Before long-term storage
Recommended state of charge (SoC) for long-term storage is between 40% and 50%.
- If the state of charge (SoC) is higher than recommended – drive the car to the recommended state of charge (SoC).
- If the state of charge (SoC) is lower than recommended – charge the car to the recommended state of charge (SoC).
During long-term storage
Check the state of charge (SoC) continuously and reset to an appropriate state of charge (SoC) if it is lower than 20%.
If storage is planned for longer than 3 months, it is recommended that the car has continuous alternating current charging connected with maximum state of charge (SoC) set at 40% or 50%. Check continuously that the alternating current charging is working.
Choose the coolest location possible for the vehicle in order to minimise ageing of the batteries during long-term storage. During summer the vehicle should preferably remain indoors or outdoors in the shade, depending on where the temperature is lowest.