If you have a fine taste in power wheels, your kids might do too. However, you cannot give them a try on your actual power wheel, so keep reading.
There are many kids would want their parents to bring home a power wheel of their own size. It would be the perfect gift for your kids not just because they can have a fun summer adventure ride, but it also boosts their confidence to take action and teaches the basic cause-and-effect in driving a vehicle in a harmless way. But finding the right power wheels for them take some consideration and depends on how much you understand your kids.
Therefore, we are digging into the top 10 distinct power wheels of 2018 and laying out everything you want to look at in a power wheel. We are going to take a look into the design, performance, setbacks, and features of each one of them. Each vehicle holds its own merit, but there’s a good chance that you will take a pick.
#1. Peg Perego John Deere Gator XUV
The first contender, Peg Perego John Deere Gator XUV, an almost exact, and half-time smaller replica of the John Deere Gator XUV. Its cuboid volume together with brush guard on the grill and large tractor wheels give it a very masculine-looking power wheel.
Equipped with an extra large dumpbed with tiltable tailgate, your kids will love their time loading stuff up, transporting it and dumping it as part of their creative role play. With 12-Volts high performance engine, it can go 2.5 mph (enough for a nice breeze) or 5 mph plus reverse with 5 mph gear lockout for beginners. It also comes with automatic brakes, side safety bar to maximize your child safety during playtime and 2 adjustable seats for growing kids, just another thing that you as a parent can appreciate.
#2. Peg Perego John Deere Ground Force Tractor with Trailer
If your kids prefer less fancy-looking stuff and to be more in touch with nature, then the Peg Perego John Deere Ground Force Tractor might do the trick. It is a humble-looking power wheel, with green and yellow, perfectly designed to look like a Tractor, suitable for many creative role-plays that your kids will come up with. It is one-seated and does not have the most intricate design, or anything of stylish appearance. For what it lacks in style, it makes up in having a working FM radio that your kids will be delighted to own and listen to.
This Ground Force Tractor has the standard 12-volt high performance with 2 speeds of 2.25 mph and 4.5 mph (good enough for an outdoor field role play) plus reverse and the 4.5 mph speed gear lockout for parental control. Its accelerator pedal comes with automatic brakes to sense and prevent accidental or intentional collisions. Attached and can-be-manually detached from the main body is the extra-large stake-side trailer which serves well for loading and dumping treasure, however, it does not have a tail gate to prevent stuff from strewing. Last but not least, the flip-up arm rest and adjustable seat that can grow as your kids do, will be something you appreciate throughout its later years of usage.
#3. Power Wheels Dune Racer
This green sleek-surface baby is made for adventure as is your kid. This Power Wheels Dune Racer will take your kids’ ride to the next level with its monster traction system that will let them drive on hard surfaces, wet grass, mud, and other rough and tough terrain; they shall pass through them all with a breeze. By that, their play field has expanded many folds. With the standard 12 Volts high performance engine, it can go 2.5 mph and 5 mph forward (with 5mph speed gear lockout for beginner) and 2.5 mph in reverse. It includes a metal sidebar for hand support, and sturdy steel frame with maximum weight support of 130 pounds for safety and power lock brake system that will automatically stop the vehicle when the pedal is not pressed.
The interior design features rounded edge and smooth contour to prevent cuts. There is room for two and one more for your kid’s treasure hunt, a secret storage at the front of the vehicle which will ignite their creativity in role play.
#4. Power Wheels Kawasaki KFX
The power wheels Kawasaki KFX may add more difficulty to making a choice here. Your kids will be driving an ATV of their own size with sleek, and shiny styling. These big wheels are not just flashy; it also provides Monster Traction that will pass through dry or wet grass, hard surfaces, gravel, mud and any rough terrain effortlessly. When it comes to performance, the power wheels Kawasaki KFX is better than most; with only the standard 12-volts, it drives with two speeds forward (3 and 6 mph) and one speed in reverse (3 mph). Its parental control feature is taken care of with 6 mph speed lock-out for beginners and power lock brake system that will stop the vehicle when the pedal is no longer pressed.
The last and most attractive part of this power wheel is the realistic twist-grip throttle to revs it into high speed to get them prepared for the real thing; your kid will love the physical sensation of twisting the throttle to max speed! For most, the only drawback is the many steps to charge the battery; you would have to remove the seat to access the battery and unplug it from the motor before you can charge it.
#5. Costzon Ride on ATV Quad 4 Wheeler, 12V Kids Electric Car
When it comes to appearance, Costzon Ride ATV Quad 4 Wheeler is truly intimidating and empowering respectively for the viewer and the driver. With sleek red and black exterior design material, it is already filling you with surge of power. Its massive power wheels are solid-looking and demanding respect; it will make your kids feel like a boss riding on these. Powered by the standard high-performance 12-volts battery and dual motor, it can go forward ranging from 1.6 mph (low speed) to 4.3 mph (high speed) by stepping on the foot pedal to speed up and in reverse with 1.6 mph. As the wheel size suggests, this vehicle is not limited to your backyard; it can go on different terrains and it will do so with ease.
