Top 10 – Best RC Crawler

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We all like rc vehicles but there is something special with crawlers that climb rocks and move on uneven terrain that make these own amazing to control and watch. We seem to like the more adventurous tracks compared to regular vehicles and love the fact that these bad boys can handle rocky terrains with ease. So we’ve compiled a list of the crawlers that we think worth the money they ask for in todays market. so let’s dive in:

Bestseller No. 1
Thunder Tiger TOYOTA HILUX 1/12 PICK-UP TRUCK RTR (BLACK)
  • Realistic look with scale body, chassis, tires & wheels.
  • Crawler style bumpers ‧4-link suspensions ‧
  • Aluminium battery tray.
  • Front metal CVA shafts.
  • Brushed 380 motor & waterproof ESC ‧2.4GHz radio
Bestseller No. 2
YIKESHU C-14 Remote Control Off-Road Racing Vehicles 1:16 2.4G 2CH 4WD Off-road Kids RC Toy Climb Semi Truck RTR Trailer(Red)
  • ★4-wheel drive 1:16 scale off-road RC truck, high simulation.
  • ★Metal chassis helps to support the heavy load, durable and long life.
  • ★2.4Ghz CONTROLLER: 2.4GHz radio control provides an interference free operation which permits multiple RC cars racing together, so you can play in solo or racing with others for more fun; the LED lights provide a chance to race in night.
  • ★Power-efficient - driving for up to 25 minutes with the 6V 700mAh battery ( optional )
  • ★High-quality TPR tires, wear-resistant and suitable for driving on rugged roads.
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  • YIKESHU
Bestseller No. 3
Click N’ Play Remote Control Car 4WD Off Road Rock Crawler Vehicle 2.4 GHz, Red
  • Off road remote control rock crawler RC car. Lightweight strong anti-collision structure.
  • All-weather 4WD, oversized anti-skid tires and high suspension shocks for maximum durability.
  • Powerful double motors that can reach a maximum speed of 10km (6.2 miles) per hour.
  • Tri channel transmitter with a radio control frequency of 2.4 GHz. Recommended for ages 8 +.
  • Runs on 4 AA batteries for the car and 3 AA batteries for the transmitter (Batteries not included).
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  • Homeco
Bestseller No. 4
Redcat Racing Everest Gen7 SPORT 1/10 4WD RTR Scale Rock Crawler
  • Ready To Run Scale Crawler
  • Licensed Interco Super Swamper Tires
  • Powder Coated 3mm Steel Ladder Frame
  • 1.9 True Beadlock Wheels
  • Brushed 550 Powerful Motor
  • Toy
  • Redcat Racing
Bestseller No. 5
Redcat Racing Everest Gen7 Pro 1/10 4WD RTR Scale Rock Crawler
  • Ready To Run Scale Crawler
  • Licensed Interco Super Swamper Tires
  • Powder Coated 3mm Steel Ladder Frame
  • 1.9 True Beadlock Wheels
  • Brushed 550 Powerful Motor
  • Toy
  • Redcat Racing
Bestseller No. 6
HSP RC Crawlers RTR 1/10 Scale 4wd Off Road Monster Truck Rock Crawler 4x4 High Speed Waterproof Rc Car
  • HSP 1/10 RC crawler - BOXER uses the 4-link suspension system for both the front and rear wheels, reducing overall weight and allowing it to withstand shocks. It also allows it to sustain maximum traction for optimal vehicle handling performance, making it an ideal candidate for off-road climbing
  • As a power core of the brushed 540 motor, transmitting to the four wheels via the central shaft torque. Key positions of the transmission system is strengthened and well guarded from any dust, gravel, and debris, ensuring maximum efficiency and durability of the transmission. The design of 4 sets of spring hydraulic shock absorber is simple yet durable. It can be compatible and adjusted to various site conditions to maximize handling and make sure it performs optimally
  • Aluminum alloy base paired with velcro harness belt buckle design can not only secure the battery in place, but also make it convenient to replace. Aside from the sturdiness provided by the rugged chassis, it also assists with the cooling of the battery and reduce battery degradation due to high temperature
  • This HSP 1/10 RC truck uses parts that simulates to the off-road pickup truck experience. The impeccable details ensures a realistic off-road handling experience. Even as a static display model, you can appreciate its charm and how realistic it is
  • Completely new build and design through the inspiration of a crawler, it's RTR with the scale of 1/10, including all necessary electronic appliance, built-in 7.2V 2000mAh NiMh battery and dedicated charger. Just equipped the 2.4G remote with four AA size battery, you can enjoy much fun of rock crawling and climbing.
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  • HSP
Bestseller No. 7
Carisma 77768 Sca-1E 1/10 Scale Coyote 4WD Scaler, Ready to Run (285mm Wheelbase) RC Vehicles
  • Solid axles & double-triangulated 4 Link suspension; steel c-section ladder chassis & trail ready layout
  • 35T motor & centrally mounted transmission; waterproof, LiPo safe ESC with Crawler mode
  • Quality hi-torque, metal-geared steering servo; rear bumper with Tow hitch & shackles included
  • Front bumper with shackles & winch mount; true beadlock wheels & high grip tires
  • Fully adjustable FHSS 2.4GHz tx; responsive FHSS 2.4GHz RX
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  • HRP Distribution
Bestseller No. 8
Redcat Racing Everest-10 Electric Rock Crawler with Waterproof Electronics, 2.4Ghz Radio Control (1/10 Scale), Blue
  • Electric Brushed Motor, Four Wheel Drive, Waterproof Electronics
  • Aluminum Capped Oil Filled Shocks, Bead-lock Rock Crawling Tires
  • Front & Rear Multi-link Suspension, Front and Rear Transmission
  • 7.2v 2000mAh NiMh Battery & Charger Included
  • Two Channel 2.4GHz Radio requires 8 AA Batteries (Not Included)
Bestseller No. 9
Axial SCX10 II Jeep Cherokee 4WD RC Rock Crawler Unassembled Off-Road 4x4 Electric Crawler, 1/10 Scale Kit
  • An officially licensed scale replica that's optimized for exciting all-terrain adventure!
  • The innovative AR44 Hi-Pinion axle adds durability, boosts ground clearance and improves driveshaft angles.
  • Details include a licensed body, JCR Offroad Vanguard bumpers, 1.9 inch BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires and METHOD Mesh wheels.
  • Licensed Icon Vehicle Dynamics shocks are threaded for quick height adjustment and are completely rebuildable and tunable.
  • Kit comes ready to customize with your favorite components.
Bestseller No. 10
Redcat Racing Everest Gen7 SPORT 1/10 4WD RTR Scale Rock Crawler
  • Ready To Run Scale Crawler
  • Licensed Interco Super Swamper Tires
  • Powder Coated 3mm Steel Ladder Frame
  • 1.9 True Beadlock Wheels
  • Brushed 550 Powerful Motor
  • Toy
  • Redcat Racing

