Why is my Hyundai service compulsory to maintain my warranty?

One of the reasons I bought a Hyundai i10 was that it promised a five-year warranty. Imagine my surprise when I phoned Hyundai to book it in for its first service only to be told that it would cost about £140. Hyundai told me that if I do not pay to have it serviced by them every year at that price, the warranty is null and void. I feel I have been conned. What do you think I should do?
Why do you feel you have been conned? £140 is perfectly reasonable for a proper service by a manufacturer appointed dealer. Next year's probably won't be so cheap.
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