Virtual Car Buying

Two Great Shopping Experiences

Easy Shopping, Quick Applications

Helping You Find and Finance

Shop for either a new or used car from the comfort of your home. GTE has partnered with TrueCar® and CU Auto Branch to offer you one of the widest selection of vehicles. Coupled with GTE's fast and easy financing, it’s a combination that can’t be beat.

Learn more about our offer from TrueCar®!

Shop and Buy with Confidence

Our partnership* with TrueCar® helps save time and money on your new or pre-owned vehicle. Shop at your convenience and obtain fair pricing before ever stepping foot on the lot. Coupled with GTE's fast and easy financing, it’s a combination that can’t be beat.

  1. Research vehicles at
  2. Download your Guaranteed Savings Certificate to take to your dealership
  3. Before the dealership, apply for a GTE Financial Auto Loan online  or at a Community Financial Center
  4. Obtain your Pre-Approval Letter from GTE Financial, online or in one of our Community Financial Centers 
  5. Use your Pre-Approval Letter and GTE Financial Loan Check at the dealership for a hassle-free car buying

Benefits of TrueCar

Save time and money at the dealership

  • A Certified Dealer will help find in-stock vehicles that fit your needs
  • Browse the inventory of pre-owned vehicles with free Autocheck (Experian) reports on most vehicles
  • View photos and read reviews

Upfront, guaranteed no-hassle pricing

  • See what others in your area have paid for the vehicle you're considering

Quality Pre-Owned Vehicles at Affordable Prices

Interested in a pre-owned vehicle at the best possible price without the dreaded ‘used car sales’ experience? Look no further than CU Auto Branch. All vehicles have a clearly marked purchase price and if they wouldn’t drive it, they won’t sell it. They also accept trade-ins and will make you an offer, even if you don’t purchase one of theirs.

What to Expect at CU Auto Branch:

  • 100% risk-free, money-back guarantee for 7 days / 1,000 miles
  • serviced, safety inspected, and detailed pre-owned vehicles come with a certified CARFAX history report
  • 30-day / 1,000 mile CU Auto Branch warranty in addition to the balance of any pre-existing warranty

Visit CU Auto Branch to browse their impressive selection or visit them in person at:

CU Auto
E Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33610
Phone: 813.249.2886

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 9 am-6 pm
Saturday: 9am-3pm 

If CU Auto Branch doesn’t have what you’re shopping for, they’ll help you find it. Once you find the perfect vehicle, make sure to APPLY for a low-rate, GTE auto loan.

*GTE Financial Car Buying Service is provided by TRUECar. GTE Financial is not responsible for, nor makes any representations or warranties as to, TRUECar’s products and services, its claims or its website content. TRUECar operates its program and information website (which features pricing performance, technical and safety data available for new and used vehicles) totally independent of GTE Financial. Also, each certified dealer sets its own pricing and will confirm actual vehicle availability from in-stock inventory. Finally, please be aware that TRUECar’s website may have privacy and information security policies that are different than those of GTE Financial. GTE Financial disclaims any responsibility for the content and accessibility of the third party website you are about to access. GTE Financial does not have the ability nor any right to change or affect the content and accessibility of the third party website you are about to access.