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Difference between car service at quick shops and the car dealership

Trusted Car Dealership in CTPeople say it’s more expensive to get your vehicle serviced at the service department of a car dealer like Key Hyundai of Milford or Key Hyundai of Manchester vs a quick shop like a JiffyLube.

But is that really true?

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, is here to dispel the myths around the cost differences between getting your car serviced at a quick shop or taking it into the car dealership. There is a difference: do you know what it is and why it matters?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video on why a car dealership may be the best deal:


Do you have any questions about getting your car serviced? Our Key Hyundai automotive experts are here to help! Email us at wecare@keycars.com and we will find an answer for you!

What is that TPMS light on the dashboard?

Jill Merriam Dealer For The People explains TPMS dashboard lightIt happens every year to drivers in Connecticut: that weird little light appears on the car dashboard and Key Hyundai drivers start to panic:

Is my car safe to drive?
Will I make it to work today?
Is this gonna cost me a fortune?

This time of year, many new and used Key Hyundai car customers stare at their dashboard, surprised to find a goofy little light has appeared – almost overnight.

It happens every year, when the weather gets colder, a bizarre TPMS light appears on the dashboard, leaving a lot of Connecticut drivers wondering what’s going on and should they be alarmed?

Relax, Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, is going to explain exactly what that TPMS light is, what it means to you as a driver, and what you should do about it.

You can listen to Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People, explain that TPMS light right here:

We all know winter is coming, and with the cold weather, the TPMS light is bound to make an appearance.

Are you worried about tire pressure? Stop by your Key Hyundai service department, or send a quick email to wecare@keycars.com and we will get an automotive expert to find a solution for you!

Tips to make tell if a car has flood damage

How to tell if that used car you're thinking of buying has flood damageSometimes cars have extensive water damage from hurricanes or floods, and end up on the used car market, yet buyers are kept in the dark.

How to check if a car has flood damage

At Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester, all vehicles – new and used – are flood free. Jill Merriam, the Dealer For The People guarantees it, which is one way to make sure the used car you’re buying hasn’t been in a flood.

But if you’re shopping around for a used car, here’s what you need to know to steer clear of flood damaged vehicles. This 2 minute, Nicer, Newer News video tells you exactly how to find out if that car you’re thinking about buying is a hurricane damaged vehicle.

Listen here, where Jill Merriam shares three concrete tips to make sure a used car hasn’t been transported from a hurricane or flood affected area.

With the hurricanes that ravished our country, please be hyper aware when shopping for a used car. Our Key Hyundai service department is available to answer any questions you may have: write us at wecare@keycars.com if you have any questions at all, or stop by and talk to us in person. Key Hyundai automotive experts are always here to help!

Connecticut Key Hyundai holds supply drive to benefit Puerto Rico

Key Hyundai hosts supply drive for Puerto RicoThe hurricanes ravishing our country are devastating, but somehow it hurts even more when it hits close to home, which the Puerto Rico devastation certainly has.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People and her team at Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester are holding a supply drive to help out the people suffering in Puerto Rico after the horrific hurricane.

Several of Key Hyundai employees have strong family ties to Puerto Rico, and as their Key Hyundai family, we are doing what we can to help out.

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to see what Key Hyundai is doing, and how you can help:

Together, we can help make a difference to our friends and families affected by these tragedies.

If you have any questions on how you can participate in the Key Hyundai supply drive for Puerto Rico, email our team at wecare@keycars.com. We are so grateful for your support!

Hyundai self-driving cars happening soon – very soon

Jill Merriam explains Hyundai autonomous driving capabilitiesAutomotive technology is evolving quickly, and Hyundai is absolutely at the forefront of this cutting edge technology.

In fact, auto tech is moving so fast, it’s sometimes hard to imagine what driving will be like in the very near future, let alone generations down the road.

Jill Merriam, Dealer for the People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai took Hyundai tech on a test-drive before, and now she shares how Hyundai autonomous driving (self-driving) technology is evolving, and how you might be surprised at when you can expect these updates to be in a vehicle you own.

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out what’s new in Hyundai auto technology, and what it means for your, the driver:

What do you think about self-driving vehicles? How will it change how you drive? Does a car’s technology affect your car buying decisions?
We’d love to hear your thoughts and concerns at wecare@keycars.com, and maybe you’ll be featured on a future video.