My car has done very few miles since the last service. Does it actually need serviced again?
My 2018 Mercedes C-Class Estate is due for an MOT and service. Since the last service, it's only done 330 miles (total miles: 6207). Mercedes want £583. Do I even need to get it serviced?
Strictly speaking, yes. Oil degrades over time and, if Mercedes-Benz says your car needs servicing every year, it's not entirely a money-making exercise. Skipping a service might harm its value at resale time, too. That said, it's unlikely that two years between servicing will cause any real damage with the mileage you cover. If it was my car, I'd compromise by paying for an independent garage to carry out a minor service.
Answered by Andrew Brady on