Best Full-Size Polymer Handgun

Polymer Pistols are known for being lightweight, durable and very reliable. In this ranking we look at full-size Polymer Pistols and judge them on qualities that are important for those choosing a duty weapon or self defense firearm.

KEY
POOR
AVERAGE
GOOD
VERY GOOD
EXCELLENT
RANK
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Product Name Smith & Wesson M&P Heckler & Koch P30 Glock 17, 22 & 21 CZ SP-01 Phantom Springfield XDM Review Beretta PX4 Storm Ruger SR FN Herstal FNX Walther PPQ Sig Sauer SP2022
Overall Rating
MSRP $569-$727 $1,054 $599 $595 $669 $575 $529 $699 $599 $577
Accuracy
Disassembly
Durability
Ergonomics
Fit/Finish
Recoil
Reliability
Reloading
Sights
Trigger
SPECIFICATIONS
Overall Length 7.5″ 6.99″ 7.95″ 8.15″ 8″ 7.6″ 7.55 – 8″ 7.4 – 7.87″ 7.1″ 7.4″
Barrel Length 4.25″ 3.86″ 4.48″ 4.61″ 4.5″ 4″ 4.14 – 4.50″ 4 – 4.5″ 4″ 3.9″
Width 1.2″ 1.37″ 1.18″ 1.46″ 1.26″ 1.5″ 1.27″ 1.54″ 1.3″ 1.4″
Weight 24oz 26.01oz 22.05oz 28.8oz 32oz 27.7 – 28.2oz 27.5 – 30.15oz 21.9 – 33.2oz 21.7oz 29oz
Made In: USA Germany Austria Czech Crotia Italy USA USA Germany N/A
CAPACITIES
9mm 17 15 17 18 19 17 17 17 15 15
.40 S&W 15 15 15 N/A 16 14 15 14 12 12
.45 ACP 10 N/A 13 N/A 13 10 10 14 N/A N/A
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