Springfield Armory XD Compact 5

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Summary: The manufacturer’s description and specs, the average user rating, and pricing info for the Springfield Armory XD Compact 5 series pistols.

Manufacturer’s Description

Springfield Armory’s XD Compact 5 series semiauto pistols feature a 5″ barrel and are chambered in .45 ACP. The series is built on a polymer frame, and frame color choices include black, dark earth and olive-drab green. The slide is built from stainless steel, and available slide finishes include satin and black melonite.

Standard features found on XD Compact 5s include:

  • a loaded chamber indicator;
  • a striker status indicator;
  • a grip safety;
  • a double-slot accessory rail;
  • the Ultra Safety Assurance (USA) trigger system;
  • an ambidextrous magazine release;
  • a fully hammer-forged barrel;
  • easy no-tool disassembly;
  • one 10-round compact magazine, and one 13-round extended-grip magazine; and
  • point-and-shoot ergonomics.

Dovetail front and steel three-dot rear sights come standard; tritium sights are optional.

Note: High-capacity magazines may not be available in some states.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Height Weight
.45 ACP 10+1 5″ 8.3″ 5″ 32 oz. w/empty mag
.45 ACP 13+1 5″ 8.3″ 5.75″ 33 oz. w/empty mag

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