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The 10 Best Go-Karts – Guide

Go-karts fascinate young and old children alike. At all ages, they enjoy making a wide variety of tracks and terrains unsafe and having a little race or two with friends. Go-karts are not only incredibly fun and enjoyable. They also ensure that children get enough exercise and spend a lot of time outside.

In order for your child to enjoy his go-kart for a long time, you should consider a few things when buying it. You should consider the environment in which the go-kart is mainly used. Also, the right equipment and quality workmanship are crucial in choosing the right go-kart. To give you an overview of the jungle of offers, we have created a checklist with important purchase criteria and collected some product recommendations for you.

Checklist for Go-Karts

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  • High-quality workmanship is important for a long driving pleasure and the safety of the child.
  • A frame made of tubular steel provides stability.
  • A high-quality coating protects against rust.
  • A handbrake should always slow down both rear wheels so that the go-kart is braked evenly.
  • The wheels should have ball bearings, because they are better to drive for a long time.
Environment
  • Depending on the environment, different tires are the optimal equipment for a go-kart:
  • Plastic tires are good for flat surfaces and indoor use.
  • Pneumatic tires are the right choice if you want to take the go-kart off-road as well.
Equipment
  • An adjustable seat is important so that a go-kart can be used by your child for many years, because it grows with them.
  • A coaster brake is especially good for smaller children because it is intuitive to use.
  • The freewheel function allows you to keep the pedals steady while rolling. Especially downhill, this is a useful feature.
  • A gear shift is a nice add-on for older kids exploring further distances and different terrain, and helps them manage their own power.

We have taken a close look at go-karts and have compiled recommended offers for you:

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The Go-Karts Bestsellers

We have compiled the most popular go-karts for you in this list of bestsellers.

