Consensus on the best pocket knife is mixed. However, several manufacturers, such as Spyderco and Benchmade, are well regarded and produce durable knives of high quality.
According to Kniferating.com, Spyderco makes some of the highest-rated pocket knives available. Benchmade also offers a wide variety of high-quality blades. As of July 2014, the highest-rated knife on Best Pocket Knife Today, which rates pocket knives as they are released and constantly updates its list, is the Benchmade Griptilian, prized for its ergonomics and versatility. The second-highest rated knife is the Spyderco Tenacious thanks to features like smooth blade deployment and self-adjustable pivot tension.