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Car Storage in New York, NY

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Prime Storage - Brooklyn - Rockaway Ave - 1084 Rockaway Avenue
Prime Storage - Bronx - University Ave - 950 University Avenue
Public Storage - Hillside - 625 Glenwood Ave - 625 Glenwood Ave
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Prime Storage - Brooklyn - Rockaway AveBrooklyn NY 112366.7 miles away
StorQuest - Jersey City / Tonnelle - 319 Tonnelle Avenue
CubeSmart Self Storage - Queens - 122-20 Merrick Blvd - 122-20 Merrick Blvd
Lockaway Self Storage - 1 Carlton Avenue
Prime Storage - Queens - 180th St - 109-09 180th Street
Life Storage - 4152 - Flushing - Collins Pl - 34- 12 Collins Place
StorQuest - Brooklyn / King - 155 King Street
CubeSmart Self Storage - NY Staten Island Wild Avenue - 266 Wild Avenue
Storage Post Brooklyn - Atlantic Ave - 3325 Atlantic Ave
CubeSmart Self Storage - Fairview - 411 Anderson Ave
Life Storage - 3283 - Elizabeth - Allen St - 480 Allen Street
Public Storage - Staten Island - 1107 Goethals Road North - 1107 Goethals Road North
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Storing a Car in New York, NY

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 New York, NY?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in New York. 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 New York, NY?

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 New York, NY?

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 New York, NY?

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 New York, NY?

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 New York, NY?

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 New York, New York storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in New York, New York for the most common storage unit sizes.

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The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in New York, New York over the past 180 days is $124.82.

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 New York?

The average cost of car storage in New York is $124.82 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in New York?

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

How much does outdoor car storage cost in New York?

Outdoor car storage costs about $124.82 per month in New York. 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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