Best 18v Impact Driver

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Top 8 Best 18v Impact Driver

Top Pick
Why we chose it
  • Makita-built motor delivers 530 in.lbs. of Max Torque
  • Large paddle switch with soft grip provides increased comfort
  • Compact 2-1/8" angle head height for use in close quarters
  • Ideal for Fastening in Close Quarters
  • Variable speed (0-2,000 RPM & 0-3,000 IPM) for a wide range of fastening applications
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Why we chose it
  • PRECISE AND CONTROLLED. Control all that power in a precise and controlled usage. Comes with a variable speed setting to avoid overturning and damaging screws.
  • 3,200 IPM
  • NO LOOSE BITS. The MAGTRAY magnetic bit holder & onboard bit storage provide convenient placement of bits and screws. Change bits quickly & easily with the 1/4 in. hex quick connect coupler.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMPACT. Have the ability to get through tight spaces and have the same productivity. Weighs 2.65 lb and measures 11 in. across, 9.8 in high.
  • SMART BATTERY. The Lithium-Ion 1.5 Ah battery delivers power for more run time. Delivers fade-free power technology to avoid discharge when not in use. The onboard fuel gauge monitors the current capacity. Part of the RYOBI ONE+ System of over 175 Cordless Tools.
  • 1/4 In. Auto-Load Chuck
  • SUPERIOR POWER. Have the confidence of superior power on your hands. Boast 1800 lb-in. max torque, 0-3,200 IPM and 0-2,800 RPM to support you on tough and stubborn fasteners.
  • 1,800 In. lbs. of Torque
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Why we chose it
  • Optimized impacting mechanism delivers up to 3,800 IPM
  • Knurled 1/4 in. hex collet for one-handed bit release
  • On-board LED worklight to illuminate workspace
  • Brushless Motor provides longer runtime, longer motor life, and more power
  • Variable speed trigger for control of up to 2,900 RPM 1,700 in/lbs. of torque
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Why we chose it
  • CORE18V battery – provides next-gen li-ion 21700 Cell technology in a lightweight, high-power battery with optimal performance
  • Electronic cell and motor protection – helps protect the tool and battery from overloading conditions
  • Versatile two-in-one impact driver and impact wrench design – features a versatile hex shank with power Groove and a socket drive
  • Half driver, half wrench – features a 1 4 Inches quick-change hex shank with power Groove and a 1 2 Inches square drive, for using either bits or sockets
  • Powerful EC Brushless motor – delivers a max of 1, 800 Inches -Ibs. of torque and up to 4, 200 IPM for professional power
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Why we chose it
  • IMPACT DRIVER: Bosch’s 25618 1/4 In. hex impact driver is up to 27 percent faster than tools in its class
  • DRILL-DRIVER: has two speed settings for high torque (0-500 RPM) or high speed (0-1,700 RPM)
  • DRILL-DRIVER: Bosch’s DDS181-02 Compact Tough 1/2 In. drill has the shortest head in its class
  • COMPACT POWER COMBO KIT: includes two 18V tools (impact driver and drill) designed to fit in tight areas and to provide outstanding power, two 18V batteries and a charger
  • 18V LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES: two lithium-ion SlimPack batteries included for long runtime
  • IMPACT DRIVER: 2,800 RPM and 1,500 inch/lbs of torque
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Why we chose it
  • ONBOARD ORGANIZATION: Magnetic tray can hold screws and bits for maximum user convenience
  • CHANGE BITS WITH ONE HAND: Quick connect cuff attached to the quarter inch chuck lets you insert bits and remove them with the same hand. Simply pull back on the cuff to eject your bits
  • COMFORTABLE HANDLING: A notched rubber grip conforms to the pistol grip handle so you can drive screws accurately in the worst conditions
  • ONE+ COMPATIBLE: Keep this tool charged with any of the lithium ion batteries from the Ryobi One+ family. You can even use older NiCad batteries. (Compatible batteries include: P100, P101, P102, P103, P104, P105, P107, P108)
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Why we chose it
  • LED LIGHTING: You can keep your working subject lit with the LED lighting around the chuck. There is a separate trigger that can activate them, letting you brighten your subject without activating the driver and wasting battery
  • AMBIDEXTROUS BELT CLIP: You can attach the included belt clip onto either side of this impact driver, storing on the side that is most comfortable for you
  • 3 POWER MODES: Switch between 3 power modes, adjusting from 0 to 2,000 inch pounds of torque, to suit the task at hand
  • QUICK RELEASE CHUCK: You don’t need an extra tool, or even a battery powering your impact driver, to replace bits. All you need to do is pull the chuck’s collar back and the bit will eject
  • TEXTURED GRIP: There is a rubber overmold on the impact driver’s pistol grip that allows you to have maximum control in slippery conditions
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Milwaukee 2853-22 M18 FUEL 1/4" Hex Impact Driver XC Kit

