Money-Saving, Time-Saving Vehicle Loans
Get the “Insider” Rate Because of Your Financial Coop Membership!
Easy Steps to Financing the Vehicle of YOUR choice:
- Go to any dealership (new or used) in
Sonoma, Napa, Marin or Mendocino counties
- Once you and dealer have agreed to final/best price, tell the dealer you are a Member of Community First and you want
to finance through your credit union
- Done. It’s that simple!
- Or stop by your favorite branch of Community First!
If you prefer to start with Community First and NOT at the dealer, you can begin the loan application here: Loan Application.
Also, be sure to check out our greatest loan promotion ever –– our lowest ever rate, plus qualified borrowers don't make their first payment for three months! Our Greatest Vehicle Loan Promotion Ever! Or if you prefer to get your loan conveniently at the dealer ... Community First has cooperative agreements with every
vehicle dealer (new or used) in Sonoma, Marin and Mendocino
counties. This allows you to get the preferred Community
First loan rate – right at the dealer. No more going back &
forth, back & forth … This unique lending program is called CUDL (Credit Union
Direct Lending). It will
also get you behind the wheel of your new wheels before
you can learn how to work the temperature controls.
Is there any cost to CUDL?
None. Nada. You’ll receive the same everyday great rates
through CUDL as if you applied directly at your favorite
branch of Community First. It’s seamless.
Should you get pre-approved at CFCU before using
CUDL at the dealership?
Nope. Shop for the vehicle you want. Kick a tire. Or four.
Once you and the dealer have agreed to the best price for
you, tell the dealer you are a Community First Member and
that you want to finance your vehicle through your financial cooperative. It’s that
Is CUDL commonly used?
You bet. Community First – through its CUDL program – is
the 7th largest provider of vehicle loans in Sonoma County.
We’re ahead of such banking giants as BofA, Citi,
Chase. We’re even larger than “captive” lenders such as
Nissan and Volkswagen. CFCU gives you clout!
The Community First Advantage?
Our experienced lending experts are salaried, not
commissioned. Their only concern is to do what’s right for
YOU! That’s the not-for-profit financial cooperative difference.
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