Best New Ryobi Tools – July 2024 Update

Ryobi 20-foot Airgrip Laser Level

While the ELL1004 isn’t Ryobi’s first laser level, it certainly brings all the basics to help you with home improvement projects like hanging shelves or wall art. It has a 20-foot range, projecting angles from 0° – 45° in both directions. It also features horizontal and vertical integrated bubble levels to make sure you get accurate level readings in a variety of orientations. The best part is that it attaches to most flat surfaces using AirGrip vacuum sealing technology, leaving no damage to your walls when the project is done.

  • Model: Ryobi ELL1004
  • Attaches to surfaces without tape, pins, or tacks
  • Damage-free mounting
  • 20-foot laser range
  • Powered by 2 AAA batteries

Price: $39.97

Ryobi 18V One+ HP SwiftClean Wet/Dry Stick Vacuum

Most people with kids and/or pets keep their vacuum and mop on stand-by for any accidents and messes, but what if you could combine both tools into one cleaning solution? Enter the Ryobi 18V One+ HP SwiftClean Wet/Dry Stick Vacuum, which delivers 2-in-1 cleaning power for both wet and dry messes. This is Ryobi’s first stick vacuum with SwiftClean technology, featuring dual tanks to keep your clean and dirty water separated. Plus, a self-cleaning mode lets you flush your vacuum with clean water to take the dirty work out of maintenance.

  • Model: PBLSV747
  • 2-in-1 wet/dry cleaning
  • Ideal for sealed hard floors, such as tile, LVP, LVT, stone, and more
  • Self-cleaning mode
  • 10-inch cleaning width
  • Compatible with all Ryobi 18V batteries
  • Kit includes cleaning formula, two roller bars, two filters, and self-cleaning stand

Price: $329 bare, $379 kit with a 4.0Ah battery and charger

Ryobi 40V HP Brushless 1200 PSI 1.0GPM Pressure Washer

The third battery-powered model in Ryobi’s lineup of pressure washers, the RY40HPPW12 is also the smallest. While it might not offer as much cleaning power as some of the brand’s other models, this pressure washer delivers up to 1200 PSI and 1.0 GPM, making it ideal for light- to medium-duty cleaning tasks like washing your car and cleaning grime off of outdoor surfaces. It offers up to 40 minutes of runtime when used with a 12.0Ah battery.

  • Model: Ryobi RY40HPPW12
  • Water pressure: 1200 PSI
  • Water flow rate: 1.0 GPM
  • Runtime: up to 40 minutes
  • Eco mode
  • Includes three nozzles (15°, Turbo, soap)

Price: $199 bare

Ryobi 18V One+ High Performance EDGE Tabless Batteries

Ryobi’s new 18V High Performance Edge battery pack incorporates some new technology, including the use of tabless 21700 cells. This upgrade will deliver more power while running cooler, as well as more runtime and a longer lifespan. Since Ryobi’s 18V One+ system now boasts over 300 products, backward compatibility is also a plus since older tools will also be able to benefit from the performance boost these batteries will provide. At the time of writing, the Edge batteries are slated for a summer 2024 launch.

  • Amperage: 4Ah
  • Battery platform: 18V One+
  • Tabless cell technology
  • Forward and backward compatible

Price: TBA

Ryobi 18V One+ Bucket Top Wet Dry Vacuum PCL732

The Ryobi 18V Bucket Top Wet/Dry Vacuum transforms most 5-gallon buckets into a vacuum canister in seconds. At the time of writing, Ryobi is the only major power tool brand to introduce a bucket-top vacuum to its lineup. Since it’s part of the 18V One+ battery system, you also won’t be tethered down to a power outlet while you work. This tool’s lightweight, 4.25-pound design lets you easily transport it between your home, car, and shop to clean up wet and dry messes cord-free.

