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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:25 pm 
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Service

Oil
Filters - Oil, Air, Fuel, Pollen
Cambelts+all pulleys+aux belt
Water pump
Brake fluid change

Skoda - £920 Local garage (who probably service as many as the dealership £442 inc vat

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 4:06 pm 
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Toyota fixed price (discount rate for taxis) Auris Hybrid

Intermediate £120 ; Oil/filter, fluids, check brakes/lights/suspension etc. check and adjust wheel alignment.
Full £200 ; Above + pollen filter, air con recharge, air filter, hybrid system check.
Full+ £250 ; All above + Flush and change coolant, flush and change brake fluid, new spark plugs/HT leads.

Lots of other little things they do at each service like renewing certain seals and washers. No belts to worry about, the car gets washed and valeted each time and they give a voucher for a free meal at the nearby cafe if you wait whilst its done. Or they'll collect and return at no extra cost.
And free lifetime puncture repairs. :D

All for nearly half the price of your local independant!

Just changed the front pads myself today for the first time at 50k (£30), in 18 months it's had 4 services, 2 headlight bulbs, 1 set of wipers and two front tyres. Total cost about £850 (£690 of that for the servicing to keep the warranty) :D :D :D


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 4:36 pm 
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sasha wrote:
Toyota fixed price (discount rate for taxis) Auris Hybrid

Intermediate £120 ; Oil/filter, fluids, check brakes/lights/suspension etc. check and adjust wheel alignment.
Full £200 ; Above + pollen filter, air con recharge, air filter, hybrid system check.
Full+ £250 ; All above + Flush and change coolant, flush and change brake fluid, new spark plugs/HT leads.

Lots of other little things they do at each service like renewing certain seals and washers. No belts to worry about, the car gets washed and valeted each time and they give a voucher for a free meal at the nearby cafe if you wait whilst its done. Or they'll collect and return at no extra cost.
And free lifetime puncture repairs. :D

All for nearly half the price of your local independant!

Just changed the front pads myself today for the first time at 50k (£30), in 18 months it's had 4 services, 2 headlight bulbs, 1 set of wipers and two front tyres. Total cost about £850 (£690 of that for the servicing to keep the warranty) :D :D :D



No cambelt+w/pump though

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 04, 2016 4:40 pm 
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Toyota fixed price (discount rate for taxis) Auris Hybrid

Intermediate £120 ; Oil/filter, fluids, check brakes/lights/suspension etc. check and adjust wheel alignment.

Oil and filter £30......check brakes/lights/suspension.....nothing


Full £200 ; Above + pollen filter, air con recharge, air filter, hybrid system check.

extra £80 for a pollen filter and air filter worth......£30? recharge aircon.....only if it needs it


Full+ £250 ; All above + Flush and change coolant, flush and change brake fluid, new spark plugs/HT leads.

drain water and refill......water+antifreeze.....£10 max new plugs and leads.....will they if yours are ok though?

and a free wash


Suddenly it looks different is the £250 plus or inc vat?

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 8:09 pm 
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The price is 'all in'.

I've only listed the major service items, you can check the full list here (click the more tab above each price to see the list of items checked)
https://www.toyota.co.uk/caring-for-you ... cing.json#

Mostly the same as yours I bet, how much would you pay without the water pump and cambelt ?


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:25 pm 
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Took motor in for first service, 18,000 which was quite pleasing.

Dealer said soon I will need two front tyres, back and front brake pads.

£878. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:58 pm 
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sasha wrote:
The price is 'all in'.

I've only listed the major service items, you can check the full list here (click the more tab above each price to see the list of items checked)
https://www.toyota.co.uk/caring-for-you ... cing.json#

Mostly the same as yours I bet, how much would you pay without the water pump and cambelt ?


Last full service+inspection £167 inc vat

all filters+oil

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