If you have been looking for a cordless drill for too long now, then you have come to the right place!!
I’m a civil engineer by profession and I have worked for few construction companies. Every company had its own favorites when it comes to machines. So I have used all kinds of drill belonging to different brands.
On a scale of 1-10 if you test my knowledge on Drills I’ll definitely score a 10 or more if possible.
Anyway jokes apart, now we shall move forward to the best 5 cordless drills that are currently available in the market.
There are three main things on which we choose the best drill. First is Speed, second is Torque and the third one is Power.
We have chosen the five best drills for you. First, we will talk about the best of the lot which is Milwaukee M18 Fuel. Then moving forward we will discuss Makita XT269M 18V LXT. After that, we will review DeWALT DCD790 20V MAX XR. Then finally we will discuss the final two drills which are Porter Cable 20-volt 1/4-Inch Hex Lithium Ion Impact Driver and Bosch 18V Brushless Hybrid Impact Driver and Wrench.
Best Cordless Drill Review 2018
Top Pick 1: Milwaukee M18 Fuel Cordless Drill
Milwaukee has a total torque of 725 pounds which makes it the best of the lot.
It has a great combination of speed and power.
While working with the drill you won’t face any difficulty while holding the drill. The comfort level provided is max. The handling is also easy as the grip is very good. Even when working at a high speed there is no discomfort in holding the drill.
The battery will never give you any problem as it lasts longer than you will ever imagine. Though the rating shows that it is just 18V but when you start using it you will notice that it can last longer than the drills which have a higher rated battery inside.
When it comes to power there are 3 fastening modes available in this drill. So if you have a lot of time then you can run the drill normally but if you need to finish the work as early as possible then you can choose the other two fastening modes. This is a great feature to have in a drill. The Contractors love these sought of features as they are always looking for something new and better.
You get a three warranty with this product which is enough if you are planning to use this drill at home.
My final verdict on this product is that even if the price is high but still you will own an amazing drill. So it is an investment only.
2: Makita XT269M 18V LXT Cordless Drill
Makita is a well-known tools brand across the Globe. For over 90 years Makita has been manufacturing tools for both home building and construction purposes. Makita has always delivered top quality products.
The Best thing about Makita is that you will never run out of battery. There is a unique feature in this drill which is Dash Charge. Dash charge allows the drill to get fully charged in just ten minutes. Apart from this, the battery has a rating of 18V which surely lasts longer.
This drill has a brushless motor installed in it. Brushless motor helps in eliminating carbon which can heat the motor and thus reducing the efficiency of the drill.
The drill works at full efficiency because of the brushless motor. Noise is also less because of this feature.
The drill doesn’t consume much electricity thus saving you a lot of money.
The Company offers a three-year warranty on this product. Although the drill is long lasting sometimes there might be a problem in the drill.
My final verdict on this product is that the drill is fully efficient and will save you a lot of money because it doesn’t consume much electricity.
3: DeWALT DCD790 20V MAX XR Cordless Review
Dewalt is a lightweight complex drill for both who wants to use it professionally or at home.
This drill can finish a load of work in no time at all. To check the power of batteries in the drill there is a gauge provided in the drill so that you can keep a check on the batteries. The batteries have a good power so in my view you hardly need to check the gauge from time to time.
The only thing about this drill that concerns me is that at maximum speed the drill seems to get uncomfortable means the grip will get out of hand. This is one of the cons of this product.
The drill has the brushless motor installed in it. With a brushless motor, you don’t have to worry about the maintenance of the drill.
The batteries in this drill have a rating of 20V so you don’t have to worry about batteries running out of power.
The final verdict of this product is that it’s a lightweight product with only one con that is the handling of the drill at high speed.
4: Bosch 18V Brushless Hybrid Impact Driver and Wrench Cordless Drill
Bosch is a well-known hardware company around the world. Bosch is known for delivering the best hardware tools across the globe.
This device can be used to cover whole day’s activity and it will still have some battery left.
This drill is known as a Horse because of its battery. The battery never runs out without finishing the work.
The batteries are able to last long because of the brushless tools inside the drill. This brushless tool makes the drill more efficient and the batteries last longer.
One of the best features in this drill is the cooling pack technology which prevents the drill to get overheated time to time. This also helps in extending the battery life. So with this feature, you don’t have to worry about batteries life and overheating problem. Apart from overheating there is one more thing that you need to know which that this drill comes with a temperature control system which means that this device will not stop working even when the temperature is down to -5 degree Celcius.
My final verdict on this product is that these tools are manufactured once every decade. So don’t hesitate before buying this product. Even though the price might be alarming but you will get everything at this price.
Budget Buy 5: Porter Cable 20-volt 1/4-Inch Hex Lithium Driver Cordless Drill
This drill can be easier when used with one hand. This thing makes this drill a much convenient drill.
A two-bit magnetic holder has been added in this drill which is not the case with other drills. This holder makes the drill more convenient.
There is a lithium-ion battery installed in this drill which lasts longer than you can imagine. There is a battery indicator on top of the drill so that you know when the battery is going to drain out. The battery can be fully charged in forty minutes.
Some other features that will benefit you are the High-performance transmission, LED light is provided on the drill so that you don’t face any difficulty while working in dark spaces.
My final verdict on this drill would be that you need to check all the screws again that were there in the past as this drill never lets you down. So when you buy it then checks all the screws again with this masterpiece.