Best DeWalt Impact Wrench For 2020

Below is a Review of The Current DeWalt Impact Wrenches Available in 2020

 DeWalt DCF899DeWalt DCF899DeWalt DCF880DeWalt DCF897
Max Fastening Torque447Nm950Nm103Nm950Nm
Nut Busting Torque745Nm1,625NmN/A1,625Nm
Impacts Per Minute3,1002,4002,7002,400
Max No Load Speed (RPM)2,0001,9002,3001,900
Brushless MotorYesYesNoYes
Battery Type18v Li-ion18v Li-ion18v Li-ion18v Li-ion
Adjustable Speed Settings3 Speed3 SpeedNo3 Speed
Max. Bolt DiameterM20M20M16N/A

DeWalt DCF894 Impact Wrench

DeWalt-DCF894N-Impact-Wrench

 

  • Max Fastening Torque: 447Nm
  • Breakaway Torque: 745Nm
  • No Load Speed: 2,000
  • Impacts per Minute: 3,100
  • Brushless Motor: Yes
  • Variable Speed Trigger
  • Electric Brake
  • 3 Speed Settings
  • Built in Light: Yes
  • Max. Bolt Diameter: M20
  • Weight: 1.5Kg
  • Length: 178mm
  • Bit Holder: ½ inch Square Drive
  • Brushless Motor: Yes

 

The DCF894 is DeWalts allrounder impact wrench. It has a good combination of size and power, at 178mm in length, this makes it quite compact for an impact wrench, and with 447Nm fastening torque and 745Nm breakaway torque it will have no problems fastening and unfastening bolts and nuts.

This DeWalt impact wrench comes with 3 adjustable speed settings:

  • Low Mode: Low Speed Impacting: 900 RPM
  • High Mode: High Speed Impacting: 2,000 RPM
  • Precision Wrench Mode: This mode gives you more control. When fastening, it will run at 2,000 RPM until impacting function is required, once impacting kicks in, it pauses for 0.5s than impacts at full power of 3,100 IPM. In reverse, when loosening, it will start off at 3,100 IPM until fastener has loosened, impacting will stop and RPM will be reduced to prevent run off.

This DeWalt impact wrench is perfect for those who work in compact tight spaces and need a compact, lightweight and comfortable to handle impact wrench.

DeWalt DCF899 Impact Wrench

DeWalt-DCF899N-Impact-Wrench

 

  • No Load Speed: 1,900
  • Impacts per Minute: 2,400
  • Brushless Motor: Yes
  • Fan Cooled High Performance Motor
  • Variable Speed Trigger
  • Electric Brake
  • 3 Speed Settings
  • Max. Bolt Diameter: M20
  • Weight: 2.62Kg
  • Length: 224mm
  • Bit Holder: ½ inch Square Drive

 

The DCF889 packs a serious punch, with 950Nm fastening torque, and 1,625 breakaway torque, this cordless DeWalt impact wrench to handle pretty much anything you through at it. For the power it has, it comes in at a good size at only 224mm in length.

This impact wrench comes with a brushless motor to ensure the tool can handle heavy duty jobs, as well as providing long tool life.

In terms of handling comfort, it has DeWalt’s usual ergonomic grip handle which has been proven very comfortable from a verity of their other tools, and helps provides maximum control of the tool.

This impact wrench has 3 adjustable speeds:

  • Mode 1: 400 RPM & 135Nm
  • Mode 2: 1,200 RPM & 400Nm
  • Mode 3: 1,900 RPM & 950Nm

This impact wrench can be used for more delicate jobs with its’s adjustable modes. You will not have to worry about over fastening.

This DeWalt impact wrench will help you loosen those stubborn bolts and nuts with ease, even those heavily rusted ones.  

DeWalt DCF880 Impact Wrench

DeWalt-DCF880N-Impact-Wrench

 

  • Max Torque: 203Nm
  • Breakaway Torque: N/A
  • No Load Speed: 2,300
  • Impacts per Minute: 2,700
  • Brushless Motor: No
  • Variable Speed Trigger
  • Electric Brake
  • 3 Speed Settings
  • Max. Bolt Diameter: M16
  • Weight: 1.01kg
  • Length: 147mm
  • Bit Holder: ½ inch

 

In terms of impact wrenches, the DCF880 is a very compact impact wrench at only 147mm in length, making it excellent for getting into tight award work spaces. As well as being compact, it is also light weight which makes maneuvering with this impact wrench easy.    

The impact wrench is not recommended for heavy duty use such as scaffolding, but is more than perfectly suitable for a home mechanic or various other uses that don’t require much torque, it is suitable for bolts up to M16.

DeWalt DCF897 Impact Wrench

DeWalt-DCF897N-Impact-Wrench

 

  • Max Torque: 950Nm
  • Breakaway Torque: 1,625Nm
  • No Load Speed: 1,900
  • Impacts per Minute: 2,400
  • Brushless Motor: Yes
  • Fan Cooled High Performance Motor
  • Variable Speed Trigger
  • Electric Brake
  • Max. Bolt Diameter: N/A
  • Weight: 2.6Kg
  • Length: 224mm
  • Bit Holder: ½ inch

 

The DCF897 is one of DeWalt’s high performance impact wrench. It has plenty of power, 950Nm of fastening torque and 1,625Nm breakaway torque. This impact wrench will remove stubborn bolts and nuts with ease.

It comes with 3 adjustable pre-set speed settings:

  • Mode 1: 400 RPM & 130Nm
  • Mode 2: 1,200 RPM & 400Nm
  • Mode 3: 1,900 RPM & 950Nm

This is an excellent feature to prevent over fastening of nuts and bolts when using this impact wrench for less torque delicate jobs.

The DCF897 has DeWalt’s ergonomic grip handle to ensure it feels conferrable in the hand when using it. This DeWalt impact wrench is ideal for those who many do heavy duty work, but need to adjust settings for delicate jobs from time to time.

Which One is The Best DeWalt Impact Wrench?

If you want power, the best DeWalt impact wrench is the DCF899, as it has incredible fastening torque at 950Nm and 1,625Nm unfastening torque. This impact wrench will tackle those heavy duty jobs with ease.

However, if you a looking for a middle ground impact wrench that has a good combination of power and size, you should consider the DCF894 as it is quite compact and still has plenty of power for a compact impact wrench.