Makita LXDT04Z Impact Driver Review

Makita LXDT04Z Impact Driver

The Makita LXDT04Z is a compact and lightweight (only 2.5 lbs without battery) impact driver. Despite its small size, it is a powerful impact driver. The Makita 4-pole motor delivers 1,420 inch pound of torque.

Thanks to the variable speed (0-2,300 RPM & 0-3,200 IPM) the Makita LXDT04Z can be used for a wide range of fastening tasks. The 18V LXT lithium-ion batteries (sold separately) are very powerful despite being lightweight.

The rubberized soft grip makes the impact driver comfortable to operate. The Makita LXDT04Z is engineered to be dust and water resistant. It has a built-in LED light which illuminates the work area. All in all, it is a tool well suited for professionals. There are plenty of very good impact drivers on the market, the Makita LXDT04Z is quite clearly one of them.

The Makita LXDT04Z impact driver is covered by a 3 year warranty. Note that you only the get LXDT04Z impact driver, battery and charger are sold separately. If you already have Makita lithium-ion batteries (BL1815 or BL1830) and charger, then you get excellent value for your money.

The customers have given the Makita LXDT04Z a very impressive average rating of 4.9 out of 5. In other words, the customers were very happy with the LXDT04Z impact driver. Virtually everyone said it is a powerful but lightweight impact driver which is very easy to use.


  • Compact and lightweight
  • Powerful
  • Good value for the money


  • Tool only, no battery, no charger included

Makita LXDT04Z Impact Driver Specifications

Hex Shank 1/4″
No Load Speed 0 – 2,300 RPM
Impacts per Minute 0 – 3,200 IPM
Max Torque 1,420 inch pound
Battery 18V LXT Lithium-Ion
Overall Length 5-7/16″
Net Weight (w/battery) 3.3 lbs
Shipping Weight 2.5 lbs

For more details about the Makita LXDT04Z impact driver, check out the LXDT04Z Owner’s Manual.

Note that you only get the impact driver and a tool belt clip (Makita 346449-3), no battery, no charger. If you need batteries and a charger, you can have a look at the Makita LXDT04 Impact Driver kit here. You get two lithium-ion batteries, a rapid charger and a case.

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Information From The Manufacturer
Makita’s 18V Lithium-Ion Cordless Impact Driver has compact design that is only 5-7/16-Inch long and weighs 3.3 pounds. A new re-designed rubberized grip improves more comfort for on the job. The tool belt clip can be attached to both sides of the tool. The 18V LXT Lithium-Ion battery delivers 3X more cycles and charges in only thirty minutes. Makita-built 4-pole motor delivers 1,420-Inch Pound of Max Torque

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