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1 Segway Ninebot Electric GoKart Pro, Outdoor Race Pedal Go Karting Car for Kids and Adults, Adjustable Length and Height, Ride On Toys (Ninebot S MAX Included) , Black Segway Ninebot Electric GoKart Pro, Outdoor Race Pedal Go Karting Car for Kids and Adults,...
2 Segway Ninebot Electric GoKart, 13.7 Miles and 10MPH, W. Capacity 220lbs, Outdoor Race Pedal Go Karting Car for Kids and Adults, Adjustable Length and Height, Ride on Toys Segway Ninebot Electric GoKart, 13.7 Miles and 10MPH, W. Capacity 220lbs, Outdoor Race Pedal Go...
3 X-PRO 125cc Go Kart with Semi-Automatic Transmission w/Reverse! LED Headlights! Big 16' Wheels! (Black) X-PRO 125cc Go Kart with Semi-Automatic Transmission w/Reverse! LED Headlights! Big 16" Wheels!...
4 Coleman Powersports Off Road Go Kart, Gas Powered, 196cc/6.5hp, Blue (KT196-BL) Coleman Powersports Off Road Go Kart, Gas Powered, 196cc/6.5hp, Blue (KT196-BL)
5 Segway Transformer Electric GoKart Pro Bumblebee Limited Edition, Outdoor Race Pedal Go Karting Car for Kids and Adults, Adjustable Length and Height, Ride On Toys (Ninebot S MAX Included) Segway Transformer Electric GoKart Pro Bumblebee Limited Edition, Outdoor Race Pedal Go Karting Car...
6 X-PRO 125cc Go Kart with 3-Speed Semi-Automatic Transmission w/Reverse, Big 18' Aluminium Rim Wheels! (Black) X-PRO 125cc Go Kart with 3-Speed Semi-Automatic Transmission w/Reverse, Big 18" Aluminium Rim...
7 Razor Crazy Cart Shift for Kids Ages 6+ (Low Speed) 8+ (High Speed) - 12V Electric Drifting Go Kart for Kids - High/Low Speed Switch and Simplified Drifting System, for Riders up to 120 lbs Razor Crazy Cart Shift for Kids Ages 6+ (Low Speed) 8+ (High Speed) - 12V Electric Drifting Go Kart...
8 Coleman Powersports 98cc/3.0HP CK100-S Go Kart Coleman Powersports 98cc/3.0HP CK100-S Go Kart
9 Radio Flyer Ultimate Go-Kart, 24 Volt Outdoor Ride On Toy, Red Go Kart For Kids Ages 3-8 Radio Flyer Ultimate Go-Kart, 24 Volt Outdoor Ride On Toy, Red Go Kart For Kids Ages 3-8
10 VITACCI GR2-125cc Go-Kart Semi Auto Youth Go-Kart | with Reverse VITACCI GR2-125cc Go-Kart Semi Auto Youth Go-Kart | with Reverse
11 Tao Go kart 125cc gokart with reverse (Pink) Tao Go kart 125cc gokart with reverse (Pink)
12 M Massimo Motor Mini Car Off-roading Go Kart Adventure 3 Speed Up to 35 Mph 4-stroke Single Cylinder 3 speed semi automatic with reverse, Windshield, Spare Tire, Gas Can 125CC (Green) M Massimo Motor Mini Car Off-roading Go Kart Adventure 3 Speed Up to 35 Mph 4-stroke Single Cylinder...
13 HYPER GOGO GoKart Kit - Hoverboard Attachment - Compatible with all hover boards ,Grey HYPER GOGO GoKart Kit - Hoverboard Attachment - Compatible with all hover boards ,Grey
14 HHH New GK110 is an Upgraded 125CC Fully Automatic Gas gokart with Reverse for Youth and Kids - Blue HHH New GK110 is an Upgraded 125CC Fully Automatic Gas gokart with Reverse for Youth and Kids - Blue
15 LEGO City Go Kart Racer 30589 Polybag LEGO City Go Kart Racer 30589 Polybag
16 Hauck Lightning - Pedal Go Kart | Pedal Car | Ride On Toys for Boys & Girls with Ergonomic Adjustable Seat & Sharp Handling - Orange Hauck Lightning - Pedal Go Kart | Pedal Car | Ride On Toys for Boys & Girls with Ergonomic...
17 YIHOME Go-Kart Steering Wheel with Cap for Kandi, 270mm Interior Vehicle 3 Spokes for Go Kart Steering Wheel PU Foam with Holes YIHOME Go-Kart Steering Wheel with Cap for Kandi, 270mm Interior Vehicle 3 Spokes for Go Kart...
18 Go-Bowen Baja 1000W 48V Electric Kids Go-Kart - Red Go-Bowen Baja 1000W 48V Electric Kids Go-Kart - Red
19 Go-Bowen XW-GGK1-BLK Gas Kids Go-Kart, Black Go-Bowen XW-GGK1-BLK Gas Kids Go-Kart, Black
20 Go Kart ScooterX Sport Kart Go Cart 196cc 6.5hp Go Kart ScooterX Sport Kart Go Cart 196cc 6.5hp

Current Offers for Go-Karts

Here you will always find the best offers for go-karts that are currently available:

SaleBestseller Nr. 3
SaleBestseller Nr. 4
Coleman Powersports 98cc/3.0HP CK100-S Go Kart
Coleman Powersports 98cc/3.0HP CK100-S Go Kart
FUN FOR ALL – recommended for riders up to 150lbs. Recommended for ages 13 and over; Included components: go kart
$1,239.46 −19%
SaleBestseller Nr. 6
Go-Bowen XW-GGK1-BLK Gas Kids Go-Kart, Black
Go-Bowen XW-GGK1-BLK Gas Kids Go-Kart, Black
Go-Bowen XW-GGK1-BLK Gas Kids Go-Kart, Black
$795.00 −5%

FAQ About Go-Karts and Kettcars

Go-karts: From when?

Depending on the size and development of the child, children as young as 3 and 4 can have fun with a go-kart. It is important that the size of the kettcar fits the child’s height to guarantee great driving fun.

What is a go-kart?

A go-kart is a vehicle for children that is moved by pedaling.

What is the difference between go-kart and kettcar?

Kettcar and go-kart refer to the same type of vehicle. Kettcar is the brand name for go-karts made by Kettler company.

Go-karts: what size?

The size of a go-kart should fit the height of the child. Optimal are go-karts with adjustable seat, which can grow with the child.

Charlotte is passionate about writing for the Elternkompass. In her free time, her son Emil likes to keep her on her toes and together they spend a lot of time outdoors, walking around their home city of Leipzig. In her product recommendations, Charlotte shares her experiences with you.