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So how much car payment can you really afford?

Determining how much car payment you can affordDepending on who you ask or where you click, how much new or used car payment you can afford may different greatly. How do you know where to go and who to trust?

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, researched the web to find a reputable, reliable, and above all, accurate resource to determine how much car payment you can afford.

How do you determine and affordable car payment?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to learn the consensus on how to determine a car payment you’ll be able to live – and drive – with.

Take a listen:

Before you come to Key Hyundai to look at a car, find your number, factor in other necessities, and determine the monthly amount that works for you. Bring that number into Key Hyundai to put our solution providers to work finding you a nicer, newer car you’ll love to drive.

Any questions? Email the Key Hyundai automotive experts at wecare@keycars.com and we will do our best to find a solution for you!

CT car dealer give employees pop quiz

Key Hyundai employees get put on the spotYou hear Jill Merriam, Connecticut new and used car dealer at Key Hyundai of Milford and Key Hyundai of Manchester, always talking about being the Dealer For The People, helping people find new and used cars they’ll love to drive.

But what do Connecticut’s Key Hyundai employees think about being the Dealer For The People?

Jill Merriam, yes, the Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, set out about the Manchester dealership one day, mic in hand, camera rolling.

Spur of the moment, she asked several Key Hyundai solution providers what being the Dealer For The People means to them. A surprise quiz to employees, while walking around the dealership. What did they say?

Listen, and find out what this means, and how you benefit:

What does Dealer For The People mean to you? Email us at wecare@keycars.com and let us know what Key Hyundai does right, and what we can do better. Can’t wait to hear from you!

Manchester Key Hyundai wins 8th service award for customer satisfaction

Key Hyundai of Manchester wins again!Call it a winning streak! The Key Hyundai of Manchester service team has won a series of awards for the past couple years and there’s a direct cause-effect relationship to the success.

The Key Hyundai of Manchester service department received their 8th Hyundai award for customer satisfaction.

How do we do it?

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, tells all in this Nicer, Newer News video with solution provider Chris Brown. Learn what we do and how we do it to be a repeat award winning department year after year. (Hint: it’s not just about satisfied customers, it’s about the unsatisfied ones too.)
Listen here:

What does customer satisfaction mean for you?

Tell us at wecare@keycars.com because we don’t want to stop our successful banner collection and we know, we can always do better!

How CT car dealers and auto industry impact Connecticut economy

What do 29,000 peopleJill Merriam examines car dealers impact on CT economy in Connecticut have in common?

That’s not a typo: 29 thousand people right here in Connecticut, all associated with one particular business: the automotive industry.

Key Hyundai of Manchester, Key Hyundai of Milford are a major contributor to that success.

Jill Merriam, small business owner, third generation car dealer, and yes, the Dealer For The People at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai. While the economy in Connecticut, or lack thereof, is always in the news here, there is interesting statistics about the car business, CT car dealerships, and exactly what they bring to the table.

Here’s why and how CT car dealerships keep CT driving forward, (from the National Automotive Dealers Association) even in the difficult times. Listen here:

Did you know Key Hyundai alone employs 150 full and part-time employees? That doesn’t include the outside vendors we use regularly to be help CT car shoppers purchase new and used cars they love to drive.

Shopping local matters, and the small and mid-sized businesses are getting it done here in Connecticut, and car dealers are a huge part of that. Many thanks to Key Hyundai colleagues and competitors who help keep Connecticut a great place to live and work.

What industry do you think is overlooked in Connecticut? Let us know love at wecare@keycars.com and maybe we’ll feature the topic on a future video!