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The distance for the trip in my favorite is wrong.

Re my Garmin nuvi 205W car GPS, the distance for the trip in my favorite is wrong. It shows 294 miles and it should be 335. Another trip shows 119 miles and is should be 142. Another shows 224 and it should be 252. All trips in my favorites show shorter distances than the actual distance.What can I do to fix the problem. Thanks for your help.

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Sounds like you might have "off road" selected for your navigation preference. Shortest distance between 2 points is a straight line, or great circle for GPS units. As the crow flies will be shorter than a road route.

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