Best Milwaukee Impact Driver For 2020

Below you will find Milwaukee impact drivers that are currently available

 M18 FID2M18 BLID2M18 ONEIDM18 BLIDM12 BID
Max Torque224Nm180Nm203Nm170Nm112Nm
Impacts Per Minute4,3004,2003,7003,6003,300
Max No Load Speed (RPM)3,6003,4003,0002,8002,500
Brushless MotorYesYesYesYesNo
Adjustable Speed SettingsYesYesYesNoNo
Variable Speed TriggerYesYesYesYesYes
Max Bolt DiameterM16M14N/AM14N/A
M18-BLID2

Milwaukee M18 FID2 18v Impact Driver

  • Max Torque: 226Nm
  • Impacts Per Minute: 4,300
  • Max No Load Speed (RPM): 3,600
  • Brushless Motor: Yes
  • Adjustable Speed Settings: Yes, 4 Modes 
  • Variable Speed Trigger: Yes
  • Max Bolt Diameter: M16

The M18 FID2 is extremely compact at only 117mm long, this impact driver will be brilliant to use in small, compact places, won’t feel as bulky and will make precision work easier. Just because the M18FID2 is extremely compact does not mean it lacks power. 

It has a whopping 226Nm of torque, 4,300 impacts per minute and 3,600 RPM. This impact driver is intended for serious heavy duty work and would be ideal for any prelesional tradesman. The M18 FID2 comes with a drive control mode which has different pre-set settings:

  • Mode 1 – Right amount of power for precision work
  • Mode 2 – Delivers the enough power to not damage fasteners and material
  • Mode 3 – Full power mode for those though jobs
  • Mode 4 – Gives you the perfect balance between mode 1 for precision work and mode 3 for full power. This mode automatically adjusts torque, impacts and speed to give you the right amount.

Milwaukee have stepped up their game with this impact driver to provide you with one of the best impact drivers Milwaukee has to offer.

Milwaukee-M18-BLID2-0X

Milwaukee M18 BLID2 18v Impact Driver

  • Max Torque: 180Nm
  • Impacts Per Minute: 4,200
  • Max No Load Speed (RPM): 3,400
  • Brushless Motor: Yes
  • Adjustable Speed Settings: Yes, 3 Modes 
  • Variable Speed Trigger: Yes
  • Max Bolt Diameter: M14

The Milwaukee BLID range now comes with 3 mode drive control which allows you to select pre-set torque and speed power settings, control how much power comes out of the impact driver. It has a full metal gearbox and gears to ensure it delivers its power and to ensure the tool is durable. 

At a 130mm in length, this impact driver is a good size, and is comfortable to use in those awkward, tight, confined spaces. 

Power wise, this Milwaukee impact driver is brilliant, it has plenty of torque, RPM and a whopping 4,200 impacts per minute, This impact driver will tackle most jobs with ease.

Milwaukee M18ONEID-502X

Milwaukee M18 ONEID One Key Fuel 18v Impact Driver

  • Max Torque: 203Nm
  • Impacts Per Minute: 3,700
  • Max No Load Speed (RPM): 3,000
  • Brushless Motor: Yes
  • Adjustable Speed Settings: Yes, 4 Modes 
  • Variable Speed Trigger: Yes
  • Max Bolt Diameter: N/A

This is an impact driver with 21st century technology. You sync this up with an app on your phone, then from your phone you can control the settings of the impact driver, even switch it off from your phone so no one else can use it. Some may say it’s too much hassle for this type of tool and want something they can pick up and use, not have to spend 5 min setting it up through an app on a phone.

You get four different speed settings.

- Mode 1 is for precision work
- Mode 2 helps prevent damage to fasteners and material
- Mode 3 delivers max performance for the toughest applications
- Mode 4 gives you precision performance via a controlled start speed up to 3,000 rpm

The sum up this impact driver: It has power and modern-day technology all in one package.

milwaukee m18blid-402c

Milwaukee M18 BLID 18v Impact Driver

  • Max Torque: 170Nm 
  • Impacts Per Minute: 3,600
  • Max No Load Speed (RPM): 2,800
  • Brushless Motor: Yes
  • Adjustable Speed Settings: No
  • Variable Speed Trigger: Yes
  • Max Bolt Diameter: M14

This Milwaukee 18v impact driver is a good size, not too big or too small. It has plenty of power, brushless motor, and a metal gear box to ensure long life, and withstand any heavy duty work you throw at it.  It has a one handed bit insert for easy changing of HEX bits, and a bright LED light for good visibility in dark places.

Milwaukee M12BID-202C Sub Compact 12v Impact Driver

Milwaukee M12 BID 12v Impact Driver

  • Max Torque: 112Nm
  • Impacts Per Minute: 3,300
  • Max No Load Speed (RPM): 2,500
  • Brushless Motor: No
  • Adjustable Speed Settings: No
  • Variable Speed Trigger: Yes
  • Max Bolt Diameter: N/A

This impact uses Milwaukee Red lithium ion battery which gives you up to 2x more run time, up to 20% more power, up to 2x more battery life and operates better down to -20C than other lithium-ion technology.

This impact driver is excellent for work that requires precision. It has a good amount of power and works very well in spaces that require you to be more delicate and precise.

What is The Best Milwaukee Impact Driver?

Currently, the best Milwaukee impact driver is the FID2, it is extremely compact, and only measures at 177mm in length. As well as being extremely compact it packs a serious punch with 226Nm of torque, impact rate of 4,300 and no load speed of 3,600. From these stats, you can see this impact driver means business. If you want the best Milwaukee has to offer in the UK, the FID2 is the one.