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Score Product Price Our Take
83
$170
Editors' Choice Award
The sky-high standard by which other multi tools are compared.
76
$120
The Surge pulls no punches: it optimizes for function at the cost of portability.
75
$100
Best Buy Award
All you should need, with proven pedigree, at a forgiving price.
75
$140
Typical feature set packaged in a fundamentally different hinged package.
74
$80
The Skeletool is clever and clean, with only a few tools, all of which are executed well.
66
$116
As a tool for a professional working with his or her hands, the PowerAssist is excellent.
63
$105
This is a slick product with European flair and a useful, standard suite of features.
60
$110
Top Pick Award
The pliers are great and the secondary tools are useful - but limited.
57
$109
Top Pick Award
A clever multi-tool that, for the right subset of the population, is exactly what you need.
53
$60
Best Buy Award
An everyday carry tool packed with function - all at an excellent price.
50
$100
As a functional, ratcheting screw bit driver, this tool excels. A niche multi-tool.
50
$21
Top Pick Award
For daily carry and occasional use, the tiny Dime is just the ticket.
46
$48
A basic, affordable multi-tool for simple tasks and light repairs. It is small for unobtrusive portability.
44
$35
A small, keychain-ready piece of equipment you can keep with you all the time for everyday tasks.
37
$40
This is a good value and well built, with almost all the functions we look for in a multi-tool.