just what size is considered a micro? Generally speaking, a micro is
any toy car that is smaller than 1/87 scale, also known as HO scale. I
have been asked many times for the true scale of a micro and that
is a really hard question to ask. Like most of the die-cast
counterparts, most brands of micros are not made to a true scale -
They are made to be a specific length. The height and width are usually
different scales then what the length works out to be.
HO used to be the most popular scale
of model railroading. N Scale has been gaining popularity since you can
have a lot more track in a smaller area. Some model N-Scale model
railroad enthusiasts will use Micro Machines, just because there is
such a wide variety of models available, and they are really
this comparison guide you can see the difference in sizes.
The cars may be pictured slightly larger than real life.