10 of the Coolest Car Beds That’ll Have Your Little One Racing Off to Sleep

published Feb 28, 2022
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Let’s do a little memory exercise. I want you to think back to when you were a child and think of the coolest kind of kid bed out there. Got it? You thought of a car bed, didn’t you! When it comes to cool factor, it’s hard to beat the kids’ car bed. One part sleep essential, one part playtime masterpiece, they’re the only type of bed kids dream about. However, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably thinking what our parents thought: “Aren’t car beds really expensive?” While these beds, like any, can definitely get up there in price, overall, car beds are more affordable than you might think. In fact, many of them come in at or below the typical price of a classic toddler bed. Below, we rounded up 10 of the best car beds you can shop right now. With one of these beds in tow, your kid will be racing off to sleep in no time.

1 / 10

Ka-chow! Your Pixar-loving little will have so much fun with this Lightning McQueen bed! Offering an authentic race car style with a steering wheel, spoiler, and working headlights, this bed also comes with built-in storage space under the hood, great for storing everything from toys to books. For a more affordable version (sans storage box), check out this bed!

2 / 10
was $199.99

This car bed from KidKraft is a favorite among kids and parents. Featuring a classic race car design, this bed is a great toddler bed thanks to its low-to-the-floor design and bed rails that keep kids safe as they make the transition to a big kid bed. Top that off with a built-in bench at the foot of the bed (perfect for learning to tie your shoes!) and what’s not to love?

3 / 10
was $109.99

Got a Paw Patrol fan in your midst? Well now they can dream with Marshall, Chase, Rubble, and Zuma, thanks to this adorable wooden bed, which also features high sides for added safety.

4 / 10

What kid wouldn’t want to take a ride in the Batmobile? Perfect for the littlest DC fans, this bed is decked out to look just like the Caped Crusaders ride so they can protect Gotham City, too.

5 / 10

A stylish pick for any aspiring race car driver, this fun car bed comes in four fun colors (blue, red, black, and pink) so everyone can get in on the fun (no motor oil, gasoline, or routine maintenance required).

6 / 10
Bed Bath & Beyond

Any fan of Minnie is sure to get a kick out of this fun bed from Bed Bath & Beyond! Decked out with graphics of the famed Mouseketeer, this bed is just the pop of fun (and color) your kid’s room needs.

7 / 10
was $559.99

With a slightly different silhouette than most of the beds on this list, the Baroda metal car bed is perfect for the tiniest adventurers. With an offroad design, your kid will be exploring jungles and riding through the Sahara with this bed.

8 / 10

Make way for the fire brigade! Is your little one OBSESSED with fire trucks? Then this bed is the perfect one for you. We love its adorable fire truck design, complete with bold colors and ladder guardrails to keep kids safe.

9 / 10
was $1532.08

This bed from Enitial Lab may be the sleekest on this list. With a design that brings to mind Mid-Century futuristic predictions, this bed is as cool as they get, a great option for older kids who still want in on the car fun.

10 / 10

We know, we know — this one may feel a bit much, but hear us out: it’s the ultimate kids car bed. Designed to look and feel like the real thing, this twin bed comes tricked out with all of the following: Real LED headlights, animations, and sound effects on wheels, leatherette upholstered headboard, five-spoke rims with LED lights, carbon fiber front spoilers, chrome exhaust pipes, side acrylic windows serving as safety railings, a U.S. vanity license plate, and a wireless remote, controlling engine start, acceleration, cruise mode, and underbody lights, which work as a nightlight.