Beside these general factors, its biggest feature is the auxiliary input available for Phone, iPod, or other digital audio player connectivity, so in addition to driving like a boss, your kids might as well put on some music to go along with it (the volume is adjustable by a volume knob). The only small setback is the fake head lights; this massive power wheel would look even more complete and realistic with a working head lights.
#6. Power Wheels Arctic Cat 1000
The Power Wheels Arctic Cat 1000 does not lag behind in speed, performance and boundary limit. It can drive on hard surfaces, and grass effortlessly; the fun field is limitless! With the 12-volt standard high performance, it drives forward with the speed of 2.5 mph and 5 mph, and in reverse with 2.5 mph.
Your kids will feel like riding an actual vehicle with comfortable seat and adjustable seat belts for kids of any size. With the power lock brake system that will stop once the pedal is no longer pressed and the high speed lock-out parental control feature, it will helps keep the less-experienced little ones out of trouble.
Now comes the exciting parts, which would likely win your kids’ heart hands down. The power wheels Arctic Cat 1000 comes not just with a fun size truck bed, but also a heavy duty shovel to load the treasure in and out without getting their hands dirty. Since it is two-seated, your kids will enjoy each other’s company on a thrilling mission of treasure hunting or any sort of adventure.
#7. Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler
The power wheels Jeep Wrangler is just like most others in that it drives forward at 2.5 mph and 5 mph, and in reverse at 2.5 mph with the standard 12-volt high performance and 5 mph speed lock out for beginner drive. Plus, it comes with power-lock brakes that will automatically stop the vehicle once the foot is off the pedal. It is capable of driving on hard surfaces, grass and any rough terrain your kid will want to put it to the challenge.
Your kids will love the satisfaction of loading and transporting their toys and other equipment wherever they go within the roomy rear storage area and because it is a two-seated vehicle, your kid will enjoy the company of a friend on their exciting adventure and role play. It is suitable for kids aged 3-7 years old, and is equipped with side bar protection. It may not have any distinctive features, but it won’t raise many complaints either.
#8. Power Wheels Disney Frozen Jeep Wrangler
With realistic Jeep Wrangler styling plus a soft touch of Disney Frozen colors and graphics design, this Frozen Jeep Wrangler is not just for girls; it is for any Frozen + Jeep Wrangler, 3 to 7-years-old fans. In addition to being transformed by Elsa’s magical touch, this vehicle also includes a pretend radio with songs from the movie, so your kids can put on a Disney-themed ride. The vehicle is two-seated with working open & close doors plus an extra roomy rear storage area for other “Frozen” toys for your kids’ role play. It has the standard 12-volt high performance and drives at 2.5 mph and 5 mph forwards with 5 mph speed lockout for beginners and 2.5 mph in reverse plus power-lock brake system that stops the vehicle once the pedal is no longer pressed.
The vehicle is equipped with diagonal protective side bar, plus the interior is rounded and smooth to prevent cuts and scratches on your little ones. The tires will go on both hard surfaces and grass. Guaranteed your kids can’t wait to “let it go!!”
#9. Power Wheels Fisher-Price Barbie Jammin’ Jeep Wrangler
Although it is in Barbie-pink signature color design and theme, this Power Wheels Fisher-Price Barbie Jammin’ Jeep Wrangler does not lag behind in any factor, in comparison to other Jeep Wranglers of its size. With the standard 12-volt high performance, it goes the standard and fun-sufficient speed of 2.5 mph and 5 mph forward, and 2.5 mph in reverse plus 5 mph speed lockout for beginner (until your kid is experienced enough to handle the top speed). Plus, it is equipped with power-lock brake system that will stop the vehicle once the pedal is no longer pressed.
It also comes with open & close doors for a realistic look and safety concern, and two seats plus rear storage area to keep stuff, as to triple the fun in the Barbie adventure ride. Just an extra touch, it also includes a pretend radio with six jamming’ tunes to complement the Barbie-pink ride (It would not be complete without some music, would it?).
#10. Rosso Motors Kids ATV Quad 4 Wheeler
This last power wheel is pink and power combined. Rosso Motors Kids ATV Kids Quad 4 Wheeler, probably the most powerful power wheel among the top ten, is the perfect motorcycle for your little fighter. Although it is in pink design, everything else defines strength and speed. With 36-volt battery and 500-Watt motor, it out-performs the top ten in strength and speed; its top speed is 13 mph throwing the other 9 contenders off the table and touching the finish line before they could see it. It has 3-speed governor with reverse, a disc brake system, plus shock absorbent suspension package to provide stable, safe and worry-free riding experience for your kids.
Your girls will love the twist throttle on handlebars that allows her to revs into high speed. Its rubber tire is not limited to any terrain; your super girl can fly wherever she is needed. It takes 6 hours to fully charge, and provides up to 2 hours of maximum play time. This super pink ride is suitable for children ages 3-8 years old. It is a good start to boost your little girls’ confidence at a young age; she can learn to be independent thereafter.