- Model: SIG Sauer P365 XMACRO
- Compact handgun with a 17-round magazine capacity
- Optic-ready slide with integrated compensator
- Polymer grip with integrated backstraps
- MSRP: $799.99
SIG created an everyday carry icon when it released the P365 in 2018. The gun made its way into Jack Carr’s novels about rogue Navy SEAL James Reece. And its stagger-stack magazine design became the envy of SIG’s competitors, increasing capacity in a comfortably concealed ultra compact handgun. It quickly became America’s most popular handgun, but even then, nobody can really claim to know it would evolve to boast the features and capacity of the new P365 XMACRO.
P365 variations developed over the next four years until the P365 XL increased the carrying capacity from 10+1 to 15+1 rounds. The P365 Spectre Comp added a slide with an integrated compensator for improved follow-up accuracy. And the P365 SAS models went sleek with a flush-mounted bull’s-eye site. Although shooters all over the country fell in love with the P365 variations, some called out for more — more capacity in a P365 package. SIG has listened and responded.
The latest model of the pistol, the P365 XMACRO, redefines compact design by improving on the XL with a new grip module that takes 17-round magazines.
Chambered in 9mm, the XMACRO is smaller than the Glock 19 yet has the magazine capacity of the standard Glock 17, meaning you no longer have to sacrifice capacity for concealability.
“The innovative magazine design of the P365 XMACRO delivers on capacity while maintaining the slim design, making it more comfortable and more concealable than any other 17+1-round pistol on the market,” said Tom Taylor, SIG’s chief marketing officer and executive vice president of commercial sales.
How did SIG pull this off? The gunmaker officiated a sexy marriage between the P322 and the P365XL Spectre Comp. The new XMACRO employs a grip module similar to that of the P322 and adds the slide and integrated compensator of the XL Spectre Comp. Even with the larger grip module, SIG kept the XMACRO slender. It maintains the 1-inch overall width consistent throughout the P365 series, which makes them so comfortable and easy to conceal. Oh, and the XMACRO also as an integrated comp.
“The integrated compensator of the P365 XMACRO reduces muzzle flip, making follow-up shots faster and easier to stay on target shot after shot for even more accuracy,” Taylor said. “With the upgraded grip module and the integrated compensator combined with the slim design, the P365 XMACRO is a little gun that shoots like a big gun.”
Each XMACRO grip module comes standard with an M1913 rail and XRAY3 day/night sights, and the slide is also milled and optic-ready for red dot fans. The pistol also comes with small, medium, and large-sized interchangeable backstraps — an upgrade from the rest of the P365 series.
If you like the P365 variant you own but simply want the increased magazine capacity, you can either buy 17-round XMACRO mags that come with interchangeable floor plates to fit any existing P365 variant, or you can buy the mags and the XMACRO grip module on its own for $79.99, but it will only fit the P365XL slide assembly or the new MACRO slide, of course.
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Included Magazines: 2 17-round steel mags
Barrel Length: 3.1 inches
Overall Length: 6.6 inches
Overall Width: 1.1 inches
Height: 5.2 inches
Weight: 21.5 ounces
Sights: X-RAY3 day/night sights
Sight Radius: 5.1 inches
Trigger Type: Flat
Slide: Stainless steel
Slide Finish: Nitron
Grip: Polymer (black)
Optic Ready: Yes
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