Hitachi Cordless Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit

Last updated date: April 10, 2019

Review Melt Score
8.9

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We looked at the top 1 Impact Drivers and dug through the reviews from 4 of the most popular review sites including BestReviews, Drill & Driver, Tool Powers, Just Cordless Drill Reviews and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Impact Driver you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 53 expert reviews, the Hitachi Hitachi Cordless Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit placed 6th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note April 10, 2019:
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Expert Summarized Score
8.8
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.2
386 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Churns out 400 in/lb of torque to handle tough jobs in tight spaces.
- BestReviews
Lightweight and Compact
- Drill & Driver
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.
- Tool Powers
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.
- Just Cordless Drill Reviews
What experts didn't like
Some units were refurbished or arrived without a flashlight.
- BestReviews
No torque included
- Drill & Driver
All you need to do is protect the battery pack from extreme heat, so it lasts as long as possible for you.
- Tool Powers
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.
- Just Cordless Drill Reviews

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.

Overall Product Rankings

1. DeWalt Impact Driver Kit
Overall Score: 9.7
Expert Reviews: 6
2. Ryobi Cordless Impact Driver
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 5
3. Porter Cable Impact Driver Kit
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 5
4. DeWalt Impact Driver Combo Kit
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 6
5. Bosch Brushless Socket Ready Impact Driver
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 5
6. Hitachi Cordless Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 4
7. Makita Cordless Impact Driver Kit
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 5
8. Milwaukee Impact Driver Kit
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 3
9. Bosch Impact Driver Kit
Overall Score: 8.1
Expert Reviews: 6

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