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Key Chevrolet the perfect partner for Key Cars of Connecticut

Jill Merriam explains genesis of adding Jackson Chevrolet of Middletown to Key Cars family

Key Cars now includes Key Chevrolet of Middletown

Key Cars of Connecticut has expanded to include Key Chevrolet, expanding the Dealer For The People mission and vision of helping everyone get a nicer, newer car, and helping you keep that vehicle safe and reliable for as long as you wish to drive it.

And now Key Cars has expanded to include Key Chevrolet of Middletown to bring more Dealer For The People benefits to more Connecticut drivers.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, here to give you a little background on why we purchased Jackson Chevrolet in Middletown, what will stay the same, what will change, and how it benefits you.
Here’s the quick history, and why it is a perfect match:

Same great dealership, same great service, sprung from the same origin of entrepreneurship.

Do you have any suggestions for Key Chevrolet or Key Cars? We would love to hear your ideas at wecare@keycars.com, to make sure we stay true as the Dealer For The People!

How to determine how much car you can afford

Homework to do before car shopping

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When shopping for a nicer, newer car at Key Hyundai of Manchester, Key Chevrolet of Middletown, Key Hyundai of Milford or any new or used car dealership, there’s one important thing to do before you head to the dealership that will save time, effort, and above all, money.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, knows from experience helping 1000s of CT drivers find cars they love to drive and can afford to own, and her advice will help you too.

Here’s what you should do before ever walking into any Key Cars dealership – or any car dealership or even clicking away on-line. Doing this little bit of homework before buying a car will save you a bundle.

Listen as Jill Merriam shares simple tips to get you started today:

Figuring out what you can afford put you in control of your decisions, and you will find a car to love that will make your wallet happy too.

Got questions about this or anything car related? Email the Key Team at wecare@keycars.com and let us help you find a car you’ll love!

Hyundai CPO certified pre-owned used cars win big

Hyundai CPO wins AutoTrader AwardHyundai just won a huge award from AutoTrader, and it’s not for the new vehicles, but it’s for the certified pre-owned cars. Really.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, is here to announce Hyundai’s certified pre-owned program has won a HUGE award. No surprise, as Connecticut car buyers flock to purchase used Hyundai, solely because of the value of the warranty.

In this quick, Nicer, Newer News video Jill explains why Hyundai certified pre-owned warranty is so amazing, and why AutoTrader named it program of the year for 2019. Take a listen:

The value of certified pre-owned vehicles must be seen, and driven, to be believed, so come on in and take a test drive today. If you have any questions about this or any car buying topic, email our amazing team of Key Cars auto experts at wecare@keycars.com and put us to work for you!

Happy driving!

How negative equity affects your next car purchase

Jill Merriam of Key Cars explains negative equity and how it affects car purchaseIf you owe money on your current car, you can still buy a nicer, newer car, whether you buy from Key Chevrolet of Middletown, Key Hyundai of Manchester, or Key Hyundai of Milford or any new or used car dealer ship in Connecticut.

If you have negative equity on your current vehicle, it’s not a secret and certainly no scam: you can buy a new car, and financing will reflect the price. Bottom line:

Negative equity may be refinanced

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, and often car buyers want a nicer, newer car but still owe on the car they currently drive.

How does this work and how does negative equity affect your next car purchase?

Listen to this quick Nicer, Newer News video where Jill carefully explains negative equity, and how it effects car financing in simple, easy to understand terms, because we aren’t trying to trick anybody. Never have, and never will:

Take a listen:

It’s not a scam: Key Cars experts  help you navigate the world of negative equity and make smart decisions for your next nicer, newer car. Stop by Key Cars or call 1-800-450-1422, to learn about car financing and negative equity, and then make an informed decision for your next car.

If you have any questions about this or any aspect of the car buying process, email our team at wecare@keycars.com, and put us to work for you. No obligation, no heavy sell, just lots of education about car buying options!