America's Car-Mart Opens 120th Dealership

America's Car-Mart Opens 120th Dealership

Bentonville, Arkansas, Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- America's Car-Mart,
Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMT) today announced the opening of its 120th dealership. The
dealership is located in Bethel Heights, Arkansas.

"Bethel Heights is  our 38^th location  in Arkansas. This  dealership will  be 
operated under the Discount Auto brand.  Our growth continues and it is  truly 
amazing to look back and realize that our very first dealership was opened  in 
Rogers Arkansas way back in 1981. We have a proud history and a bright future.
Our plans are to continue  to expand our business  to more cities like  Bethel 
Heights as we grow," said William  H. ("Hank") Henderson, President and  Chief 
Executive Officer  of  America's Car-Mart.  "Bethel  Heights is  our  6th  new 
dealership for this fiscal year. We presently have four new locations  secured 
which will keep us on track for 10 for the full fiscal year."

"For 31  years, Car-Mart  has provided  quality vehicles,  affordable  payment 
terms, and  excellent service  while  expanding throughout  the  South-Central 
United States. With each new dealership we have an opportunity to provide  our 
excellent service to more customers and  to earn their repeat business in  the 
future," added Mr. Henderson. "The  Bethel Heights dealership will be  managed 
by Eric Cynova  who is  very excited  to lead our  efforts at  this great  new 

"Our current plans are to open an additional four new dealerships between  now 
and the end of the current  fiscal year," said Jeff Williams, Chief  Financial 
Officer. "Our solid  financial results, strong  balance sheet and  competitive 
strengths will continue to  allow us to provide  the best possible service  to 
our 56,000+ active accounts and to future  customers we will gain as we  grow. 
We continue to  expect to open  additional dealerships at  an approximate  10% 
annual rate beyond fiscal 2013."

About America's Car-Mart

America's Car-Mart operates 120  automotive dealerships in  ten states and  is 
the largest publicly-held  automotive retailer  in the  United States  focused 
exclusively on the "Integrated Auto Sales and Finance" segment of the used car
market. The Company emphasizes superior  customer service and the building  of 
strong personal relationships  with its  customers. The  Company operates  its 
dealerships primarily in  smaller cities throughout  the South-Central  United 
States selling quality used vehicles and providing financing for substantially
all of its customers. For more information about America's Car-Mart, including
investor presentations, please visit our website at

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements address the Company's future objectives, plans and goals, as well
as the Company's intent, beliefs and current expectations regarding future
operating performance, and can generally be identified by words such as "may,"
"will," "should," "could," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "intend,"
"plan," "foresee," and other similar words or phrases. Specific events
addressed by these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to:

  *new dealership openings;
  *performance of new dealerships;
  *same store revenue growth;
  *annual growth of the number of dealerships; and
  *the Company's business and growth strategies.

These forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current estimates
and assumptions and involve various risks and uncertainties. As a result, you
are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are not guarantees of
future performance, and that actual results could differ materially from those
projected in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual
results to differ materially from the Company's projections include, but are
not limited to:

  *the availability of credit facilities to support the Company's business;
  *the Company's ability to underwrite and collect its loans effectively;
  *availability of quality vehicles at prices that will be affordable to
    customers; and
  *general economic conditions in the markets in which the Company operates,
    including but not limited to fluctuations in gas prices, grocery prices
    and employment levels.

The Company undertakes no obligation  to update or revise any  forward-looking 
statements,  whether  as  a  result  of  new  information,  future  events  or 
otherwise.  You  are  cautioned   not  to  place   undue  reliance  on   these 
forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the dates on which they are

CONTACT: William H. ("Hank") Henderson, CEO at (479) 464-9944 or Jeff Williams, CFO at (479) 418-8021

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