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Are car dealerships going out of business?

Will car dealers suffer same fate as Toys R Us?Many traditional brick and mortar stores are suffering because of on-line buying, and Toys R Us is the most recent victim of the current consumer trend. Is CT Key Hyundai of Manchester and Key Hyundai of Milford, Connecticut’s favorite new and used car dealership, worried the same might happen to them?

Will car dealerships suffer the same fate as Toys R Us?

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, says nope, no way! And she knows a thing or two – or three – about the car business and share three very good reasons why Jill says car dealerships are here to stay in this quick Nicer, Newer News video:

Do you think cars are easily purchased on-line? Let us know why or why not at wecare@keycars.com, because we love to learn from you!

And if you have any questions about buying, trading, financing or servicing a vehicle, let us help. Key Hyundai automotive experts can find you the solution you need. Key Hyundai experts are only a phone call, email, or short drive away! We want to hear from you!

How CT trade in law hits you right in the wallet

Jill Merriam explains Connecticut trade-in law and how it affects car buyersAs much as Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai love the state of Connecticut, and you know how much Jill does, there’s no disputing we’re in a bit of a fiscal mess.

But Jill wants you to know about one specific law that might cost you when trading in a car to buy a nicer, newer vehicle.

As the Dealer For The People in Connecticut, Jill wants you to know how the CT deficit affects the price of your next nicer, newer car when you trade in a vehicle.

It’s a small law, but still hits us in the wallet.

Here’s what you need to know when trading in a vehicle in Connecticut:

Connecticut car dealerships are all dealing with this trade-in law, and we just want you to know where the money is coming from. Sadly, your wallet.

Do you have any questions about trading in your vehicle for a nicer, newer car? Our Key Hyundai experts are available to find the solutions you need! Email our team at wecare@keycars.com and we will get to work for you!

Dancing out of your comfort zone

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, dancing for Ronald McDonald House of ConnecticutJill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester, recently stepped far out of her comfort zone to raise money the Ronald McDonald House of Connecticut.

Or actually, Jill danced her way out of her comfort zone.

It wasn’t easy, and it pushed Key Hyundai’s Jill Merriam far past anything she felt comfortable doing.

But she danced. And danced. Why?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video where the Dealer For The People explains what she did and why she did it, and why you should reach a little too. Take a listen:

It wasn’t easy, and this experience pushed Jill far past anything she’s ever done before, and for that she’s forever grateful.

What have you done to push yourself, even just a little bit? We’d love to hear all about it at wecare@keycars.com. And if you haven’t done anything YET, tell us what you think you might do someday! Good luck!

Best websites to help with car buying

best internet tools for car buyingJill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s favorite new and used car dealership Key Hyundai, is asked all the time for the inside scoop on car buying. This is what she tells her friends and family.

“Too often people approach car buying without knowing this one, crucial thing.”

It’s important to have this information before you research which car to buy because it makes all the difference.

In this Nicer, Newer News video the Dealer For The People shares what you need to know before walking into the car dealerships, and which website is best to help you decide how much car you can afford.

Check out the websites mentioned before heading to the dealership and you will be in-the-know when you sit down to find a car you’ll love to drive and can afford to own.

Do you have questions about the car buying or financing process? We are here to help! Email us at wecare@keycars.com and we will find an automotive solution for you!

Automotive reliability awards explained

Jill Merriam explains JD Power awardsIt isn’t easy to get a JD Power automotive award, and once a vehicle does, car manufacturers shout it from the rooftops. But what does it really mean?

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, Connecticut’s favorite new and used car dealership, shares the inside scoop on automotive reliability awards, and what it means, whether your car won an award or not. Yes, it is a great, humbling honor to be recognized, but be sure to keep in mind what is being honored and why.

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out what these awards really mean for you and your car:

So yes, a big deal. And congratulations to Genesis and all the award winners, but remember this should not be the defining decision in finding a car to love.

Any questions about JD Power awards or any car decision? Email us at wecare@keycars.com and our solution providers will answer your questions!