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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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How to determine how much car you can afford

June 17, 2019

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[…]

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Hyundai CPO certified pre-owned used cars win big

June 10, 2019

Hyundai 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[…]

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How negative equity affects your next car purchase

June 3, 2019

If 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[…]

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What’s the deal with auto incentives?

May 28, 2019

It’s the end of the month, and the questions always come up: do auto incentives offered by a car manufacturer carry over month to month? Why the rush to get a cash back incentive at the end of a month? In this quick 2 minute video, Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Cars, translates automotive incentives – how and when they benefit the customer, and why sales people[…]

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