If you are thinking of buying a kids electric car for your child and are unsure about what is available on the market, then I ask that you read through this brief buyers guide. Within this guide we will cover things such as electric ride on car features, the types and designs of car models available and we shall discuss sensible usage and general maintenance issues.
Indoor & Outdoor Ride on Car Models
The ride on electric cars on the market today are suitable for indoor & outdoor use though would recommend outdoor use to allow your child the freedom to explore your garden on four wheels and get out from under your feet. In fact by encouraging your child to drive their ride on car outdoors you will be benefiting them by making outdoor play more fun.
Kids Electric Car Features
When choosing which ride on car to buy you will be looking at what kinds of features they come with so your child can have as much fun as possible whilst driving around your garden in it. Common kids electric car features available are as follows:
- Forward and reverse gears
- Fully working lights
- Fully functional parental remote control
- 99% already built (minimal assembly required)
- Key start
- Foot accelerator
With features like these your child will feel right at home in one of our ride on toys.
Kids Electric Car Models Available
If you want to buy your child a ride on car that resembles your own road car then you may be in luck as there are number of kids electric car models which are styled on popular cars such as Audi TTs, BMWs, Ferraris, Aston Martins and even Porsches.
So if you drive a Porsche you may want to get your child a Porsche styled ride on car so they can mimic you and parked next to each other with their owners they would make a great family photograph.
Safe Driving & Maintenance Issues
Ideally kids electric car toys should be used outdoors but they can be driven indoors in areas such as large garages, barns, etc. Ride on cars can be driven on grass, gravel, concrete or Tar-Mac and your child should get approx 2 hours driving time out of a single charge with average cars on flat terrain.
Packaged & Delivered Ready to Go
Generally kids ride on electric car toys come with the car itself, a parental remote control so you can over-ride their controls should they get into difficulty in your flower beds, a rechargeable battery, battery charger, an instruction manual and a ride on car motor.
The car itself should not require any real maintenance if kept in good condition and most come already 99% pre-built so will only require minimal know-how in order to get going.
It is recommended that you re-charge the ride on car battery for the full time as stated in the manual so as to get the maximum ride time out of it for your child.
Children should ideally be supervised when using ride on cars not only if you choose to use them in a public park, but also at home in your garden. The parental remote control over-ride comes in very handy and gives you piece of mind that you have ultimate control over what direction your child is travelling in. Kids electric cars are a joy to drive and your child will have hours of fun should you choose to buy them one and used in accordance with the manual you should get many years use out of them.