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So I am approaching 20k and have booked in for the first service but been quoted £760 and wondering if this is the standard UK price or whether the dealer is profiteering?
On an internet search I have found that in 2018 the price paid was £550, £590 in early 2019 and £625 later in the year so £760 is a massive hike!
I have seen mention of a standardised fixed price servicing cost system, that not all dealers adhere to, but I cannot find any online evidence of whether this continues or what these costs are at present.
Any help appreciated, thanks 😀👍
 

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Get it done at Halfords £175.00
they use all genuine parts and Mobil 1 oil
they will even stamp your service book when they get back from burning out your tyres on the joy ride sorry i meant test drive.
A porsche service price of £760 for two years driving seems very good value to me? Does it also include the brake fluid?
The service history dealer stamp will pay that amount In extra value when it comes time to sell, don’t buy a Ferrari i expect at least a £2K bill and that’s every year regardless of oil or major service!

Cheers Andrew
 

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Have a ring around other OPCs in your area and see if the prices are about the same. If not, go with the cheapest one. There may be a good chance that it includes the brake fluid change which in itself is about £100.
 

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Thought the fixed price oil service including brake fluid was about £700. I know the 4-year full service with plugs etc inc brake fluid I just paid £1095 at Hull OPC based on porsche fixed price. I'm told that fewer and fewer OPCs are now adhering to the fixed price schedule and someone else said that porsche have discontinued publicising it but I think it still exists.
 

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Thanks for the replies everyone, unfortunately there are no other OPC’s near to me so I’ll need to try to get them to match this fixed price cost, over £100 difference is a lot of beer money I don’t want to waste....
 

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718 Cayman 2.0L.

I'm approaching my first service so obtained a couple of quotes from OPCs. The first OPC quoted £799 and the second quoted £625. Both include brake fluid.

I actually contacted Porsche UK and they phoned back to say that they have discontinued fixed price servicing.
 

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Perhaps I'm jaded on the cost of service or just accepting the costs for what they are. I say this as my very simple and no-nonsense Morgan just came back from it's yearly service and MOT - nothing was needed to pass, this didn't include brake fluid change and in the end it's a simple oil chance and tightening of this and that...drum roll please....just shy of £500. So in comparison, the Porsche prices don't seem that bad considering I'm paying that yearly with every 2nd year being closer to £700. Amazing what a car built in a shed and running a tiny 1.6 Ford engine costs to keep running. :)

Jokes aside, every retailer makes most of their profit and covers running costs from service and after sales so the higher up the food chain you go in regards to brands, the tad more you are paying. Any before anyone points out that some brands include service for free - it's not. Far from. That cost is rolled into the cost of the car so it's a matter of pay now or later.
 

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So I am approaching 20k and have booked in for the first service but been quoted £760 and wondering if this is the standard UK price or whether the dealer is profiteering?
On an internet search I have found that in 2018 the price paid was £550, £590 in early 2019 and £625 later in the year so £760 is a massive hike!
I have seen mention of a standardised fixed price servicing cost system, that not all dealers adhere to, but I cannot find any online evidence of whether this continues or what these costs are at present.
Any help appreciated, thanks 😀👍
As the other comments said, Halfords is your answer.
 

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My car is now due it's 4 years service too, I called my 2 local OPC, Colchester was £1300 and Norwich was £1013. Colchester not interested in price matching and don't adhere to the fixed price plan but Norwich does.
My car was bought from Colchester but you know where I'll be taking my car for it's service!
 

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My car is now due it's 4 years service too, I called my 2 local OPC, Colchester was £1300 and Norwich was £1013. Colchester not interested in price matching and don't adhere to the fixed price plan but Norwich does.
My car was bought from Colchester but you know where I'll be taking my car for it's service!
Have you considered an independent Porsche specialist?, i use one on my new car all warranty is still intact (y)same service(y) same parts(y) service history stamp from well regarded independent(y) 1/2 the cost of main dealer(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)
 

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I entered 300£. I had problems with the air conditioner, and I got to such an amount. And the worst thing was just that I started one very petty problem. You won't believe it; I haven't cleaned my air conditioner for about six months. It seemed to me that everything was in order. But then severe problems with the compressor began. And then I had to go to the service and give a decent amount of money. Now I have studied all possible issues with air conditioners to get them as close as possible.
 
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