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Milwaukee M18 FUEL

If you’re a professional builder or contractor, and you want to use a tool for hard work and also for long time, you need more than just power and a comfortable grip, you will need a drill that’s durable, versatile and long lasting. The can get all these specs in Milwaukee M18 FUEL.

This drill has high power rating as compared to the Kobalt model. it spins at a maximum speed of 1,850 RPM and produces up to 650 inch-pounds of torque.

However, it has an upper hand over Kobalt. It scored an A+ in our battery life test, and that’s because of unique REDLITHIUM battery, and you get a spare battery also ikinstead of one. Even though it takes an hour to fully recharge a dead battery, you can expect it to last a very long time. This drill scored a B in our user experience survey. Several users noted that it feels heavier than the rest. One even commented that it “would wear me out fast.” With the weight of 5 pounds, this one is the heaviest drill from those which we tested. But the power it delivers and the long life, compensates for the extra weight. High power plus a long battery life makes the Milwaukee M18 FUEL an excellent choice for people who use a cordless drill on a daily basis.


  • Longest-lasting battery
  • Highest power rating – 650 inch-pounds of torque
  • Most versatile drill we evaluated


  • Heaviest drill we reviewed
  • Hour-long recharge time
  • Not a good fit for home users

Kobalt 1424A-03

If you’re on a budget, the Kobalt 1424A-03 is the drill for you. This drill got an A- in our user experience survey.

This drill is surprisingly strong and power as compared to prize paid for this drill. It spins at a maximum speed of 2,000 RPM and can produce up to 650 inch-pounds of torque, and they are the highest speed and torque specs of any drill that we reviewed. But still this one is not a perfect drill by any means. C score was scored by this drill in our battery life survey. This problem is very severe because the drill comes with only one battery, which takes a full hour to recharge. For example you ran out of charging during your work, then you have to wait for an hour for so that battery is charged instead it would be better if it has an extra battery so that we can swap the batteries and carry on your work. It is also relatively heavy as compared to the competitive drills. It weighs 4 pounds – the average weight of the drills we reviewed is 3.5 pounds. This may not seem like a big difference, but when you’re working on an intensive task for hours, that extra half pound makes a difference. Despite all the issues, this drill fits best for the  home tool set by paying just $99, which is very low as compared to what we get.


  • Produces a lot of torque
  • Spins at high speeds
  • Costs less than $100


  • Only comes with one battery
  • Runs out of power quickly
  • Battery takes a full hour to recharge

Makita XFD10R

Several of them even called it out as their preferred drill – participants mentioned that it was powerful, light well balanced, comfortable to hold, even good for small hands. Our team is diverse, and represents different genders, physical figures and levels of experience with power tools, and their widespread approval means that you are surely going to enjoy this drill irrespective of your situation.

This drill scored very well just because of its excellent design. It has a soft rubber grip that’s why it is comfortable to hold, which is a huge boon when you need to use it for hours on end. This drill contains 21 different clutch settings, so you can fine-tune it for specific projects. It contains two LED lights used to lighten up the working area. This drill can rotate at a maximum speed of 1,900 RPM and produces up to 480 inch-pounds of torque. Although it is not the best one – others can produce up to 650 inch-pounds of torque and spin at 2,000 RPM – but still it is enough to do our drilling tasks.


  • Great speed
  • Dead battery recharges in just 30 minutes
  • Very light, only 3.3 pounds


  • Only average torque – 480 inch-pounds of torque
  • No on-tool bit storage
  • Short warranty period – only one year

Dewalt DCD771C2 20V MAX Cordless Drill Driver

If you are still using analog methods to drill holes, it’s time to upgrade and look for this cordless drill from Dewalt. The tool is designed to fulfill all your need by possessing a compact design to fit everywhere.

Moreover, the fitted transmission system perfectly fits this tool for outstanding performance. It enjoys 2-speed transmission (0-450 & 1,500 rpm) which enables to drill and fasten under different speeds.

Besides having excellent transmission system, Dewalt DCD771C2 Cordless drill/driver has a powerful motor. It delivers 300 units watts out to enable completion of a variety of tasks. The sleek outer design is complemented by a rubberized ergonomic handle which a wide range of use. Whether you are drilling on ceiling, wall or any other part, no fatigue due to comfortable handle and lightweight design; 3.6 pounds.


  • Plenty of power
  • Efficient LED light
  • Comes with a pack of 2 batteries


  • Has no bit holder

BLACK+DECKER LDX120C 20-Volt MAX Cordless Drill Driver

Black & Decker is another indisputable company which produces electrical tools. Boasting high-quality products, their quality is always assured. Among many products they manufacture is, BLACK+DECKER LDX120C 20-Volt MAX Cordless Drill/Driver. Enjoying Lithium technology in battery construction, performance is unmatchable with NiCad battery powered drills. To decrease overall weight, outer casing features plastic material with rubberized handle. A 20 volts battery power this drill hence extended operation period.

Now, if you deal with hard materials, there is no need to panic when looking for a heavy-duty drill. With this cordless drill from Makita, it will correctly drill or fasten within seconds. It’s equipped with 11 position clutch which helps to control speed when drilling wood, metal plastic among other materials. The compact and lightweight construction give it the ability to work in tight places with ease.


