Bosch has a newer 18v Li-Ion model – the Bosch DDH181-01.
We give the Bosch 37618-01 18v cordless drill an 9.0 overall rating. The best attribute of this model is its above-average torque of 650 in-lbs. That is more than enough to rip through any task you give it. It also features a Durashield housing that will not crack when dropped. Those features and more is why we rank this as one of the top cordless drills for professionals to buy.
Much like the other brands high performance 18v models, this one is expensive with a price tag in the mid to upper $200s. It is also a little bit heavier than average at 5.5 lbs.
Overall we highly recommend this drill for professionals.
|Specs||18v Class Average|
|Style||High Performance Cordless Drill|
|Weight||5.5 lbs||4.5 lbs|
|Max Torque||650 in-lbs||490 in-lbs|
|Max Speed||1800 RPM||1600 RPM|
|Chuck Type||Keyless, Ratcheting|
|Charge Rating||2.6Ah||1.8 Ah|
|Charge Time||30 min||45 min|
|Warranty||3 years tool, 2 year battery||2 years|