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This page contains Cheats for Mario Kart 7 organized by sections for 3DS. This game has "Racing" as genre, made by Retro Studios, released on Dec 4, 2011. If you can't find a hint or secret in our list, then please check this page periodically for the latest updates.

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Mario Kart 7
  • Developer: Retro Studios
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Genre: Racing
  • Release: Dec 4, 2011
  • ESRB: Everyone


To unlock the following characters, complete the following tasks:..

From: emsgabs, Dark9876

Become first in all cups in all kart classes to unlock true Ending...

From: Retribution

To unlock a new title screen you have to view the true ending...

From: Sandy

Complete every Cup in 150cc and get first place with gold to unlock mirror mode...

From: dicky

By collecting coins you can unlock new things for your car. For every race you receive 10 coins and for every cup you win you receive 40 coins:..

From: animalcrossers

You can earn stars that show up next to you nickname while playing the game: 1 Star - Finish all cups in all modes with 1-star rating or higher 2 Star - Finish all cups in all modes with 3-star rating 3 Star - Finish all cups in all modes with 2-star rating or higher..

From: wozza

Golden Glider = 10,000 coins Golden Standard = 20,000 coins Golden Wheels = Use gyro sensor 80% in game...

From: Dark9876

NOTE: You can do this in 50cc, 100cc OR 150cc. Once you unlock them once, they will appear in the other CC's. Flower Cup - Come 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Mushroom Cup. Star Cup - Come 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Flower Cup. Special Cup - Come 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Star Cup. Banana Cup - Come 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Shell Cup. Leaf Cup - Come 1st, 2nd or 3rd in Banana Cup...

From: Game Freak

To unlock all of the characters, win every cup in 150cc. Each cup will unlock every character. When you play all of the cups at least once, you can play as your Mii. To get Mirror Mode, win every cup in 150cc...

From: Game Freak


To unlock gold weels you have to get 1 star in all 100cc Cups...

From: donnieray

At the start when the countdown show "2" press and hold A button or Y button, this will give you more boost...

From: emsadcock

You can hold items behind you, carrying you hold down the L button. This is very helpful if you bombard your opponent with a tank...

From: JamieSuds

The banana is a classic item of the Mario Kart series. She gets her either individually or in packs of three equally. Throw the banana peel on the road. Once someone is driving it, he just comes into a skid. In addition, bananas tanks, etc. hold. It is therefore advisable to keep them behind you...

From: weedarr

A major innovation is the glider in the game. The slider will be activated once you ride over a blue arrow acceleration. Presses the sliding pad down, so it flies upward. Presses the sliding pad upwards, so you're flying down. Fit when sliding on the obstacles that you want to make life difficult on the kart track. On some routes there are air curr..

From: Luckybear88

To unlock Wooden Wheels you have to collect fifty coins in Grand Prix mode...

From: digiantommaso

Play 100 recent matches and use the first person gyro controls 80% of the time...

From: qabeel

Collect 10,000 coins or as alternately connect with 100 people via StreetPass..

From: hurtful

On Maka Wuhu, before the tunnel right after you start section 2, there is an opening in the fence. Turn around, and drive into the water. Lakitu will put you on the other side of the track(!), and you wil finish about 20 seconds faster than normal...

From: **unownX**

If your opponent manages to get a Lucky 7 (Where 7 items spin around them) a star will be spinning around them, if you hit only the star you can use it against them...

From: David

When you see the sign that says forward, right and forward use a golden mushroom and steer to the left so you land in the lava, you should be further ahead. WARNING: I only tried it in time trials so it may (not) work online...

From: a kid

Its annoying when you fall off the course is'nt it well when Lakuti puts you back on track as you touch the ground touch the acceleration button ( A or Y ) to get a temporarily boost. On Wuhu Island Loop on the 3rd Section near the gliding point go on the grass and go straight across the boost and into the sea. You should end up in front of the fin..

From: Terminator 5000

If your having trouble getting a new character ... enter the 150cc cup and if you don't get 1st do it again using the character that did win first and try ur best it worked for me i done mushroom cup to unlock daisy this works on all games of mario kart "reenember" this might not work for you" and join bob-om blast and go on friend l..

From: hayley

Once you are gliding, it is possible to push b to let go of your glider when you're gliding. Be sure to try this above land so that you will not die. This can be done to stop red shells which are heading for you or any item except blue shells. Once you push b, you'll go slow once you land..

