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The BEST RC Rock Crawlers for Christmas 2020 | RC Car Buyers Guide

RC Rock Crawlers have been gaining in popularity over the past couple years due to their hyper-realism detail and the enjoying challenges they provide. This Buyers Guide will help you make the BEST rock crawling purchase for your budget.


The BEST RC Rock Crawlers




Axial SCX24 Jeep Wrangler

Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Axial-Wrangler-Crawler


First up on our list is the cheapest hobby grade rock crawler you can find, the Axial SCX24. This is a very small 1/24th scale RC car but comes with some very big features for its scale. Features like working LED lights and officially licensed KMC wheels and Nitto Trail Grappler M/T Tires for off-road performance. The smaller size of the Axial SCX24 has some great benefits as well, like being the perfect size for indoor "rock climbing" at home. Coming from one of the best known names in RC rock crawlers, Axial, the Axial SCX24 is a great rock crawler for the $150 price.


Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Axial-Wrangler-Crawler



Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Pro

Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Redcat-Racing-GEN7-Pro


Next up is the Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Pro, a beastly looking RC rock crawler built with scale details like licensed Super Swamper tires, front and rear bumpers, and a roof rack with scaled gas cans. The GEN7 Pro also comes prepared to tackle water and mud with built in waterproof electronics. The standard with a 4-link suspension on this rig has surprised many people with it's off road capabilities. All around, the Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Pro is a very capable RC rock crawler that fills the $250 price point.


Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Redcat-Racing-GEN7-Pro



Traxxas TRX-4 Sport



Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Traxxas-TRX-4-Sport


The Traxxas TRX-4 Sport brings it to another level on our list of the BEST RC Rock Crawlers for Christmas 2020. With the TRX-4 Sport you get a ton of quality features you would want in a rock crawler capable of scaling difficult obstacles like locked front and rear differentials and portal axles. Pair those things with super sticky rock crawling tires and waterproof electronics and this truck is definitely more than able to tackle the trails. An all around solid truck built by one of the top brands in RC, the Traxxas TRX-4 Sport is our pick for the BEST RC rock crawler between $300-$400.


Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Traxxas-TRX-4-Sport



Axial Capra 1.9 Unlimited


Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Axial-Capra-Crawler


The Axial Capra is more than likely the most capable RC rock crawler on this list. This is a serious rock crawling machine built to climb the toughest obstacles. The Capra is packed with awesome features like portal axles with metal gears, beadlock wheels, Nitto Grappler tires, and an option to switch from 4WD to FWD. A tube chassis design and functional 4-link suspension just adds to the capabilities. If you're serious about getting into RC rock crawlers, the Axial Capra would be our #1 pick between the $400-$500 range.


Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Axial-Capra-Crawler



Traxxas TRX-6


Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Traxxas-TRX-6


Last on our list is a 6 wheeled beast of an RC rock crawler built by Traxxas, the Traxxas TRX-6. A replica of the million dollar G63 6x6, this scaled down RC truck has 6 functional wheels just like the real thing. The TRX-6 comes with all the features of the previous RC rock crawlers on this list like portal axles and waterproof electronics but takes it a step further with remote locking differentials, a high/low transmission, and waterproof LED lighting. If your serious about RC rock crawling but also want to have fun on the trails with a little more speed then the TRX-6 is versatile enough to do it all. All things said, this is our #1 pick for RC rock crawlers for Christmas 2020.


Check it out on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Traxxas-TRX-6

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