  • Robust and durable battery
  • Perfect for small tasks
  • Light and sleek
  • Usage versatility


  • Not ideal for heavy-duty tasks

Makita XPH102 18V LXT Cordless Hammer Driver/Drill

Makita is a world-renowned global brand for the production of various high performing consumer products. To prove this, Makita XPH102 18V LXT Cordless Hammer Driver/ Drill is among best performing on the market.

Designed featuring exceptional star technology, the tool is safe from overcharging, overheating among other malfunction which can shorten tool lifespan. This means that whenever working with Makita XPH102, safety is assured. Fitted with Makita-4-pole motor, it supplies 400 inches per pound ideal for perfect fastening.

The variable 2-speed (0-600 & 0-1,900 RPM) designing, is ideal for providing enough power for a variety of activities like drilling, driving, and hammering. Enhanced protection against dust and water renders this tool durable than most if its competitor. No more fatigue as the drill weighs just 3.9 pounds.

Besides, the overall construction aims at increasing ergonomics for a comfortable working. Makita XPH102 is just 7.75 inches for added comfort and maneuvering around tough places.


  • Outstanding protection
  • Rubber enhanced soft grip
  • Battery charges quickly
  • Lightweight design


  • Doesn’t have magnetic to hold screws

Bosch DDB181-02 18-Volt Cordless Drills/Driver

The Bosch DDB181-02 18-Volt Cordless Drill carries the delight of cool drilling while excluding performance conceding weight. The efficiently designed bit provides proficient boring and driving.

It has a18 Volts Li-Ions battery which is perfect for supporting the tool to have sufficient time before it drains, not like some drills which give insufficient minutes. With its solid and lightweight design, it means that its application is very useful and best even for overhead use.

Prepared with Bosch DDB181-102 ½ Inch Driver, its functioning is unmatchable. Also, the motor is joined with 2-speed settings which render this drill excellently for light and heavy-duty applications. It boasts a torque delivery of 350 inches per pound and 1300rpm for fast fastening and drilling respectively.

Ergonomic grip brings comfort and control ability even when maneuvering places assisted by 7.1 inches had length and LED light. 3-years warranty covers the toll, while battery enjoys 2 years warranty.


  • The sleek and efficient charging station
  • Long lasting battery
  • Precise and safe drilling
  • Balanced construction weight


  • Has a soft casing

WORX Switchdriver 2-in-1 Cordless Drills Driver

The WORX Switchdriver cordless drills and driver provides you the smooth and calm power tool which can bring love and eager to your work. This WORX Switchdriver provides you 2 functionalities in one tool. When you’re replacing bits, this tool has a feature of rotating head which minimize the time taken. This feature is best as it will enhance tour skills and make it very easy and quick to drill holes as well as driving in screws

So, you can switch between drilling and screwing very easily and the swift would be very simple with this WORX Switchdriver. For some additional performances, this cordless drill boasts the speed 2x with which you can handle all driving and drilling needs.

The WORX Switchdriver cordless drill is a very friendly tool which take cares of your bits as well as the drilling area. To do this, the device gives an electronic torque control.

This WORX Switchdriver benefits in evading screw doffing and avoiding the damage to other functioning tools. The 12-speed setting is excellent in providing sufficient power which allows accurate drilling or driving.

Due to this, this drill needs less power to work. 20Volts battery influences this practice while LED light illumines in dark conditions.


  • Spinning dual chuck platform
  • Extremely easy to control
  • Substitutable batteries with other gears
  • Ergonomic and protected design


  • Hard to take out the battery

Pink Power PP182 18V Women Cordless Drills

Manual drills will drain all your energy while delivering low performance so forget about these, now you have cordless drill from Pink Power which will give you effortless experience.

Pink Power PP182 Cordless drill for women makes your home maintenance and repairs smooth and quick, this one provides efficient drilling due to fitted bubble level unlike other drills on the market. Moreover, pressing the trigger; LED lights automatically turned on which improve visibility.

Power PP182 cordless drill comes with a magnetic base which provides hands-free screw and bit placement and thus, provides secure operations so no more manual bit changing. When equipped with a battery, this drill weighs just 3.5 pounds when equipped with a battery thus straining in your fingers or wrist due to weight stress.

A keyless block is easy to replace while 500rpm and 16 setting torque which brings power to your fingertips. 18Volts NiCad battery provides power to the drill.


  • Inbuilt bubble level for precise drilling
  • Lightweight construction
  • Magnetic enhanced base
  • Automatically lighting LED


  • Less power output than rivals

PORTER-CABLE PCCK604L2 20V Cordless Drills/Driver

PORTER-CABLE PCCK604L2 20V Cordless Drill is here for you for drilling and impact driving. This is ideal for application in many uses as its design allows excellent performance. Its motor delivers 1500 rotations per minute making your drilling simpler.

Moreover, the 2-speed setting is ideal especially when you get to the difficult drilling task. It also has LED light which illuminates dark areas so it works efficiently. It has a non-slipping handle which provides a perfect grip.

PORTER-CABLE PCCK604L2 20V is also ideal for driving works apart from drilling,. It delivers 1450 inches per pound torque at 2800 rpm and 3100 bpm and thus provides excellent impact mechanism unlike other drills. This one come featuring 20 Volts Li-Ions battery which powers drill for an optimum working duration.

The battery installed in this indicates remaining charge. With a lightweight and compact construction, storage is efficient.


  • Beautiful, inspiring design
  • Comfortable and balanced construction
  • Interchangeable batteries
  • Extended reliability
  • Cons
  • Fast fading batteries