Searching for your child’s first set of wheels? This carefully curated list of kids electric cars should have you covered!

Whether you are looking for something outdoor only, or one that can be used indoors, there is an electric car for you.

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Power Wheels Tough Talking Jeep Wrangler

  • Age: 36 months – 7 years
  • Weight Limit: 130 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • Realistic Jeep Wrangler styling & cool flame graphics
  • Tough Talking microphone with voice-amplifying speaker & fun sound effects
  • Pretend radio pre-loaded with 2 rockin’ tunes & real vehicle sounds
  • Roomy rear storage area
  • Drives 2.5 and 5 mph (4 and 8 km/h) max. forward; 2.5 mph (4 km/h) max. reverse

The Jeep can comfortably seat two and features a rear storage area. The brakes will automatically engage when your child takes their foot off the gas. While capable of reaching up to 5 mph, you can engage the high-speed lock-out so they can’t exceed 2.5 mph.

While those are undoubtedly appealing facts for us parents, your little one will probably be more interested in the microphone and its amplifying speaker, the radio that is preloaded with songs and sounds, and the fun decals that give this Power Wheels its finishing touch.

What I love:

  • High-speed lock-out
  • Power lock brakes
  • Reverse-capable
  • Unique extras
  • Appropriate for a wide age span

Watch out for:

  • Difficulty navigating tough terrain at 2.5 mph speed

Power Wheels Thomas & Friends Thomas with Track [Amazon Exclusive]

  • Age: 12 month – 3 years 
  • Weight Limit:40 lbs 
  • Battery: 6 volt 
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • 6 Volt battery powered ride on
  • Up to 1 mph max. speed on track  and up to 2 mph off track
  • Fun Thomas styling with Thomas phrases and sounds
  • Push button operation for easy stop & go
  • 18 feet of easy to assemble track
  • Train works on or off the track
  • For indoor use only.  Weight limit: 40 pounds (18 kg)

Your child will have no problem using the foot rests to hoist themselves onto this low riding engine. They can easily accelerate the little vehicle by pushing a button on the Thomas’ handlebar. With a maximum speed of 2 mph, you can keep up with your child’s road trips both indoors and out. Charging may be tricky as there is a small of amount of disassembly required.

What I love:

  • Fun decals
  • Highback seat
  • Easy assembly
  • Lightweight

Watch out for:

  • No reverse
  • Have to unscrew seat to charge

Power Wheels Ford Mustang

  • Age: 36 months – 5 years
  • Weight Limit: 130 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • Loud and proud! Amped-up sound system is synced to driving, with real car sounds
  • Includes 3 pre-loaded songs and an MP3 jack so kids can play their own music
  • Touch Screen Display allows parents to conveniently change speeds, provides alerts on stability, traction control and low battery, and lets kids easily control the audio system
  • Smart Drive system provides improved performance, driving and safety features, including: Dynamic traction control for better performance on tough terrain. Advanced stability control helps keep all 4 wheels on the ground Maintains speed even with the heaviest load of 130 pounds. Smooth Start Technology for smooth acceleration at low speeds, 5 parent-controlled speed settings and safety brake system with Power-Lock brakes
  • New Mustang design holds 2 more comfortably

In this car, the doors open and close, the interior is spacious and has mirrors like a real Mustang, and there is even a cup holder! Your child can reach a cruising speed of 5 mph. However, you can limit them to 2.5 mph if you choose. Stopping is easy; all your child has to do is take their foot off the gas pedal, and the braking system automatically engages.

