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The more things change, the more they stay the same: lessons from the Dealer For The People

June 12, 2017

For 15 years, Jill Merriam has been the Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai. Today, even with so much change in the new and used car business, the reasons she remains committed to her work has very much stayed the same. It isn’t always easy to be the Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai so how does Jill keep loving life after all this time? Two very specific things[…]

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Three signs it is time to get rid of your car

June 5, 2017

New and used car customers in Connecticut and all over New england all want to get as many miles as we can out of our cars, but when is it time to get rid of it and move on to a nicer newer car? At Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, it is our mission to help people drive their cars safely for as long as they wish to drive them. But when is[…]

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What you need to know before leasing a vehicle

May 30, 2017

A customer recently asked a really specific question about leasing a vehicle, and what sets the price. Here’s Jill Merriam’s Dealer For The People answer. At Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, leasing a vehicle is an attractive option for people needing a nicer, newer car, but there’s only two aspects of car leasing that are negotiable. Do you know what they are? Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to find out exactly[…]

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Jill Merriam’s Key Hyundai radio ads serve a purpose

May 22, 2017

You may have heard Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, once or twice – or maybe a 100 times – on the radio talking about new and used cars, bad credit car loans, and everything Hyundai in Connecticut. There’s good reason for all those annoying radio spots. Yes, Jill Merriam, is the Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai of Milford and Manchester, and we use radio advertising all the[…]

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Why car shoppers prefer shopping in car dealerships

May 8, 2017

Brick and mortar stores are shuttering their doors, closing up shop at alarming rates. Sears, K-Mart, Macy’s, Nordstrom’s – one after another, they’ve been in the news for weeks now. Retail is in trouble, so what does that mean for people shopping for the best new and used cars in Connecticut? Jill Merriam, co-owner and Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, recognizes that while retail stores are closing doors, the car business[…]

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Before you ask for a cash price, listen to this

May 1, 2017

Once in while people shopping for a new or used car at Key Hyundai or any CT new and used car dealership take the salesperson aside, and whisper an age-old negotiating question: “Hey, what’s the price for cash?” We don’t hear that quite so much anymore, and here’s why. At Key Hyundai, we have one mission: to be solution providers and never product pushers, and that everyone deserves to drive a nicer[…]

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What do you like to do in your car?

April 24, 2017

Americans love cars, (new or used, people love to own a nicer, newer car!) and spend hundreds of hours driving: commuting to work, school, road trips, doctor appointments, visiting family, and carpooling kids around town. What do you do to pass the time when driving? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at the popular new and used car dealership Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, drives nearly 60 miles between the two Connecticut dealerships in Milford[…]

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Before you buy a used car on-line, listen to this:

April 17, 2017

People click away on the internet looking for great deal on used cars, but do you know why on-line prices you see are so low? It’s a race to the bottom, and Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai will tell you why. Before you buy a car from an on-line source like all the cars-forsalecheap-dot-coms, take a moment to listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to learn why[…]

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Key Hyundai Spring Clean with free car detailing and oil change

April 10, 2017

Spring clean your car – for free! Answer this one fun itty-bitty question from the CT Dealer for the People, and a free complete car detailing and oil change might be yours! Who doesn’t want a free car detail and oil change just in time for spring road trips? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, is giving away a complete car detail and oil change to welcome[…]

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The worst part about buying a car and what to do about it

April 3, 2017

What is the worst part about shopping for a new or used car? When asked about the worst part of car buying, new and used car customers often say the same exact thing: the dreaded sales manager. Actually, it’s when the salesperson leaves the customer to approach the sales manager in what seems to be an exclusive, secret meeting. Frankly, there should be no “worst part” of buying a car and[…]

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