Top 10 Best Cordless Drills

Any electrician and DIY person who does all types for repair at home agrees that a very important, useful and necessary tool in their field of activity is a drill. Today, cordless drills are high in demand as they are not only lightweight, but are also easy to handle, are much cheaper and are more portable to carry around than the many traditional drills which come with cords. If you are looking for a cordless drill, here is a list of the top 10 best cordless drills for you to go through.

10 Decker and Black LDX120

First in the list is Black and Decker LDX120 cordless drill runs on the Lithium-ion technology, which in turn increases the drill’s lifespan and makes it easy to use and handle the drill. These drills are more compact in function, and are fitted with a 20 volt li-ion battery. It is this battery which holds a longer charge for the drill, and in turn, offers the drill a longer cycle life.

The drill has varied speed settings to permit countersinking without material damage and is designed in such a way as to prevent hand fatigue. Hand fatigue is something that is very common amongst those using traditional drills.

9. SKIL 2364-02 7.2 Volt Lithium-Ion Drill Driver

The Skill 2364-02 Li-Ion drill is a drill that not only has clutch settings, but also comes with a strong li-ion power battery which can easily hold charge for a long time, for a maximum of two years. This 7.2 li-ion drill also has an LED indicator that shows ‘forward and reverse’ as you drill, to indicate your drilling direction.

8. Makita LXFD01 CW

Next in line is Makita LXFD01- CW which is a powerful 18-vold li-ion cordless drill that is a bit more on the expensive side, if compared with the other drill models mentioned here. However it is worth paying this extra amount for this drill as it boasts of a built-in LED light, a strong battery and charger, two-speed transmission, 4-pole motor and a charger that very quickly charges.

To top it all, the drill is so compact in size; it is only 7-9/16 inches long and weighs only 3.3 pounds. The drill also has a 3 year warranty on the drill itself and a 1 year warranty on its battery and charger.

7. Kawasaki 840110 Black Drill – Kit

Next is the Kawasaki – 840-110 black drill, which is actually a two-speed cordless drill which has a built-in bubble level that provides for optimum accuracy while driving and drilling with the drill. The kit also contains a set of varied drill and driver set and along with this is a keyless chuck. The storage case that comes with the drill helps you keep everything clean and organized at all times.

6. Bosch DDB180

The Bosch DDB180 is cordless drill kit that runs on an 18v Li-ion battery. The drill set consists of a charger, case and two batteries. Besides the batteries and charger, the drill has an LED light that facilitates easy and comfortable use even in poorly lit environments.

this is a drill set that runs on both slim and thick pack batteries which are used while drilling, a 3 pound compact drill and also has not less than a 15 position clutch settings for precise driving applications. The light weight of the drill lets you work for hours at a stretch without feeling tired. The slim pack batteries provide long-lasting performance.

5. Dewalt DC970K

Next in line is the, which is another 18v drill by Hitachi that weighs just 3.3 pounds. The drill is one that offers nothing less than 460 lbs of torques, all running on sophisticated Li-ion technology. Moreover, the drill kit comes with not one, but two batteries that provide for longer and more continuous use.

4. Stalwart 75-66007

The next drill worth mentioning here is the Stalwart 75-66-007 cordless drill set. This is an 18v cordless drill set that is available with slot driver bits, a battery charger, flashlight, a strong case, an AC adapter, spade drill, drill bits, socket wrench and other cordless drill essentials.

3. Genesis GCD18BK

You can conveniently use this cordless drill to put up shelves, ceiling fans and railings without any hassles as there are no cords to worry about. In addition to this, you have a large 33-bit selection to choose and use the right drill bit for the job.

Another cordless drill kit worth listing out here is the Genesis GCD-18BK. This cordless drill has a 2-year warranty and comes with a battery, a battery charger, a storage case, a chuck without keys and a magnetic tray for bits.

2. Dewalt DC970K

This Dewalt DC-970K is another 18v drill and driver kit which stands out of the rest of these cordless drills because of its compact size that fits to be used in the tightest conditions, has a lightweight design which minimizes user fatigue and comes with a high performance motor that delivers a maximum power of 380 unit watts.

The drill comes with a double speed range which ensures it delivers and offers optimal performance. Its 3/8 inch single sleeve keyless chuck offers the drill a tighter and better bit grip while drilling. This is a cordless drill that has a 2-year limited warranty, an electric brake, magnetic bit tray, 16-position torque settings and a rubberized non-slip pistol grip.

The drill kit also includes a charger for its battery, where everything comes in a strong and sturdy case. This is the ideal drill to use for drilling and fastening various materials like metal, plastic and metal for all types of applications like framing, cabinet installation and HVAC work. In other words, this is the perfect drill kit that forms a great foundation in any professional contractor’s or DIYer’s power-tool collection.

1. Porter cable PCCK600LB


The fantastic and all-powerful PCCK-600LB 20v Li-ion drill kit from Porter-Cable is a drill kit that rightfully deserves this number one slot in this list of top 10 cordless drills. This is a cordless drill that comes in a speed gear box to facilitate the holding of a small accessories.

The battery fuel gauge on the drill shows you exactly how much of battery power is left in the drill while you work, while its LED work light makes it suitable to use the drill even in dark environments. This fascinating drill is a drill that has a metal ratcheting chuck that provides for better and convenient use of the drill.

So in a nutshell, this is a list of the 10 most popular cordless drill sets in the market for the year 2014.  All of the drill kits and sets listed here are feature rich drills and are affordable to all as they all come with an affordable price tag. This is why any of these drills will definitely make the most important tool in any professional handyman’s kits of tools.

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