Yes. You can vacuum your car at a gas station, but not all gas stations offer car wash and vacuum services. Check which gas stations offer car vacuum services before leaving for car wash.
Using vacuum cleaner at a gas station
Gas stations have heavy-duty car vacuum cleaners with special attachments and tools to clean hard-to-reach areas of your car. Most gas stations have a coin system for using the vacuum cleaner. The cost varies from one gas station to another. You’ll need more coins for bigger cars and SUVs. Some gas stations only accept cards for using vacuum cleaners.
Cost of vacuuming your car
It doesn’t cost much to vacuum your car at a gas station. It will cost around 1-5 dollars for a sedan and $5-$10 for SUVs. It may cost you up to $25 to clean an RV or a trailer. The cost also varies depending on how dirty your car’s interior is.
How can you reduce the vacuuming cost at a gas station?
- Open all doors and windows of your car for easy and quick access.
- Clear out the trash and other large debris from your car.
- Do light cleaning of your car mats and seat covers.
- Remove all the things from the glove/storage compartment. Also, empty your car’s trunk.
How much does it cost to buy a gas station vacuum cleaner?
The vacuums installed at gas stations are big with longer pipes. It costs around $1200-$1500. It is better to use these vacuums for detailed cleaning and buy a small one for instant cleanups at home.