Credit Union of Denver has a long valuable working relationship with Automotive Avenues auto buying service, which began in 1987. Our relationship with Auto Aves is based on Member Service. We feel confident sending our members to Auto Aves for their car purchases because we know our members will be well cared for.

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Why is Auto Aves good for our members?

  • Auto Aves is an Auto Broker! – When you choose Auto Aves, you’re opting for a one-stop car shop where you can access thousands of new vehicles through their dealer network partners and pre-owned vehicles of all makes and models. They work to find the best cars at the best prices for our members.
  • Multiple Broker Locations – There are now two Auto Aves broker locations: Lakewood and a new broker office in Lone Tree. Take a look at their website for details
  • Great pricing – Vehicles priced at or below market pricing with one price shopping & a no haggling environment. They have non-commissioned paid consultants to assist you with what you want.
  • No dealer handling fees – Members can save up to $800! (applies to Auto Aves used inventory only)
  • ½% lower interest rate – Members receive a ½% discount off their approved annual percentage rate, when they buy from Auto Aves and finance at Credit Union of Denver.
  • Outstanding service – Not only are they rated “excellent” and “100% recommended” with a 4.9 dealer rating (on a scale of 1 to 5) at dealer rater, but a number of credit union employees can personally attest to their service. Over the years, employees have purchased many different types of vehicles from Auto Aves and have been very pleased.
  • Huge selection – Through Auto Aves broker network, they have access to thousands of new and pre-owned vehicles so our members are sure to find what they are looking for.
  • Dependable vehicles – All pre-owned vehicles have passed a 240-point inspection….the highest in the industry.  And vehicles no longer covered by a manufacturer’s warranty, include a complimentary 60-day, 2,000 mile limited powertrain warranty.
  • Generous return policy – If you change your mind, for any reason, you can return the vehicle within 48 hours and 200 miles and get your money back. Or, if you are within 7 days and 500 miles, you can exchange it for another vehicle.
  • No pressure – Unlike typical car dealers, Auto Aves has non-commissioned sales consultants whose goal is to help our members find the right vehicle to meet their needs and they never pressure people to “buy today” or push them into buying more vehicle than they can afford.

For all these reasons, we encourage our members to visit Automotive Avenues if they are looking for a new or used car. We have a dedicated consultant for CUD members. Her name is Cheryl Mensch and she can be reached at 303-235-2616 or you may email her at or simply call their main number at 303-750-5000.We are always looking for testimonials from our members about their experiences at Automotive Avenues and other services. Please don’t hesitate to share an email with us at Thank you in advance for your continued support of your Credit Union of Denver.