Today, SIG SAUER announced the SIG P365-380, bringing the .380 ACP caliber to the P365 lineup. Up until now, the P365 line has been chambered exclusively in 9mm. My first thought when I saw the press release (below) this morning was “How many rounds does it hold?” and “Is it easier to manipulate the slide?” (thinking Shield EZ-esque).
I haven’t gotten my hands on one, but my friends over at Gun Talk did, and in the first-look video above, those questions get answered.
First off, it holds the same amount of rounds, 10+1, since it uses the same grip module and fire control unit. It also has a lightened slide and a lighter recoil spring. Add that to the 380 barrel, and you have a pistol that is easier to rack. It also has less recoil since… .380 ACP.
So for those looking for a P365 that is easier to handle and manipulate, this is the pistol for you.
NEWINGTON, N.H., (February 17, 2022) – SIG SAUER is pleased to bring a new caliber to the award-winning P365 series of pistols. The long-awaited P365 chambered in 380 is finally here – creating a new, softer shooting experience for an easier handling micro-compact option for everyday carry.
“The SIG SAUER P365 is the most popular concealed carry pistol on the market today. We have shipped millions of these pistols and until now it has only been available in one caliber,” said Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, SIG SAUER, Inc. “The P365-380 uses the same grip module and fire control unit as the legacy P365 with a lightened slide, a 380 barrel, and a lighter recoil spring making it easier to rack for an overall exceptionally smooth handling experience. This pistol was designed for everyone but is an ideal option for shooters with smaller hands, as well as those who find the manipulation and recoil management of larger caliber pistols challenging.”
The SIG SAUER P365-380 is a striker fired pistol chambered in 380 with a 10+1 capacity. This micro-compact pistol features a modular polymer grip module, optic-ready stainless-steel slide with Nitron finish, a curved striker trigger, and dovetail SIGLITE night sights. The P365-380 is also available with a manual safety and ships with (2) ten-round magazines.
- Caliber: 380 AUTO
- Overall length: 5.8 inches
- Overall height: 4.2 inches
- Overall width: 1.0 inches (1.1 inches w/manual safety)
- Barrel length: 3.1 inches
- Sight Radius: 4.9 inches
- Weight (w/magazine): 15.7 oz.
The SIG SAUER P365-380 is now shipping and available at retailers. To learn more about the P365-380 or watch the product video with Phil Strader, Director, Product Management visit sigsauer.com.