Garmin Tread-SXS Edition

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  • Regular price $1,499.99

Prepare to take your off-road journeys to new heights with the Garmin Tread SXS Edition, the ultimate navigation and communication device designed specifically for side-by-side enthusiasts. Whether you're exploring rugged trails, conquering challenging terrains, or embarking on epic off-road adventures, the Tread SXS Edition is your all-in-one companion, ensuring you stay on course and connected throughout your thrilling escapades. The Garmin Tread SXS Edition isn't just a navigation device; it's your ticket to unparalleled off-road experiences. Crafted to empower off-road enthusiasts with the tools they need to conquer trails and explore with confidence, it's the ultimate addition to your side-by-side adventures. Elevate your off-road game and make every ride an unforgettable journey with the Garmin Tread SXS Edition.


1. Purpose-Built for Off-Roading: Engineered to withstand the toughest off-road conditions, the Tread SXS Edition features a robust 5.5-inch glove-friendly touchscreen display that's both weather-resistant and ruggedized. It's built to handle dust, dirt, and the inevitable splashes, ensuring it keeps up with your adventurous spirit.

2. Off-Road Navigation Mastery: With preloaded topographic maps and detailed trail data, the Tread SXS Edition is your trusted guide on any off-road trail. It provides precise turn-by-turn directions, ensuring you never lose your way while tackling challenging terrain.

3. Group Ride Communication: Stay connected with your riding group like never before. The Tread SXS Edition offers group communication capabilities, allowing you to talk to your fellow riders via a compatible headset or built-in speaker. Share trail conditions, celebrate achievements, and ensure everyone stays safe and informed.

4. Trail Guidance and Alerts: Navigate with confidence using features like Trail Guidance, which helps you select the best path through challenging terrain. Receive alerts for upcoming obstacles, steep inclines, and more, so you can adapt your approach and tackle trails like a pro.

5. Smart Notifications: Pair your smartphone via Bluetooth® and receive smart notifications directly on your Tread SXS Edition device. Stay informed about calls, messages, and other important updates without interrupting your ride.

6. Track and Share Your Adventures: Record your off-road journeys and track your route in real-time. With the Tread SXS Edition, you can save and share your adventures with friends and fellow off-road enthusiasts. Relive the thrill and excitement of your rides long after they're over.

7. Long-Lasting Power: The Tread SXS Edition is equipped with a powerful battery that can keep up with your extended off-road excursions. Enjoy hours of uninterrupted navigation and communication on your rides.

8. Extensive Points of Interest: Discover new off-road destinations with ease using the Tread SXS Edition's extensive points of interest database. Find the best trails, scenic spots, trailheads, and more, all at your fingertips.

9. Adventure-Ready: Built to withstand the demands of the off-road world, the Tread SXS Edition is ready to tackle anything you throw its way. It's the essential tool for side-by-side enthusiasts who crave adventure.


Physical & Performance

Display Size 6.8"W x 4.2"H (10.8 cm x 17.2 mm); 8" diagonal (20.3 cm)
Battery type rechargeable lithium-ion
Display resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Dimension 8.1"W x 6.7"H x 1.2"D (20.7 x 16.9 x 3.1 cm)

22.8 oz (646 g)

Display Type multi-touch, glass, high brightness HD color TFT with white backlight
Battery life

Up to 6 hours at 50% backlight
Up to 1 hour at 100% backlight

Waterproof IPX7

Maps & Navigation

Navigate-a-track navigation Yes
Preloaded street maps Yes
External memory storage yes (256 GB max microSD™ card)
Ability to add maps Yes


