20V MAX* XR® 6-1/2 in. Brushless Cordless Circular Saw (Tool Only)

Product Overview

Take on a variety of cutting applications with the 20V MAX* XR® 6-1/2 in. Cordless Circular Saw. Equipped with a built-in rafter hook, bright LED, and optional dust chute, this saw is powered by a brushless motor that delivers 4,950 rpm. Built for versatility this saw delivers fast, accurate, and consistent cutting.

Additional Features

  • Convenient storage on the jobsite with the built-in rafter hook
  • Added safety: electric brake quickly stops the blade after the trigger is released
  • Increased visibility and cut accuracy with bright led
  • Minimize dust while cutting with the optional dust chute, compatible with the DEWALT® airlock™ system or standard 35 mm dust extractor
  • Compatible with all DEWALT® 20V MAX* and FLEXVOLT® Batteries


  • (1) DCS565 20V MAX* Brushless Cordless 6-1/2 in Circular Saw
  • (1) DWA161218 Saw Blade
  • (1) Blade Change Wrench
  • (1) Optional Dust Chute


Arbor Size
5/8 in
Battery Included
Battery Type
Lithium Ion
Bevel Capacity
Blade Diameter
6-1/2 in
Disc Diameter
6-1/2 in
Led light
Max. Depth of Cut at 45º
1-5/8 in
Max. Depth of Cut at 90º
2-1/8 in
No Load Speed (RPM)
Power Source
Product Height
10.5 in
Product Length
8.5 in
Product Weight
6.3 lbs
Product Width
15.5 in



  • 3 Year Limited Warranty, 1 Year Free Service, 90 Days Satisfaction Guaranteed

We’re confident of the quality of our products, and we’ll repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship within the specified warranty.

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We take extensive measures to ensure all our products are made to the very highest standards and meet all relevant industry regulations.

Support Manual


  • * Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.