Top 10 R/C Cars for Kids 2016

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2016 Best Kids’ Remote Control Cars

 
Little boy playing with RC carWhat stands out to me the most about the “best of” RC cars for kids this year is the sheer variety of vehicles for toddlers, kids, “big kids” – and they’re a blast! Also there are remote control vehicles for kids that have entered the “high tech” zone, and can perform some pretty incredible stunts!

What’s here: On this page is a top 10 list of the best RC cars for kids for the spring and summer of 2016. Rankings for the list are from 1 to 10, and are based on a couple of factors – overall popularity and average consumer ratings. Remote control cars for a variety of age groups are included.

For shoppers: For each of the R/C cars listed here, one or more resources is hand-picked and recommended based on low pricing, trusted reputation for secure shopping and product availability. Links to customer reviews are also provided, where possible.

What’s Here:

1. Air Hogs Batmobile R/C Vehicle
2. Hosim High Speed Remote Control Truck
3. Anki Overdrive Starter Kit
4. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler
5. Jada Toys Disney Mickey Mouse R/C Car
6. Kid Galaxy Mega Morphibians RC Crocodile
7. Little Tikes Tire Twister
8. Jada Toys Fast & Furious R/C 1970 Dodge Charger
9. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler Extreme RC Vehicle
10. Kid Galaxy Mega Morphibians RC Turtle

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1. Air Hogs Batmobile R/C Vehicle

Ages: 8 and up

The first pick of the top 10 RC cars for kids 2016 is the Air Hogs Batmobile R/C Vehicle.

Sleek and cloaked in black, this super cool Batmobile mimics that one from Batman vs. Superman. The movie received mixed reviews, but this RC favorite is a definite thumbs up from all critics. The design is cool with brushed metal details, 4 frontal LEDs, a rear LED, and a turret.

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2. Hosim High Speed Remote Control Truck

Ages: 8 and up

Next – second of the ten best RC cars for kids this year – Hosim High Speed Remote Control Truck.

This buildable, lifted truck is unique because it can travel as fast as a real car, up to 33 miles-per-hour. The rough, rugged tires are good for all terrains, and the awesome suspension means easier, better control from your RC.

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Hosim 33+MPH 1/12 Scale Electric RC All Terrain 2.4Ghz 2WD High Speed Truck

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HOSIM RCTruck S912 33+MPH 2WD 1:12 Scale High Speed Remote control OffRoad Truck

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3. Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

Ages: 8 and up

My personal favorite of the best remote control kids’ cars for 2016 – Anki Overdrive Starter Kit.

Inclusive of 8 battlefields, the Overdrive is a race-prepped track that racers can build and rebuild to suit their interests. It comes with 2 supercars, Skull and Ground Shock, plus an app that turns mobile devices into the ultimate RCs.

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Anki OVERDRIVE Starter Kit

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4. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler

Ages: 8 and up

Next — Maisto R/C Rock Crawler.

The Rock Crawler is an innovative monster truck with big traction on rough-and-tumble wheels. The treads are rugged, designed for all terrain, off-road rides. There are two motors, one in low shift, for gear switches that pump up the speed.

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5. Jada Toys Disney Mickey Mouse R/C Car

Ages: 4 and up

The Mickey Mouse R/C Car from Jada Toys also makes it to the list of the top R/C cars in 2016.

Mickey Mouse has made a comeback with this roadster, an RC that is super easy for toddlers to control.

There are two buttons, forward and turn around, sending radio frequencies to get Mickey Mouse rolling. Best used on smooth surfaces.

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6. Kid Galaxy Mega Morphibians RC Crocodile

Ages: 3 – 12

The Kid Galaxy Mega Morphibians RC Crocodile is a favorite pick of remote control vehicles for both big and little kids.

I love this Crocodile because it looks wicked! The teeth alone are fierce. Throw in the fact that this is an RC car that can travel on land and in water, and you have me hooked. The radio controls power on front paddle wheels, rugged tires, and a high-performance frame.

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7. Little Tikes Tire Twister

Ages: 3 and up

The Little Tikes Tire Twister is a returning favorite in 2016 – and is such a fun remote control vehicle for little ones!

This is an RC dream for toddlers. The controller drives the car around the in circles inside the tire, causing the tire to perform 360-degree spins. The car can be removed for solo RC action.

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Little Tikes RC Tire Twister

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8. Jada Toys Fast & Furious R/C 1970 Dodge Charger

Ages: 6 and up

Hitting 8th place of the best kids’ RC cars – Jada Toys Fast & Furious 1970 Dodge Charger.

From the Fast and Furious, this car is a replica from the 1970 Dodge Charger in the movie. The radio controls are full-function, sending the car in all directions with a flick of the switch. Replicate the best F&F scenes!

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Jada Toys Fast & Furious 1:16 R/C 1970 Dodge Charger Off Road Vehicle

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9. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler Extreme RC Vehicle

Ages: 8 and up

A huge hit in 2016, apparently released earlier this year – next up on the list is the Maisto R/C Rock Crawler Extreme RC Vehicle.

The new Rock Crawler is a bit of a lower sitter. Dubbed the Extreme version, this RC monster truck is lightweight with a low center of gravity, perfectly articulated suspension, and off-road ready tires. Three people can play at once with their own controllers from their old Rock Crawler trucks.

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10. Kid Galaxy Mega Morphibians RC Turtle

Ages: 3 and up

Another fun amphibious RC! The Kid Galaxy Mega Morphibians Turtle arrives as the final pick of the top ten R/C cars for kids this year.

Another favorite from Mega Morphibians. This RC amphibian resembles a turtle; albeit, a fierce one that you should maybe avoid petting. Ha! The rugged tires are perfect for all terrain rides, both on land and in water. Super-easy to control.

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 04/05/16.

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