Springfield Armory XD(M) 5.25 Competition

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Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the Springfield Armory XD(M) 5.25 Competition pistol, including the new .40 SW model.

Manufacturer’s Description

Springfield Armory has developed a competition version of its XD(M) pistol with a 5.25″ barrel. Chambered in 9mm and built on a polymer frame, the XD(M) 5.25 Competition includes several features requested by professional shooter Rob Leatham, including:

  • A fiber-optic front sight;
  • a lightening cut in the slide designed to reduce the slide’s reciprocating mass to allow faster cycling and allow a large variety of loads to be used; and
  • a low-profile, adjustable rear sight.

The 5.25 Competition also retains the features common to the XD(M) line:

  • A loaded-chamber indicator;
  • a striker-status indicator;
  • a grip safety;
  • Springfield’s Ultra Safety Assurance trigger system, with a short reset;
  • a triple-position picatinny rail;
  • magazine extensions to personalize the grip length;
  • interchangable backstraps;
  • ease of disassembly (you don’t have to pull the trigger);
  • an easy-to-access magazine release;
  • a match-grade barrel;
  • a contoured, textured frame for maximum grip; and
  • numerous, deep and long slide serrations.

The magazine holds 19 rounds. Available finishes include black and bi-tone.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
9mm 19+1 5.25″ 8.3″ n/a 5.75″ 29 oz. w/empty mag
.45 ACP 13+1 5.25″ 8.3″ n/a 5.75″ 32 oz. w/empty mag
.40 SW 16+1 5.25″ 8.3″ n/a 5.75″ 29 oz. w/empty mag


MSRP: $795 (blue)
MSRP: $865 (stainless)


Shop for this item at Gander Mountain, SWVA Arms or Blue Ridge Firearms.


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