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Best Door locks

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Door locks

Best Door locks

We tested 19 door locks to determine the best-performing models. Our expert lab technicians tested each Door lock based on the following criteria:

  • Kick-in reinforced
  • Picking
  • Kick-in as sold
  • Drilling

Below lists the Door locks that rated best in each of the tests our experts looked for. Learn about how these tests were performed and find out which Door lock is rated best when you subscribe.

Consumer Reports Ratings for Best Door locks

Best Door lock for Kick-in reinforced

Kick-in reinforced is the same test using an aftermarket Box Strike in place of the included strike or, for surface-mount locks, 3-inch screws; models scoring Excellent as sold were not retested.


This Door lock which tested best for Kick-in reinforced has the following features: .

Best Door lock for Picking

Picking shows how well the lock stood up to the lock-picking efforts of our experts.


This Door lock which tested best for Picking has the following features: .

Best Door lock for Kick-in as sold

Resistance to kick-in as sold is how well the lock survived increasingly forceful impacts using the hardware it comes with.


This Door lock which tested best for Kick-in as sold has the following features: .

Best Door lock for Drilling

Drilling shows how well the lock stood up to assaults with a drill.


This Door lock which tested best for Drilling has the following features: .