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Dealership servicing?

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9y, 6m agoPosted 9 years, 6 months ago
Hi all,

My 5 yr old toyota yaris is coming up for a yearly service. It only needs a regular 10k service this year. Last year I went through the dealership and it cost me an arm and a leg! Should I go through toyota again or should I just go to a local garage?

Thanks in advance:thumbsup:
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9y, 6m agoPosted 9 years, 6 months ago

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if you come to sell your toyata yaris a dealer full service history can be worth a bit, just depends how much you have to fork out between local garage an the toyota garage.

What condition is it in?

Have you had it from new?

If it has a full Toyota serviuce history then it may be worth while keeping it that way but if not, then go with a local reputable garage.

Also if you have more than one Toyota dealership around, try them all - they can vary a lot in price.

Cheers, Dio :)
Thanks Guys,
It's in pretty good condition, haven't had it from new though, and has a full service history. The way I'm seeing it at the moment is that I have another 2 years still to pay off the finance, by then will it really still matter if I have a full Toyota service history, it'll be 7 yrs old and have done about 65k miles:?
its not worth servicing in a main dealership for another 2 years it will cost a fortune and it wont make a massive difference in price when you sell it.
As ALICOM007suggests, in a couple of years time, a Toyota history will not recoup the cost; just get a good local garage to service it and stamp the book. Keeping receipts for parts will help.

Cheers, Dio :)
with tesco clubcard deals you can get servicing at nationwide auto centres you pay a quarter of the price...well worth considering if you shop at Tesco.

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