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September 23, 2021

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Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Review HPHD25B

Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Review

Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Steps Up Performance In A Big Way

Hart’s 20V system is full of useful cordless tools for taking care of the to-do list around your house. When you’re ready to take your game to the next level, the Hart 20V brushless hammer drill offers a boost in performance, runtime, and life.


Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Performance

Hart moves into the same performance level as professional hammer drills with this model. With its 2-speed gearbox boasting 500 RPM in low and 2100 RPM in high, it has plenty of speed.

Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Review

There’s also some muscle to back it up—650 in-lbs worth. When you need to drill concrete, brick, or other masonry, you can make quick work of it with 31,000 BPM in hammer drill mode.


There’s a gentle side to the brushless motor’s performance as well. When you need more control over fastening depth, 24 clutch positions give you control when precision matters.

Putting all of that together, you get Hart’s most capable drill to date. Using it around the shop and putting it through a few tests, it really does have the chops to handle the same tasks we use our professional-grade tools for.

Hart Brushless Hammer Drill Design Notes

Size and Weight

A quick glance at this drill and you might think it’s too compact for the performance stats it’s posting. It’s 7.5 inches from tip to tail and noticeably shorter than some of Hart’s early offerings.

As for the weight, it’s 3.38 pounds bare and a 2.0Ah battery brings it up to 4.19 pounds.

Auxilliary Handle

If this is your first big drill upgrade, you might not be used to having a side handle. It’s incredibly important, though. With the amount of torque this hammer drill produces and the accessories it’s capable of drilling with, there’s a greater chance you can bind a bit and get a wrist or elbow injury if the drill turns on you.

Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Aux Handle

Anytime you’re working in low gear (which has the highest torque), screw the side handle into the side that’s most comfortable for you. It gives you a stable position to control the drill under heavier loads.

All-Metal Chuck

Hart turns to a 1/2-inch metal chuck that’s significant for a couple of reasons. First, a metal chuck is more durable than the plastic ones we see on entry-level drills. The 1/2-inch capacity is noteworthy because you’re able to use a broader range of bits, including self-feed bits that don’t fit in a 3/8-inch chuck.

Additional Features

  • Reversible belt hook
  • LED light

Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Price

This Hart 20V brushless hammer drill comes in at a very reachable $148.00 kitted with a 2.0Ah battery. The kit also includes a charger and soft carrying case for easy storage. This is a pretty good deal for a brushless hammer drill, especially considering the wide range of compatible 20V Hart tools that work with the same battery.

However, if don’t need all of the speed and muscle this model has, Hart’s brushed hammer drill kit is well under $100.

Hart offers a 3-year limited warranty on their 20V lineup with a 90-day defect return policy.

The Bottom Line

When it comes right down to it, Hart’s 20V brushless hammer drill is a great bang for your buck. It’s a big upgrade over the brushed version and has the performance to handle any repairs and home improvement projects on your list. If you’re looking for a drill to tackle tough jobs without breaking the bank, take our word for it and give Hart a shot.

Check out the full line of Hart Tools by clicking here!

Hammer Drill Vs. Rotary Hammer

Don’t know the difference? Check out our article which highlights the proper applications and key differences of these tools.

Hart Brushless Hammer Drill Specifications

  • Model: Hart HPHD25B
  • 2-speed gearbox
  • 24-postion clutch
  • 0-500 RPM(Low), 0-2100 RPM(High)
  • Up to 650 in-lbs of torque
  • Up to 31,000 BPM
  • Bare Weight: 3.38lbs
  • Weight With 2Ah Battery: 4.19lbs
  • Assembled Dimensions(L x W x H): 8.39 x 4.25 x 10.64 Inches

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Jake Plank

Been waiting for HART to come out with a drill with an all metal chuck! The reduction in size compared to the current brushless drill driver is a big selling point for me to…can’t wait to get my hands on it!!

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