About Us

Since 1981, helping people has always been at the heart of why we exist. We aim to keep customers on the road and provide peace of mind in one very stressful area – used car ownership. We have a strong tradition of serving hard-working Americans by providing used-car financing and delivering quality, used vehicles at affordable prices.

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Our Mission

We strive to earn the repeat business of our customers by providing quality vehicles, affordable payment terms and excellent service.

Our Vision

To be America’s best auto sales and finance company in the eyes of our associates and customers while improving the communities we serve.

A Different Kind of Dealership

We pride ourselves on being a different kind of dealership. We’ll help you quickly get into a dependable, used vehicle and on your way. We’re a great option for those who may not qualify for traditional used car financing because of bad credit, no credit, repossession or past bankruptcy. We report customers’ on-time payments to the credit bureaus – all these things add up to offering you peace of mind and a customer experience you won’t find at other dealerships.

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Our Growth

At America’s Car-Mart, we know that acquisitions are a powerful way to drive growth and expansion. By carefully identifying and acquiring well-established dealerships, we can increase our market presence and bring on talented teams while offering an exit strategy for owner-operators.

Our History

Bill Fleeman, Car-Mart’s founder, recognized the need to help credit-challenged customers get into affordable, quality, used vehicles. He bought a few cars and opened the first Car-Mart in 1981 in Rogers, Arkansas. When the cars sold quickly, Bill knew he was on to something.

Today – with more than 2,000 associates and over 150 dealerships in 12 states – the company’s founding ideal has not wavered – to deliver an excellent experience that provides customers with quality, used vehicles that meet their needs and budgets.

Don’t Have Perfect Credit?

Buy Here Pay Here

America’s Car-Mart, Inc. is an ‘Integrated Auto Sales and Finance’ company also known as a ‘Buy Here Pay Here’ company. This means you can purchase, finance, and make payments directly to us – with no need for separate approvals. We sell quality, used vehicles, provide the financing and service the loan all right here at America’s Car-Mart.

Our People

We care deeply about our family of associates. We offer diverse training programs focusing on specific roles within the company. We believe in giving our dedicated and hard-working associates opportunities to succeed so they can have a successful career at Car-Mart.

Our Communities

We also believe in giving back to our local communities where we work. We’re always looking for ways to serve and make a positive impact in our local communities. Through our associates’ volunteer spirit, we want to do our part in making the communities where we work and live better places.