  • Model: Ryobi PCL732
  • Airflow: up to 45 CFM
  • Sealed suction: up to 32 IOW
  • Hose length: 4 feet
  • Hose diameter: 1 1/4-inch
  • Wet/dry vacuuming

Price: $59.97 bare; $119 with a 4.0Ah battery and charger

Ryobi USB Lithium Multi-Head Screwdriver Kit

Ryobi’s 4V USB Lithium lineup consists of a variety of compact handheld tools for homeowners and DIYers, even hosting some fairly niche tools like the USB Lithium Foam Cutter. Adding to this roster is the Multi-Head Screwdriver, which includes three interchangeable heads for access and control in tight spaces. It provides speeds of up to 200 RPM, so while it’s not going to be a replacement for your cordless drill, it’ll still make quick work of small fastening jobs such as hardware installation and furniture assembly where a full-sized drill would be too bulky or powerful.

  • Model: Ryobi FVD51K
  • Max speed: 200 RPM
  • Three head attachments
    • 1/4-inch hex
    • Right angle
    • Offset
  • Powered by Ryobi USB Lithium battery

Price: $49.97 kit with a USB Lithium battery, charging cord, and several attachments

Ryobi 40V HP 20-inch Whisper Series Hybrid Air Cannon RY40HF01

The 40V RY40HF01 20-inch Air Cannon is Ryobi’s most powerful cordless fan to date. It delivers up to 6300 CFM of airflow on high that can be felt more than 60 feet away, making it ideal for jobsites, warehouses, and recreational activities. On the lowest setting, this fan boasts over 34 hours of runtime using a 40V 12Ah battery. If you’d like all-day runtime, you can also hook up an extension cord to keep the air flowing. Better still, as part of Ryobi’s Whisper Series, this fan has a noise level of less than 60 dB(A) on high.

  • Model: Ryobi RY40HF01
  • Max airflow: 6300 CFM
  • 3 speed settings
  • 180° pivoting head
  • 6-inch all-terrain wheels
  • Powered by Ryobi 40V battery or extension cord

Price: $229 bare

Ryobi 18V One+ 3/8-inch Drill Kit PCL201K1

The Ryobi 3.8-inch PCL201K1 drill hits a price point of under $60— and that’s including a battery and charger! While it may not have all of the bells and whistles of Ryobi’s more powerful drills, this model still fills an important space in the brand’s lineup with top speeds reaching 600 RPM. If you only need a drill a few times a year to handle small household tasks, the PCL201K1 can make quick work of drilling holes and driving screws without breaking the bank. It even made my pick for the best budget drill in the Best Ryobi Drills article!

  • Model: Ryobi PCL201K1
  • 3/8-inch keyless chuck
  • Max speed: 600 RPM
  • Weight: 2.8 pounds
  • Brushed motor

Price: $59.97 kit with a 1.5Ah battery and charger

Ryobi 2500 PSI/1.2GPM Electric Pressure Washer RY142500

Ryobi 2500 PSI/1.2GPM Electric Pressure Washer RY142500

Ryobi’s newest electric pressure washer continues the trend of using an AC brushless motor to get higher performance. Certified by the PWMA, this model hits 2500 PSI and 1.2GPM. With a price tag of just under $300, this performance level is proving to be the sweet spot between high performance and price. On one hand, it’s hitting solid entry-level gas performance levels without the gas engine headaches. On the other, it’s $100 less than some of the electric models that are pushing PSI higher numbers.

  • Brushless AC motor
  • 2500 PSI
  • 1.2 GPM
  • New ergonomic wand
  • Onboard soap dispenser

Price: $299

Ryobi 40V HP Brushless 24-Inch Hedge Trimmer RY40HG01

Ryobi 40V HP Brushless 24-Inch Hedge Trimmer RY40HG01

Among the best new Ryobi tools, the 40V line of outdoor power equipment is expanding with a new 24-inch cordless hedge trimmer that includes the hedge sweep attachment. What’s important about this model is that its brushless motor sports knives with a 1-inch cut capacity and more power than 19cc gas models. Using the 2.0Ah battery that comes in the kit, you can expect to trim for more than 45 minutes.

  • 24-inch dual action knives
  • 1-inch cut capacity
  • HedgeSweep debris remover
  • Compatible with all Ryobi 40V batteries

Price: $129 bare tool, $179 kit with a 2.0Ah battery and charger (launches January 2024)

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