Product Description

Let’s talk about Makita XT273R in this article. This is a premium Makita product with a lot of features and benefits. When we talk about Makita as a brand, we all have to agree to the fact that Makita is a premium brand and it offers a ton of features too.

The Makita XT273R is no different in terms of the features along with the price. It is important that we combine both the features and the price to get the most out of the product. A unit might have amazing features but if the price doesn’t support the features, there is no point going for it.

Product Features

Let’s quickly look at some of the features of this unit. As the brand is Makita, it has a ton of features. Let’s talk about some of them.

The first one being the very common feature that we see in all Makita product. It is the variable speed feature with both 0-400 RPM as well as the 0-1500 RPM. The 4 pole motor is a great one to have for any individual combo kit and it is a good one to have here too.

The XPT is there (extreme protection technology) which will help you get the dust protection as well as the water protection. Also, we will have to talk about the hammer weight feature. The 3.4 lb unit makes sure that the weight is within the limits. It is important to have a unit with low weight and it is often not understood till you are using the drill. You only get to understand the value of a weight less unit when you are using it.

There are also a few interesting features that you should know about. The star protection computer control is there which will ensure that you do not have to worry about overloading or discharging. Also, the unit protects you from overheating which is a very important feature to have. The overheat protection works very well for the unit in a long term basis. It will make sure that the device is safe and heat protected for life.


Let’s have a quick look at some of the frequently asked questions related to the product. These are questions that are common but need to be answered for a lot of people.

  • How many batteries will I have to use for this device?
    You will have to use two batteries to run the device. This is lithium battery and the battery will stay for a long period of time. This is not one of those cheap batteries that gets faded away a few months later. If taken care of properly, it will last for a long period of time.
  • Do I get the driver bit and socket bit with the main unit?
  • Unfortunately, you don’t get that. The kit does not come with the driver and the socket bit. It comes with the basic unit only.