New Concealed Carry Pistols for 2020

posted on April 27, 2020

The concealed-carry market continues to be a growing segment of the firearm industry, as more people take responsibility for their own defense. Handguns optimized for concealed-carry continue to sell well, and firearm companies rolled out numerous new options for 2020. The handguns presented in this round-up join a host of established offerings from many manufacturers, offering those who wish to carry a firearm for protection a plethora of attractive options.

Berretta Bobcat Covert

Beretta | Bobcat Covert
The venerable Bobcat can now take a suppressor thanks to this new model’s threaded barrel. An FDE-Cerakoted model is also available for those looking to make this easy-to-operate pistol even more modern.

Tip-up barrel
Bruniton finish
Walnut grips
Recessed magazine release

Caliber: .22 LR
Magazine Capacity: 7 rounds
Barrel Length: 2.9 inches
Overall Length: 5.42 inches
Weight: 11.8 ounces
MSRP: $549
(301) 283-2191

Beretta Tomcat Covert
Beretta | Tomcat Covert
Like its little brother, the Tomcat is also available with the capacity to attach a sound suppressor to make shooting this great gun for new shooters even more pleasant.

Tip-up barrel
Cerakote-finished slide and barrel
Fixed, low-profile sights
Frame-mounted safety

Caliber: .32 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 7 rounds
Barrel Length: 2.9 inches
Overall Length: 5.43 inches
Weight: 14.5 ounces
MSRP: $575
(301) 283-2191

Bond Arms Grizzly

Bond Arms | Grizzly
We wouldn’t recommend taking on a grizzly bear with this derringer, but it is a great choice for a pocket gun to carry on a trail where you might encounter snakes or other dangerous wildlife. It comes with a leather holster.

Crossbolt safety
Stainless steel barrel and frame
Spring-loaded, cammed locking lever
Rosewood grips

Caliber: .45 LC/.410-bore
Capacity: 2 rounds
Barrel Length: 3 inches
Overall Length: 5 inches
Weight: 20 ounces
MSRP: $377 
(817) 573-4445

EAA  Regard MC Sport Gen 4

EAA | Regard MC Sport Gen 4
While it may resemble another certain Italian SA/DA pistol originally created for military use, the latest iteration of the Regard MC was designed with competitive shooting in mind.  

Accessory rail
Slide-mounted ambidextrous decocking lever/safety
Adjustable rear sight
Front and rear cocking serrations

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 18 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.9 inches
Overall Length: 8.6 inches
Weight: 34.4 ounces
MSRP: $562
(321) 639-4842

FN America FN 503

FN America | FN 503
Designed for deep concealment, this tiny single-stack ships with two magazines—a six-round model with a pinky extension and an eight-round variant with an extended sleeve for more grip area.

Low-profile sights
Oversize controls
Recessed target crown
Replaceable grips available

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 3.1 inches
Overall Length: 5.9 inches
Weight: 21 ounces
MSRP: $549
(703) 288-3500

FN America FN 509 Compact MRD

FN America | FN 509 Compact MRD
A shortened grip frame makes this version of the 509 easier to conceal, while the mounting system mates with 10 popular MRDS models. 

Low-profile optics mounting system
Co-witnessing iron sights
Ambidextrous controls
Interchangeable backstraps

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
Barrel Length: 3.7 inches
Overall Length: 6.8 inches
Weight: 25.5 ounces
MSRP: $799
(703) 288-3500

Honor Defense Pro9

Honor Defense | Pro9
The Pro9 Compact is one of two new enhanced pistols from Honor Defense. The other is the slightly longer, rail-equipped ProTac9 Compact. Both have a number of high-end features, require no trigger pull for disassembly and are 100-percent American made.