What I love:

  • Clear assembly instructions
  • Power Lock Brakes
  • Reverse capable
  • Preloaded “radio”

Watch out for:

  • Heavy
  • Poor wheel traction on uneven surfaces

Moderno Kids Mercedes CLA45

Available in Red, Grey, White, Purple, Black & Matt Black
Best Power Wheels for 4 year olds
  • Age:1 year – 5 years
  • Weight Limit: 66 lbs
  • Battery: 12V
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • Large Capacity 12V 7Ah Battery with Overcharge and Overload Protection, 2 Powerful Motors, 2 Forward Speeds (3 Speeds on Parental Remote), 1 Reverse Speed, Maximum Speed 2-5 Mph
  • Soft Start Electric Brake System for Gradual Acceleration and Reliable Braking. Soft Perforated PU Leather seat with 5 Point Safety Seat Belt.
  • Full Function Long Range 2.4Ghz Parental Remote Control with remote STOP function. Front + Rear Spring Shock Absorbers, Under-body Soft Glow Blue LED Light Kit (Preinstalled). Zero Maintenance Soft EVA Foam Rubber Tires with LED Lights.
  • Integrated MP3 Music Player, Plays files from Micro SD card, USB Flash Drive or external devices like iPod, iPad, iPhone or Android Phones.

The height of class and luxury, cars made by Mercedes Benz are recognized worldwide as symbols of status and wealth. 

The cherry-red design is glassic cool, and the iconic Mercedes Benz logo proudly adorns the realistic front bumper, shining in all it’s silvery-chrome glory.

The body design of the 12V-powered ride-on is truly remarkable, featuring detailing that makes the car look just like a pint-sized version of a real Benz. There’s LED wheel lights, a 5-point harness safety belt, a baby tray table and real rubber floor mats, plus an MP3 player where they can blast their tunes.

Ferrari Spider

Best Ride On Car for 5 year olds
  • Age: 36 months – 6 years
  • Weight Limit: 66 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic with rubber traction bands
  • Suitable age range – 2-5 (or younger with full parental supervision).NEW 2018 UPGRADED MODEL.Maximum Rider Weight of 66 lb.
  • 12V Battery, 2 Motors, 3 Speeds (Controlled by Parental Remote), Maximum speed 3-5 Mph.
  • 2.4Ghz Parental Remote Control, Forward and Reverse Switch. Safety Seat Belt.
  • Realistic Imitation LED Headlights / Fog Lights / Tail Lights.Wheels with Rubber Traction Bands, Top able to open Sport Doors.
  • NEW ! Integrated MP3 Player, Plays files from Micro SD card or USB Flash Drive. Horn and Music sounds on the steering wheel

With six unique designs to choose from, your little driver will get to feel quite novel in this ride. With Soft Start, acceleration is gradual and the car can reach speeds between 3 and 5 mph. In addition, you can take over with the remote control, which allows you to accelerate, brake, steer, and reverse the car.

What I love:

  • Seat belts
  • Auxiliary input for MP3 player
  • Reverse capable
  • Remote control

Watch out for:

  • Heavy
  • Assembly can be tricky

Razor Dune Buggy

Best Power Wheels for 8 Year Olds
  • Age: 8+ years
  • Weight Limit: 120 lbs
  • Battery: 24 volt total (two connected 12 volt batteries)
  • Wheels: Rubber 
  • Compact kids dune buggy with powerful 350-watt electric motor
  • Reaches speeds of up to 10 mph; 8-inch knobby pneumatic tires
  • Durable tubular steel frame; padded bucket seat with seat belt
  • Hand throttle and brake controls; requires no fuel to run
  • Supports up to 120 pounds driver weight; for ages 8 and older.Battery life Up to 40 mins
  • Note: Please refer User Manual Page 3 on how to charge the battery

A steel frame encases a comfortable bucket seat, which includes a safety belt. Additionally, the dune buggy has a side roll cage for maximum protection during playtime, and a textured floor for foot traction. Best suited for older kids, the acceleration and braking controls are on the handlebars and speeds of up to 10 mph can be reached. When it’s time to put it away for the day, you can simply fold it up and store it out of the way.

