Pedal go-karts are an excellent choice in toy for children aged between 3 to 7 years old. Not only will they keep your child engaged, but they have the benefit of helping your child to stay physically active. With the decline of hoverboards amidst recent safety concerns, go-karts provide a safe alternative for parents to consider. We have created a list of the top 10 best go-karts and bicycle alternatives available on the market right now, so be sure to take a look and share!
10. Ricco Kids’ Pedal Go-Kart (139.99$)
A simple goes-kart that can support a maximum of 55 pounds, with a manual brake lever for safety. It has rubber wheels in addition to an adjustable seat that can grow with your child.
9. Red Pedal Go-Kart with Adjustable Seat by VidaXL (229.14$)
This go-kart features small wheels accompanied by a bigger seat. Made from a combination of plastic and steel, this kart is both durable & safe to use.
8. Vroom Rider Zoom Pedal Go-Kart (119$)
This go-kart has three-point steering and like most of the karts on our list can sustain weights of up to nearly 70 pounds. The cart itself weighs in at 20 pounds and measures 35 x 20 x 15 inches.
7. Lil’ Rider Black Stealth Pedal Powered Go-Kart (107.51$)
The Lil’ Rider Black Stealth Go Kart is 75% plastic and 25% metal and is available from the manufacturer in an array of vibrant colors. The kart can sustain a load of up to 50 pounds while offering additional straps for safety.
6. BERG Toys 24.20.60.00 Buddy Orange Pedal Go Kart (299$)
Measuring 44 x 26 x 25 inches, the BERG Buddy Orange Go-Kart features BFR control (brake, forward & reverse) for easy control. The pneumatic tires are robust and are easy to replace.
5. Kiddi-o by Kettler Pole Position Pedal Car (149.97$)
The large pedals of the Kiddi-o are coated with soft rubber to provide an anti-slip surface. The synthetic rubber wheels make this an incredibly quiet kart, and the body is dusted with a powder coat finish to extend durability.
4. Hauck Lightning Pedal Go-Kart (129.99$)
The Hauck Lightning Pedal Go-Kart can sustain weights of up too 70 pounds, and the design is ASTM approved. It measures 36.2 x 20.1 x 20.1 inches, with a weight of 22.6 pounds.
3. Radio Flyer Cyclone-640 (72.90$)
While not a traditional go-kart (no pedals!), the Radio Flyer Cyclone is an innovative alternative to help aid your child’s physical development. The toy features hand power action and has 16″ wheels for a smooth ride.
2. Huffy Green Machine (240.66$)
Available for both adults and children, the Huffy Green Machine cart can support weights of up to 150 pounds. It has a large 15-inch front wheel, and the adult models are built for durability and speed even when riding rugged terrains.
1. EzyRoller Ultimate Riding Machine (98.99$)
This unique and easy to assemble design is becoming a popular alternative to the traditional go-kart. Suitable for use by both children and adults (up to 40 years old), this machine is steered using the feet. It is extremely safe to ride and gives the user complete control with a hand brake, making it the best bike alternative for kids available on the market today.