Main Dealer Rates 44.9% higher than independents
Motorists can save around £30 per hour by going independent according to a recent survey
June 16, 2014
According to the annual Warranty Direct labour rate survey, Independent garages and non franchised workshops stands at £63.56 per hour whilst main dealers are charging an average of £92.11. Not surprisingly London is the most expensive at an average of £91.99 per hour and is home to three garages in the UK charging an eye watering £200 per hour. The South East dominates the top 10 most expensive regions. The North of England and Scotland made up the majority of least expensive areas to fix your car.