Best 12v Impact Driver

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Top 10 Best 12v Impact Driver

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Why we chose it
  • The cordless impact driver is 19% shorter**
  • Brushless motor of DEWALT 20V 1/4 impact driver features is made for maximum runtime and durability
  • 3 mode settings including the Precision Drive feature for accuracy
  • Lightweight at 1.75 lbs. (tool only)
  • 1/4-inch quick release drop and load hex that accepts 1-inch bit tips
  • DEWALT impact driver has 52% more torque**
  • 3 LEDs on nose for work surface illumination
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DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Cordless Drill Combo Kit (DCK221F2)

Light weight4.7
Ergonomic4.6
Battery life4.5
Value for money4.4
Why we chose it
  • DCF801 12V MAX* Brushless 1/4 inch impact driver is 19% shorter**
  • DCD701 12V MAX* Brushless 3/80-inch drill/ cordless impact driver is 20% shorter**
  • DCF801 12V MAX* Brushless 1/4 inch impact driver has 52% more torque**
  • The drill/driver has a 3/8 inch ratcheting chuck for a wide variety of bits
  • DCD701 12V MAX* Brushless 3/8 inch drill/driver has 32% more power**
  • The drill/driver has a high speed transmission with 2-speed settings and 15 clutch settings
  • The Impact Driver has 3 mode settings including the Precision Drive feature for accuracy
  • Brushless motor for maximum runtime and durability
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Makita DT03R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver Kit

Value for money4.9
Light weight4.8
Battery life4.7
Ergonomic4.7
Why we chose it
  • Motor delivers 970 in.lbs. of Max Torque in an ultra compact size
  • 12V slide battery design enables the tool to stand on its own for user convenience
  • Ergonomically designed handle with rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort
  • Variable speed (0-2,600 RPM & 0-3,500 IPM) for a wide range of fastening applications
  • Compact and ergonomic design at only 6" long
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Why we chose it
  • Compact: The PS42-02 Features an Ultra-Compact Head Length of 5.5 Inches and Weighs Only 1.6 Lbs.. the Driver Is Lightweight and Ideal for All-Day Use.
  • TORQUE: The Bosch PS42-02 12 Volt Driver provides 975 inches –pounds of max torque, making it ideal for repeat driving tasks and about 85 percent of fastening tasks.
  • CONVENIENT: The PS42-02 driver comes complete with three LED lights for improved illumination in dark work spaces and a belt clip for quick and easy storage.
  • SPEED: The driver offers fast driving no-load RPM ratings of 0-1,200 and 0-2,600 and an optimized impact system with no-load impact per minute ratings of 0-2,700 and 0-3,100.
  • EFFICIENT: With a 12V EC Brushless motor, the PS42-02 provides unmatched efficiency with greater runtime and a longer tool life.
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Cordless Impact Driver, Li-Ion, 12.0V

Battery life4.8
Durability4.7
Value for money4.7
Easy to use4.4
Why we chose it
  • Country of manufacture: China
  • Power Tools and Accessories
  • Manufacturer: Milwaukee
Top Pick
Top Pick

DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, 3/8-Inch (DCD701F2)