What to consider when purchasing a RC Crawler? 

Most of the crawlers use gas or batteries in order to power the vehicle. To be honest gas powered crawlers tend to have a lot more power when compared with the electric ones but also are a lot louder which makes them less likely to be used in home or in your neighborhood. they come in 2WD and 4WD models which means they either provide power to 2 or all 4 wheels for the movement, obviously the choice is yours but we’ll just stress that 4WD are a great choice if you prefer to take your model off road. If you decide to go with an electric model make sure that you brings a spare battery or took as the tend to drain their battery quickly. It is advisable to pick a waterproof model if your budget allows for it.

Buy a RC Crawler from a reputable manufacturer so as to be backed by a long warranty and make sure you can easily find replacement parts in case you need to repair the vehicle or remote in the future. Most batteries will last you for 1 to 2 hours so keep that in mind incase you want to pick a few more batteries while purchasing your RC Crawler. They come in various shapes and sizes for your to choose from so take your time and pick the one you like the most. A larger crawler may be a better option for a begginer but don’t pick one that is too large to carry. There are RC Crawlers that are readdy to use just of the box by only adding the batteries which is ideal for begginers. On the other hand you can purchase a kit version where you have to follow the instructions in order to build the kit to actually work.

Try to pick a model with high clearance from the ground as you want the chassis to not contact the rocks while climbing. Also check their suspension system as some models come with springs while other use pistons or shock to absorb bumps. Keep in mind that RC crawlers are not the best rc models for racing as they are aimed to climb obstacles and rocky hills, if you plan to race you may need to look for a different rc vehicle. They are not build for speed rather they are build for climbing terrain so with that in mind they do an excellent job.

 

 

 

 

Michail
I'm Michail, the founder of TopTenCollections and author of the top ten lists. In my free time I enjoy board games with friends and playing escape rooms. I love conceptual photography and also have an online radio station. When I'm not compiling top ten lists I spend my time editing videos or playing video games.