Ultimate Public Campgrounds Yes
Wi-Fi® map and software updates Yes
Automatically identifies areas of biggest time gain No
Parking Guard (alerts you to vehicle impacts) No
Round trip routing Yes
Speed limit changes Yes
Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads in the U.S. and Europe) Yes
Max number of controllers* for pairing with a PowerSwitch device
*Controller is defined by a user’s smartphone, mobile device or compatible Garmin navigator (sold separately)
Magnetic Mount locking magnet-assisted mount
Access to live services via app (traffic, weather, etc.) Yes
Vault compatible (secure online video storage) No
Interior and exterior recording No
Rider alert warnings for sharp curves, state helmet laws, speed cameras and more No
Preloaded private land parcel maps yes (parcels greater than 4 acres)
Service History Log Yes
Garmin Connect™ compatible No
Current weather plus 5 day forecast via Wi-Fi No
Simple truck profile No
Trendy Places™ best stops along route No
LiveTrack via app No
RV Parks & Services directory Yes
Group Ride Mobile yes (with Garmin Tread app)
True Optimal Lap™ with video No
Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands) No
Built-in inReach® Technology (requires active subscription; subject to regulations or prohibitions in some jurisdictions) Yes
Headphone jack/audio line-out No
Control music and media from smartphone or MP3 player Yes
Michelin® The Green Guide No
Number of switch outputs No
Route shaping through preferred cities/streets Yes
Stream media and Alexa responses through vehicle stereo No
Trucking points of interest No
Requires cellular data connection No
Driving performance scores No
True Track Positioning™ (your racing line) No
Wireless ANT+® technology No
Segment analysis (racing line, speed and acceleration/deceleration) No
Roadtrip Routes™ adventurous routes No
Pair with compatible inReach® devices No
Smart notifications via app Yes
Truck & Trailer Services directory No
Dust rating IP6X
Mile marker info - Trucking No
Includes map updates Yes
Barometric altimeter Yes
Dual-orientation display Yes
Planned & dynamic fuel stops No
Includes traffic yes (with Garmin Tread app)
Handlebar mount (up to 1") No
Fist mic compatibility Also works with other MURS VHF radios (151 MHz - 154 MHz)
Compatible with external inReach® satellite antenna Yes
Pitch and Roll gauges Yes
Sunrise/sunset times - RV No
Mile marker info - RV No
Max number of PowerSwitch devices for pairing with a controller*
*Controller is defined by a user’s smartphone, mobile device or compatible Garmin navigator (sold separately)
State & country border notices - Trucking No
Motorcycle or powersports specific points of interest for cycle repair services, dealers and more Yes
Radio Frequency Band MURS (151-154 MHz)
State border notices - RV No
PrePass weigh station notifications and bypass decisions No
Helmet law notifications No
2 microphones; beam-forming technology No
Drop rating MIL-STD-810
Load-to-dock guidance No
Track support No
Turn-by-turn trail navigation Yes
Radio transmitted canned messages Yes
Birdseye Satellite Imagery (download via Wi-Fi) Yes
Internal storage 64 GB
HOS violation warnings No
1" ball adapter with AMPS plate No
Data cards microSD™ card (not included)
Built-in Alexa No
Screw-down mount No
Garmin Real Directions™ landmark guidance Yes
Lane assist with junction view (displays junction signs) Yes
Backup camera compatible yes (BC™ 50 only)
iOverlander™ points of interest Yes
Clarity ™ HDR No
Max amps per switch output No
Sunlight readable and weather resistant Yes
Group Ride voice communications yes (with included fist mic or paired BLUETOOTH headset)
Includes automotive mount No
Supports multiple users No
IFTA fuel logging capability No
Local Spots™ nearby recommendations No
Stores history of all on-track performance No
Group Ride update rate 2.5 seconds
Preloaded topographical maps Yes
Number of hardwire inputs No
Track recorder (breadcrumbs) Yes
Preloaded USFS Roads and Trails, including motor-vehicle-use-maps for motorcycle, ATV, SXS and full-size 4x4 Yes
VIRB® control No
Downloadable Satellite Imagery yes (BirdsEye)
Preloaded global track database No
TripAdvisor® Traveler Ratings Yes
Specialized routing for the size and weight of your vehicle yes
Group Ride tracking up to 20 riders simultaneously
Built-in Spotify® & Pandora® music players No
Removable battery No
Audio line-out/headphone jack No
Live View (Wi-Fi® connection required) No
Garmin Adventurous Routing™ Yes
Glove-friendly touchscreen Yes
Environmental Zones Routing No
High Definition 3D terrain Yes
Dog tracking Yes
Powered magnetic mount No
Image processing No
BirdsEye Direct Satellite Imagery Yes
Session comparisons No
BLUETOOTH® pairing yes (works with BLUETOOTH-compatible helmet, headset or smartphone; BLE capable)
Elevation profile Yes
Custom map support Yes
Sunrise/sunset times - Trucking No
3D Terrain Yes
Compatible with Group Ride Radio yes (included)
TOPO map support Yes
Point-to-point navigation Yes
1.5" ball adapter with AMPS plate Yes
Millions of Foursquare® points of interest No
Tube mount (1.5" - 2.375") Yes
Built-in accelerometers No
Interior night vision No
GPS speed and location info in video No
Built-in dash camera with automatic incident detection No
Driver alerts for sharp curves, school zones, red light and speed camera warnings and more No
Preloaded US public land boundaries Yes
Compatible with external GPS antenna with mount Yes
Camera-assisted features for forward collision warnings, lane departure warnings and "Go" alert. No
Real-time audio cues/audio coaching No
Displays best lap time, adaptive delta time, number of laps and total session time No
Supports multiple cars No
Downloadable USGS Quad Sheets No
Road elevations yes
Max amps total No
10 Hz multi-GNSS positioning Yes
Pair with Garmin PowerSwitch™ digital switch box Yes
Easy Route Planner with GPX file sharing Yes
Compass Yes
Compatible with Garmin Explore™ app No
Galileo Yes
Truck-specific speed limits No
Group Ride Range typically 1 mile
Incident Detection (G-Sensor) No
Popular truck route data No
3-D buildings and terrain No