Will not using a main dealer for service affect resale value?

I had my Jaguar F-Pace serviced at a main dealer when it was two years old and it will soon be due for a four year service. There is a local Jaguar specialist with a good reputation who is cheaper than a main dealer, but if it is serviced outside of the official Jaguar network, will this have an impact on resale value?

Asked on 24 August 2023 by Geoffrey

Answered by David Ross
It is difficult to assign a monetary value to a full history from a main dealer as opposed to part main dealer and part independent, but we would expect the former to be worth a little more, at least to a private buyer. It will also be more attractive to potential buyers with a full main dealer service history.
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