Ergonomic4.8
Battery life4.8
Value for money4.6
Light weight4.5
Why we chose it
  • Anvil Impact Action: Mechanical; Corded/Cordless: Cordless; Battery Capacity: 5.0Ah
Top Pick
Makita XLT01Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Angle Impact Driver
The Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Angle Impact Driver (model XLT01Z, tool only) delivers cordless impact power into tough to reach spaces. The versatile XLT01Z packs plenty of torque for a wide range of fastening and loosening tasks, yet it weighs just 3.9 lbs. (with battery, sold separately) with a slim design and over one foot of tool extension. It's part of Makita's expanding 18V Lithium-Ion series, the world's largest cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style battery. Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.
Ranking the Brands
Makita: 12.50%
RYOBI: 25.00%
Tectronics: 12.50%
BOSCH: 25.00%
Ridgid: 12.50%
Milwaukee: 12.50%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: Makita XLT01Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Angle Impact Driver: imageСomparison: Ryobi One+ 18 Volt Cordless 1/4 in. Impact Driver Kit, Includes 1.5Ah Battery and Charger (PIDO1KMX): imageСomparison: Ryobi ONE+ HP 18V Cordless Compact Brushless 1/4" Impact Driver PSBID01 (TOOL ONLY- Battery and Charger NOT included): imageСomparison: BOSCH GDX18V-1800CB15 Freak 18V EC Brushless Connected-Ready 1/4 In. and 1/2 In. Two-In-One Bit/Socket Impact Driver Kit with (1) CORE18V 4.0 Ah Compact Battery: imageСomparison: Bosch CLPK232-181 18V 2-Tool Combo Kit (Drill/Driver & Impact Driver) with (2) 2.0 Ah Batteries: imageСomparison: Ryobi P235 1/4 Inch One+ 18 Volt Lithium Ion Impact Driver with 1,600 Pounds of Torque (Battery Not Included, Power Tool Only) (Renewed): imageСomparison: Ridgid R86035 Gen5X 18V Cordless Lithium Ion 2,000 Inch Pounds Impact Driver w/ Quick Release Chuck, LED Lighting, and Belt Clip (Battery Not Included, Power Tool Only): imageСomparison: Milwaukee 2853-22 M18 FUEL 1/4" Hex Impact Driver XC Kit: image
Makita XLT01Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Angle Impact DriverRyobi One+ 18 Volt Cordless 1/4 in. Impact Driver Kit, Includes 1.5Ah Battery and Charger (PIDO1KMX)Ryobi ONE+ HP 18V Cordless Compact Brushless 1/4" Impact Driver PSBID01 (TOOL ONLY- Battery and Charger NOT included)BOSCH GDX18V-1800CB15 Freak 18V EC Brushless Connected-Ready 1/4 In. and 1/2 In. Two-In-One Bit/Socket Impact Driver Kit with (1) CORE18V 4.0 Ah Compact BatteryBosch CLPK232-181 18V 2-Tool Combo Kit (Drill/Driver & Impact Driver) with (2) 2.0 Ah BatteriesRyobi P235 1/4 Inch One+ 18 Volt Lithium Ion Impact Driver with 1,600 Pounds of Torque (Battery Not Included, Power Tool Only) (Renewed)Ridgid R86035 Gen5X 18V Cordless Lithium Ion 2,000 Inch Pounds Impact Driver w/ Quick Release Chuck, LED Lighting, and Belt Clip (Battery Not Included, Power Tool Only)Milwaukee 2853-22 M18 FUEL 1/4" Hex Impact Driver XC Kit
Power SourceBattery PoweredBattery PoweredBattery PoweredBattery PoweredCorded ElectricBattery PoweredBattery PoweredBattery Powered
BrandMakitaRYOBITectronicsBOSCHBOSCHRYOBIRidgidMilwaukee
Voltage18 Volts18 Volts18 Volts18 Volts18 Volts18 Volts18 Volts
Item Dimensions LxWxH5 x 4 x 15 inches8.27 x 6.42 x 3.7 inches5.8 x 3 x 8.2 inches19.5 x 12 x 5.25 inches
ManufacturerMakitaRyobiRyobiBoschBoschRyobiRidgidMilwaukee
Part NumberXLT01ZPSBID01GDX18V-1800CB15CLPK232-181P235-crR860352853-22
Item Weight2.86 pounds4.38 pounds2.07 pounds3.2 pounds11 pounds2.71 pounds2.83 pounds1.39 pounds
Product Dimensions5 x 4 x 15 inches8.27 x 6.42 x 3.7 inches5.8 x 3 x 8.2 inches19.5 x 12 x 5.25 inches
Batteries1 Lithium ion batteries required.1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)1 Lithium ion batteries required.
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNoNoNoNoNoNo
StyleBare Tool OnlyGeneration 22 tool combo kit
Maximum Power350 Watts850 Watts850 Watts550 Watts800 Watts
Item Package Quantity111111
Included ComponentsUnit^Instruction GuideBare-ToolBare-Tool(1) 18V Charger, (1) 4x Bit Holder, (4) Bits, (1) GDX18V-1800C 18V Freak Two-in-One 1/4 In. and 1/2 In. Impact Driver, (1) Belt Clip, (1) 18V CORE18V Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah Compact Battery, (1) Carrying Bag(1) – DDS181 Compact Tough Drill Driver, (1) – 25618 Impact Fastening Driver, (1) – Battery Charger, (2) – 2.0 Ah SlimPack Batteries, (1) – Carrying Bag, (2) – Screwdriver BitsBare-ToolBare-ToolBare-Tool
Batteries Included?NoNoNoYesYesNoNoNo
Batteries Required?YesNoNoYesYesNoNoNo
Battery Cell TypeLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium IonLithium Ion
Maximum Chuck Size13 Millimeters6.35 Millimeters13 Millimeters13 Millimeters26 Millimeters6.35 Millimeters
Package Dimensions8.15 x 7.87 x 3.39 inches9.53 x 9.25 x 3.43 inches8.35 x 6.34 x 4.65 inches20.55 x 16.5 x 5.87 inches
Torque1800 Inch Pounds1800 Inch Pounds1500 Inch Pounds2000 Inch Pounds2000 Inch Pounds
MaterialPlasticMetalPlastic

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