Is shooting your passion? Or is a pistol necessary for self-defense? or maybe you need it for military purposes? Whatever the reason is, out of all the categories, the 9×19mm Parabellum (9mm) cartridge/ caliber is currently the most used and reliable hand gun because of its dominant features like high velocity, compact size and high magazine capacity. So are you in search of the ones that don’t miss a single shot. In this article we’ll be putting a light on the top ten 9mm pistols based on the user’s reviews and product quality. They are surely the best 9mm pistols that you will love to try for 2014.
10. FN Herstal FNX-9
If you are looking for a solid, long-lasting, and a user friendly 9mm gun, FN Herstal FNX-9 is then the best choice; available for about $500 only. Its well thought features, like perfect size of the three sight dots, ergonomic polymer frame, mounted safety dedocker, ring-style external hammer and a redesigned 1911 trigger assures the lightweight performance along with accuracy and improved control. With these qualities (and many more), you can certainly look forward to carry this pistol for years to come.
9. Glock 17 Gen 4
Glock presents an excellent value when it comes to reliability. This time it proudly introduces Glock 17 Gen 4 as its next wonder for hand-gunners on number nine in the list of top 10 best 9mm Pistols you can buy in 2014. With length of 7.7 inches and weight of only 22.04 oz it has huge built-in capacity. Not only it possesses improved ergonomics, but incorporates switchable back straps, more aggressive grip plus slide texturing, and a double recoil spring. Don’t stop, there’s much more in price range of just 500-540 dollars. Give it a try!
8. Walther P99 AS 610
Get your eyes on the Walther P99 AS 610 9mm pistol if you are in search of perfect point-ability in a 9mm gun because in any other gun you will never find such an aspect that sight straight on the target without any hand adjustments. Let talk more; fully ambo controls, second strike capability, de-cocker, all steel fixed that “glows in the dark” sights, ergonomic grip with interchangeable back-straps are some of its other striking features. The price is fairly marked around $600.
7. Taurus PT 92
Hold your breaths to see what’s on number 7 in the list of top 10 best 9mm pistols of 2014. The gun you always dreamed for is now no longer a dream as Brazilian has announced Taurus PT-92 as its big product for 2014. It is a full-size semiautomatic pistol, double action/single action lock-work and an open-topped steel slide. With a street price of $500 only, it can be blindly trusted to be well-designed, comfortable, accurate and reliable.
6. Beretta 92FS (M9)
Another competitor for the Glock 9mm and Sig Sauer P226 9mm can be found now at an un-resistible price of $630. Yes, its Beretta 92FS with all the desired qualities. This Model is a DA/SA (Double Action/Single Action) handgun, the frame mounted, ambidextrous de-cocker to safely lower the hammer. The overall length is 8.5-inches, with a height of 5.4-inches. The barrel is 4.9-inches, and unloaded weight, of the aluminum framed handgun, is 33.3-ounces.
5. Sig Sauer P226
Are you looking for medium-bore compact guns intended for concealed carry? If yes, then your search is over. Here is the Sig Sauer P226 – Sig’s latest entry in the rapidly expanding market. It is pretty much similar to a Glock and a Beretta, only a little heavier. The price tag of $900 may scare you a bit, but its benefits and reliability outweigh the cost.
4. Baby Eagle II BE9915R
Are you a fan of the late Jeff Cooper? If you are, then let’s surprise you by a gun that actually drew praise from him. The fine product of IWI, Baby Eagle II BE9915R, for a price tag of $630, is a gun that owes a ton to the CZ-75. With the ease of carrying cocked and locked, it entails the barrel of 4.52in, OAL/Width/Height: 8.25/1.13/5.75 in. and weight of 41 oz. It’s all steel constructed with amazing black oxide finish. Also, it is only 10 lb. double-action trigger ensures safety by blocking and hammer-dropping.
3. Springfield XDm 4.5″
Springfield’s XD – The king of sales in the small carry gun category hits the market with Springfield 4.5″ XDm 9MM for a fair price of $640. The gun is unexpectedly double stacked stainless Steel 19 round mag. ,barrel of 4.5” steel, melonite and Dovetail Front and Rear (Steel) 3-sight Dots. The trigger-pull of 5.5 – 7.7 lbs and other spec. features deeper, targeted, longer, and more slide serrations. The Melonite finish leaves a thick, corrosion resistant, hard surface ensuring fast and more accurate follow up shots.
2. EAA Witness Elite Match
Are you a female or a new shooter? Do you desire for a 9mm pistol to do a little plinking with easiest operation and least recoiling? Then without any further thinking go for a EAA Witness Elite Match under a un-believable price tag of $580. Though not dedocked but possess a high capacity mag. for greater in any hostile situation in design, it’s an improved clone of the CZ75 placed on the second rank.
1. CZ 75 SP-01
On the top of the list of top 10 best 9mm pistols that you can buy in 2014, it is CZ 75 SP-01- newest model to join the family of CZ 75 (SA/DA) platform pistols. It’s a full size handgun (4.61” bbl) featuring an amazing integral accessory rail of 1913 on the dust cover, grip panels of rubber, and a poly coat finishing done in black which can resist corrosion. Also, the improved grip geometry of the SP-01 protects shooter’s strong hand as well as allowing for a deeper and more secure grip. The innovative features like Cold Hammer Forged barrel and Fixed Night Sights ensure safety in a different ways like Manual Safety, Safety Stop on Hammer, and Firing Pin Safety. Thus, a perfect designed sidearm for military.