Buying a car without a full service history ?

Thinking of buying a 7 year old Mercedes SLK but the car only has 4 services across 32,000 miles (or 7 years). This is probably because the previous owners (3) read the manual which says “the car needs servicing every 10,000 miles or every year, which ever is sooner”. What do you think? The car seems in very good... show more Thinking of buying a 7 year old Mercedes SLK but the car only has 4 services across 32,000 miles (or 7 years). This is probably because the previous owners (3) read the manual which says “the car needs servicing every 10,000 miles or every year, which ever is sooner”. What do you think? The car seems in very good condition.

The MOT history seems patchy as well, the car has failed twice, one where the front tyres were completely wrecked and one where the headlights were too low. It suggests patchy maintenance so I’m not sure

What d’you think ??
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