Jill Merriam Key Hyundai Blog

Do gas prices make us love SUVs more?

March 9, 2015


The attractive gas prices may be part of the reason SUVs remain a favorite not just at Connecticut’s Key Hyundai, but at new and used car dealerships across the state and country.

There is always a lot of interest in the Hyundai Santa Fe and Hyundai Tucson, regardless of gas prices. But these days, the interest is through the roof.

We see it at Key Hyundai, and sure, gas prices are wicked low these days, but is that what is really driving the SUV popularity? I think not.

Hi, it’s Jill Merriam, Dealer For The People at Key Hyundai, and I read an article in Forbes that explains the why and how behind our obsession with SUVs. Much has to do with short-term-memory.

Take a quick listen to my 2 minute Nicer, Newer News video explaining the popularity of SUVs, then decide if this is how you notice the same trends:

Do gas prices dictate the type of car you drive?Do you drive an SUV? Do you want to? I’d love to hear what you think at jillcares@keycars.com.

Wishing you low gas prices, and many safe and happy miles ahead!


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