There is no denying that toys have come a long way since the days of metallic action figures and bulky dolls. Among them, electric cars stand out as among the most complex, versatile, and fascinating toys out there. These toys may be a bit more expensive than most, but they make up by giving your child the benefit of developing their cognitive skills and spacial awareness.
Having said that, we should point out that not all electric cars are built to the same standards, especially not the low-end, budget versions that some parents buy when they’re on a tight budget. To give you a better idea of what to look for if you’re ever in the market for such a complex toy, we put together a list of the ten best electric cars for kids the market has to offer at this point in time.
Best Electric Cars For Kids 2017 – Reviews
10Best Choice Ride on Car
If you want your kid to experience driving a standard car then you might as well get a Best Choice Ride on Car. With side mirrors, headlights and a steering wheel, the car pretty much resembles a real standard car. Aside from multiple color choices, the electric car also comes with a Mp3 player to provide the best riding experience possible. Furthermore, if you happen to be a little concerned about your kids’ safety while playing with this car, you can always choose to control the car yourself via the remote controller that comes with it.
9Fisher-Price Power Wheels Batman Dune Racer
Every little boy loves Batman, no doubt about it. With its realistic design and monster traction system that can drive on rough terrain and wet surfaces, your kid can experience what it’s like to drive a batmobile with no strings attached. As an electric car that is made specifically for active kids, it has a sturdy design that can withstand most common damage associated with children activities. Aside from 5MPH and 2.5MPH speed variation, it also has power lock feature for the brakes.
8Fisher-Price Barbie Jammin Jeep Wrangler
Are you looking for something that suits a little girl’s taste without being too ‘girly’? If so, then this one is for you. To sum the electric car’s appearance, it is a mini jeep wrangler replica with a Barbie color theme. As a jeep wrangler replica, it has a maneuverability that can take your kid’s driving experience to the next level, more so than any tricycle or bicycle out there. With a pretend radio that comes with six tunes, every little princess will surely enjoy driving this car any way she wishes.
7Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler
Jeep Wrangler has always been a cool vehicle, which is why giving a smaller version of it to your kid would make him very happy. After all, it features a microphone with a speaker and a pretend radio that comes with fun tunes for your kid to choose from. Just like a real Jeep Wrangler, it can also drive on grass and hard surfaces with no issues to speak of. It also has a tough, stylish color theme to add to its already cool look.
6Power Wheels Disney Frozen Fisher-Price Jeep Wrangler
There is no denying that ‘Frozen’ is perhaps one of Disney’s most popular films, especially among little girls. For this reason, any Frozen-themed item is something your little princess will surely love. Such is the case with the Frozen Fisher-Price Jeep Wrangler, a car that features working doors for easy entry along with a multitude of standard driving features that resemble those of a real car. As a two-seater car, your child can even tag a friend to play along with.
5Ford Li’l F150
You want your kid to have some room to carry his stuff while driving and you want him/her to be 100% safe while doing it. Aside from the seats, it has a truck bed for extra storage, a truck bed that can hold quite a load. For a realistic truck driving experience, it features a pretend engine that your kids can play on. If you are worried about its stability, you shouldn’t. We say this because the car has big, rugged tires to keep the truck from getting out of balance. Its wheels also allow the truck to drive on rough surfaces at a speed that can go up to 3.5 MPH, both forward and reverse.
This electric car resembles a real All-terrain vehicle to the letter. In fact, with this particular car, they’ll get as close to riding an ATV as possible without leaving your back yard. With its durable construction and tough design, your kid can ride the car on grass, rough terrain, or any other surfaces ordinary electric cars will usually fail to drive on. It will do so while going surprisingly fast, up to 6 mph to be more precise.
3Power Wheels Lil’ Kawasaki Fisher-Price Quad
Unlike its Fisher-Price counterparts, this ingenious electric car is designed for toddlers. For easy driving, it has a large stop-and-go button, which is a much more simplified version of what most electric toy cars offer nowadays. To ensure your child’s safety at all times, the car has a maximum speed of just 2 MPH. Since you also want your child to feel comfortable while driving, the car has a smooth surface and design for them to enjoy even when the car is stationary.
2W2602 Dune Racer
What makes this particular car stand out is the fact that it features a monster traction that makes it ideal for rough terrain driving. Since it is designed for rough terrain, you can expect this car to be extremely tough and sturdy, features one must always look for in such a toy. In fact, let us point out that this car is built with a steel frame for added strength, a frame that also helps it protect your child against any collateral damage they might otherwise sustain when the car hits something.
1Peg Perego John Deere Tractor
Driving a tractor can be a fun experience, especially when driven on rough terrain. As a tractor replica, you can expect this car to handle any type of terrain without ever slowing down or showing any signs of damage. Not only that but the car also comes with a trailer for easy storage. This means your kid can bring his favorite toys along while driving. Interestingly enough, this tractor is equipped with an actual FM radio that your kid can listen to at all times. Last but not least, the car has two speed options to choose from along with a reverse function for easy navigation.