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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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Car tips for millennials shopping for new or used cars

March 20, 2017

Millennials are often ignored by business, but when 40% of the car market is predicted to be millennial by 2020, new and used car dealerships like Connecticut Key Hyundai better sit up and take notice. And we are. At Connecticut’s favorite new and used car dealership Key Hyundai, we want to hear from you. If you are a millennial, or have a millennial in your home, what do you want when looking[…]

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How to buy a new or used car with coffee

June 20, 2016

Who ever heard of a $1,000 cup of coffee? Nobody — that’s who! But when people budget for a new or used car at Connecticut Key Hyundai of Milford or Manchester, they are often surprised on how much money is wasted on, that’s right, coffee.  How much do you spend on coffee? Have you ever really thought about it? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, is dedicated to helping people[…]

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No car payments all summer

June 1, 2016

Are you ready for no car payments all summer long? It’s possible, with this new, limited time deal from Hyundai. The Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai just learned the Hyundai 2017 Elantra is being offered for, are you ready? Six months, no payments — for a limited time only. We don’t know when this offer expires, so check it out now.  The Dealer for the People Jill Merriam seldom “sells”[…]

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Key Hyundai customer tells all

May 16, 2016

So you need a car, but have no vehicle to trade, little down payment, and are frustrated at being ignored and insulted? If you need a reliable, affordable car to get to and from work in Connecticut, drive your kids in carpool, and get on with your life, do yourself a favor and listen to a trusted friend. Key Hyundai customer and friend, Mark from Shelton, was exactly that customer,[…]

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Maryann found a car she loves at Key Hyundai

April 11, 2016

Jill’s Dealer For The People Key Hyundaicommercials are on the radio all the time in Connecticut. You’ve probably heard them driving around Milford, Hartford, New Haven, Vernon, and Shelton many, many times! At Key Hyundai we sure love Jill, and we love the stories our new and used car customers tell about how The Dealer For The People helped them drive a great car. Many Key Hyundai new and used car[…]

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Will on-line car buying end price negotiation?

April 4, 2016

On-line car buying  – soup to nuts – has been talked about at Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai in Connecticut, and throughout the car business industry. New and used car customers seem to really like it, but what about price negotiation and trade-in value of existing cars? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, wants to know if you could buy on-line without any opportunity for price negotiation, would[…]

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Ask the right questions to get best car price (part 2)

March 1, 2016

Many new and used car customers want that “out the door price,” but buying a car really isn’t as simple as that at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai or any reputable new or used car dealership. Do you ask for an “out the door price” when buying a new or used car? As Connecticut’s Dealer For The People, Jill’s friend asked if she would check to see if he are was getting a[…]

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How to compare car prices (Part 1)

February 22, 2016

As the Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, Jill Merriam knows comparison shopping is a must when buying a new car, but you need to know what to ask. There are specific questions to ask when comparing the price of vehicles, and part 1 of this Nicer, Newer News video lets you know what they are. Take a listen, and learn what to ask when comparison shopping a nicer, newer car: Make sure[…]

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What to do before the test-drive

December 7, 2015

Friends and family always ask me, the Connecticut Dealer For The People, for inside advice on how to get the best deal on a new or used car. Want to know what I tell them? As the hands-on co-owner, operator and Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, I am more than happy to share what I know about car buying and financing. In fact, there’s one thing every new[…]

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