Macan GTS first service

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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by VanB » Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:12 pm

Wing Commander wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:25 am
jk88 wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:40 am
Portsmouth quoted me £430 for my upcoming service vs £490 from Reading, my usual OPC. Only the additional distance and inconvenience allows me to justify the extra £60, but it's definately worth shopping around.
On the other hand, it would be interesting, if asked, how Reading justify charging the £60 extra, above the fixed price servicing cost...! :?

(Yes, I know not all OPCs are signed up to fixed price servicing, but still...) :ugeek:
Reading really take the piss on servicing so will likely go to Swindon as it's not that far down the M4. Might even try Tewkesbury as I went to school in the area and haven't revisited it for nearly 40 years!
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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by jk88 » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:11 am

Wing Commander wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:25 am
jk88 wrote:
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:40 am
Portsmouth quoted me £430 for my upcoming service vs £490 from Reading, my usual OPC. Only the additional distance and inconvenience allows me to justify the extra £60, but it's definately worth shopping around.
On the other hand, it would be interesting, if asked, how Reading justify charging the £60 extra, above the fixed price servicing cost...! :?

(Yes, I know not all OPCs are signed up to fixed price servicing, but still...) :ugeek:
Oh, I did. I got a fairly flat response back saying the other OPC was participating in a promotion that Reading wasn't.
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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by Wing Commander » Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:34 am

Hmmm - a ‘promotion’ that most other OPCs also participate in! :roll:

Oh well, I suppose they’ll continue to fleece their customers until enough of them take their servicing elsewhere... :(
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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by tigertrout » Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:31 am

I got a price from reading opc for a Recent minor service plus 111 check for extended warranty they wanted £526 plus £256 for 111 check.
Took it to Swindon all done for £430.00
I asked reading how they can justify there prices and was told there labour rate is higher than most and basically take it else where if you don’t like it.

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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by Wing Commander » Sat Jan 26, 2019 11:51 am

What an appalling attitude from Reading!! :shock:

And I very much doubt if technicians in Reading are paid much more than those in Swindon, Bristol, Cardiff or Tewkesbury! :roll:
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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by VanB » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:29 pm

You can bet they're not, WingCo - blatant profiteering. Go elsewhere!
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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by Wing Commander » Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:37 pm

VanB wrote:
Sat Jan 26, 2019 12:29 pm
You can bet they're not, WingCo - blatant profiteering. Go elsewhere!
Agreed. :(
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Re: Macan GTS first service

Post by Greddyuk » Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:00 pm

Hi, I have my first service on my Turbo coming March with 16K on the clock.
Im looking at possibly going to East london, Hatfield or any other centres close to the M1.
Which would you recommend? and how long in advance to get a courtesy car? which centre provides good courtesy cars?

Any advise would be great!

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