Ergonomic4.8
Light weight4.8
Built in light4.6
Battery life4.4
Value for money4.4
Why we chose it
  • Comes with 2.0 Ah batteries with state of charge indicator
  • 3/8-inch ratcheting chuck for a wide variety of bits
  • DCD701 12V MAX* Brushless 3/8-Inch Power Drill Driver has 32% more power and 20% shorter
  • Dewalt drill has brushless motor for efficient performance and runtime.
  • 2-speed transmission and 15 clutch settings of this cordless drill with battery and charger is great for a variety of applications
  • LED foot light for superiror visibility
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Why we chose it
  • Variable 2-speed (0-1,300/0-3,000 RPM & 0-1,600/0-3,900 IPM) for a wide range of fastening applications
  • Compact and ergonomic design at only 5-5/16" long
  • BL Brushless motor delivers 1,200 in.Lbs. Of max torque in an ultra compact design
  • Assist mode (a-mode) feature helps eliminate "screw cam-out" and "cross threading" by driving at low speed until tightening begins
  • Weighs only 2.1 lbs. With battery for reduced operator fatigue
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Why we chose it
  • CONTROLLED TORQUE—The two-speed torque selection offers low speed for more accurate control and high speed for more power.
  • LONGER RUN TIME & BATTERY LIFE—Industry leading PWRCore 12 lithium battery technology wraps each cell with cooling material to keep the battery powering on for 25% longer run time and 2X battery life.
  • CHARGES IN 5 MINUTES—PWRJump charges the battery up to 25% in just 5 minutes, or 100% battery in 45 minutes. Based on 2.0Ah battery
  • BRIGHT HALO LIGHT—Get 5X more light than standard LED! Light up your workspace and reduce shadows.
  • POWER ON THE GO—Plug in to the battery’s USB port wherever, whenever with PWRAssist mobile charging.
  • COMPACT SIZE— The digital brushless motor provides compact, lightweight power
  • IMPACT DRIVER KIT—Includes two PWRCore 12 2.0Ah Lithium Batteries and one PWRJump Charger.
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Why we chose it
  • COMPACT, LIGHTWEIGHT, and POWERFUL, strongest 2 speed drill/driver in it's class with industry leading torgue (400 inch per pound) with variable speeds
  • BIT CHANGES QUICKER AND EASIER with one-handed quick-load bit holder and snap load collet and simple ejecting bit release
  • BOTH TOOLS FEATURE HEX-GRIP enhanced micro texture for secure grip and maximum comfort
  • IMPACT DRIVER FEATURES INDUSTRY LEADING 1,100 inch pound to handle large screws and even large lag bolts
  • BOTH TOOLS FEATURE LED LIGHT that illuminates areas where less light is available
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BOSCH GSR12V-300FCB22 12V Max EC Brushless Flexiclick 5-In-1 Drill/Driver System with (2) 2.0 Ah Batteries