What I love:

  • Seatbelts
  • Rear suspension system
  • Good traction
  • Side roll cage

Watch out for:

  • No reverse
  • No gas pedal; speed controlled by thumb throttle

Razor MX650 Rocket Electric Motocross Bike

Best Power Wheels for Older Kids
  • Age: 16+ years (recommended by company)
  • Weight Limit: 220 lbs
  • Battery: Included
  • Wheels: Rubber (pneumatic)
  • Compact electric motocross bike with powerful 650-watt electric motor
  • Carries riders at speeds of up to 17 mph; authentic dirt bike frame geometry
  • Dual suspension and riser handlebars deliver smooth, comfortable ride
  • Pneumatic knobby tires for maximum power transfer; quiet variable-speed, chain-driven motor
  • Recommended for ages 16 and older (220-pound weight limit); 90-day warranty . Initial charge time: 12 hours. However, failure to recharge the battery at least once a month, may result in a battery that will no longer keep charge.

The MX650 from Razor is a great starting bike for kids who are interested in motocross. It features a dual suspension and 17 MPH ride speed, so it’s not the most powerful ride on the market, however, it’s a big step up for most childhood riders.

The MX650 is suitable for kids who are over age 16. It has a weight limit of 220 lbs and is safe for most adults to ride. It has a quiet motor and isn’t bothersome in community settings. The knobby pneumatic tires offer a powerful ride that handles most terrains with no difficulty.

Power Wheels Disney Princess Jeep Wrangler

Best Power Wheels for Girls
  • Age: 3 – 7 years
  • Weight Limit: 130 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • Realistic Jeep Wrangler styling with Disney Princess colors and graphics
  • Pretend radio with real character phrases and driving sounds!
  • Drives on hard surfaces and grass at 5 mph (8 km/h) max. forward; 2.5 mph (4 km/h) max. reverse
  • Power-Lock brakes and parent-controlled, high-speed lockout
  • Seats 2 (max. weight 130 lb/59 kg); for kids ages 3-7 years
  • Includes 12-volt battery and charger

This electric car features different styles such as Disney Princess, Jurassic World, Toy Story 4, Wonder Woman and more.

This is a fun ride! The colorful doors on this vehicle open and close, so your little girl will have no problem getting in and out. You can limit her speed to 2.5 mph with the high speed lock-out, but once you deem her a safe driver, the car can reach up to 5 mph. A simple flip of the switch allows the car to reverse and, as its built for two, she will be able to have her favorite pal as a road trip companion. She might want to avoid tricky terrain when driving with the high speed lock-out on, as the tires can have a difficult time gaining traction at the lower speed.

What I love:

  • High speed lock-out
  • Power lock brakes
  • Preloaded “radio”

Watch out for:

  • Decals can be tricky to apply
  • Traction can be poor on some surfaces

John Deere Ground Force Tractor with Trailer

Best Ride-On Tractor
  • Age: 24 months – 7 years
  • Weight Limit: 85 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • 2 speeds plus reverse; 2¼ & 4½ mph. (4½ mph lockout for beginners)
  • Accelerator pedal with automatic brakes
  • Farm tractor wheels provide traction on grass, dirt, gravel or pavement.
  • Extra large stake-side trailer
  • Working FM radio
  • Adjustable seat with flip-up armrests

Your little farmer won’t be lacking extra features with this toy. It includes a working FM radio, adjustable seats that include armrests, and an actual trailer.

Beginners can be limited to speeds of about 2 mph and more seasoned drivers can ride around at up to 4.5 mph. The automatic braking system makes stopping easy, and it functions well on all kinds of terrain.

