Springfield Armory XD-E

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Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings of the Springfield Armory XD-E pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

Springfield Armory‘s XD-E is a semiauto, hammer-fired pistol built on a black polymer frame with a forged steel slide with a black melonite finish, and chambered in 9mm. The “E” in the name denotes the gun’s external hammer.

Other features include:

  • A double-action/single action trigger;
  • an ambidextrous thumb safety/decocker;
  • an ambidextrous magazine release;
  • dual recoil springs;

    Springfield Armory XDe right side photo

    The XD-E from the right with the hammer cocked.

  • a full-length guide rod;
  • a hammer-forged steel barrel with a melonite finish;
  • a low-profile notch rear sight with two white dots dovetailed into the slide;
  • a fiber optic front sight dovetailed into the slide;
  • a high-grip beavertail and trigger guard;
  • a 1″ wide grip with three-zone texturing, including¬†moderate texturing on the frontstrap and backstrap, aggressive texturing on the grip’s corners and light texturing on the grip’s sides;
  • a pop-up loaded chamber indicator on top of the slide;
  • an accessory rail;
  • a slim, contoured slide-release lever;
  • no-tool disassembly via a slim, contoured disassembly lever;
  • rear grip serrations on the slide;
  • three magazines, including a flush-fit magazine, and extended magazine, and a flush-fit magazine with a pinky extension.

Springfield says it made the XD-E’s slide easy to rack.

The Specs
Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width (grip) Height Weight
9mm 8+1, 9+1 3.3″ 6.75″ 1″ 5″ 25 oz.
XD-E Pricing & Shopping

MSRP: $519

More XD-E Photos, & Video

On camera: Check out GunsAmerica’s video coverage of the XD-E.

Springfield Armory XDe top photo

The XD-E from above.

Springfield Armory XDe left front photo

The XD-E from the left.

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