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Car Storage in Imperial Beach, CA

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Prime Storage - Old Town - 4800 Pacific Highway
Prime Storage - Main Street Chula Vista - 2776 Main Street
Public Storage - San Diego - 1925 54th Street - 1925 54th Street
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Life Storage - 3919 - San Diego - Riviera Shores St - 4511 Riviera Shores Street
National City Self Storage - 430 West 30th Street
Prime Storage - Pacific Beach - 4595 Mission Bay Drive
Price Self Storage Murphy Canyon, LLC - 3951 Murphy Canyon Rd
CubeSmart Self Storage - CA San Diego Eastgate Mall - 5206 Eastgate Mall
Price Self Storage Solana Beach, LLC - 533 Stevens Avenue West
Public Storage - El Cajon - 1510 N Magnolia Ave - 1510 N Magnolia Ave
SecureSpace Self Storage Rancho Penasquitos - 10389 Azuaga Street
CubeSmart Self Storage - CA San Diego Willow Ct - 10999 Willow Court
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Storing a Car in Imperial Beach, CA

Here's a brief guide to some common questions about car storage and a few tips for preparing and maintaining your car while it's in storage.

Can you store a car in a storage unit in Imperial Beach, CA?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in Imperial Beach. Car storage units require drive-up accessibility and not all storage facilities have this feature, so you'll want to filter your search to just include facilities with car storage or search by city or zip code on SpareFoot's car storage page.

What size storage do I need for a car near Imperial Beach, CA?

A 10x20 storage unit is the most common size for car storage. This will fit most sedans, crossovers, SUVs and small trucks. Larger trucks, vans and SUVs will require something larger like a 10x30 storage unit, while compact cars might fit into a 10x15 storage unit. Keep in mind that storage units have 8 foot ceilings, so trucks with higher lifts may not fit. Check out our car storage size guide for more details.

How do you prepare a car for storage in Imperial Beach, CA?

If you're planning to put a car in long-term storage, generally for 2 or more months, here are steps you can take to prevent damage to the engine and tires:

  • Wash and detail the interior and exterior
  • Change the engine oil to prevent build-up
  • Replace air filters and coolant
  • Fill up the gas tank to prevent rust
  • Over-inflate the tires, better yet, remove them altogether
  • Disconnect the battery to keep it from dying
  • Plug the exhaust pipe to prevent rats and pests
  • Use a car cover for added protection

Check out our blog post for preparing car for storage to learn more.

How often should you start a car in storage in Imperial Beach, CA?

While your car is in storage you'll want to start it up at least once every 2 weeks. It's best to let it run (not while in the unit!) or drive it around for 15 minutes. This will make sure everything operates correctly when you take your car out of storage.

Can you work on a car while it's in storage in Imperial Beach, CA?

It depends; some storage facilities will allow you to work on your car while it's in a storage unit but others will not. This will basically depend on the facility management so definitely ask first.

How long can you leave a car in storage in Imperial Beach, CA?

As long as you follow the car storage prep and maintenance tips, there's really no limit to how long a car can stay in storage.

What is storage insurance for a car?

Car storage insurance is sometimes referred to as "parked car insurance", but comprehensive coverage is typically the name of the plan offered by insurance companies. This protects against damage to the car while it is in storage but does not include liability coverage like a traditional insurance policy. It's a good idea to maintain insurance covered while the car is in storage and most storage facilities will require proof of insurance too.

Average price of storage units by size

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select Imperial Beach, California storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Imperial Beach, California for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
20'Not AvailableNot Available
25'Not AvailableNot Available
30'$400.00Not Available
35'Not AvailableNot Available
40'Not AvailableNot Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Imperial Beach, California over the past 180 days is $132.14.

Data for the cheapest self-storage unit is updated every 15 minutes.

Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to store a car in Imperial Beach?

The average cost of car storage in Imperial Beach is $132.14 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in Imperial Beach?

Many storage facilities do offer car storage discounts for new reservations. To find vehicle storage in Imperial Beach with a discount you can search by zip code or city on Sparefoot.

How much does outdoor car storage cost in Imperial Beach?

Outdoor car storage costs about $132.14 per month in Imperial Beach. Typically, outdoor parking spots are cheaper because they don't offer the same level of protection as an indoor or enclosed storage unit.

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