Nowadays considering a child’s interest and psyche mini cars for kids are available that are greatly enhanced by technology. These cars offer amazing features and greater functionality compared to previous models available.
This buyer guide is the second version of previously written article on real cars for kids . You can also check out that article too for some more buying options.
In this article I will introduce you to 10 best and my personal favorite mini cars for kids.
Kids can easily drive these cars. So, through these you can motivate your child and offer them a chance to get involved in real world activities. Also, they do make a great birthday gift. So, you can play both sides with these.
This list includes best kids cars with reasonable prices and I bet you and your young buddy will love them.
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Mercedes CLA45 mini car for kids
Mercedes CLA45 is a real class beauty with so many useful and outstanding features that your kid will love.
This car comes with a 12V 7 Ah battery with protection from over charging and over loading. Besides that, it has 2 powerful motors that support forward and backward car movement with speed limit of 1-5 MPH. These also enable the car to provide different speed levels/ gears. (2 speeds for forward and one for backward movement)
For safety purpose, this amazing mini car for kids features electrical braking system with 5 points safety belt.
Moreover, this beauty has a 2.4 GHz long range parental remote control for parents to steer the car. You can also hit the stop button on controller to instantly stop the car.
Some other features in this kids car include EVA foam rubber tires that require no maintenance, very comfortable PU leather seat, front and back shock absorbers (Spring shock absorbers), under-body and tires LED kit, working headlights and with all that, an MP3 player with SD card, USB and external device music playing options.
This car has 46 x 21 x 28 inches dimensions with weight of 36 pounds and has the weight capacity of 66 lbs.
Also, the car has one year limited warranty with 90 days battery warranty.
The seller recommended age limit is 1-5 but please don’t buy that if your kid is 5 years old. Reason being the car might not be a good fit for him. We would recommend you to go for this if your kid is between 1-4 and 4 here is the max limit.
- Attractive and unique design
- Well built and Highly durable
- Spring shock absorbers for front and rear tires
- High quality PU leather seat with 5 point safety seat belt
- 2 motors supporting 3 different speed levels
- Working headlights with under-body and tires LED kit
- Electric braking system
- Stylish dashboard with start button and battery display
- 2.4 GHz wireless parental remote control with instant stop button
- Steering and pedal for manual controlling
- Rubber floor mats
- Opening Doors
- Battery overcharging and overload protection
- 66 lbs. weight capacity
- Advanced MP3 player with SD card, USB and external devices like mobile phone connectivity and playing options
- 2-5 MPH speed limit
- Assembly is tricky for those who are doing it for the first time because manual is nothing but garbage.
- Batteries do not last longer than 30-50 minutes because of so many lights and features, so proceed with caution or buy a backup battery
Explorer 2 Car Truck for TWO
Buying cars for kids can be easy because there is a huge variety available. But when it comes to trucks, the scenario is completely different. It is extremely difficult to find a good quality car truck for kids.
Meanwhile, this is not going to be an issue for you because we have something that is just perfect.
Explorer 2 is a 12V, 2 seater ride on car truck with a 12 Ah overcharge, overload protected battery.
There are 2 powerful motors that support 2 forward and 1 reverse speed with speed limit of 2-5 MPH.
Besides that, the 2.4 GHz long range parental remote control can help you out to supervise and control your kids driving. Also, the truck gives you 3 speed levels, instead of two, while controlling from remote.
The engine power-ups softly with realistic sounds and creates a natural driving feeling. Along with that, your champ can listen to all the music he wants through Built-in MP3 player and radio. The MP3 player can support external devices like phones, USB drive and micro SD card.
As this truck is for two, there is two way PU leather seat with convertible safety belt for both kids. Seat can also be adjusted as per need.
For comfort and safety, this car truck for kids features electrical braking system, double shock absorbers, gradual acceleration and the best EVA foam rubber tires.
Explorer 2 has dimensions of 50 x 31 x 30.5 inches and weighs 60 pounds.
One thing to keep in mind is that this truck is suitable for two riders from 2-6 years, while their combined weight doesn’t surpasses 100 pounds.
- Sturdy built with extremely comfortable 2 seater mini car drive
- Double shock absorbers with electrical braking system and gradual acceleration to avoid sudden boosts and safe riding.
- Comes with 2.4 GHz long range parental remote control, wide track a Soft EVA foam rubber tires with soft glow LED lights.
- 12 Ah overload, over charge protected battery
- 100 pounds weight limit
- Manual controls for kids
- Built in MP3 player and radio
- Adjustable soft PU leather seats
- Convertible seat belt for both riders
- 2-5 MPH speed limit
- 3 Different speed levels
- Readily installed under-body LED kit
- 12 Months replacement parts and 90 days battery warranty
- Assembly is difficult and if not done properly can create issues.
Mercedes-Benz S63 Ride on Car Kids
This mini car for kids comes with two 12V motors for 3 speed levels( 2-3-4 MPH) to accommodate kids and provide a fun ride for their age.
Similar to adult car gear lever, this kids car features a forward – reverse shifter. Besides that, the features many other great and fun options like 2.4 GHz wireless parental remote control, Mp3 player which can be used through Aux, USB and SD card and FM radio with volume control options.
To keep your kid safe, this car comes with a built-in, adjustable seat built.
