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Who makes money on car financing?

December 5, 2016
Who makes money on car financing?

Many new and used car customers think Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester – or any new or used car dealership – benefits when customers receive car financing, and this is simply not true. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, explains how a car dealer lends money and how that works. Take a listen to this Nicer, Newer News video where Jill answers a[…]

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Key Hyundai celebrates National Mutt Day and pet adoption

November 28, 2016

The Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, never thought she’d be a dog lover, but Jill Merriam loves her mutt Milo with all her heart. Adopting Milo almost 2 years ago was one of the best decisions her family ever made, and if you’re looking to expand your pet family, please consider adoption. December 2nd is National Mutt Day, and there are hundreds of loving dogs looking for a family[…]

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Changing lives, one nicer, newer car at a time

November 21, 2016
Changing lives, one nicer, newer car at a time

Connecticut’s new and used car dealerships Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester are proud to be solution providers, and never product pushers, and work diligently to find an automotive solution for anyone who wants to drive a nicer, newer car. When is a car more than a car? When a vehicle is the means to an end: a new job, transportation to school, work, family, friends, doctor appointments, responsibilities and[…]

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Do you know your options when turning in your auto lease?

November 14, 2016
Do you know your options when turning in your auto lease?

Car leasing is often confusing, and a Key Hyundai customer recently wrote in with two specific questions about where he can turn in that lease, and financing options available should he want to buy out the lease. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People, wants to make sure all customers understand their options when it’s time to turn in an auto lease. Here are two simple things to know about car leasing, explained[…]

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What is the fair mark up value on a car invoice?

November 7, 2016
What is the fair mark up value on a car invoice?

How much money does Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester, or any Connecticut used or new car dealer, actually make from the price listed on a vehicle invoice? Car sticker price and mark up explained  In other words, what is the fair mark-up a dealer should get, as a percentage of the invoice? What exactly is a hold-back, or factory incentive, and what does that mean for you, the[…]

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Car cleaning tips to keep auto looking new

October 31, 2016
Car cleaning tips to keep auto looking new

When you get your nicer, newer car from Key Hyundai of Milford or Key Hyundai of Manchester, everything is shiny and bright when you drive off the lot. But what about when the chrome starts to dull and plastic fades? What can you do about it? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People asked the Key Hyundai car detailing professionals to share tips on how to keep car chrome and plastic looking brand new on[…]

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How to keep car tires looking new

October 24, 2016
How to keep car tires looking new

New and used Connecticut car customers like to keep their vehicles looking like new, and our favorite Key Hyundai car detailing expert shared the inside scoop on how to keep those tires shiny and bright longer than you ever dreamed possible! Tired of dull, dingy tires that never seem to hold the shine like they did the day you bought the car? It doesn’t matter if a new or used car, you can[…]

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Is a car designed specifically for women a good idea?

October 17, 2016
Is a car designed specifically for women a good idea?

There’s a new car out, designed specifically for women, and even in Connecticut, people have a lot to say about it. At Key Hyundai, Jill Merriam is the woman behind the Dealer For The People, a female in a predominantly male automotive industry, has been inundated with feedback about this new car designed specifically for women. You might be surprised by her unique perspective on this new design debut. Listen to Jill[…]

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The absolute best time of year to buy a car

October 10, 2016
The absolute best time of year to buy a car

Everywhere you turn, people are claiming this is the best time of a year to buy a car, and here’s what you must do right now to get the best deal. But do you know car buying fact vs. fiction? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai in Connecticut, tells it like it is, and cuts through the noise to let you know once and for all what[…]

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What you need to know about car financing

October 3, 2016
What you need to know about car financing

Confused about financing a new or used car in Connecticut, and afraid you don’t know what you need to know to buy a car? Good news! There is an amazing website to break it down for you in easy-to-understand language to help break through the chaos. The Dealer For The People, Jill Merriam, from Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, makes it her goal to always offer a fully transparent, easy car buying process but even so,[…]

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