Best Mario Kart Characters

The Top Ten

1 Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi, once romanized as Yossy, is a fictional anthropomorphic dinosaur who appears in video games published by Nintendo.

I like Yoshi as a character but as a racer I like him even more!

Yoshi sure will have an arch-rivalry with Axel Chains from Your Favorite Martian.

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2 Mario Mario Mario is the main character in the Mario Bros . Franchise, who was created by the creative director and video game designer at Nintendo of Japan, Shigeru Miyamoto . Mario has appeared in almost every Mario Game, including spinoff series, as a playable character, with few exceptions including New Super ...read more.

Try Wild Wing, looks just like a red Lamborghini!

He's the main character! You gotta love him!

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3 Luigi Luigi Luigi is a fictional character featured in video games and related media released by Nintendo. Created by prominent game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, Luigi is portrayed as the slightly younger but taller fraternal twin brother of Nintendo's mascot Mario, and appears in many games throughout the Mario ...read more.

Luigi is the best! He is an all around, which makes him awesome, and he has great steering capabilities. I think he should be number 1 on this list! Enough' said, OK?

I HATE when people like Mario just because he started the franchise and say that makes him a good character.Then turn around and say Mario is better than everyone else and Luigi sucks. Vote only for Luigi. He is better than Mario.

Mario Sucks. Luigi deserves to be higher because he is better

Luigi will have Amy Rose as his main Mario Kart rival due to their similarities.

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4 Waluigi Waluigi Waluigi is a selfish, greedy man who works closely with the infamous Wario. He is Luigi's rival and is known as the opposite of him. Waluigi first appeared in the Gameboy Color game, Mario Tennis as Wario's partner. He has appeared in every Mario Tennis game since, still remaining as Wario's wicked ...read more.

Guys let just say WALUIGI IS THE BEST! Vote for president

Shut up about queen bee already

No way! He suck! Honey queen is better!

Waluigi would probably try to kill whoever replaced him in MK9

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5 Metal Mario

I hate it when people rant on about Pink Gold Peach but turn around and like Metal Mario. Metal Mario is basically the root of all the garbage. Think about it: Cat Peach, Tanooki Mario, and obviously the atrocious Pink Gold Peach all came after him. They are all similar results. They're clones, obscure references, or just lazy pieces of garbage that came after a similar result. - DCfnaf

Metal Mario is just a power up in super Mario world 64

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6 Daisy

Not only does she have the best voice, and the best acceleration.

Nintendo - How about Luigi has a girlfriend and Peach's Best bud. We'll call her Daisy. The fans might love Peach's partner.

Me - I love Daisy and Birdo. Now you don't have to be stupid Peach!

I have always loathed all the princess s

7 Toad Toad Toad, known in Japan as Kinopio, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . He assists Princess Peach in the Mushroom Kingdom and will do whatever it takes to help her . He first appeared in the classic game, Super Mario Bros . after being kidnapped by Bowser and his minions . Since then he ...read more.

Out of all the male Mario characters Toad is my favorite he's so cute and kind energetic little guy

Toad really good even has his own item the super mushroom

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8 Koopa Troopa Koopa Troopa Koopa Troopas, or just simply Koopas, known in Japan as Nokonoko, are a fictional race of turtle or tortoise-like creatures from the Mario series, as well as its sister Yoshi series.

He and his circuit together are probably the best in town!

This is the version of Dry Bones but with a skin.

Yeah whatsoever.

They like exactly the same koopa and dry bones

9 Shy Guy

And you get a different colour choice so it gives you variety

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10 Dry Bowser Dry Bowser Dry Bowser is the fossilized version of the main antagonist of the Mario Bros. Franchise, Bowser. He first appeared in New Super Mario Bros. on the Nintendo DS after Bowser had been dumped into the lava and was left with his skeleton. Since then, Dry Bowser has appeared as a villain in games like Super ...read more.

I love this guy and Rosalina sucks so badly ROB should of been on the game. - P0o0o

Dry Bones is cool but Dry Bowser may be there too!

Dry bowser the best character at 3 stats

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11 Donkey Kong Donkey Kong Donkey Kong is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981. It is an early example of the platform game genre, as the gameplay focuses on maneuvering the main character across a series of platforms while dodging and jumping over obstacles.

Dude, the first Mario game was called Donkey Kong! Make him higher, please

He really good even have his own stadium

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13 Funky Kong

Funky Kong is the most overrated character in Mario kart wii and the most used for world record

Funky Kong is awesome and cool! I wonder why it did never return...

14 Rosalina Rosalina Rosalina, known as Rosetta in Japan, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She first appeared in the popular Mario Game, Super Mario Galaxy in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii and later returned for the game's sequel in 2010 . Since then, she has been featured in many main-series Mario Games ...read more.

At 15 more like 1. I've always loved Rosalina even though I am a boy Rosalina is my favorite by far

Best racer ever not only that but she is the prettiest princess I have ever seen in my life

Rosalina & Inky (the light blue ghost from the Pac-Man series) would be great arch-rivals!

Stop spreading hatefull and harmful lies about her.she is wise, sweet, kind and so on these lies gotta stop. She is SUPER pretty her lumas are so cute. Even in her motorcycle suit she is pretty

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15 Bowser Jr. Bowser Jr. Bowser Jr., or sometimes simply Jr., is a video game character who appears in Nintendo's Mario franchise as the secondary antagonist. As his name implies, he is the son of the series' primary antagonist, Bowser.

He's cute. The royal koopa shell item in double dash made Jr one of my mains since.

Hopefully will appear in Mario kart 9

Only appeared twice and I want him back! I don't understand why they added all of the seven Koopalings and later Dry Bowser [and also Koopa Troopa and Dry Bones and... probably more] but WHY NOT THIS ONE!?

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16 Paratroopa

Why does he need karts when has wings

17 R.O.B.

Honestly, has there ever been a cooler looking robot in a Mario Kart game? No! Because R.O. B is the only robot in the game! He is an extremely unique character, and that's why he should be in the top ten on this list.

Best addition to Mario Kart ever. When I saw he wasn't going to be on Mario Kart Wii I was very very sad. - N64Dude

Why is ROB in Mario kart he is not a Mario character

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18 Baby Luigi

If you buy Mario Kart Double Dash, Baby Mario and Baby Luigi partner up for Baby Park, which is a fast and easy circuit.

19 Toadette Toadette Toadette is a character in the Mario series. She is a female Toad who first appeared in the Nintendo GameCube video game Mario Kart: Double Dash.

I am trying to get Toadette and it is harder than you might think, but I've heard about how awesome she is.

Great lightweight totally worth getting her

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20 Dry Bones

To me, Dry Bones is the best character ever!

Are you Serious? What is Dry bones doing at #24 he needs to be in th top 5. He's awesome with the bullet bike in Mariokart Wii. He got replaced by baby rosalina so he better be in Mario kart 9

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