0.25% APR Discount

Autopay discount of 0.25% available!

2 Skip-A-Payments

Get some extra cash in your pocket by skipping up to 2 payments per year.

Car Insurance Discount

By being a member you get exclusive discounts for car & home insurance.

For Convenient Used Car Loans, You Can Trust Great Lakes Credit Union

Once you've researched, compared, and priced your next car, we'll step up to help you with the financing. Talk to one of our loan representatives today and get pre-approved for your used car loan.

Pre-approval gives you confidence and bargaining power at the dealer. Plus, you'll know where you stand when it comes to your budget.

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A Smooth Car Buying Experience Starts with a Simple Loan Application


STEP1Apply OnlineComplete our quick and easy online application and receive an instant decision.
STEP2Sign Your LoanAgree to the loan amount, rates, and terms.
STEP3Buy a Used CarUse your loan pre-approval to shop for your car with confidence.

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Handy Auto Loan Resources

Great Lakes CU offers borrowers in and around Chicago, IL a variety of products and services to make the most out of your used car loan. Here are some options once your loan is approved and you've bought your vehicle.


GAP Insurance

In the unfortunate event your car is badly damaged or totaled, this insurance will cover the difference between what you still owe on your car and what your primary auto insurance company will pay. So you'll be off the hook.

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Mechanical Breakdown Protection

Similar to an extended warranty from a dealership, this protection will usually cost you less and may offer better coverage for repairs on eligible used vehicles. Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with added coverage.

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*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. Actual rate based on credit history, income, vehicle model year, mileage and other factors.

Rates include discount of 0.25% APR* when you set up an automatic payment to pay your loan each month.