makita dcl182z review

Makita DCL182Z Review – 18V Vacuum Cleaner

makita dcl182z review

Makita DCL182Z Review

Many are the uses of a vacuum cleaner, but add efficiency and convenience when your vacuum cleaner is cordless. Makita have fused cordless convenience and superb convenience in the DCL182Z vacuum cleaner, producing a lightweight cleaner with which you reach anywhere you want, the wall or higher furniture. The unit is battery powered, meaning you do not have to be tethered to the socket and can even work outdoors. It is an energy saver, giving you great run time and you do not have to worry about it stopping halfway.

Being lightweight, Makita DCL182Z is portable and excellent for home or office use. It features a battery protection system that will protect your battery from overcharging control its temperature and its circuit protection will prolong battery life cycle and the overall battery life. It accepts Makita 18V Li-ion batteries thus you can interchange them will your other Makita tools.

Makita brought button technology along this time around, and an easy-access front cover as well as a high/low volume control are under your control, at the touch of the relevant button. The unit is designed to produce minimal noise and a large dust capacity for your heavy duty needs.

With two suction levels optionally used, the vacuum cleaner is suitable for cleaning your upholstery and stairs or even for workshop use. You can now tell when you need a recharge with a battery capacity display. It is also comfortable to use with vibration-absorbing soft rubber grip. With a dust bag, the cleaner has a dust/debris capacity of 0.5 liter and 0.33 liter without one. A maximum air flow of 27.2 and 37.8 cubic feet per meter when on Low and High respectively, you can be guaranteed of all the suction capacity you need. It has up to 40 minutes’ low runtime on Low mode and also features an LED battery power lamp. You will however have to buy batteries and a charger separately, which is an additional expense.

Makita DCL182Z - Pros & Cons


  • 40 minute run-time on low mode with 3.0Ah battery
  • LED battery power warning lamp


  • This model comes without batteries or charger in a cardboard box.