Every kid dreams of climbing into their own truck and getting behind the wheel. RC trucks let them hit the road for real! Great for developing hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills as well as promoting an interest in STEM subjects, RC trucks are a firm family favorite across the world.
With trucks of all shapes, sizes, speeds, and styles, it can be tough to pick up the right one. To help you choose, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite RC trucks for kids of all ages and abilities. So, start your engines and let’s get rolling!
Hit new heights with the Redcat Racing Everest 10 Rock Crawler! This fully assembled 4×4 rock crawler can tackle all kinds of terrain with ease. Puddles, mud, hills, logs, stones, and boulders can all eat dust under its monstrous wheels. This fantastic RC offers a range of top-level features at an intro-level price, including powerful bead-lock tires, aluminum-coated oil-filled shock absorbers, and rechargeable batteries. It’s the perfect gift for any budding trucker. Rock on!
Size: 18.2 x 10.2 x 6.5 inches
The Traxxas Revo 3.3 really is a monster! This award-winning powerhouse is enormous—and it certainly packs a punch. Crammed full of quality components and capable of reaching speeds of over 45mph, it’s a dream choice for intermediate to advanced drivers. It arrives fully assembled and ready to storm across any terrain in any weather conditions. You can even download the free Traxxas Link app to monitor and record key telemetry like speed, RPM, battery, and temperature on your smartphone or tablet. It’s a Revo-lution!
Size: 20.6 x 17.5 x 11 inches
Looking for a cool RC truck for little fingers? The Holy Stone RC Dump Truck is cute, cartoony, and full of fun features. Its simple controls look like a real steering wheel, and the little truck zips across tiles and carpets at a nippy speed. It’s got great sound effects, too. Push the dashboard to hear the engine start. Tap the removable driver to hear cool music and laughter. And press the rear to hear the dumping machinery creak into action. This sweet racer makes an ideal first RC for any pre-kindy kid.
Size: 6.7 x 4 x 5.3 inches
Ages: 18 months+
Make the roads rumble with the Traxxas Stampede! This sturdy all-terrain beast is ready to roll right out of the box. Its hulking Titan 12T 550 motor powers this monster truck across roads, earth, rocks, slopes, and snow. Its electronics are all waterproofed, meaning the elements won’t ever wear it down. Strong and sturdy, it can take quite a bashing—even at high speeds. For novice drivers, it includes a training mode that limits the engine strength to 50%. But when you’re ready to step up to full power, hold onto your hat—it’ll give you the ride of your life!
Size: 15.6 x 13.4 x 8.9 inches
Put on your hard hat—it’s time to get to work! The Top Race TR-112G RC Dump Truck lets you shift dirt and debris like a pro. Using the intuitive controls, it’s easy to drive the truck around the construction site, and raise and lower the dump bed. A solid build with flashing lights, realistic sound effects, and a rechargeable battery, it looks and feels just like the real thing. And most importantly, it’s loads of fun!
Size: 14 x 6 x 6 inches
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