My dealer says my Mercedes E-Class Auto needs a gearbox service but it's only done 33,000 miles, is this necessary?

I have a 2018 MB E-Class, it’s done 33,000 miles. The dealer tells me it needs an automatic gearbox service this year - £375 + VAT. Is it strictly necessary, and is that a reasonable price?
Although your Mercedes has not covered many miles, we would suggest following the dealer's guidance and having the gearbox serviced, as the oil will degrade over time. The price you have been quoted is not surprising for a main dealer, but you may be able to get it cheaper by using an independent Mercedes-Benz specialist.
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