Jill Merriam Key Hyundai Blog

Simple tips to prepare your car for winter weather

How to prepare your car for winter weatherIs autumn already over? The cold and winter is bearing down on Milford, Manchester, Middletown – all of New England – is your vehicle ready for the snow, slush, and ice ahead?

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People you hear on the radio all the time from Key Cars of Connecticut, knows winter weather often sneaks up on us, leaving us unprepared for snow and cold.

There are simple things you can do right now to make the transition to winter easier on you and your vehicle.

Four Practical Tips to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter

Listen to this quick Nicer, Newer News video for simple tips to prepare your car for winter driving (hint: you may already be doing them!):

Is your vehicle ready for winter? Are you? Start with these simple tips from the Dealer For The People so you and your vehicle can get you where you need to be, no matter what the weather!

If you have any questions about winterizing your car, or any automotive questions at all, the Key Cars team of experts are ready to help. Email our team at wecare@keycars.com and put us to work for you – buying, trading, financing, servicing – email or call 1-800-450-1422!

The Key Team of automotive experts are here to help find you the automotive solutions you need! Until next time, happy driving!

Connecticut Family Business of the Year nominee

People sometimes warn, whatever you do, don’t go into business with family, but Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, is here to tell you, nothing is farther from the truth.

Key Cars was recently nominated as CT Family Business of the Year by the Hartford Business Journal – and there’s no better honor.

At the awards ceremony, Key Cars employees were in a room filled with such innovative and creative thinkers – all CT family businesses.

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video to hear Jill share the one thing all these businesses had in common, and how it helps Key Cars succeed as well:

Key Cars wouldn’t be where we are today without my family, especially my business partner and brother Jeff. Thank you Hartford Business Journal for a wonderful evening, and recognizing the love and hardwork of these family businesses.

Do you see a difference between a family business and a national chain? Tell us which you prefer and why at wecare@keycars.com or share any feedback on our family business, we want to hear from you! Of course, if you have any automotive questions – buying, trading, financing, servicing – email or call 1-800-450-1422 and put our family to work for yours!

How to determine whether to lease or buy a car

Leasing vs buying always brings up a lot of questions when looking for a car, and often a lot of confusion when car buyers are out shopping for a nicer, newer car at Key Hyundai of Manchester, Key Chevrolet of Middletown, or Key Hyundai of Milford – or any car dealership.

Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, is clearing that up in this quick, Nicer, Newer News video.

Determining whether to lease or buy a car depends on two personal questions about your driving habits and how you plan to use your vehicle. What are they?

Listen to this Nicer, Newer News video where Jill breaks it down for you, so you can determine which is best for you when shopping for a nicer, newer vehicle at Key Cars, or any car dealership.

Take a quick listen:

With a quick analysis of your driving habits and preference, you can determine which is the better option for you.

If you have any questions about leasing, buying, financing, or servicing your vehicle – or your next vehicle – don’t hesitate to contact our team of Key Cars experts. Email us at wecare@keycars.com with any automotive concern, and we will find a solution for you.

Until next time, happy driving!