Jill Merriam Key Hyundai Blog

3 Reasons Why People Choose a Car Dealership

July 14, 2014

The reasons people visit Connecticut car dealerships for new or used cars has changed drastically over the years, and thankfully, Key Hyundai has evolved with how customers shop today. There are 3 main reasons why people shop at one dealership over another, and they ain’t what they used to be! At Key Hyundai, we know customers do their homework. Hyundai knows it and our Key Hyundai solution providers know it too. That’s why[...]

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Hyundai wins Greenest Automaker Award

June 16, 2014

Big news here in Hyundai land, and our Key Hyundai solution providers are proud of the national recognition from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), who rated the environmental performance of 2013 model-year vehicles from the eight largest carmakers selling in the United States and …. Hyundai won the Greenest Automaker award! Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, and I just have to tell you the news. Here’s the how[...]

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How CT laws help car buyers

May 19, 2014

Did you know Connecticut car buyers have a distinct advantage when purchasing a car at Key Hyundai or at any Connecticut car dealership? It’s true. Connecticut has the proud distinction of has some of the best, consumer friendly laws in the country. It will surprise you where Connecticut ranks with automotive loan balance, and the reason why we do so well has much to do with our laws. What does[...]

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Vehicle Upgrade Package: is it worth it?

May 12, 2014

It’s always so tempting, all those extras that come with the luxury upgrade offered when you buy that brand new car. Doesn’t matter if it’s a Hyundai from Key Hyundai,  or a Toyota, Honda, Nissan – it’s part of the upsell to offer car buyers the upgrades when they have decided on whichever make or model vehicle. When you buy a new car, the luxury package upgrade is almost always[...]

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Lease or buy: that is the car buying question

April 28, 2014

Doesn’t matter what Connecticut car dealership you go to, Hyundai, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, or GM, to lease or buy … buy or lease??? That is the question, isn’t it? One is a rip-off, or is that something else? When is it okay to lease? Or should we buy? Agghhh!!! Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, and leasing vs. buying a car is still the most[...]

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School Fundraisers First Step to Sales Career

April 21, 2014

Cookie dough, wrapping paper, and candles – oh my! You don’t have to have children to be inundated with the school fundraisers that sweep the neighborhood, offices, and outside your local grocery store. From magazines drives to wrapping paper, from cookie dough to candles, it seems everyone is selling something for their school PTA, field trip, athletics, drama or musical fundraising. Is this really such a bad thing? Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer[...]

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Perfect Tips for Less than Perfect Credit

March 17, 2014

Connecticut car customers with weak, bad or less than perfect credit always think they’re the only ones in their situation. At Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester, our solution providers know nothing is further from the truth!! These days, the majority of Key Hyundai new and used car customers have or have had credit issues. This is why we are so good at what we do: helping[...]

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What Kind of Car Shopper Are You?

February 3, 2014

When meeting new people and they find out I’m “that” Jill Merriam, The Dealer For The People a new and used car dealer in Milford and Manchester Connecticut, they always ask, “So, Jill, what’s the best way to buy a car?” The best way to buy a car, is really to determine what kind of shopper you are. There’s a great resource about determining what kind of car shopper you[...]

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What to Know Before Buying a New or Used Car

December 2, 2013

Thanksgiving week has come and gone??? How did this happen? And now Black Friday shopping is behind us and everyone has holiday shopping on their minds and wallets – including CT car buyers looking for a nicer, newer car. What is the #1 one thing you should do before ever going in to even look at new or used car at Key Hyundai of Milford or Key Hyundai of Manchester[...]

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When is the best time to buy a car?

November 25, 2013

It’s Thanksgiving week, and people have turkey, football, and Black Friday shopping on the mind. Do people car shop during the holiday shopping season? Do CT car buyers look for quality used cars, or trade in for a new Hyundai at Key Hyundai during the shopping hype we see all over TV, newspapers, and well, those radio commercials from yours truly? You would be surprised at the answer. Hi, it’s[...]

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