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Public Storage - Gresham - 2190 NW Burnside Rd - 2190 NW Burnside Rd
Public Storage - Aloha - 19350 SW Shaw Street - 19350 SW Shaw Street
Public Storage - Tigard - 15700 SW Pacific Hwy - 15700 SW Pacific Hwy
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Public Storage - Gresham - 2190 NW Burnside RdGresham OR 9703010.7 miles away
Public Storage - Portland - 11995 SW Corby Drive - 11995 SW Corby Drive
Public Storage - Milwaukie - 11800 SE 40th Ave - 11800 SE 40th Ave
Public Storage - Gresham - 2730 NW Division St - 2730 NW Division St
Public Storage - Gresham - 2600 NW Burnside Court - 2600 NW Burnside Court
Public Storage - Milwaukie - 13325 SE McLoughlin Blvd - 13325 SE McLoughlin Blvd
Public Storage - Vancouver - 9421 NE Fourth Plain Rd - 9421 NE Fourth Plain Rd
Public Storage - Beaverton - 7065 SW 105th Ave - 7065 SW 105th Ave
Sentinel Self-Storage - 15555 Southwest Tualatin-Sherwood Road
Trojan Storage of Vancouver - 5820 Northeast 8th Court
Public Storage - Gresham - 2636 NE Hogan Dr - 2636 NE Hogan Road
Public Storage - Portland - 13515 NE Prescott Court - 13515 NE Prescott Court
Public Storage - Hillsboro - 1203 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy - 1203 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy
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Storing a Car in Portland, OR

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 Portland, OR?

Yes, storing a car in a storage unit is quite common for short or long term storage in Portland. 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 Portland, OR?

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 Portland, OR?

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 Portland, OR?

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 Portland, OR?

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 Portland, OR?

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

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
10 x 20Not Available$65.00
20'$178.77Not Available
25'$206.22Not Available
30'$327.50Not Available
35'Not AvailableNot Available
40'$409.00Not Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Portland, Oregon over the past 180 days is $72.98.

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 Portland?

The average cost of car storage in Portland is $72.98 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in Portland?

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

How much is a 20' long storage unit in Portland?

An average 20' long storage unit in Portland is $178.77 per month. Some compact cars may fit in a '15 long storage unit, but a 10x20 is a better option because it is big enough for most cars.

How much does outdoor car storage cost in Portland?

Outdoor car storage costs about $72.98 per month in Portland. 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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