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Saving money on servicing

Having your vehicle serviced regularly is important, both in terms of maintaining safety and retaining value. By investing in servicing, you reduce the risk of costly damages and will always be able to keep on top of the wear and tear on parts. Vehicles with a clear, proven service history also tend to sell for a higher price when they are put up for sale – in some cases this can put an additional 10% onto the value.

The downside of regular servicing is the money it will cost you to take your car to a dealership. If you want to save money while still receiving high quality services, it is a much better option to go to an independent garage with a highly trained staff. They typically offer more competitive prices. Thanks to block exemption rules, using independent garages will not invalidate the warranty on new vehicles so you can get the best of both worlds.

When you choose an independent garage you need to ensure you receive the highest quality workmanship for your money. There is no use making great savings on the costs if the quality of the service falls dramatically. You should ask about the qualifications of the people who will be working on your vehicle as well as asking if they use official parts as well as recommended oils and other materials and components.

At Swanley MOT Centre we specialise in all aspects of vehicle servicing in Addington and beyond, offering a high quality independent service. We are committed to helping our clients save money whilst also delivering the best possible standards. Our skilled team have received extensive training and on the job experience, so you will have no concerns about quality service when you bring your vehicle to us.