Snowmobiling is not just for adults. The top companies manufacture snowmobiles that are specifically designed and engineered for children. They are small, lightweight and have additional safety features. Their engines have low displacement capacity and power. The chassis and skis are engineered to make the experience easier. Kids snowmobiles are perfect to introduce children to the sport. These allow kids to accompany their parents on a family snow trip and have fun.
Kitty Cat Snowmobile
The Arctic Kitty Cat is at the top of the list when it comes to kid’s snowmobile. It is an acclaimed model that holds a special place in the hearts of people. It has a 60cc fan cooled engine under its hood that makes it ideal for small kids. Parents can limit the speed on the snowmobile to 8mph or less using the governor control. Its headlight and taillight are always on. A reflective tape makes the snowmobile more visible. The keyed ignition prevents accidental or unsupervised starts. Since its introduction in 1972, it has been the first snowmobile of many generations over the past few decades. Though no longer in production, it is still highly sought after in the kid’s snowmobile resale market. Kitty Cat is a great choice as the first snowmobile for kids.
Polaris 120 Dragon
The Polaris 120 Dragon is another great choice for parents browsing for kid’s snowmobile. It provides a comfortable ride, is easy to handle and has a plethora of safety features making it ideal for kids. The 120cc single-cylinder engine has 5hp which is peppy enough for kids. It comes with a tether strap that must be attached to the child and the switch. It shuts down the engine in case the child falls off the snowmobile. Always on headlight and taillight and a rear snow flap are standard. A governor spring allows the parents to control the speed. It was initially available in black and pink colors with flame graphics to suit children with different color preferences. A couple of years later a red dragon model was also introduced.
Yamaha SnoScoot SV80
The Yamaha SnoScoot Sv80 is a classic kids snowmobile. It has an 80cc two-stroke air cooled engine which is suitable for small kids without being too powerful. At just a little over 100 kg, the SnoScoot is lightweight and can be carried around in a vehicle. The snowmobile has independent front suspensions and slide-rail type rear suspension that give it a sporty feel. It may have an electric or kick start depending on the model. The red and black finish of SnoScoot makes it attractive for kids. The SnoScoot snowmobiles were in production from 1987 to 1991. They are still popular across the country.
Yamaha SnoSport SV125
The SnoSport Sv125 Yamaha is an improved version of the SnoScoot SV80. It features a more powerful 125cc two-stroke single-cylinder engine that employs air-cooling mechanism. The snowmobile is still lightweight at 115kg and easy to drive and handle. It has a swing arm front suspension with wide ski stance which mimics the feel of high-end performance snowmobiles. The model was introduced in 1990 and became immensely popular among as a kid’s snowmobile in America and Europe. It is a great choice for kids who have outgrown their 80cc snowmobiles.