What makes a good drill driver can mean different things to different people depending on your needs. Some are geared for household use and some are designed for more demanding shop or job site work. We take a look at various drill drivers and help sort out what will work best for you.
This drill driver from Dewalt is powered by a brushed motor and is slightly larger in size than the DCD777C2, otherwise they are very similar. This is a good affordable option for a 20V cordless drill from Dewalt.
This drill driver from Dewalt uses a brushless motor and is designed to be a smaller in size and profile, giving it an advantage for working in tighter spaces. Features such as the LED light add to the usefulness of this drill for medium duty work around the home or shop.
This is a very compact and lightweight drill driver from Makita. It weighs only 2.4 lbs with a battery attached and can be a great option for people who need a lighter drill for projects around the home or shop.
This drill driver from Porter-Cable is a less expensive option that has some good features such as variable speed/torque settings and an LED light. It’s included battery and charger might be lacking for some but extra batteries and upgraded chargers are available.
This drill from Ryobi is part of their ONE+ 18V tool lineup. It’s a fairly solid, lightweight tool and it’s also an affordable option for a general use drill driver. It has enough features to match up to some of the more expensive drills we’ve looked at.