From: r3trac

47-4808-7535-6101 for Mirror Miis Only. Rules: 1. No hacks, glitches or tricks. 2. No Items. 3. Choose your Mii. 4. If you use a hack, glitch or trick you will be eliminated. Join to Play Internet required to play online. Wii U comming November 18, 2012...

From: Dark9876

To find this shortcut go to the third section in Wuhu Loop, then use your mushroom make a perfect drift without using your circle pad of your controller.. If done correctly you will be teleport to the end of the game!! good luck...

From: steppie03

If you want some simple yet effective cheats, just have a quick look through the built-in 3DS manual. Here you can find interesting hidden tricks and funny treats that you never knew. Works best for beginners!..

From: Poison@death

In wuhu loop near the speed bumps theirs a tree go and use a mushroom and jump from the tip and land in the water and you will save about 5 sec...

From: fireslayer

So when you fall of an edge in a course lakitu picks you up and after 2 seconds hold down A for a recovery speed boost! (note: the boost is only like using 1 mushroom.)..

From: 3ds master

If you unlocked wriggler (complete 150cc leaf cup) and get attacked he will turn red and go slightly faster for a bit (this also happens if you lose a race/battle)..

From: Boo vs dry bone

When your at a L-turn, see a L looking thing? when your at it, PRESS R!then you'll do a 3-inch jump. This could also be done in the "Big Dounut" battle course, well, on the flat parts if you do it when its up, you stay there a "/" of a second, and BAM! you fall. Note: You could go farther like 1-6 FEET with a mushroom, 7-14 Feet..

From: kobster

This is how to get gold mario! Get 900,000 vr Get 20,000 coins. Get all gold parts Unlock all characters Get 3 stars Play all glitches Get version 2.00 Get all parts Get 300 play coins now, you're done!..

From: kobster

If you have bananas, (1 or 3), throw them forward and drive into them. This only works as Wiggler. Anyhoo, he'll turn red for about 3 to 5 seconds. You'll go slightly faster, and it's hilarious, too, because he'll be angry at himself...

From: laserhedgehog

Easter Eggs

If u use a small player e.g. shy guy, toad, koopa troopa or lakitu, and use the koopa clown with slick wheels when u enter gyro controls the slick wheels will have the same sprite as the roller wheels...

From: riolu963

If u go on Neo Bowser City AKA Koopa City and go to the first turn and hit the giant block in the middle. Then switch to Gyro controls and sit their for a few seconds and it will switch back to 3rd person view but steering is still controled by the gyroscope. This only lasts while your on the oil surrounding the block...

From: riolu963

On Rosalinas Ice World around the beginning when you turn you can see a planet it is best to use trial for this but it looks just like Little Big Planet with all the stuff its made of or it could be a walle easter egg but i think its a Big Planet easter egg...

From: MCninjaBAT

When you go to the blue ramp and land on the circle if you go under it you will see item boxe$..

From: ALEX510


If you have a banana go behind someone throw your banana forward and see what happens...

From: 9me

If You Have a Shell And You Go Behind Someone But You Dont Hit Them That Red Shell Turns Into A Green Shell Note: This May Only Work On Grand Prix And Online...

From: ItsMeMadio819

In maka wuho when you get to the the beginning of the cave turn around and fly in to the water lakitoo will let you skip almost the entire first lap...

From: d

When you are at the entrance of the dark tunnel, turn to your right and you will see a dark hole. See the rock? Use a mushroom and you will land in the water. Then, Lakutiu should drop you off behind the lakeside castle!..

From: Jack34

You now you can not escape blue shell but with this glitch you can first you must have a mushroom and just wen it explode you musr use the mushroom and then you will escape the blue shell...

From: metal mario boy

At maka wuhu before the first cave, there's a hole on the right gate. Go in it and you will teleport almost past the whole first lap! it will save you about 20 seconds!..

From: kobster

I discovered a way to get real streetpass hits with just one game!!! U need 2 3ds consoles and one game card. First get a completed game file on one console then put it in the other one and delete the save data. (instructions in game manual). Now keep it in the ds u deleted it in,and don't put it in the other one otherwise it won't work!!! Then hav..

