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Hitachi 18-Volt Li-ion 1/2-Inch Cordless Drill/Driver

Price: 109

The Hitachi 18-Volt Li-ion 1/2-Inch Cordless Drill/Driver is covered for life by Hitachi’s comprehensive warranty. It provides 460 pounds of torque, 22 drive settings, and a variable two-speed motor, making this one of the most versatile tools on the list. Its fast-changing keyless chuck minimized delay between projects while the included LED job light showers you in illumination so you can work even when the power is out. Weighing in at just 3.5 pounds, the Hitachi was designed for all-day use. A metal belt hook keeps this handy tool within reach at all times. Hitachi’s history of innovation started with coal mining equipment back in 1948; this Japanese company continues to make some of the world’s most durable tools.

Top Product Features

  • 1.5 Ah li-ion battery delivers consistent power
  • Bonus adjustable work light
  • 10-year product warranty
  • Up to 1500 RPM speed

Product Reviews

  • "With 460 pounds/inch torque, this Hitachi drill has an average amount of power and reaches speeds of up 1,800 RPM.  However, it also comes with features such as variable speed and a light for jobs that require illumination. This drill weighs less than four pounds and has a robust 18V battery." –
  • "The Hitachi 18-Volt Compact Pro Driver Drill offers amazing power, 460 in/lbs of torque. Couple that with a 22-setting variable clutch.  It weighs 3.5 pounds with the battery inserted, and the balance is excellent, allowing you to work comfortably for long periods of time." –
  • "Experts and owner say the Hitachi DS18DSAL is the cordless drill to beat, praising its range of features, versatility, and power. This 18-volt model is available with either a brushed motor or a slightly pricier, more efficient brushless motor." –