DeWalt DCD996 & DCD996N Combi Drill

Available With Battery or Body Only

Product Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (4.8 / 5)

DeWalt DCD996 Key Features

  • The DeWalt DCF996 is a high performance combi drill with 95Nm torque, 38,250 blows per minute and 2,250 RPM
  • The high quality brushless motor in this DeWalt drill ensures it delivers its full power capabilities with no drop off in performance
  • Enhanced air flow into the motor keeps it cool and allows this drill to deliver optimum power
  • 11 Adjustable torque settings, and 2 power settings for better control, for various different jobs
  • Comes with forward and reverse function, with variable speed trigger and equipped with a brake
  • 3-Mode work light for better visibility in dark arears
  • Includes hammer and drill driver features to suit a variety of applications
  • Lightweight and compact, making it easy to handle and manoeuvre in awkward spaces


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Dewalt DCD996 Specs

Max Torque95 Nm
Blows Per Minute0-38,250
Max No Load Speed (RPM)0-2,250
Battery Type18v Li-ion XR
Adjustable Speed SettingsYes
Torque settings11+Drill
Brushless MotorYes
Drilling diameter in wood55mm
Drilling diameter in masonry13mm
Drilling diameter in steel15mm
Body Length213mm

More Info About DeWalt DCD996 Combi Drill

DeWalt is one of the most reliable power tool manufacturers, DeWalt produces high-quality products in many ranges, they have something suiting every individual’s requirements. Regardless of your profession and experience, you will never get disappointed with DeWalt when it comes to selecting a power tool. The DeWalt DCD996N featuring brushless technology was introduced as a way to step up the game of power tools. The lightweight, compact, powerful drill is an upgraded version with amazingly new elements and features that any user can benefit from.

Brushless Motor

This technology has recently become popular in power tools, particularly DeWalt drills. Brushless motor adjusts the drill speed according to the resistance and pressure during drilling or driving. This DeWalt model incorporates this technology and it works perfectly, users love this feature. With no carbon brushes, the motor runs cooler and more efficiently, giving longer life. And as there is no physical contact involved, the power efficiency is higher. Moreover, with 2 speed settings and 11 clutch settings, it offers versatility to perform a variety of tasks.

Lightweight Design

Nothing is better than holding a compact, lightweight drill that does a great job without causing any fatigue. The DeWalt DCD996 has an extremely lightweight design with the battery pack on that allows using it for longer periods of time without any aches. If you happen to use power tools on a regular basis, choosing a lightweight option is a must.


This tool features an LED worklight that illuminates the working space. It is easy to activate with a trigger. The foot of the tool has a switch that allows changing the light’s intensity. You can choose from three settings – low, medium and high. There is also a 20 minutes afterglow function.

3-Speed Settings

This DeWalt combi drill can handle a variety of job applications due to three speed settings. It also comes with a speed reverse feature that makes it possible to operate in forward as well as reverse rotations and at various speeds. To ensure safety, the forward/reverse button works as an auto-lock function to prevent the drill from starting accidentally. The tool also comes with a brake to make sure that the chuck stops as you release the trigger switch.

To Sum Up The DeWalt DCD996

The Dewalt DCD996 is a brushless combi drill that can be used as a hammer drill too. It can be used for general drilling and as a screwdriver. You can activate the hammer function with the help of torque adjustment switch.

This premium drill has received a lot of positive comments from buyers. With no carbon brushes, the tool gets longer life and cooler, more efficient performance. In terms of versatility, this tool does a great job with so many settings to choose from.

It is an amazing tool that anybody should consider adding to his toolbox. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, it has something or the other to offer you. Anybody looking for a good hammer drill driver would definitely find this tool worth it.

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Arthur Allen has been using all sorts of power tools for the last 27 years, gaining a lot of experience on how they work, how to determine what makes a power good, and becoming an expert on the subject through many years of real world trial and error. Not only is Arthur and expert in tools, but various building jobs as well.