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If you have two vehicles then the perfect scenario for your new garage would be a perfect fit for both.
However, in order to achieve a smooth transition from the driveway into your garage, choosing the right size for your 2 car garage is of utmost importance.
In this blog let’s answer the common question, How big is a 2 car garage?
In order to fully answer this question let’s dig deeper into the sizing details of a 2 car garage, and end by discovering which size of a 2 car garage is right for you and your vehicles.
What is a Two Car Garage?
Yes, the answer is pretty self explanatory, however just for clarity’s sake…
A two car garage is either an attached or detached garage and commonly built in the following sizes, 20×20, 20×22, 24×24, or 24×30. The right size for you depends on the size of your vehicles and your desire for extra storage space or room for a workbench.
We thought this topic was so important, we actually shot a video around the dimensions of a 2 car garage! Take a look and keep reading!
What Can Fit Inside a 2 Car Garage?
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Typically, a two car garage offers just the right amount of space to park your two vehicles. Plus, the walls can also provide room for storage such as bicycles, ladders, garden equipment, trash cans, shelving for bins, etc.
If your garage is big enough (for example, like a 24’x24’) you could also fit a workbench for your handyman projects or personal hobby. This size would provide you with enough space to comfortably work on your hobby, allow for shelving to be built on opposite sides of the garage, and easily open and close your car doors.
At the end of the day, what you can fit inside your two-garage really depends upon its size, the size of your vehicles (do you own a dually truck?), and whether you add a second floor.
What is the Average Size of a 2 Car Garage?
The average sizes of a 2 car garage are 20×20, 24×24, and 24×30.
How Many Square Feet is In a 2 Car Garage?
The average sized 2 car garage’s square footage usually ranges from 400 (20×20), 576(24×24), and 720 (24×30) square feet. Of course, to figure out your ideal 2 car garage square footage, measure out your ideal space by factoring in the size of your vehicles, desired room for storage, and any extras like a workbench, or sink.
What is the Minimum Size for a 2 Car Garage?
The smallest size you would want to go for a two car garage is 20×20. Depending what size and style your vehicles are, you may be in for a very tight squeeze. However, with very careful parking, you can park smaller to regular sized cars inside..
If your vehicles are both on the larger side of regular you may be restricted from opening certain sides of the car doors especially if you include shelving on the sides.
If you wish to park larger sized vehicles, definitely go bigger.
What is the Best Size for a 2 Car Garage?
The recommended ( and most popular) size for a 2 car garage is 24×24. (As you can see in the following video), a 24×24 2 car garage provides you enough space to comfortably park your two vehicles, easily open and close your doors, enjoy space for shelving, and enough headspace for a workbench.
However, if you are parking a heavy duty truck and a larger sized vehicle, your ideal size would be 24×30. Check out this following video to get an idea of how your truck could fit inside a garage this size.
If Your Garage is Too Small ( for Amusement)
Yes. There are ways to make your two cars fit even if your 2 car garage is too small. Just check out what this guy did to make his two cars fit inside a smaller sized 2 car garage. 🙂
Facts are if you have to make it work, you will make it work. However, if you are considering the purchase of a 2 car garage, there is no need to try to make it work, you can choose to make it work from the very beginning. 🙂
Your Ideal 2 Car Garage Size in a Nutshell
The truth is… it is in your best interest to invest in a 2 car garage that will comfortably house your vehicles. Not only will you reap the benefits now, but also in the future if you ever plan on selling your property.
At Hometown Structures, we specialize in building prefab and attached 2 car garages and with our years of experience working alongside our customers, we highly suggest a 24×24 2 car garage.
However, we recognize that every situation and vehicle is different, so do not hesitate to reach out to our sales representatives for feedback on the right 2 car garage for you.
Discover Your Dream 2 Car Garage Today!
Discover your very own and perfectly spaced 2 car garage today! Whether you want a detached or attached 2 car garage, you have your pick! With the addition of a new 2 car garage you will enjoy weather tight, stylish, and comfortable car protection. Choose from 6 different garage styles or customize one to your specific taste or needs. Get ready to know for yourself just how big a 2 car garage is!
Partner with Hometown Structures for the Protection of Your Prized Vehicles
Are you ready to bring home a 2 car garage that fits your vehicles perfectly and supplies any other needs you may have for additional space?
If so, Hometown Structures is ready to equip you in the process of creating the best 2 car garage you have ever owned!
Enjoy the feeling that comes from pulling effortlessly into your spanking new garage after a long day at work and as you leisurely open your car door you do not have to think twice about whether it’s going to hit the garage wall. Instead, you walk inside knowing your vehicles are safe and sound inside a garage that you are proud of. Yes, that is your future! Go for it.