Ergonomic5
Quality of material5
Versatility4.9
Light weight4.8
Battery life4.8
Why we chose it
  • EC Brushless motor – delivers longer runtime with 300 In. -Lbs. of torque and a max speed of 1, 750 rpm
  • Flexiclick 5-in-1 design – delivers outstanding versatility in a compact, high-quality drill/driver
  • Keyless chuck attachment – provides locked-in drilling for difficult materials
  • Right-angle attachment – designed for tight work spaces; works with other three adapters and rotates to 16 positions without removing from tool
  • Locking bit holder attachment – locks hex bits for high-torque driving
Top Pick
DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, 3/8-Inch (DCD701F2)
This cordless power drill kit includes one 3/8-inch drill/driver, two 12V MAX* 2Ah batteries, charger, and tool bag . This drill is compact and performance packed, ideal for precision applications like drilling small pilot holes. It accepts up to a 12-inch spade bit. At only 5.97-inch length, it is packed to perform with a 2-speed transmission. It also features a bright LED positioned light on the foot to illuminate work areas.
Ranking the Brands
DEWALT: 30.00%
Makita: 20.00%
BOSCH: 20.00%
MILWAUKEE'S: 10.00%
Skil: 10.00%
Ridgid: 10.00%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Impact Driver, Cordless, 1/4-Inch, Tool Only (DCF801B): imageСomparison: DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Cordless Drill Combo Kit (DCK221F2): imageСomparison: Makita DT03R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver Kit: imageСomparison: BOSCH 12-Volt Max EC Brushless Impact Driver Kit 2 battery kit PS42-02 12.70 Inch x 9.50 Inch x 4.10 Inch: imageСomparison: Cordless Impact Driver, Li-Ion, 12.0V: imageСomparison: DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, 3/8-Inch (DCD701F2): imageСomparison: Makita DT04R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Impact Driver Kit (2.0Ah),: imageСomparison: SKIL PWRCore 12 Brushless 12V 1/4 Inch Hex Cordless Impact Driver, Includes Two 2.0Ah Lithium Batteries and PWRJump Charger - ID574402: imageСomparison: RIDGID R9000 12V Lithium-Ion 2 Tool Cordless Drill/Driver and Impact Kit with (2) 1.5Ah Batteries: imageСomparison: BOSCH GSR12V-300FCB22 12V Max EC Brushless Flexiclick 5-In-1 Drill/Driver System with (2) 2.0 Ah Batteries: image
DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Impact Driver, Cordless, 1/4-Inch, Tool Only (DCF801B)DEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Cordless Drill Combo Kit (DCK221F2)Makita DT03R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver KitBOSCH 12-Volt Max EC Brushless Impact Driver Kit 2 battery kit PS42-02 12.70 Inch x 9.50 Inch x 4.10 InchCordless Impact Driver, Li-Ion, 12.0VDEWALT XTREME 12V MAX Cordless Drill / Driver Kit, 3/8-Inch (DCD701F2)Makita DT04R1 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Impact Driver Kit (2.0Ah),SKIL PWRCore 12 Brushless 12V 1/4 Inch Hex Cordless Impact Driver, Includes Two 2.0Ah Lithium Batteries and PWRJump Charger – ID574402RIDGID R9000 12V Lithium-Ion 2 Tool Cordless Drill/Driver and Impact Kit with (2) 1.5Ah BatteriesBOSCH GSR12V-300FCB22 12V Max EC Brushless Flexiclick 5-In-1 Drill/Driver System with (2) 2.0 Ah Batteries
BrandDEWALTDEWALTMakitaBOSCHMILWAUKEE'SDEWALTMakitaSkilRidgidBOSCH
Voltage12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts12 Volts
Item Dimensions LxWxH9 x 3.13 x 5.75 inches5.97 x 5.25 x 8.4 inches14.5 x 4.4 x 12 inches5.5 x 2.2 x 7.04 inches11.01 x 1.68 x 2.23 inches9.1 x 9.1 x 9.1 inches4.4 x 14.5 x 12 inches7.56 x 2.64 x 5.83 inches17.52 x 3.23 x 10.71 inches1.6 x 2 x 7.1 inches
Maximum Chuck Size6.35 Millimeters10 Millimeters20 Millimeters10 Millimeters
Item Weight1.75 pounds1.9 pounds2.3 pounds2.2 pounds2.57 Pounds5 pounds6.41 pounds4.52 pounds6.64 pounds2 pounds
ManufacturerDewaltDewaltMakitaBoschDewaltMakitaSKILRidgidBosch
Part NumberDCF801BDCK221F2DT03R1PS42-02DCD701F2DT04R1ID574402R9000SBGSR12V-300FCB22
Product Dimensions9 x 3.13 x 5.75 inches5.97 x 5.25 x 8.4 inches14.5 x 4.4 x 12 inches5.5 x 2.2 x 7.04 inches9.1 x 9.1 x 9.1 inches4.4 x 14.5 x 12 inches7.56 x 2.64 x 5.83 inches17.52 x 3.23 x 10.71 inches1.6 x 2 x 7.1 inches
MaterialPlasticOtherBlendMetal
Maximum Power300300 Watts350 Watts850 Watts300 Watts350 Watts850 Watts850 Watts
Item Package Quantity111111111
Included Components(1) DCF801B – 12V MAX* Brushless 1/4 in. Impact Driver; (1) Belt Clip(1) DCD701B – 12V MAX* Drill/Driver; (1) DCF801B – 12V MAX* Impact Driver; (2) DCB122 – 12V MAX* batteries; (1) DCB112 – 12V and 20V MAX* Charger; (1) Belt clip; (1) Kit Bag(2) 12V max CXT Lithium-Ion batteries, charger and tool case(1) 12-Volt Max Charger, (2) 12-Volt Max 2.0 Ah Lithium-Ion Batteries, (2) Screwdriver Bits, (1) 12-Volt Max EC Brushless Impact Driver, (1) Belt Clip, (1) Carrying Bag(1) DCD701B – 12V MAX* Brushless 3/8 in. Drill/Driver; (2) DCB122 – 12V MAX* batteries with state of charge indicator; (1) DCB112 – 12V and 20V MAX* charger; (1) Belt Clip; (1) Tool BagTool Case, (2) 12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion 2.0Ah Battery (BL1021B),12V max CXT Brushless Impact Driver, Tool Only (DT04Z),12V Max CXT Lithium-Ion Charger (DC10WD)2'' Bit PH2, Belt Clip, Impact Driver, PWRJUMP Charger, 2pcs 2.0Ah BatteryComes as a Combo Set(1) GSR12V-300FC 12V Max EC Brushless Flexiclick 5-In-1 Drill/Driver, (1) Keyless Chuck Attachment, (1) Locking Bit Holder Attachment, (1) Right-Angle Attachment, (1) Offset-Angle Attachment, (2) 12V Max 2.0 Ah Batteries, (1) 12V Max Charger, (1) Carrying Bag
Batteries Included?NoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Batteries Required?YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYes
Batteries1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNoNoNoNoNoNo
Battery Cell TypeLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium Ion
Power SourceBattery PoweredBattery PoweredCordlessBattery PoweredBattery PoweredBattery PoweredBattery PoweredBattery Powered
StyleKit2-Battery Kit12V Impact Driver KitEC Brushless Motor
Torque81.25 Inch Pounds1200 Inch Pounds1100 Inch Pounds300 Inch Pounds

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