Electric ride on cars aren’t cheap, however you don't need to break the bank to buy one due to the availability of affordable and budget friendly options. In fact, you can find cheap electric ride on cars that come with the most features you need.

Though they might not have the features that come with high end ride on toy cars, these toy cars are still durable enough to handle the rigors of kids driving them and they provide a fun and safe ride for kids.

Cheap Electric Ride on Cars Review

If you're looking for an affordable electric ride on toy car with solid, basic performance without spending much cash, try one of the cheap electric ride on cars listed below.

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Best Choice’s Classic Car Ride On
Best Choice Electric Ride On Car

2 to 6 Years


Indoor, Outdoor


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Pink Best Choice Products Kids 12V Electric Ride On Car With MP3
Cheap Kids 12V Electric Ride On Car

3 to 6 Years


Outdoor


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Lil' Rider '58 Speedy Sportster Battery Operated Classic Car
Cheap Electric Ride On Car For Kids

2 to 5 Years


Indoor, Outdoor


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Giantex Black Mercedes Benz 300sl AMG Rc Electric Ride on Car
Affordable Battery Operated Ride On Car For Kids

3 to 6 Years


Indoor, Outdoor


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Goplus Red Mercedes Benz Sls Kids Ride on Electric Toy Car
Cheap 6V Battery Operated Ride On Car

3 to 6 Years


Indoor, Outdoor


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The Best Choice’s Classic Car Ride On is a cheap ride on that that comes with many features such as working headlights, a horn and even MP3 player capability. For children still new to riding electric cars, parents can control and steer the car via remote control to ensure that the child drives at safe speed. The remote control feature can be turned off when the child is comfortable driving on their own.

This ride on car can be driven on any surface and also plays music through the MP3 input plug accessible through their steering wheel. The battery of this ride on lasts up to 2 hours guaranteeing a lot of play time for the child.

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2 to 6 years

6V

1

66lbs

Indoor, Outdoor

Yes

This 12v ride on is a great cheap motorized ride on toy car for girls. Not only is it very cheap when compared to other model but it also comes with an MP3 player, a sing along function and a remote control to operate this ride on car for children who aren't able to reach the pedal or steer the car.

The car is also equipped with safety features such as a seat belt and headlights that light up when the car moves. It also has a low and high speed options that can be controlled with the remote control.

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3 to 6 years

12v (2* 6V)

2.5 MPH

1

66lbs

Outdoor

Yes

​Lil' Rider '58 Speedy Sportster is a cute classy budget friendly ride on car. This car is equipped with an MP3, working car horns and realistic engine sounds. Even though it is a cheap electric ride on car when compared to other ride on cars it is equipped with a remote control which can be used by an adult to steer and control it's speed.

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2 to 5 years

6v

3 MPH

1

70lbs

Indoor, Outdoor

Yes

This luxury looking kids car is a toy replica of the Mercedes Benz 300sl. It comes equipped with an MP3 Aux, LED Headlights, horn bound to give your little driver an enjoyable driving experience. It can either be driven by the kid or remote controlled by an adult.

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3 to 6 years

6v

1.8 MPH

1

44lbs

Indoor, Outdoor

Yes

This Mercedes Benz Sls by Goplus is also another replica toy car. The MP3 Aux, working lights, open/close doors provides a realistic and enjoyable driving experience for children. The car also comes with an Auto Power-Off Protection System which provides an additional layer of safety for the driver, the car can also be controlled with a remote control for occasions where you need to control it.

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3 to 6 years

6v

2 MPH

1

44lbs

Indoor, Outdoor

Yes

Hopefully this list was able to show you various options of what ride on car you can get for your child. For ride on cars with more features and capabilities check out the best electric ride on cars or Lightning Mcqueen Toy Cars for themed ride on cars.

Things To Consider Before Buying A Cheap Electric Ride On Car

Cheap electric ride on cars is a great way for children to experience the thrill of driving without parents having to spend a lot of money. However as parents there are certain features that you must look into before buying a cheap motorized ride on car.

Safety Features

Cheap motorized ride on cars generally do not have breaks but these ride on cars move slowly which means kids can stop it on their own while driving.

The battery box of the electric ride on cars should be located where it cannot be easily accessed by kids.

Seat belts and speed control are some of the other features to look out for. Kids must always wear protective gear such as helmets while operating such vehicles.

Design

Electric riding toy cars on the lower end of the price scale should provide a smooth riding experience. As these cars usually run on batteries, the life of the battery is an important deciding factor.

The strength of the battery has a direct impact on the speed at which the children can operate the car. Ride-on cars that utilize batteries with higher voltage can run on high speeds.

Most of the ride on cars are powered with rechargeable batteries which can take anywhere between 1-8 hours to be fully charged. Therefore it is important to take this point into consideration before buying a cheap ride on electric cars.

Warranty

The availability of warranty is another important factor that should be considered when purchasing cheap ride on electric cars. Even though they are cheap, it is imperative to look into the availability of a warranty as the car can become damaged and need to be replaced.

Assembly Required

Some cheap motorized toy cars are not shipped pre built and as such they have to be assembled before they can be used. Before deciding on buying a cheap electric ride on cars, it is important to consider the level of complexity required for assembling the car. Depending on the number of features, some cars require short amount of time while others consume more time.

Therefore, you must look at the parts that require assembly such as seats, axels; roll bars etc and consider if you have the time to assemble of the ride-on car. They do come with instruction manuals though so you'll have guidance on how the parts fit together.

Is there a ride on car that you think should or shouldn’t be on this list, let us know in the comments sections below.