Hitachi Cordless Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit

Last updated: August 5, 2023


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Product Details

In our analysis of 37 expert reviews, the Hitachi Cordless Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit placed 5th when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Covered by Hitachi’s Lifetime Lithium Ion tool warranty and 2-year Lithium Ion battery warranty, the WH18DGL has the power to drive stubborn screws and bolts, and can do so in tight quarters. With1,280 in/lbs of torque, up to 2,400 RPM and 3,200 impacts per minute there are few jobs this impact driver can’t handle. A convenient LED light illuminates dark work spaces and a 1/4″ hex chuck provides simple and quick bit replacements.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Churns out 400 in/lb of torque to handle tough jobs in tight spaces.
Lightweight and Compact
The features on this unit are terrific, and you’ll be happy having the LED light that comes on once you lightly press the trigger instead of turning on the motor.
It's compact and lightweight making it easily usable in confined spaces without adding stress to ones body when dealing with awkward areas like ceiling joist when your balance is very important.

What reviewers didn't like

Some units were refurbished or arrived without a flashlight.
No torque included
All you need to do is protect the battery pack from extreme heat, so it lasts as long as possible for you.
he switch for the reverse forward setting feels like it is easily breakable and made cheaply, however, with the tools terrific warranty this should not deter you from owning this amazing tool.
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