Best Cordless Drills Comparison Table

Our selection of 5 of the best basic cordless drills available to buy.
Best Basic Cordless DrillTorque (in-lb)Speed (rpm)Weight (lbs)BatteryVoltagePrice ($)Amazon Rating
DEWALT DC970K-2 18-Volt Drill/Driver Kit
Click here for Dewalt DC970K-2 Review
3800-450/0-1,5005.2NiCad18994.6
Black & Decker LDX120C 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Drill/DriverClick here for Black & Decker LDX120C Review1156503.8Lithium Ion2067.454.6
Hitachi DS18DSAL 18-Volt 1/2-Inch Drill/DriverClick here for Hitachi DS18DSAL Review4600-350/0-15003.3Lithium Ion18155.884.3
DEWALT DCD760KL 18-Volt 1/2-Inch Cordless Compact Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver KitClick here for Dewalt DCD760KL Review3500-500/0-17004.0Lithium Ion18187.494.3
Black & Decker LDX220SBFC 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver with Fast ChargerComing Soon - Black & Decker LDX220SBFC Review3000-400/0-14002.75Lithium Ion2089.974.6

 

Cordless Drill Comparison Guide and Key

  • Drill Brand and Name / Model (click for more info or to purchase)
  • Drill picture
  • Torque (the force produced to turn the drill / driver)
  • Speed of drill / driver
  • Weight of cordless drill
  • Battery – which battery type the drill uses
  • Voltage of the cordless drill
  • Prices – based on most recent information from Amazon, but like any prices, these can fluctuate due to availability and special promotions.
  • Rating – the rating from Amazon.com customers, showing general satisfaction with their purchase. Anything above 4.5 is generally regarded as excellent, and scores are influenced by factors other that product quality, such as value and delivery experience.