While we adults um and ah over whether to go electric, wondering if perhaps we should wait just a little longer for the next technological advance in EVs, the world of miniature EVs is evolving, too.
We all had pedal cars - mine was red and of particular importance, possessed a handbrake. However, while pedal power is still around, electric cars for kids have become impressively advanced. Regarding the good ones at least, no longer do they inch forward two feet before projecting an electronic death knell and carking it. As you will see below, there are is an amazing range to choose from.
As much as we would like to, unfortunately, we're all a bit large to try out these models, so we've dedicated time, experience, and good judgement to the cause instead.
The best electric cars for kids:
The ultimate ride on
This is the ultimate kid's electric ride-on car. It's powered by a 12-volt battery that gives
- Looks awesome
- Limited run time
The most stylish way to travel to the bottom of the garden and back, this 6V Vespa is an excellent
- A very stylish option
- Working lights and horn
- Takes 8 - 21 hours to fully charge
For a Cars fan
If your child is a massive fan of the Cars franchise then there can be no better gift then a
- Let them pretend to be their favourite film star
- It'll be hard to store
A working fire engine!
Firefighters are heroes and loads of children idolise them. Let them live out their firefighting
- Working siren, lights and bubble gun
- Small battery size
Race bike thrills in your garden
A superbike is cool no matter your age, but this electric model for children is awesome. Fully
- Best-equipped option here
- Looks super cool
- A very pricy option
The ultimate hypercar
Keeping up with the Joneses can now extend to your children's toys with this incredible Bugatti
- Great looking and well-optioned
- Battery drains very quickly
Futuristic ride on
The i8 was one of the real 'wow' moments in the history of cars. It was a taster of where the
- Looks brilliant
- It doesn't do endurance
8. Ricco Jeep
A Jeep is synonymous with adventure. If your kid is more into trucks and 4x4s than sports cars,
- Best 4x4 option
- Chunky tyres
- Popular - it won't last long
Check out our articles and advice on full-sized electric cars:
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