An Overview Of Children’s Electric Cars
Children always like to imitate adults. Whether it is a good habit or a bad habit, children will just follow the adult. In this way, when children see their parents driving, they too want to drive. With the production of ride on cars this fascination of the children became a reality. In the beginning ride on cars were high priced and some of the ride on cars were as expensive as buying an actual motorcycle. Now, with the commercial production of ride on cars by many toy companies it had become affordable to most parents. A ride on car is considered not an ordinary toy. In the opinion of most people, an electric car like the Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler is educational since it teaches children the basics of maneuvering and controlling a car just as an adult would do.
If you are thinking of buying a kids electric car like the Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler 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 and Outdoor Ride on Car Models
The ride on electric cars like the Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler on the market today are suitable for indoor and 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.
Battery operated or electric vehicles work with a six or twelve volt battery that is rechargeable by using a wall charger adapter. With these vehicles, the battery usually last about an hour of ride time and the models are as realistic as real cars. You can find them with the ability to go forward and reverse, break, working headlights, radios, and even MP3 players. Your child can ride around in a sports car, jeep, mini coupe, and on a motorcycle. If you have a pool, a powerboat is a new addition in kids’ motorized toys that can be used right in your backyard pool.
Some models of the battery or electric vehicles also come with remote control, and with the same features of those without. The remote control is for the parents, perfect for kids who can’t really reach the pedals yet but still want to ride around in a car of their own. And, after the child is old enough to drive him or herself, the remote control allows the parent to override the child’s driving at any time. This can help prevent accidents or eliminates the need to chase the kids around the neighborhood when they are having too much fun to stop.
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 the Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler or go upscale and buy the 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 and 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 tarmac and your child should get approx. 2 hours driving time out of a single charge with average cars on flat terrain.
Packaged and Delivered Ready to Go
A parental remote control may override a remote controlled car 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 does not need much maintenance if it is kept in good condition and most of them come pre-assembled so that they only need minimal setup before they 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 peace of mind that you have ultimate control over what direction your child is travelling in. Kids electric cars like the Power Wheels Jeep Wrangler 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.