Average labour rates for garage repairs rocket to £83 per hour

James Batchelor

Considering booking your car into a garage in the near future? If so you should be thinking about not which garage to take your motor to but which county!

A new survey from Warranty Direct has not only revealed the average labour rate in franchised and non-franchised workshops is now £83 - more than 10 per cent higher than two years ago - but that Surrey has the most expensive rates and Powys, Wales, the cheapest.