Parents: your kid’s been asking for a car for the holidays ever since they’ve begun speaking. You’ve gotten them Hot Wheels, you’ve splurged on the yearly Hess Truck, you’ve even let them sit on your lap and pretend they’re controlling the wheel in your own whip once or twice. Don’t worry, we won’t tell. It’s time to take the next step in their driving career by snagging your tyke one of the best electric cars for kids this holiday season. We can already see the joy on their faces.
You might be wondering, “but are electric cars for kids safe for my children to be using?” Typically, yes, they are. The vast majority of electric cars for kids don’t surpass a safe-for-kids speed limit and have minimal, slow-turning capabilities so your children are less prone to get in accidents. Plus, it’s not like your tykes are driving these bad boys on the high way. For the most part, they’ll be sticking to your driveway or sidewalk.
There are a number of electric cars for kids depending on what is it is they’re most excited over in terms of cars. We don’t know why, but it seems like every kid has a favorite car. We suggest purchasing something that closest resembles their needs and desires for their very own car. You don’t want to show up Christmas morning with a Volkswagen look alike when all they’ve been talking about for the past year have been Hummers. That would be a total bust.
No matter where your kids’ interests fall, an electric toy car will absolutely turn this holiday season into something extra special. Read on and check out the best electric cars to snag your kids this year. You won’t regret it when you see their smiles lighting up the room.
1. Best Choice Products 12V Ride On Car Truck
Fulfill your tyke’s truck fantasy with the realistic-looking Jeep lookalike of their wildest dreams. This all-black bad boy is a tough ride that has both manual and remote control operation, so your kid can either drive it themselves or you can snag full control. There are three speed options, being low, medium and high for full control when riding. This electric truck is immensely durable and is able to stay standing tall no matter how many times your little buddy bumps into the telephone pole. With this model, your kid can also play and control their own music using a provided AUX cord and any smart device that fits.
2. JAXPETY Mercedes Benz Electric Kids Ride-on Car
Have your kid burn rubber with their top-down straight from this Benz-licensed electric-powered convertible that acts as the coolest way for them to do donuts in the driveway. This stylish whip is made from premium reinforced plastic for durability and has four strong, sturdy tires that are wear-resistant and non-slip. They can even drive at night (close to home, that is) because the car is equipped with LED headlights to keep a bright distance forward. Like our prior pick, this car is both manually and remote-controlled, so parents and kids can have the same amount of control over this baby. It also has an AUX jack, so your kid can listen to their favorite tunes while cruising.
3. Uenjoy 12V Licensed Mercedes-Benz G63
With this tiny Mercedes-Benz G63, your kid will easily be the coolest on the block. This customizable trunk can have the windows removed on either side to change the height so your kid can have different driving experiences. Like our prior picks, it has parental remote control options and a manual drive that will allow your kiddo to steer. It has Bluetooth and a working radio, so they can jam out while cruising — because we all know that’s the best part about driving. Complete with a horn and LED lights, this is certainly an electric car for kids to have on your radar this holiday season.
4. Baghera Metal Ride-On Fireman
Okay, okay, so it’s not an electric car, but at least that means it will never break or run out of power! This adorable ride-on fire truck is powered the old-fashioned way, by putting your feet on the floor and pushing, Flinstone’s style. Even so, it’s got an undeniable retro appeal that kids and adults alike can appreciate.
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5. Best Choice Products Kids 6V Ride On Truck
You can’t have a roundup featuring a list of electric cars for kids without something pink. It would be like having the Fourth of July without any fireworks. It simply makes no sense. This iconic, badass Barbie-esque pink truck has us on cloud nine from looks alone. It’s a tough way for any kid to rock their favorite color and really visually shows that no matter who’s driving, pink has its place in the world of automobiles. Eat that, suckers.
6. Realtree 24 Volt UTV Powered Ride-On by Dynacraft
BEST FOR ADVENTURES
Grass? Dirt? Gravel? Puddles? While the wheels aren’t necessarily manufactured for all-terrain, this is the best electric car for the adventure type of tyke. Let them explore their limits and see how far they can take this baby — safely, though. The car comes with working headlights so your kids can see in dim to dark lighting, MP3 input, realistic UTV sounds and even a front rack and rear cargo storage to keep all your kids’ stuff, like snacks and NERF guns.
7. Peg Perego John Deere Ground Force Tractor
Got a country kid on our hands? Fulfill their farming fantasy with the dopest electric tractor for kids that money can buy. This green giant comes with two speeds so your tyke can go as fast or as slow as they want. It’s able to drive easily on multiple surfaces, like grass, dirt, gravel and pavement, so if you have a lot of space in your yard, this is a killer option to snag. It’s complete with an FM radio so they can listen to tunes and even a trailer so they can carry whatever it is they need right on the back of the tractor.
8. Tobbi Kids Ride-On Racecar
BEST RACE CAR
This miniature racecar may look small to you, but to kids, this is a bonafide racing machine. It’s perfect for kids ages 2-4 and is easy to operate.
9. Kidzone DIY Race #00-99 6V Bumper Car
Because circuses and amusement parks have been a total bust in 2020, bring your kids’ go-to amusement park ride right to your home with this awesome bumper car that’s ready to safely smash and crash into just about anything. These spin a full 360 degrees and come in a number of colors that make them perfect for all kinds of kids. It’s totally durable and comes with a seatbelt for safety, so parents, you can breathe now.