vs Rand McNally Model 720  Not rated yet
I owned three (3) Rand McNally Model 720's, in six (6) month's time. While the R/M 720 has some features I'd like to see on the Cobra 7750, I'd still take …

This GPS stinks Not rated yet
I have the cobra trucker gps and it's worthless at best. Half the time it's froze up and the rest of the time it's busy getting me lost. I put in the info …

Cobra 7750 Pro Not rated yet
Not happy with this GPS. Had a Garman before which is far superior to the Cobra. My Cobra continues to freeze up and doesn't work for a couple of days …

cobra 7750 review Not rated yet
Not happy with this *** doesn't live up to its hoop as shown on the system in the truck stop ----- Response from Vicki: Hello, Gary, Thanks …

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