Buy a Go Kart Online



Buying a go kart online can offer several advantages, but it's essential to consider your specific needs and circumstances before making a decision. A go kart is a big-ticket item and can feel like a big risk to take by buying over the internet. The fact of the matter is, there just aren't very many go kart dealers in business these days with a brick and mortar store and showroom. Here are some reasons why purchasing a go kart online might be a good option for you:

  1. Convenience: Online shopping allows you to browse and compare a wide range of go-karts from the comfort of your home. You can easily access product information, reviews, and prices without the need to visit multiple physical stores. You won't be limited to one dealership because you can seek out the best option.

  2. Variety: Online retailers often have a larger selection of go-karts, including different brands, models, and price ranges. This allows you to find a go-kart that suits your preferences and budget more effectively. Another great benefit is access to experts and brand pages. For example, is exclusively a Trailmaster dealer, which gives us the opportunity to truly be experts on all the Trailmaster go karts and minibikes. We found the best and we're sticking with it.

  3. Competitive Prices: Online sellers frequently offer competitive prices and promotions, making it possible to find a go-kart at a lower cost compared to traditional brick-and-mortar stores. You can also use price comparison websites to find the best deals. Not to mention the fact the in-person sales often incurs additional fees and charges. For example, we also have a brick and mortar store in Sioux Falls, SD. When we sell a Trailmaster go kart in person, our prices are considerably higher to cover our shippings costs, expert assembly, the initial service, a general inspection, and all of our documentation fees. When you buy online, even from us, you avoid all of those additional costs.

  4. Reviews and Ratings: Online platforms usually provide customer reviews and ratings for products. Reading these reviews can help you make an informed decision and choose a go-kart that has received positive feedback from other buyers. You'll have to opportunity to vet the business before you decide to buy a go kart online from the website.

  5. Customization Options: Some online retailers may offer customization options for go-karts, allowing you to select specific features, colors, or accessories to meet your needs and preferences. Dealerships don't always have all of the avialable options and upgrades on their showroom because it's a huge expense. Online go kart sellers can offer a massive variety by drop shipping a lot of the upgrades and options and not having their funds tired up.

  6. Home Delivery: Online shopping typically includes home delivery services, saving you the hassle of transporting a go-kart from a physical store to your home. This is especially convenient if you don't have access to a suitable vehicle for transportation. This can be incredibly convenient, but make sure you do your research before you buy a go kart online. It's a good idea to call and get detailed information about the shipping process for each store. Buying a go kart online requires freight shipping, which means logistics, semi trucks, and delivery appointments.

  7. Research Opportunities: Online go cart shopping enables you to conduct thorough research before making a purchase. You can learn about different go-kart models, their specifications, and maintenance requirements, helping you make an educated choice. You can also determine which businesses have real people and real expertise by calling or emailing their sales team before you buy you go cart online.

  8. Warranty and Customer Support: Reputable online sellers often provide warranties and customer support services, ensuring that you have assistance in case of any issues or defects with your go-kart. offers a 12 month warranty on every single go kart absolutely free of charge. Beware of online go kart sellers who offer a paid warranty, or have a warranty policy that doesn't actually cover anything.

However, it's important to exercise caution when buying a go-kart online:

  1. Verify the Seller: Ensure that you are purchasing from a reputable and trustworthy online retailer. Look for customer reviews and ratings to gauge the seller's reliability. Call and speak to a real person and ask questions even if you already know the answer. There are so many online go kart sellers that are scams, or just don't know anything about the go karts, In fact, most of them have never seen a Trailmaster go kart in person.

  2. Shipping Costs: Consider any additional shipping or delivery costs associated with your purchase. These costs can vary depending on your location and the size of the go-kart. Free shipping is a necessity when buying go kart online because the freight charges can be $300-500 per kart.

  3. Returns and Warranty Policies: Familiarize yourself with the return and warranty policies of the seller to know your options if the go-kart arrives damaged or encounters issues later.

  4. Assembly and Maintenance: Some, if not all,  go-karts may require assembly upon arrival. Be prepared to handle this task or seek professional assistance if needed. Additionally, consider the long-term maintenance requirements of your chosen go-kart. Buying a go kart online is only the first step in the process.

Ultimately, whether you buy a go-kart online or in a physical store depends on your preferences, budget, and specific needs. Careful research and due diligence will help you make an informed decision and enjoy the benefits of online shopping while minimizing potential drawbacks.



We get a lot of questions about the process of buying a go kart online, so here's our quick guide to help you understand the process and get more familiar with the products:


Choose your model. Make sure your understand the sizing and options available.



Next, just select the correct model and add it your shopping cart. This process is the same as any other online shopping site. Enter your shipping and billing information and check out. It is especially important to get your shipping address and you PHONE NUMBER correct, as this is the only details that the trucking company will have!



Fast free shipping on every trailmaster go kart

Once you place your order, you will receive an order confirmation email. Your bank will release your funds to us within 24-48 hours. Then we'll schedule the freight for you go kart delivery.


While we wait for the funds and the freight, we go ahead and send you a welcome package for you new go kart. These packages include both fun and educational items and may vary from time to time, but typically include the following:

-instructions for delivery

-contact info

- a paper assembly guide and parts checklist

-a coloring book for the littlest go kart enthusiasts

- GKM stickers and bumper sticker for your kart, water bottle, or anything else

- free gifts (may change as items are available, we've included tire pressure gauges, valve stem tools, t shirts, keychains, storage covers and more in the past)

- your warranty card (not necessary to save, but has helpful info for you)

-directions to find our YouTube videos for assembly and basic repairs


Please remember that the freight company is a third party that we hire, so we do not have access to their software or control of their schedule. It can take a couple of days for us to receive the tracing details for your go kart. We request the freight service and once they pick up the go kart, they will issue us a tracing number. We will send you an email with your tracing number and freight company information, several important documents and a pdf download assembly guide. 


Once your kart arrives at your local freight hub, your delivery driver will call you to schedule an appointment. Keep in mind that the delivery will be made by a full size semi truck. If the truck cannot access your address, you may be required to provide a secondary location or pick the kart up at the freight hub with a pickup truck.


Here is the basic process to assemble a go kart. This is for just one particular model, but the process is generally the same for any model



If you still have any questions or concerns, please be sure to call us and talk to a GoKartMaster! We can answer technical questions, discuss size, age and ability, give your specs on different models, and help you decide what is right for you and your family!

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