As of 2015, some top-rated cordless power tools are the DeWalt 20V Max lithium Ion 5-tool Kit, Bosch 18V Lithium Ion 4-Tool Combo Kit and the Milwaukee M18 Cordless Lithium-Ion 4-Tool Combo Kit, according to Gear Patrol. For those who just want to focus on drills, the Craftsman 19.2V 315.119100, DeWalt 18V DC927, Hitachi 18V DS 18DL and Makita 18V BHP454 are good cordless options, adds Popular Mechanics.
One of the top-rated cordless power tool kits is the DeWalt 20V Max lithium Ion 5-tool Kit, which includes an impact driver, hammer drill, circular saw, reciprocating saw and light. The impact driver contains LED lights and boasts a light, well-balanced weight. The hammer drill has three speed settings. The Bosch 18V Lithium Ion 4-Tool Combo Kit has a light, reciprocating and circular saw as well, but it contains a combination drill and impact driver that has two speed settings.
Makita boasts the 18V BHP454 model, one of the top cordless drills with a high-torque motor. Although it weighs in at nearly 5 pounds, it is well-balanced and easy to use. The drill can be used as an impact driver with the slide of a switch. Weighing in at over 5 pounds, another of the top-rated models, the DeWalt 18V DC927, handles well and offers a builder three speeds.