Auto Shopping Assistant

Essential FCU can help you provide added protection to you and your vehicle:

Debt Cancellation - Payment protection coverage for life's unexpected circumstances

Guaranteed Auto Protection (GAP) - Covers the difference between your insurance settlement (the value of the vehicle) and your outstanding loan balance.

Mechanical Repair COverage - allows you to lock-in repair costs in order to limit your out-of-pocket costs when a breakdown occurs with no need to meet a deductible.

Find out the value of the New and USed Car you are considering:

Carfax - CARFAX Vehicle History Reports reveal the truth about used cars. CARFAX provides important background information to unearth hidden problems in a vehicle's past that may affect its safety and resale value.

Kelley Blue Book - Get Invoice, MSRP and New Car Blue Book Values or Values for Used Vehicles. The Consumer Edition includes three values: Retail, Private Party, Trade-In.

NADA New & Used Car Guide - Get Invoice, MSRP and New Car Blue Book Values or Values for Used Vehicles. The Consumer Edition includes three values: Retail, Private Party, Trade-In.

NADA Boats, Motorcyles, and RVs - Values for Motor homes, 5th wheel trailer, truck campers, motorcycles, ATVs, snow machines, boats, and personal water craft.

Edmunds - Edmunds.com provides True Market ValueSM pricing, unbiased car reviews, ratings, and expert advice to help you get a fair deal.

Safety & Prevention

Highway Loss Data Institute

National Highway Safety Administration

Cartalk

Consumer Reports Online

Intellichoice

myinsuranceinfo.com

Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles Website