Remote control cars are an all-time kids’ favorite. They look cool, can sound amazing, and give your kid a chance at controlling something, learning the consequences of their actions, and developing dexterity and hand-eye coordination. These toys can vary from beginner remote control cars, all the way up to expert toys that can do amazing tricks, or collectors’ items that are more for show. So how do we know which one is best for our kids? We’ve had a look at what’s available and narrowed down the top 10.
Top 10 Best Remote Control Cars for Kids
Maisto R/C Rock Crawler Radio Control Vehicle (Colors May Vary)
This remote control monster truck is super cool. It comes with perfect gripping wheels, two motors, and low gearing so that it can be used off road. It has suspension, so it can take the bounces and jolts that come with racing on rocky terrain.
1/14 Scale Ferrari La Ferrari LaFerrari Radio Remote Control Model Car R/C RTR Open Doors (Color May Vary)
Got a kid who’s already a luxury car fan long before they can even get a driver’s license? Try them out with this adorable La Ferrari remote control car. The controls mimic the steering wheel, it features working lights, independent suspension, and doors that open.
Remote Control Lamborghini Reventon 1/18 Scale RC
If your little car enthusiast is more of a Lamborghini kid, this might be a better remote control model for them. It is highly realistic and detailed, and comes with conventional remote controls, for detailed movements. It works all in one piece, and does not open up.
Joyin Toy Wall Climbing Zero Gravity Remote Control RC Vehicle Car
If your kid is a creative, intrepid explorer, this is the ideal remote control car for them. It has a regular racing mode, for normal running, but it also has a wall climbing mode, so it can scale smooth surfaces, for a wide range of indoor fun. This works because it is so light that it can use a vacuum to seal itself to flat surfaces.
Holy Stone RC Cartoon Airplane Remote Control Plane
Holy Stone make some amazing beginner remote control vehicles for toddlers and younger children. This plane features a cartoon pilot and her dog, plays music, makes car and plane sounds, and lights up as the kid plays with it.
Holy Stone RC Cartoon Race Car with Music and Lights Electric Radio Control Toy
As an alternative, your toddler may also enjoy this racing car, complete with a cartoon driver and a series of features. This car honks, plays music, flashes its headlights, and the figure is removable. The controls look like the driver’s wheel.
Holy Stone RC Dump Truck Remote Control Car
Holy Stone also make a remote control dump truck. Because we all know that one kid that adores dump trucks and diggers. This dump truck has a removable driver, makes honking sounds, flashes its headlights, and the bucket can be filled and tipped.
KidiRace RC Remote Control Police Car for Kids
For an aspiring young police officer, this remote control car is a dream. It is a powerful 4×4 style vehicle with familiar traditional remote controls for easy steering. It makes realistic engine sounds as well as a siren, a horn, and shifting sounds, features a sharp turning radius, has flashing lights, good rubber tires and adjustable alignment. The battery holds charge well and it has an inbuilt USB charger.
KidiRace RC Remote Control Fire Engine Truck, Rechargeable RC Car
If your kid is more into fire trucks than the police, then this KidiRace remote control fire engine may be right for them. It has traditional remote controls which make it very easy to steer. It too features realistic engine sounds as well as a siren, a horn, and shifting sounds, features a sharp turning radius, has flashing lights, good rubber tires and adjustable alignment. The battery lasts a long time and can be charged via USB.
NINTENDO World of Nintendo Mini RC Racer Vehicle
If your kid is a huge Super Mario fan, then this might be the perfect remote control car for them. They can re-enact the races they play on their favorite games, but in real life, with this awesome remote control car.