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10 best cordless impact drivers 2019

Last Updated November 2019

We analyzed more than 5,000 reviews from all over the web, review videos, major shopping websites and even tried them ourselves.

If you're a professional this is probably not the place for you- we reviewed products that are amazing picks for your household everyday use and DIY projects.

DEWALT DCF887B 20V MAX XR

SUPERB CHOICE 9.7 user score

DEWALT DCF887B 20V MAX XR Li-Ion Brushless 0.25" 3-Speed Impact Driver

This impact driver has 3-speed settings for optimized application versatility, along with Precision Drive in speed 1 for precision applications and added control.

Key features

  • DEWALT brushless motor which delivers up to 57 percent more run time
  • Compact, lightweight design for tight spaces
  • High speed transmission with 2 speed settings
  • 3 Mode LED lights with a spotlight mode
  • Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18
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SUPERB CHOICE 9.6 user score

Ryobi P236 ONE Plus 18V Cordless Lithium-Ion Impact Driver (Bare Tool)

At 3,200 revolutions per minute and 1,600 inch pounds of torque, it has more than enough power for most driving functions around the house.

Key features

  • Tri-beam led lighting
  • Tool-free bit change
  • Magnetic tray
  • 3,200 revolutions per minute and 1,600 inch pounds of torque
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BEST VALUE 9.1 user score

DEWALT DCK240C2 20v Lithium Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit (1.3Ah)

The DEWALT DCK240C2 20v Lithium Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit (1.5Ah) is comprised of the DCF885 20V MAX Lithium-Ion 1/4-Inch Impact Driver which is compact (5.55" front to back) and lightweight (2.8 lbs.), designed to fit into tight areas.

Key features

  • Ergonomic design
  • Increased visibility: built in LED with 20 second delay after trigger release
  • One handed bit loading
  • High performance motor
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GREAT CHOICE 8.8 user score

BLACK+DECKER BDCI20C 20V MAX Lithium Impact Driver

Compact & lightweight for ease of use for all types of jobs.

Key features

  • High Performance Transmission
  • Quick Release 1/4" Hex Chuck
  • Compact & Lightweight for ease of use
  • Included Components: (1) BDCI202, (1) 20v Max Battery, (1) Charger, (1) Screwdriving bit
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GREAT CHOICE 8.6 user score

Milwaukee 2656-20 M18 1/4" Hex Imp

The power you need with a simple, compact design that will consistently outperform the competition.

Key features

  • Led lighting below the quick-connect chuck
  • Textured handle which gives you superior handling
  • Variable speed trigger
  • REDLINK technology: Electronics inside the impact driver communicate with the M18 batteries
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GREAT CHOICE 8.2 user score

Milwaukee 2462-20 M12 1/4 Hex Impact Driver - Bare

Ideal for driving large fasteners like lag bolts through porches and other thick materials.
With such a lightweight unit, this is tremendous power.

Key features

  • Led lighting below the quick-connect chuck
  • Textured handle which gives you superior handling
  • AMBIDEXTROUS BELT CLIP: Whether you’re right or left-handed
  • REDLINK technology: Electronics inside the impact driver communicate with the M18 batteries
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VERY GOOD CHOICE 7.9 user score

NoCry 20V Cordless Impact Driver Kit - 160 N.m Torque, 3000 Max RPM/IPM

This compact (yet powerful) handheld impact driver will tackle any home DIY or professional works with 120 ft-lb (160 N.m) of torque. Along with the tool itself, you will get one 20volt battery, a belt clip, fast charger, and a carrying case.

Key features

  • Massive speeds of up to 3000 max rpm
  • 4-year limited warranty
  • Variable speed trigger
  • Fast charger
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VERY GOOD CHOICE 7.8 user score

Avid Power 20V MAX Cordless Impact Wrench with 1/2” Chuck, Max Torque 230N.m, 4Pcs Driver

With powerful motor, this impact wrench delivers 2035 in-lbs of max torque for fastening various applications; Maximum no load speed of 2,200 RPM for driving large fasteners quickly.

Key features

  • Led lighting
  • Compact size
  • Variable speed trigger
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VERY GOOD CHOICE 7.3 user score

Makita XDT131 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Impact Driver Kit (3.0Ah)

Engineered for a full range of driving and fastening tasks including fastening deck screws, TEK screws, cabinet screws, tightening down lag bolts, and much more.

Key features

  • 1,500 inches pounds Of max torque
  • BL Brushless motor
  • Variable speed
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GOOD CHOICE 7.1 user score

Milwaukee M18 2850-20 18-Volt 1/4-Inch Brushless Impact Driver - Bare Tool

Brushless Cordless Compact 1/4 in. Hex Impact Driver is the industry's fastest 18-Volt compact impact solution.

Key features

  • Compact design
  • Led lighting below the quick-connect chuck
  • Brushless motor
  • REDLINK technology: Electronics inside the impact driver communicate with the M18 batteries
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