Best DeWalt Drills For 2020

Below You Will Find The Latest DeWalt Cordless Drills With and Without Batteries

 DeWalt DCD996DeWalt DCD796
Max Torque95Nm70Nm
Blows Per Minute38,25034,000
Max No Load Speed (RPM)2,2502,000
Battery Type18V Lithium-Ion18V Lithium-Ion
Adjustable Speed SettingsYesYes
Torque settings11+Drill15+Drill
Drilling diameter in steel15mm13mm
Drilling diameter in wood55mm40mm
Drilling diameter in masonry13mm13mm

DeWalt DCD996 Cordless Combi Drill

dewalt dcd996 Drill
  • Max Torque: 95 Nm
  • Blows Per Minute: 0-38,250
  • Max No Load Speed (RPM): 0-2,250
  • Torque settings: 11+Drill
  • Drill chuck: 1.5mm-13.0mm keyless chuck
  • Drilling diameter in steel: 15mm
  • Drilling diameter in wood: 55mm
  • Drilling diameter in masonry: 13mm
  • Body length: 213mm
To date, the DCD996 is DeWalts most powerful cordless drill thanks to its high-performance brushless motor. This DeWalt drill has a hammer function that allows you to drill through masonry with ease. It is more than capable of drilling through steel and drilling large holes in wood. The DeWalt Drill has and extremely durable all metal gearbox that gives you longer run times and much longer tool life.This drill is not only for heavy duty jobs, it can be used as a precision drill as well. Thanks to its 11-position adjustable torque control, you can perfectly set the drill up for delicate jobs that require precision drilling. This lightweight compact drill is an excellent allrounder.

Dewalt DCD796 Compact Combi Drill

dewalt dcd796 Drill


  • Max Torque: 70 Nm
  • Blows Per Minute: 0-34,000
  • Max No Load Speed (RPM): 2,000
  • Torque settings: 15+Drill
  • Drill chuck: 1.5mm-13.0mm keyless chuck
  • Drilling diameter in steel: 13mm
  • Drilling diameter in wood: 40mm
  • Drilling diameter in masonry: 13mm
  • Body length 190mm
This ultra-compact and light weight DeWalt DCD796 drill is extremely comfortable to use and will allow you to drill through masonry, wood and steel. It has a dedicated hammer function for masonry as well as 15 torque settings to allow for more precision drilling.This is a very durable drill, it comes with a high quality brushless motor and all metal 2 speed gearbox. At only 190mm long, this compact drill can easily be used in tight confined spaces, it’s compact size makes this an excellent choice for anyone who requires a powerful drill in tight spaces.

What is The Best DeWalt Drill?

For cordless drills, the best DeWalt drill is the DCD996. It is the most powerful cordless drill DeWalt make. However, if compact size is your main criteria, the DCD796 is the best compact drill you can buy. 

Is DeWalt a Good Drill?

DeWalt are very good drills. DeWalt Drills are very popular amongst professional tradesman and DIY enthusiasts due to their quality, power and reliability. DeWalt batteries can be interchanged between the XR range of tools.   

What is The Difference Between DeWalt Drills?

The main difference between DeWalt Drills is their intended purpose. You can get combi drills that will drill through masonry, wood and steel, these are drills designed for all purpose they of jobs and the most popular type of Drills from DeWalt. DeWalt Make Drills that specialise more for masonry, although they can be used for general drilling, they are mainly designed to drill larger diameter holes in masonry.DeWalt also make percussion drills, these drills are for more heavy-duty jobs, these drills are required to be plugged into mains socket.