Before long-term storage
Recommended state of charge (SoC) for long-term storage is approximately 25%.
- If the state of charge (SoC) is high – drive the car until it reaches the recommended level.
- If the state of charge (SoC) is low – charge the car to the recommended level.
During long-term storage
Check the state of charge (SoC) in the driver display on a regular basis.
Charge the car if the state of charge (SoC) has fallen noticeably, or if it has not been charged for longer than 6 months. This compensates for the natural self-discharge of the battery.
Store the car in a cool place and avoid extreme temperatures during long-term storage in order to minimise the risk of battery damage. Select a storage location indoors or in the shade, depending on where the temperature is lowest, particularly in a hot climate.