What are the best turn by turn navigation apps?

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  1. 12

    #1MotionX GPS

    MotionX GPS
    MotionX GPS is a multi-sport GPS that will help you to practice your favorite outdoor sports. It includes information about 14 different sources, including road, terrain, satellite and marine map. You can download the maps for free.
    Apps

    iOS

    $1.99- with in-app purchases

    Jason Welch
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "MotionX GPS is the best navigation app hands down. It helps me keep up with my route, updates me with information about traffic and other annoyances on the road. I highly recommend it"
  2. 11

    #2Waze

    Waze
    Waze is a social and navigational app that enables drivers to build and use live maps, view real-time traffic updates and turn-by-turn navigation for an optimal commute and driving. It also features one-tap navigation for inputted events.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Cheryl Pena
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "Good app that has features other GPS lack, such as advising not only about traffic jams and alternate routes but also if police are in the area. Quickly and safely navigates around construction jams and other annoying traffic tie-ups."
  3. 9

    #3MapFactor GPS Navigation Maps

    MapFactor GPS Navigation Maps
    MapFactor GPS Navigation Maps is a GPS navigator and vehicle tracking app for Android. Contains free offline maps from OpenStreetMaps.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Elvira Barragán
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "I love Mapfactor Navigator because of the offline features. I agree that Mapfactor Navigator is the best turn by turn navigation app. I am certain that I will not lose my way with Mapfactor Navigator."
  1. 7

    #4HERE WeGo

    HERE WeGo
    HERE WeGo is a free mobile app designed that makes city navigation easier. With detailed routes, turn-by-turn guidance, including gas prices, and parking places, this app would help you go around anywhere. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Kyle Ellis
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "no longer do we get lost when touring the city, complicated street and unfamiliar area can be solved with here wego. Use here wego for all your navigation app."
  2. 6

    #5Google Maps

    Google Maps

    Google Maps is a user-friendly navigational app that lets you choose and plan your route by public transportation, car, bike, walking, or even taxi. You can also explore areas to find restaurants, supermarkets, and more near you. 

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Android

    Vincent Henry
    Written on November 11, 2017
    "Ok who hasnt used google maps we all did and we know it has its problems compare to a real gps unit but still does the job"
  3. 6

    #6Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up

    Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up
    Scout GPS Navigation & Meet Up allows people to find a place easily.  With this app, you can also share any location with all your friends, and see their real-time location.



    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- In-app purchases

    Christian Peterson
    Written on April 8, 2018
    "This app seems like a decent idea, like there's some fun value to be had. How many times have you been on a night about the town, or maybe at a big concert, and trying to link up with your friends so they can join the fun? This lets you track in on them and join that fun. But the app's pretty creepy, and that's turning me off. It starts running ads based on where we are. It's sending me emails for bars and restaurants I've been near. Worse, it's sending my *friends* those same ads. Your buddy was at Chili's last night, want a two for one coupon? Creepy."
  4. 5

    #7MapQuest

    MapQuest
    MapQuest is a free online web app that provides you driving directions. With this app, you can also see any street in detail and travell it virtually.
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Marilyn Holmes
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "I needed a navigation app and found one called MapQuest: Navigation , GPS, Maps & Traffic. It has help me a lot lately with my direction seeking needs."
  5. 0

    #8Scout - GPS Navigation & Maps

    Scout - GPS Navigation & Maps
    Scout is a complete online and offline solution, that does not only make mobile navigation, but also global digital maps (including city maps) easier to use and more adaptable to your needs.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Joshua Herrera
    Written on January 15, 2018
    "Scout - GPS Navigation & Maps is an excellent turn-by-turn navigation app for iPhone. I found it to be a comprehensive solution as it hasn't failed me yet. I haven't tried it overseas but it has been quite useful for mobile navigation nationwide. The city maps are easy to understand and it makes navigation a breeze, overall. I use it every time I travel now!"
  6. 0

    #9Citymapper

    Citymapper

    Citymapper is a transit app for complex cities. It does A to B trip planning with an estimated time of arrival for subway, bus, rail, ferry, bike/car sharing and Uber. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Nicole Parker
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "I have been using Citymapper to help me find public transit locations and times. It has been very accurate until the last 3 weeks, I am not sure what happened but now the timing is off, so I miss it, or have even been dropped off at the wrong location. I am not sure what happened with the last update, but I can't give a solid review until these issues are fixed"
  7. 0

    #10Neongeo

    Neongeo
    With Neongeo you can search geocaches on the go. It features map serves, geocache listings and offline support.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Apps

    Juan Carlos Antonio
    Written on January 12, 2018
    "Depending on what you are looking for, Neongeo could be a great app. If you have heard of geocaches and enjoy doing them or are interested in getting started, Neongeo would be a great choice! You can log geocaches and trackables or keep fieldnotes in the app. It also has full offline support to help battery life. However if you are looking for a turn by turn navigation app to search for a destination and get directions there, you may be better off with Google Maps."

Summary

Best What are the best turn by turn navigation apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1MotionX GPSApps 12 Paid
2WazeApps 11 Free
3MapFactor GPS Navigation MapsApps 9 Free
4HERE WeGoApps 7 Free
5Google MapsApps 6 Free
6Scout GPS Navigation & Meet UpApps 6 Free
7MapQuestApps 5 Free
8Scout - GPS Navigation & MapsApps 0 Free
9CitymapperApps 0 Free
10NeongeoApps 0 Paid
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