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How to determine whether to lease or buy a car

November 3, 2019

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,[…]

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Electric Cars: yay or nay?

October 21, 2019

Why are electric car sales lackluster at Key Cars of Connecticut and throughout New England? With so much concern on the climate, why are electric vehicles not taking off like the auto industry (and the world) expected them to? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, sees SUVs and trucks fly off the lot, and yet the electric automotive option is, well, not. In this Nicer, Newer News[…]

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On-line car buying: what’s in it for you?

October 15, 2019

On-line car buying options have been advertising like crazy lately, so Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, decided to dig a little deeper to find out how it benefits the customer over visiting a brick and mortar car dealership. The Dealer For The People keeps abreast of what’s happening in the auto industry, and right now, on-line car buying seems to be everywhere. Considering Key[…]

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Don’t miss this amazing museum for car lovers

September 30, 2019

Car shows are a big deal in Connecticut, attracting thousands of CT car buffs who love everything automotive. Vintage, celebrity, muscle, high powered, race cars, American, foreign — people love what they love, and always want to see what’s just out of reach. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, and so many of our friends are car enthusiasts, so maybe you know about this, but[…]

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How to tell if car warranty phone call is a scam

September 16, 2019

Did you ever get an “urgent” phone call to take IMMEDIATE action to reinstate your car warranty before it’s too late? Alarming for sure, but rest assured, it’s probably a false alarm, and CT’s favorite new and used car dealer Jill Merriam will  share with you exactly how to tell. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, wants you to know those annoying robo-calls are NOT[…]

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How to save money on auto expenses starting today

September 9, 2019

Cars are a HUGE expense, don’t we all know it!  But what if we told you there are some simple hacks that can save you money on auto expenses – starting today? Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, knows buying a vehicle is one of the biggest life expenses people take on – her included. Here are Jill’s simple ideas that save big bucks right[…]

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Should Alexa, Siri or Echo ride shotgun in your car?

September 3, 2019

Many homes have Alexa (or Echo or Siri or Google voice commands) helping out around the house with voice commands, and this cloud-based assistance has taken hold here in the US. And now car manufacturers are offering to this voice activated technology in vehicles as well. When is too much too much? Jill Merriam, CT’s favorite new and used car dealership Key Cars of Connecticut, is not sure how she[…]

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Do you drive a car, truck or SUV and why?

August 19, 2019

Do you drive a car, SUV or truck? American drivers are very particular about their new and used vehicles, choosing carefully the car they want to drive. It’s quite amazing how popularity drives what cars are manufactured – or not. Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, knows the decision to drive a car, truck or SUV is making car manufacturers literally stop producing one of these vehicles[…]

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What to expect when looking for financing when you have bad credit

July 29, 2019

What do banks look for when considering a car loan application? You might be surprised to learn it’s more than you think, and Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars of Connecticut, will let you know exactly what to expect – and she should know. Customers are often hesitant to come to a car dealership knowing they have weak or bad credit, but there is NOTHING to be embarrassed[…]

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Key Chevrolet the perfect partner for Key Cars of Connecticut

June 25, 2019

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[…]

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