America's Car-Mart Opens 121st Dealership

America's Car-Mart Opens 121st Dealership

Bentonville, Arkansas, March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- America's Car-Mart,
Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMT) today announced the opening of its 121st dealership. The
dealership is located in Harrisonville, Missouri. 

"Harrisonville is our 16^th  location in Missouri and  our 7th new  dealership 
for this fiscal  year. We have  a proud history  and a bright  future and  our 
plans are to continue to expand our business to more cities like Harrisonville
as we grow," said William H. ("Hank") Henderson, President and Chief Executive
Officer of America's Car-Mart. "We feel  confident that we will have at  least 
three more new lot openings prior to our  April 30 year end which will put  us 
at ten for the year."

"For almost  32  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 Harrisonville  dealership 
will be managed by Marc Hester who is very excited to lead our efforts at this
great new location."

"Our solid financial results, strong  balance sheet and competitive  strengths 
will continue to allow us to provide the best possible service to our  57,000+ 
active accounts and to future customers we will gain as we grow. We expect to
open additional dealerships at  an approximate 10%  annual rate beyond  fiscal 
2013," said Jeff Williams, Chief Financial Officer.

About America's Car-Mart

America's Car-Mart operates 121  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

· the Company's ability to underwrite and collect its loans

· competition;

· 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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