Auto Buying

Auto Expert was designed to take the price-haggling, lot-to-lot car searching, and headaches out of car buying. They can search for the exact car you are looking for – either new or used.

You can also save money with Auto Expert. As a car buying company, we can often negotiate better pricing on your new or used vehicle.

Receive a Discount on your Auto Loan Rate

When you find your vehicle through Auto Expert and finance your loan with Altura Credit Union, you will automatically receive an additional 1/4% off of your pre-approved loan rate. Plus we will defer your first payment for 90-days.

Auto Expert will also:

  • Complete the paperwork and title papers
  • Assist in securing your auto loan financing
  • Assist with auto insurance
  • Deliver your vehicle to your local credit union branch with a big red bow

Trade-in your current vehicle

Auto Expert will search for the highest bid available for your vehicle and you can use the trade value as a down payment on your new car.


Altura’s Auto Expert service can also have accessories installed in your vehicle before it’s delivered. Here are just some of the accessories that can be installed:

  • Alarm systems
  • Window tinting
  • Navigation systems
  • Spoilers
  • Moon roofs
  • High-end entertainment systems
  • Roof racks

Search for a car online

You can start your search for a new or used vehicle online. Auto Expert’s web site let’s you search for a year, make and model and even add accessories to help you make comparisons and get ideas of cost.

Visit the Auto Expert web site

For more information, you can visit an Auto Expert Advisor at your local Altura Credit Union branch, or call them directly at 1-800-359-4567.

Interest will accrue during payment deferral. Member can opt to make regular monthly payments instead of 90-day payment deferral.