This mini car not just looks but works similarly as a real car. To bring the experience closer to reality for kids, this car also has front and rear working lights, car horn, built in music tones, and realistic engine sound.
- Good value for money
- Better functionality with amazing and productive features
- Has affordable price
- This mini car for kids strives to provide the best, safe and realistic riding experience
- Warranty Available
- Issues with steering wheel adjustment
- Doors are not openable which makes it a bit less desirable
TrueMax 12V Quattroporte GTS Ride On Car
This Quattroporte GTS mini car for kids comes with very durable material and is well known for it’s safety standards.
It meets ATSM child safety standards. Meanwhile, the plastic used in the car is sturdy, non toxic and premium grade to stay with your kid for a long time.
Although this car is for kids but manufacturer’s attention to detail is amazing. This mini car for kids is identical to Maserati Quattroporte GTS and looks completely realistic from mirrors to tail lights.
Besides that, the car comes with parental control option through which parents can monitor and control these mini cars. You can easily control the car while it’s around 70-80 ft away from you.
As i mentioned earlier, this car is very much identical to the real car. This is not just for the looks but the features too. Maserati Quattroporte has realistic startup sounds along with features such as Mp3 player, Aux wire option, Radio player with pre recorded sounds and many more.
From the aspect of assembly, this car is super easy to assemble because you don’t have to do much except attaching tires, steering wheel and windshield.
- Super safe and very durable for 3-6 year old kids
- Comes with a parental remote control that has three speed options and manual driving option through steering wheel and gas pedal
- is officially licensed by Maserati and is identical to real car in both features and shape
- Affordable price with amazing features
- Supports up to 65 lbs weight and has 2 12V motors with 7 amp battery
- limited colors available
Maserati Grancabrio 12V Electric Kids Ride On Cars
This mini car is officially licensed by Maserati and is well built under ASTM standards.
Kids can operate it through gas pedal and steering wheel. Meanwhile, parents can watch over by having the remote control in hand and control the moves.
It has 2*12V Powerful motors that are connected with rear wheels and help the car to reach speed of 3.1 MPH.
Besides that, this mini car comes in 5 different colors and amazing features like spring suspension wheels, Music player options, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, horn and engine sound and above all, proper safety measures and control.
Grancabrio is suitable for kids from 1-5 and comes with 1 year replacement parts warranty and 3 months free return option. It would be right to say that this is one of the best mini cars for kids available in market.
- Beautiful and inviting design with attention to detail and amazing colors
- Great features available at a very good price like parental remote control, opening doors, realistic engine sounds, music players with multi-connectivity options and many more.
- Battery power and recharge time are good and battery is long lasting.
- 1 year warranty with 3 months free return, that gives you the option to save your money in case the product is not up-to the standards
- Turning is an issue in lawns, otherwise, it seems great
12V MINI Cooper Electric car for kids
This mini car has official license of mini Cooper electric car.
Featuring high quality leather seats with, 12V 7 Ah battery and with 2.4 GHz remote this car is top notch quality products in industry.
Though the kid can drive manually but remote control allows parents to have complete control over the car movement. Manual options to control the car include the steering wheel and gas pedal for direction and speed.
To start this car, there is a push-button start option. As you or your kid would press the button, car would start with realistic engine sounds.
Apart from that, the car has mp3 player to play your kid’s favorite tracks.
These features certainly give the feeling of driving a real car.
To give more realistic experience, developers have given greater attention to the details like functioning headlights, horns and seat belt.
This mini cooper has 43 x 24 x 20 inches dimensions while weighs around 40 pounds. Meanwhile, it can support the weight up to 66 pounds.
Moreover, this car comes with 6 month warranty, so you can ask for replacement in case any parts fail.
- This mini car for kids perfectly supports kids of age 2-4 and has licensed Mini Cooper design
- Comes with Parental remote control, Push button start option,
Mp3 option for playing music and steering wheel and pedal for driving.
- Can support the weight of up to 66 lbs.
- 6 months warranty
- Seat belt for safety
- 1+ hour usage time
- Replaceable batteries
- Attention to every little detail
- Best value for the money
- This model doesn’t come with opening doors
- Plastic tires
6 V Mini Cooper battery powered car for kids
Mini Cooper 6 V is a good option available at lowest possible price and offers great value for the buyers.
Those who are looking for a pocket friendly mini car for their kid, they should consider going for this 6 V mini cooper.
This car comes with cup holders, clear windshield, detailed dashboard, rubber traction strips and chrome rims. These all are functional features to make the riding experience safe, better and fun.
6 V mini cooper for kids also features illuminating dashboard and horn/engine sounds are for a realistic and luxurious feel.
This mini car doesn’t come with a parental remote control, so i would recommend you to only buy this car if your young one is more than 3 years old. Otherwise, choose options that come with parental remote control so you can always be the one in charge and control unwanted situations.
- You can have decent battery powered car for kids in less than $200 (Including the purchase of required 2 AA batteries)
- Smooth movement with safe speed level and stays in complete control of child
- Up to 2 hours run time, depending on terrain and weight of kid
- 77 lb weight capacity which is pretty standard for kids
- Features pretty good options and stylish look compared to other models at this price level
- A kids car that offers greater value on an affordable and pocket friendly price
- To charge the battery you’ll have to disconnect it from the car
- Non-functioning doors
- No parental remote control