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Life Storage - 3676 - Tampa - 1821 Fletcher Ave - 1821 East Fletcher Avenue
CubeSmart Self Storage - Tampa - 2320 W. Hillsborough Ave. - 2320 West Hillsborough Avenue
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Life Storage - 3676 - Tampa - 1821 Fletcher AveTampa FL 336128.2 miles away
Extra Space Storage - 1366 - Tampa - Cypress St - 5045 West Cypress Street
Adamo Storage - 4901 East Adamo Drive
Public Storage - Tampa - 8230 N Dale Mabry Hwy - 8230 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Public Storage - Gibsonton - 12704 S US Highway 41 - 12704 S US Highway 41
Public Storage - Tampa - 6286 W Waters Ave - 6286 W Waters Ave
Public Storage - Brandon - 1007 E Brandon Blvd - 1007 E Brandon Blvd
Public Storage - Tampa - 9210 Lazy Lane - 9210 Lazy Lane
Public Storage - Tampa - 8324 Gunn Hwy - 8324 Gunn Hwy
Public Storage - Tampa - 7803 W Waters Ave - 7803 W Waters Ave
Public Storage - Tampa - 1302 W Kennedy Blvd - 1302 W Kennedy Blvd
Life Storage - 3592 - Brandon - Bloomingdale Ave - 607 East Bloomingdale Avenue
CubeSmart Self Storage - FL Tampa W Lindebaugh Ave - 5907 West Linebaugh Avenue
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Storing a Car in Tampa, FL

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 Tampa, FL?

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

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 Tampa, FL?

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 Tampa, FL?

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 Tampa, FL?

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 Tampa, FL?

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

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
20'$161.62Not Available
25'$228.78Not Available
30'$258.64Not Available
35'Not AvailableNot Available
40'$112.00Not Available

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Tampa, Florida over the past 180 days is $83.62.

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 Tampa?

The average cost of car storage in Tampa is $83.62 per month. You can compare prices and find the best storage unit for you Sparefoot.com

Are there car storage discounts in Tampa?

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

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

An average 20' long storage unit in Tampa is $161.62 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 Tampa?

Outdoor car storage costs about $83.62 per month in Tampa. Typically, outdoor parking spots are cheaper because they don't offer the same level of protection as an indoor or enclosed storage unit.

Tampa Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Tampa student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Tampa include University of South Florida, University of Tampa. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Tampa self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Tampa tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $38.35 monthly depending on the time of year. Tampa self-storage prices are highest inDecember, and lowest in April.

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