What I love:

  • High-speed lock-out
  • Automatic brakes
  • FM radio

Watch out for:

  • No back hatch on trailer

Kids 12V Ride On Lamborghini Aventador SV Sports Car

Best power wheels sports car
  • Age: 3+
  • Weight Limit: 66 lbs
  • Battery: 12v
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • REALISTIC DESIGN: Officially-licensed Lamborghini Aventador sports car with doors that swing up like a real Lamborghini, a built-in horn, and LED headlights
  • CONNECT YOUR MUSIC: A built-in AUX outlet allows kids to plug in media devices and jam to their own selection of music
  • MANUAL & REMOTE CONTROL: Parents can let their child drive manually or use the remote control to safely guide them when necessary; remote has forward/reverse controls and speed selection
  • RECHARGEABLE 12V BATTERY: Comes with a charger to allow for hours of playtime and exciting adventures for your children
  • 3.7 MPH MAX SPEED: Little ones can cruise through sidewalks at a safe yet fun 1.9 to 3.7 miles per hour; OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 52″(L) x 28.75″(W) x 18″(H); Weight Capacity: 66 lbs.

This ride on Lamborghini has a maximum speed of 3.7 miles per hour, and features a working horn and headlights that they’ll love. Kids can operate the vehicle on their own, or parents can operate it using the enclosed remote control. An AUX port in the ride-on lets kids plug in their media devices to listen to their own tunes while driving around.

Kid Motorz Fire Engine 2 Seater

Best Ride On Fire Truck
  • Age: 12 months – 3 years
  • Weight Limit: 130 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • Live Action real working fire hose
  • 2 forward speeds (2.5 and 5.0 MPH) plus 1 reverse (2.5 MPH)
  • Realistic Sirens (2 different sound effects)

Your child will feel like a real-life hero as they ride around in their own fire truck, which includes sirens and sprays water from its hose.

This fire engine can race to the “fire” at 2.5 mph or 5 mph; However, you can choose when they are ready for a higher speed by simply removing a screw by the shifter. Two siren sounds are included, as is a hose that really sprays water, and two high-backed chairs that include seat belts. The lights really flash, and it is capable of going in reverse.

What I love:

  • Seats two kids
  • Real Sirens
  • High backed seats
  • Speed lock
  • Working hose

Watch out for:

  • Difficult assembly

12V Ride on Car Truck

Best Ride On Truck
  • Age: 3 – 8 years 
  • Weight Limit: 65 lbs 
  • Battery: 12 volt 7Ah
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • REALISTIC DESIGN: Made with an adjustable seat belt for safety, bright LED lights, and a 12V motor with 3 speed options: low/medium/high (3.7mph max)
  • MANUAL AND REMOTE CONTROL: Let your child drive manually or use the remote control to safely guide them yourself; remote has forward/reverse controls and speed selection
  • STYLISH AND DURABLE: Crafted with a durable, non-toxic plastic body and 14-inch traction wheels with a spring suspension system for outdoor adventures in grass or dirt
  • CONNECT YOUR MUSIC: A built-in AUX outlet allows kids to plug in media devices to jam to their own music
  • RECHARGEABLE BATTERY: A charger and rechargeable battery are included
  • OVERALL DIMENSIONS: 45″(L) x 31″(W) x 31″(H)
  • Weight Capacity: 65 lbs.

This ride on truck features realistic sounds, LED lights, working horn, and the pre-loaded radio will bring your child plenty of playtime perks. They can also connect their own MP3 player. Additionally, parents will appreciate the seat belt and remote control. The truck can travel at speeds of up to 3.7 mph.

What I love:

  • Speed lock
  • Seat belts
  • Reverse
  • High backed seats

Watch out for:

  • Poor traction in grass while in “slow” mode
  • Difficult assembly instructions

Ride On Pink Sports Car

Best Ride-On Sports Car for Girls
  • Age: 3 – 7 years
  • Weight Limit: 66 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • Direct connect charging system
  • Kid Trax Power Trax Rubber Traction Strip Tires
  • 12V Rechargeable battery and wall charger included
  • Forward & reverse speeds
  • Real foot pedal acceleration

Whether your child is looking to take the wheel or would feel better with you guiding their way via remote-control, this car offers plenty of options. It has an auxiliary cord jack for you to connect an MP3 player, as well as a radio that comes pre-loaded with songs. The realistic sound effects and working lights are also sure to be a hit with your child.

