We put 30+ impact drivers through a wide range of evaluations, and 8 of those land in our search for the best 12V cordless impact driver. When it was all over, two models rose above all the others. SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1389975325257-0′); }); Milwaukee dominates the performance tests with their M12 Fuel Impact Driver and has the most complete feature set to go with it. Unless you’re looking for the absolute lightest weight you can get or something a little easier on your wallet, there’s not a higher performing option in the 12V class. 2nd place overall goes to Skil’s 12V Brushless Impact Driver. Before anyone claims that we put too much weight on value, Skil went toe to toe with Milwaukee on nut-busting torque and finished second in fastening torque. And they did it with an impact driver that’s less than $100 and includes their premium PWRJump rapid charger. Ridgid’s Palm Impact Driver isn’t new to the scene, but it’s still one of the best in awkward spaces. It has the smallest overall footprint of the entire 12V group. This model fits in the palm of your hand and uses forward pressure to activate the mo...