Item Overview

This 20V MAX* cordless unit includes one 1/2 in. DeWALT 20V Max XR (DCD996P2) Hammer Drill/Driver and 2 EA* 5.0Ah batteries, charger, and hard case. This hammer drill comes outfitted with a heavy-duty ratcheting nitro-carburized metal chuck with carbide inserts for predominant piece gripping strength and a high-capability brushless engine that passes on up to 57% more runtime over brushed. The DCD996 features a 3-mode Drove providing light in dull or confined spaces and is 20X more splendid than the past model.

Technical Details

Part NumberDCD996P2
Item Weight10 pounds
Product Dimensions11 x 4 x 17 inches
Item model numberDCD996P2
Batteries2 Lithium-ion batteries required. (included)
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
StyleDrill kit
Power SourceBattery Powered
Voltage20 Volts
Item Package Quantity1
Type of BulbLED
Measurement SystemMetric
Included Components(1) DCD996 – 20V MAX* XR Lithium Ion Brushless Premium 3-Speed Hammer drill, (2) DCB205 – 20V MAX* XR High-Capacity Li-Ion Batteries (5.0Ah), Charger, Belt Hook, 360° side handle, Kitbox
Batteries Included?Yes
Batteries Required?Yes
Battery Cell TypeLithium Ion
Warranty Description3-year limited warranty


At simply 8.4 ins long and 4.7 lbs. DEWALT’s Top-notch 3-Speed Hammer drill (DCD996) includes up to 2.8x quicker application speed at 0-38, 250 BPM, and 2,250 RPM, is up to 82% all the more remarkable, and gives up to 2.8X more run time. The 20V MAX XR Hammer drill (DCD996) highlights a ground-breaking brushless engine that provisions 820 Units of Watts Out (UWO) for a quicker application speed.

Featuring solid nitro-carburized metal ratcheting chucks and agreeable handle grasps, these devices are Ensured Intense for toughness on the Place of work and include covered and fixed changes that help to oppose moisture and dust contamination. Made in the USA with global materials. 0-38, 250 BPM for fast drilling in masonry materials.3-Mode LED lighting.


  • Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye protection. Protective equipment such as dust mask, nonskid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
  • Do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it on and off. Any power tool that cannot be controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
  • Disconnect the plug from the power source and/or the battery pack from the power tool before making any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of starting the power tool accidentally


What is the torque on this drill?

DeWalt’s no longer use torque to rate the power of drills. Now they use unit watts out or UWO. UWO is the maximum power output for a drilling system. It takes into account the efficiency of the entire drill system (transmission, clutch, and chuck). UWO measures the power of the drill at the chuck. The DCD996 has 820 UWO.

Can I drill concrete with a DEWALT (DCD996P2) 20V MAX XR Hammer cordless drill?

The right instruments make it very straightforward. A hammer drill is ideal anyway a standard drill can be used if you beat the weight yourself. For small situations so to speak.

The uplifting news is – you don’t should be an expert to drill openings in a block of concrete. Concrete is found to be extraordinarily hard which is worked up of various parts like sand, gravel, and small crushed stones. Concerning drilling, it is absolutely not exactly equivalent to drilling a brick. In particular, we need to get the right drill and the right drilling bits.

What is DeWalt 20v MAX XR?

The DCD791B 20V MAX* XR Li-Particle Smaller Brushless Drill/Driver is lightweight and minimal for working in restricted spaces for extensive stretches of time. Rapid transmission conveys 2-speed varieties allowing users to pick the degree of execution required for different applications. Solace grasp adds equilibrium and control.

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