Updated February 21, 2019 by Quincy Miller

The 6 Best Universal Socket Wrenches

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Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

This wiki has been updated 8 times since it was first published in February of 2019. Regardless of whether you're a full-time mechanic or just an occasional DIY-er, a good socket wrench is likely to be one of your most-used tools. The only problem is that finding the right attachment for the job at hand can be tedious and time consuming. If you have one of these universal models, though, you never need to struggle again, as they're able to instantly conform to nearly any bolt. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best universal socket wrench on Amazon.

6. Z Zanmax

5. Dfute 360

4. Dia-Grip Multifunctional

3. QST Magic Spanner

2. Kusonkey Professional

1. RAK Multi-Function

Editor's Notes

February 18, 2019:

The smartly-designed handle on the RAK Multi-Function went a long way towards helping it claim the top spot (and all the extra included hardware didn't hurt, either). We favored durable models as well, but be forewarned that none of the models on this list are likely to be able to stand round-the-clock use. They're all inexpensive enough, however, that you shouldn't go bankrupt even if you need to replace them once or twice a year. We included the Dfute 360 despite its different appearance to appease traditionalists who want the sturdiest sockets possible.

Quincy Miller
Last updated on February 21, 2019 by Quincy Miller

After getting his bachelor’s from the University of Texas, Quincy Miller moved out to Los Angeles, where he soon found work as a copywriter and researcher, specializing in health and wellness topics for a major online media brand. Quincy is also knowledgeable about home improvement, as he’s had extensive experience with everything from insulation to power tools to emergency room trips, sometimes in that order. Sharing a home with three dogs and a couple of cats has forced Quincy to learn as much as he can about pet supplies, animal nutrition and, most importantly, the best ways to tackle the mountains of fur that accumulate in every corner of your home.

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