MetaboHPT puts on a clinic on how to win a drill shootout. Its compact drill’s balance of competitive speed in high and class-leading soft torque in low expand what we can expect performance in this class. In the midst of all that, it keeps its weight and size in check, doesn’t overlook anything major on its feature set, and comes in at an attractive price. When we strip away the subjective and look solely at the objective data, the Metabo HPT DS18DBFL2 is the most complete cordless drill in its class. We recently tested more than 50 drills of various shapes, sizes, and power ratings in our recent Best Drill Head to Head Review. The Metabo HPT DS18DBFL2 compact drill entered the 18V competition along with its hammer drill counterpart. Rebranding or not, this Metabo HPT 18V cordless compact drill showed up to our shootout with a point to prove. Not only did it muscle its way to the top of our torque tests, but it also showed us how to balance performance and value. MetaboHPT puts on a clinic on how to win a drill shootout. Its compact drill’s balance of competitive speed in high and class-leading soft torque in low expand what we can expect performance in this class. ...