The Coolest Polaris Ride-On Car Your Kids Will Love

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Electric cars are the coolest. There's no way around it. If you want to surprise your kid this summer with a ride-on car and gain hero status, check out Peg Perego's Polaris Ride-On.

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The Polaris RZR 900 is way more fun to drive than the typical jeep or other basic ride-on vehicles you see around the neighborhood, because it's a Polaris, and Polaris' are just cool.

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I was able to test out a car with my 5 and 3-year-old, and the general consensus is that they'd like to drive it around the neighborhood forever. The car is designed for kids ages 3 to 8 with a weight limit of 130 pounds, so they both fit comfortably with plenty of room to grow.

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There are two speed options: 2 1/4 to 5 mph. The gear shifter has a top speed lockout, so you can make sure that your child has some miles under their belt (or at least a few blocks) before they tackle the higher speed. The vehicle has a 12-volt rechargeable battery that takes a few hours to charge and can last up to three or so hours. You might want to buy a second battery so there's always one ready to go.

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It's fun that the design of the car is true to a real Polaris. My kids love that it's a two-seater, and they're very into the cup holders in the back and that there's room to hold all of their treasures they find along the way.

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The Polaris doesn't come with seatbelts, but you can buy them separately. You can also buy a compatible adventure trailer to haul all the important things that kids collect or need for a couple hours of fun.

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While there's a lot to love about the car, there are a couple of things I wish were different. The pretend speedometer doesn't latch into the car — it just sits in a hole and constantly falls out while driving, which is annoying. The car is heavy (over 60 pounds), and it's kind of a pain to put together, but none of these features are deal breakers.

Buy the Polaris on Amazon for $440.81.

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