Best Power Wheels and Electric Cars for Kids iMore 2020

Power Wheels have been around since I was a kid and even before I was born. A lot of us remember staring with green-eyed envy as other kids would actually drive down the block in the battery-powered Jeep or mini Corvette. Quell and satisfy the green-eyed monster early and check out these awesome electric cars for kids — might as well start 'em young!

Classic with a twist: Power Wheels Jurassic World Jeep Wrangler

This car blends the classic Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler with the Jeeps from Jurassic World, so your kids can live out their own dino adventure at 2.5 or 5 mph. This one also has power lock brakes and features dinosaur and chase sounds, as well as a 12V battery.

$250 at Amazon

Girl Power: Power Wheels Wonder Woman Jeep Wrangler

This DC heroine take on the classic Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler features Wonder Woman front and center on the hood, with Wonder Woman colors and decals on the sides. There's even a pretend radio that says Wonder Woman phrases and makes vroom vroom sounds. There's even a rear storage area.

$248 at Amazon

Go buggy: Power Wheels Dune Racer Chrome

This Amazon Exclusive color goes 2.5 or 5 mph forward and it even reverses. It features bucket seats for two, power lock brakes, metal sidebars, and it's good on wet grass and rougher terrain — almost like a real dune buggy.

$280 at Amazon

Heroes in a half shell: Power Wheels Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Kawasaki KFX

This electric vehicle is more like an ATV, and it goes a teensy bit faster than traditional Power Wheels, with speeds of either 3 or 6 mph. It features Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles colors and graphics, along with a twist-grip throttle.

$250 at Amazon

Bright and cheerful: Power Wheels Nickelodeon Sunny Day Jeep Wrangler

This bright pink car features Sunny Day colors and graphics from the Nick Jr. show. It seats two, has a max speed of 5 mph, and is suitable for ages 3-7. The doors open and close for easy in and out, and there's a good-sized storage area in the back.

$279 at Amazon

Home on the range: Peg Perego John Deere Ground Force Tractor with trailer

For some reason, little kids just love tractors and other farm equipment, so this electric John Deere tractor should be an absolute hit with them. It goes either 2.5 or 4.5 mph and has an accelerator pedal with automatic brakes. The large tractor wheels make it great for grass and pavement, and it comes with a big trailer for hauling crops!

$219 at Amazon

For the older kids: Razor Single Rider Dune Buggy

From the prolific scooter company comes this single-seat go-kart, which is made for kids 8 and up, and supports up to 120 pounds. It has two batteries for a total of 24 volts and can go up to 9 mph. It also has a steel frame for strong support and a roll cage.

$460 at Amazon

For the teens: Razor MX350 Dirt Rocket Electric Motocross Bike

For ages 13 and up, this dirt bike is perfect to get your kids started on off-roading. It has large tires, a hand-operated rear brake, and a battery life of up to 30 minutes. It can reach a top speed of 14 mph and can handle up to 140 pounds. Not bad for under $200.

$195 at Amazon

Heavy duty: Power Wheels Kawasaki Brute Force

This ATV-style vehicle goes up to 5 mph and features large tires for semi-off-road travel, like wet grass and rough terrain. It features Power Wheels' power lock braking system and supports a max weight of 65 pounds.

$361 at Amazon

Budget pick: Best Choice Products powered ride-on toy car

This off-brand electric vehicle is your best budget option, with its ATV style and great color options. It comes with two speed options like other electric toy cars and its tires have deeper treads for wet grass and rougher ground. There's also a simple switch for forward and reverse, and it steers just like a bike.

$132 at Amazon

Remote control: Best Choice Products ride-on truck

For a little more parental control, this vehicle comes with a remote control that lets parents drive for their younger kids who haven't quite got the hang of things yet. You can get this one in black or red and it comes with real working LED headlights.

$255 at Amazon

Pretty in pink: Best Choice Products ride-on sports car

This pink electric car kinda resembles a Mitsubishi Eclipse and it has real working LED headlights, with a real horn, engine sounds, and two speeds. It seats one, has a seatbelt, and there's even an AUX cord, so your kids can listen to tunes on the "radio".

$180 at Amazon

Power Wheels and other electric kids cars are great ways to get your young ones started on their driving skills in a safe and fun way. It's hard to beat the Jurassic World Jeep Wrangler when it comes to that classic Power Wheels look and feel, but the Power Wheels Dune Racer is a cool, more modern option that's sure to ignite the speed demon in your kid.

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