Whether you are choosing a new gun to add to your growing collection or this is your first handgun purchase you probably want to make sure you are choosing the right firearm for your needs. With a variety of manufacturers and gun models choosing one can get overwhelming if you haven’t done your research.
Lucky for you, you’ve stumbled upon this article and are one step closer to choosing your next handgun. This article is all about Sig Sauers. There are a lot of Sig Sauers so we’ve narrowed down this list to the top 10 Sig Sauers for concealed carry. So, if you are interested in purchasing a Sig Sauer keep on reading.
If you are a first time handgun buyer and don’t know what you should be looking for, hop over to this article for some tips on buying your first handgun. Let’s get into talking about Sig Sauers. In 1853 the company began in Switzerland as a wagon factory. But when presented with the opportunity to develop a state of the art rifle for the Swiss Army their company focus shifted. In 1985 SIGARMS was born and they have continued to expand their line of pistols and rifles.
These guns are known for their reliability and are an extremely popular choice by law enforcement and concealed carriers around the world. Each of the Sig Sauers we have chosen for this list are great options for concealed carry firearms from the Sig family.
Starting off with number 10 on our list we have the Sig Sauer SP2022. This full sized, polymer framed, striker fired pistol is chambered in 9mm. It was introduced in the late 90s and is still used by military and law enforcement today.
The SP2022 features SigLight night sights and an integrated accessory rail. Weighing only 29 ounces unloaded, this pistol is easily concealed. It comes standard with a 15 round magazine but is available in a California compliant option that fits a 10 round magazine.
For more information on the Sig Sauer SP2022 visit Sig’s website here. Or if you are looking for holsters because you already own this popular pistol check out our holster options for the SP2022 here.
Coming in at number 9 we have the Sig Sauer P226. This full sized double/single-action pistol is typically chambered in 9mm but is available in .40 S&W or .357 SIG. Before the release of the P365, the P226 was one of the most popular concealed carry pistols. The full size frame of this pistol is still used by military and law enforcement.
The P226 features decocking and slide catch levers and a short reset trigger. Weighing only 34 ounces unloaded, this compact pistol is still popular for concealed carry. It comes standard with a 15 round magazine but is available with a 10 round magazine for states with capacity restrictions.
Next up we have number 8, the Sig Sauer P229. This is a compact double/single-action pistol typically chambered in 9mm but is also available in .40 S&W or .357 SIG. If you are familiar with the P226 this is a similar gun in a smaller frame.
The P229 features an accessory rail and full cocking serrations on the rear slide. Weighing only 34.4 ounces unloaded, this pistol has proven reliability. It comes standard with a 10 round magazine and is available in a few different models.
Moving on up our list we have number 7, the Sig Sauer P238. This is a micro-compact single-action-only pistol chambered in 380 Auto. This extremely compact pistol is modeled after the 1911.
The P238 features night sights and an ambidextrous thumb safety. Weighing only 15.2 ounces unloaded, this pistol is definitely one of the smallest on our list. The P238 comes standard with a 6 round magazine.
Next on our list at number 6 is the Sig Sauer 1911s. The traditional style 1911 has a few modern touches while maintaining the classic ergonomics and exceptional accuracy. These pistols are chambered in 45 Auto and are available in a variety of models and sizes.
Weighing between 35 ounces and 41.6 ounces unloaded 1911s are not the easiest to conceal but they are still popular. These single action only pistols come standard with 8 round magazines.
We are halfway through our list, so coming in at number 5 is the Sig Sauer P938. This is a micro compact, single-action-only, semi-automatic pistol chambered in 9mm. It is the brother to the P238 and is also modeled after the 1911.
The P938 features a magazine and slide stop lever with an ambidextrous safety. Weighing only 16 ounces unloaded this ultra compact pistol is great for concealed carry. It comes standard with a 6 round single stack magazine.
Next up we have number 4 the Sig Sauer P320. These popular striker fired pistols feature a crisp trigger and are available in both compact and full size models. The P320 is available in 9mm, .357 SIG, .40 S&W, or .45 ACP.
Depending on the caliber and size model you select each pistol's weight and magazine capacity can vary. All P320 models are available in a state compliant model with a 10 round magazine.
3. P320X Series
We’ve made it to the top 3, and sitting at number 3 is the Sig Sauer’s P320 XSeries. This series of compact pistols are available in a few models including compact and full size. These pistols include many of the same features as the standard P320 but have an enhanced grip module and trigger guard. These striker fired pistols are chambered in 9mm and use the factory XRAY3 front and rear sights that Sig fans know and love.
The P320 XSeries pistols range in weight from 25.3 ounces to 29.6 ounces, making them all easy to conceal for most people. They come standard with a 15 or 17 round magazine but are available in state compliant 10 round models.
For more information on the Sig Sauer P320 XCompact visit Sig’s website here. Or if you are looking for holsters because you already own this popular pistol check out our holster options for the P320 XCompact here.
Number 2 on our list is the Sig Sauer P365 XL. As the name implies this is the big brother to the Sig Sauer P365 standard. The P365 and P365 XL are known for their exceptional factory sights and triggers. The shootability of this 9mm striker fired pistol makes it a great option for both the range and concealed carry.
The P365 XL is available either with or without the external thumb safety. Weighing only 20.7 ounces unloaded, this pistol comes standard with a 12 round magazine but is available in a state compliant 10 round model. This pistol can be a great option if you love the P365 but just want a little more from the pistol.
For more information on the Sig Sauer P365 XL visit Sig’s website here. Or if you are looking for holsters because you already own this popular pistol check out our holster options for the Sig Sauer P365 XL here.
Now for the one you have all been waiting for, earning the title of top Sig Sauer concealed carry pistol is the P365. This micro compact pistol is chambered in 9mm and has very smooth shooting only adding to its lovability. It features the factory trigger and sights that customers know and love.
Weighing only 17.8 ounces the P365 is a great option for concealed carry. It uses a 10 round magazine and is available with or without a thumb safety. Overall there are a lot of reasons why people love the Sig Sauer P365.
For more information on the Sig Sauer P365 visit Sig’s website here. Or if you are looking for holsters because you already own this popular pistol check out our holster options for the Sig Sauer P365 here.
Selecting a concealed carry gun can be a challenging task. Research, knowing what features your gun needs to have, and a quality gun salesman can all help make it easier. We hope this blog has given you a better idea of what popular Sig Sauer pistols may be best suited for you and your needs. Ultimately, what concealed carry gun you choose is up to you.
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