As the parent, you will appreciate the seat belts, high backed seats, and relative easy assembly.

What I love:

  • ASTM-certified
  • Remote-control capable
  • Seatbelts

Watch out for:

  • 2 mph max speed may be a little slow for older kids
  • Loud wheels

Bugatti Divo Ride On Car

  • Age: 3-7 years
  • Weight Limit: 66 lbs
  • Battery: 12 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • Bugatti 12V electric ride on car with dual motors.
  • Controlled by child via steering wheel and pedal or by parent with the included remote control.
  • Push-button start-up with engine sounds Plus MP3 connectivity
  • Weight limit: 66 lbs. 2 speeds: 1-2 mph & 2-3 mph- charging time: 8-10h, operation time: 1-1. 5H.
  • Front and rear lights, LED lights, turn signals, Engine sound, horn and seat belt. Comes with leather seats!

This ride-on Bugatti Divo will have your child feeling like a movie star! When your child develops enough coordination, they can take full control of the steering wheel and pedals. Until then, you can use the included remote control to help guide them.

This shiny sports car (available in red, blue, and black) boasts a push-button start with realistic engine sounds and MP3 connectivity. It also has a working horn, turn signals, and lights. Children won’t even mind popping on their seat belts as they settle into one of the roomy leather seats!

What I love:

  • Looks just like an authentic Bugatti Divo
  • Offers two speeds
  • Luxury interior with leather seats and designer steering wheel
  • Realistic dash with functioning buttons
  • Pedal/wheel or remote control
  • Connects to an MP3 player
  • Realistic car sounds and functions

Watch out for:

  • Takes 8-10 hours to come to a full charge

Bentley Licensed Premium Ride On Car

My Personal Favorite!
  • Age: 3-8
  • Weight Limit: 66 lbs
  • Battery: 6 volt
  • Wheels: Plastic
  • REALISTIC BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT DESIGN: What child wouldn’t like a car just like this one? Inspired by the prestigious Jeep, the realistic and elegant design of this ride on car will make your children stare in awe!
  • POWERFUL 12V RECHARGEABLE BATTERY: The heart of this amazing electric car, its powerful 12V battery can easily be charged overnight and provide your little one with up to 2 hours of uninterrupted driving! Stroller function: you can carry it with the handle under the front head and pull it with the two small wheels on the back side.
  • RC PARENTAL REMOTE CONTROL: Even if your children are not old enough to drive yet, or you have doubts about how safe letting them drive would be, we got you covered. Our premium electric ride on car comes with an RC parental remote controller, so you can rest assured you’ll always be able to maintain control.
  • PREMIUM QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: We strive for premium electric car toys to be nothing but the very best, and to that end, we absolutely never cut corners on their construction, production, and materials. After all, they’re what our own children and grandchildren drive!
  • THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ANY CHILD: Are you looking for a truly unforgettable gift for your child or grandchild? There’s nothing that would get a child more excited than their very own electric ride on sports car. This is the kind of gift a child will remember and cherish for a lifetime!

Your child will look like a boss in this licensed Bentley EXP 12. Little drivers can arrive at their play dates and parties in style. Parents can use a remote control to control the vehicle and let their little ones enjoy the learning experience of a lifetime. You can limit your little driver’s speed or enable them to accelerate to a whopping 3 MPH. This ride access, reverses, breaks, and parks. It’s even equipped with a safety belt.

While this ride-on will help your little one’s imagination flourish, they will also get to experience the luxury details. We’re talking about faux leather seating, scissor doors, and cobalt blue dash illumination. This ride even boasts a set of bright LED headlights. If only they made toys this cool when we were little!

What I love:

  • Built-in AUX cord for playing classic road jams
  • Licensed Bentley with plenty of luxury details
  • High (3 MPH) and low speeds
  • Remote control for new drivers
  • Moves in forward and reverse
  • Parking function
  • Scissor doors!

Watch out for:

  • Only seats one