Originally Posted by some dude
I have a 06'. Is my car somewhat pre-wired for a block heater? I have never looked into this. If it was 30* outside and I plugged it in, how long would it take to get hot? (the block/block heater)
buy a timer that plugs into the outlet, plug heater into that. Set it to turn on 2-3 hours before you leave in the am. I did this with my diesel only because it takes a while for the engine to heat up 8 gallons of coolant, and I hated the drive without heat.