Model # XFD01CW

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Makita 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2 in. Cordless Compact Drill Kit


18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2 in. Cordless Compact Drill Kit

  • 3-year limited warranty on tool
  • 3-year limited warranty also on battery and charger
  • LXT lithium-ion battery provides longer run time

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Product Overview

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Feature 1

Includes drill, two Li-ion batteries, charger and tool case

Feature 2

Makita-built 4-pole motor delivers 480 in. lbs. of max torque and 290 in. lbs. of PTI torque

Feature 3

Compact and ergonomic design measures only 7-9/16 in. long at 3.3 lbs. to reduce user fatigue

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18 volts

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Max Speed


1,500 RPM

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batteries included


2 li-ion


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3 Year


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The Makita 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2 in. Cordless Compact Drill Kit (XFD01CW) delivers power, performance and superior ergonomics in a compact size. Weighing only 3.3 lbs. the drill includes the 18-Volt compact lithium-ion battery that reaches a full charge in only 15 minutes on the ENERGY STAR qualified Rapid Optimum Charger. The charger communicates with a built-in battery chip to control current, voltage and temperature for optimized battery life.

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  • Includes drill, 2-Volt-18-Volt compact lithium-ion batteries (BL1815), charger (DC18RC) and tool case
  • Makita built 4-pole motor delivers 480 in. lbs. of maximum torque and 290 in. lbs. of PTI torque
  • Variable 2-speed design (0-400 and 0-1500 RPM) covers a wide range of drilling and driving applications
  • Built-in LED light with afterglow illuminates the work area
  • Compact and ergonomic design measures only 7-9/16 in. long at 3.3 lbs. for reduced user fatigue
  • Redesigned rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job
  • 18-Volt compact battery charges in only 15 minutes, four times faster than NiCd batteries
  • Battery features low self-discharge for use any time, with 16 firm-holding contact terminals for constant high power
  • Charger has built-in fan to cool battery, which helps produce more lifetime work
  • Accepts Makita's 18-Volt LXT lithium-ion battery for even longer run time
  • Charger earned ENERGY STAR label for meeting strict energy-efficient guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and US Department of Energy (DOE)
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Includes: (2) 18-Volt compact lithium-ion battery (BL1815), lithium-ion rapid optimum charger (DC18RC), tool case
  • Note: product may vary by store
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Customer Questions & Answers

how many batteries come with the 18-VOLT LITHIUM-ION 1/2 IN. CORDLESS COMPACT DRILL KIT

Asked by: dadof3
I got 2 w mine and a charger
Answered by: timmy
Date published: 2016-03-30

Does the drill it's self have a light on it? Also, is the flashlight LEDS or regular bulb? Thanks.

Asked by: Frogfur
It's LED and is built in. It's flush, so no worry about damage.
Answered by: russg
Date published: 2016-07-06

is this drill compatible with higher capacity 3/4/5Ah battery packs?

Asked by: Nick
Yes, I have higher capacity batteries I have used interchangably. The chargers are interchangable as well.
Answered by: TurboChemist
Date published: 2016-04-07

Made in China or Anjo, Japan ?

Asked by: Nick
Anjo is the location of the company. The drill is made in China.
Answered by: russg
Date published: 2016-07-06
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Customer Reviews

18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2 in. Cordless Compact Drill Kit is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 64.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Great drill. Bad battreries. Drill worked as expected. I have owned Makita products for years in fact my first cordless was a Makita 9.6 v and lasted us about 10 years I was impressed. Now with lithium ion being the new all that battery I was excited to get a new Makita. It worked great the first year then just after 1 year one battery wouldnt charge so I went to Home Depot sorry out of warranty they told me. A new battery is 84.99 however a promo kit drill and one battery was 99.99 so I bought that. Now a little over a year later both batteries don't charge. Google it a big problem but Makita won't do a thing. By by Makita hello Rigid lifetime battery warranty.
Date published: 2016-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product Bought this for my son-in-law as a Christmas gift. I knew of the quality as I had used one like it before. He is thrilled with it. My only issue with the purchase is the fact that Home Depot shipped it in the carrying case with no protection. It got scuffed up during shipping. Carrying cases for power tools get that way. But brand new gifts should NEVER arrive that way. C'mon man, can't afford a box?
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little drill I bought this drill 2 years ago and used it hard since. It is very light weight and has enough power for most uses. This week it final gave up and burned up the clutch, due to me as I abuse everything. I have dropped it off a roof a few times, used it in rain storms and after I replace the clutch it will keep going. Excellent little drill!
Date published: 2014-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Last drill you'll ever buy I've had this drill for about two years and have yet to be disappointed. I am a telecom installer and use the drill primarily with hole saws and installing drywall anchors. I've had the drill fall off a two-story roof and a bumper driving down the street with hardly a scratch. I'm guessing that it must be reinforced with adamantium. The only bothersome things about this drill are a lack of a built-in bubble level and a charge indicator on the batteries. I would definitely purchase again if somehow I ever had to.
Date published: 2016-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best buy The drill was preassembled and is very easy to use. I like the light weight and the led light on the tip that lights up your work area .
Date published: 2016-03-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Premature Battery Failure You may want to think twice before buying this kit. After very limited use, and shortly after the warranty expired, one of the two batteries died. I'm seeing numerous instances of this in the reviews, so I'd think that the company would initiate a recall. Not good for Makita's otherwise pretty good reputation.
Date published: 2015-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from white Makita Great design, works well with most attachments. Not big on the color though. But a great buy.
Date published: 2016-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy with purchase Drill is light weight and easy to use - very convenient - especially the light.
Date published: 2016-05-03
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