From: riolu963

To do this you'll need to go to shy guy bazaar (glitch requires no mushroom) go on the 1st ramp that points upward now on the second boost pad hold L and R and head straight into the wall until you pass the boost pad now see the second blanket rug thing sticking out from the wooden plate form its a blue color turn to your right and back up you shou..

From: 3ds master

After the platform that you fly off on you go to the fence and fly down on top of the fence. That will take practice but its cool!..

From: Glitch Lover

On wuhu loop (Wuhu Resort), There's a glitch near a tree on the right,right after the boost that goes on with 2 regular pads on lap (section) 2.use a mushroom and boost Left of it and you should respond near a glitch that I'm going to tell you next. Another glitch: On this glitch, on the 3rd lap(section), before the 3-4 boost pads on the right, bef..

From: kobster

If you press R button while saying I AM BATMAN in to the mic whoever you are will than have a batman or joker or robin etc. suit on the sky will also have a batsignal take note it wears off after 30 seconds P.S. it also plays the batman theme song so you can KIRBY DANCE..

From: epic gamer

This may be the hardest glitch in mario kart 7, to do this you need obviously a Superstar but don't activate it yet, and you have to have all gold parts but you don't have to have the golden steering wheel. I would get some practice before doing this online, on any prix acquire a superstar and wait until an opponent gets a blueshell, then when they..

From: The Megastar!

When you do the maka wuhu time trial, use 2 mushrooms on the field after the first bidge. end up on the other side and do the glitch. but tu do it fast, use the last mushroom to end u on the other side. (make sure to end up in the water or it wont work!!!) if u dont have a mushroom just end up in the water. ( the recent update took that out of onli..

From: falchion

All the glitches i know Maka Wuhu (wuhu mountain resort): On the 2nd lap before the cave, turn right and use a mushroom to go over the rock. Daisy Cruiser: On the split path,go to the right, turn right, nudge left-middle-left, until you almost fall of that time you turn left. (this can only be preformed with Toad,koopa clown, roller or slick, flowe..

From: kobster

This glitch takes place at Maka Wuhu. At the 2nd section at the end of the fence and theres a rock stopping the water and use a mushroom directly to the water and Lakitu will drop you at a different place in Maka Wuhu. This will save you about 20 seconds...

From: Mk7 rules

On laps 2 & 3, go on the glide ramp and fly off to the left past the mushroom statue and you'll see the item boxes you got before. Grab one of them and pull up...

From: Unknown

I made this glitch online that you will win and also people freeze. Heres how it goes: Step 1: go to the internet. Step 2: step away from the acess point (Be careful!) Then people will come into a complete stop. Step 3: Quickly go to the acess point. If done correctly the screen will say: 'Communication error had occured. try again later' then you ..

From: Metal Mario

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How do i teleport and do all them crazy stuff?

OK so when i play Mario kart 7 online, you have to wait for the next available race, after finding the missing people online, and i saw a guy that fell in the lava, and i was like no he lost, but he w...

From: Boyman
Posted on: 01-25-2016
Fastest Kart In Single Player Mode

I always thought it was Latiku, birthday girl, and roller, but this combo got really slow this one time. What do you guys use? Does it just depend on your own prefrence?...

From: Rosalina14
Posted on: 01-06-2015
My bro teleported in front of me

I was in first place in the last lap about to win when I saw him fly through the fence in front of me on the ocean one i was about to win when he just teleported and he flew on the round please tell m...

From: Ubscal99
Posted on: 08-23-2014
Extra Unlockables

After I unlocked all the mario kart 7 characters and kart customizations including the gold kart pieces, i wondered if ther is anything else to unlock. Can anyone tell me if there's anything else I'm ...

From: Mieto Marrio!
Posted on: 01-19-2014
Gold kart parts

I already have gold wheels but is there an easier way to get gold glider and gold body also if i quit my game will it reset the 100 races for the gold steering wheel...

From: gollum969youtub
Posted on: 06-17-2013
Wuhu loop light house glitch

On wuhu loop, i know there is a way to end up in front of the town, but how do you exactly do it? i know there is a way on the boost pad but when i try i fail....

From: falchion
Posted on: 05-11-2013
What happens if I loose my 10,000 VR?

Can anyone tell me if I loose my gold kart if I loose my 10,000 VR? I mean, I want to help people get 10,000, but I don't want to loose my gold kart!...

From: kobster
Posted on: 04-19-2013
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