What makes a handgun affordable? The obvious answer would be a low price, but there’s more to being an “affordable” handgun than just the price. Sometimes it’s the value within the handgun. You can find a lot of lower-priced 9mm handguns that vary widely in features.
We’re not talking cheap guns. We’re talking solid quality and reliability that you’d bet your life on. We’ve outlined some top contenders. They’re not your typical choices either. Each of these made the list because of price, features, and value for the money.
A Treasure From Turkey: SAR 9
Best Bargain: SCCY Industries CPX-1
Best Trigger: Canik TP9
Israeli Made: BUL Armory Cherokee
Small Package, Big Round Count: Ruger Max-9
Sleek and Full-Size: Arex Delta
Compact for Concealed Carry: Taurus GX4
Ultra Concealable: Diamondback DB9
Modular and Military Tested: Beretta APX