Ported slide
Gold, flat, tactical trigger
Gold, PVD-coated barrel
15-degree match crown

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds
Barrel Length: 3.2 inches
Overall Length: 6.2 inches
Weight: 20 ounces
MSRP: $429
(678) 943-8035

Kimber EVO SP Raptor (Collector’s Edition)

Kimber | EVO SP Raptor (Collector’s Edition)
Featuring a unique two-tone finish and accented with a special patterned G10 grip with trademark scales, the Collector’s Edition of the EVO SP Raptor is sure to be a favorite for concealed-carriers and collectors alike. 

Scaled slide serrations
Tritium night sights
Ambidextrous magazine release
Striker indicator

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 7 rounds 
Barrel Length: 3.16 inches
Overall Length: 6.1 inches
Weight: 19 ounces
MSRP: $999
(888) 243-4522

Mossberg MC2

Mossberg | MC2
Building on the success of the subcompact, single-stack MC1sc, Mossberg released its bigger brother for 2020. Offering 13-round capacity and the same award-winning features as the MC1, this larger offering helps build on Mossberg’s handgun line.

Ships with second, 15-round magazine
Available with manual safety
Forward cocking serrations
Available with stainless slide

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 13 rounds
Barrel Length: 3.9 inches 
Overall Length: 7.1 inches
Weight: 21 ounces
MSRP: $490
(203) 230-5300


With the DVG-1 RD, SCCY brings its customary value to the cutting edge of carry guns. The new semi-automatic is a polymer-frame, striker-fired subcompact that comes with a Crimson Trace red-dot sight already installed. It gives cost-conscious consumers an affordable, yet ultra-modern carry pistol design.

Crimson Trace CTS-1500 red dot
Flat trigger
Quadlock barrel-locking system
Enhanced grip texture

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 10 rounds
Barrel Length: 3.1 inches
Overall Length: 6.01 inches
Weight: 15.5 ounces
MSRP: $389
(386) 322-6336

SIG Sauer P365 XL RomeoZero

SIG Sauer | P365 XL RomeoZero
A balance of subcompact concealability with full-size handling and shootability, the new SIG Sauer P365 XL RomeoZero features a more generous sight radius, enhanced handling characteristics and a MRDS-compatible slide.

XRay3 night sights
SIG Romeo Zero MRDS
Front and rear cocking serrations
Extended beavertail

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 12 rounds
Barrel Length: 3.7 inches
Overall Length: 6.6 inches
Weight: 20.7 ounces
MSRP: $749.99
(603) 610-3000

Walther CCP M2 380

Walther | CCP M2 380
Walther takes the already soft-shooting .380 ACP and makes it even more comfortable with its Softcoil gas technology. Not only is felt recoil reduced, but the pistol’s slide is easier to rack. Additionally, takedown requires no tools and the fixed barrel simplifies cleaning and maintenance.

Softcoil gas technology
Fixed barrel
Ergonomic grip frame
Easy-to-rack slide

Caliber: .380 ACP
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 3.54 inches
Overall Length: 6.41 inches
Weight: 19.4 ounces
MSRP: $469
(479) 242-8500 

Wilson Combat  ACP Compact

Wilson Combat | ACP Compact
Offering all of the precision, craftsmanship and quality consumers expect from the Wilson Combat brand in a lower price point, the ACP Compact offers features such as Eagle Claw grip and slide treatment along with other select customer-selected options.

G10 Eagle Claw grips with black medallions
Contoured magazine well 
Battlesight with red fiber optic front sight
Eagle Claw frontstrap/mainspring housing treatment

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 8 rounds
Barrel Length: 4 inches
Overall Length: 7.6 inches
Weight: 36.9 ounces
MSRP: $2,595
(800) 955-4856

Wilson Combat  Experior Commander Double Stack

Wilson Combat | Experior Commander Double Stack
Available in full-, commander-length or compact sizes, the Wilson Combat Experior is for those who desire a more capacious 1911 to meet their concealed-carry needs. Chamberings include 9 mm and .45 ACP.

Enhanced-capacity, compact-size aluminum frame
Reversed-crowned muzzle
Countersunk slide stop
Fluted barrel hood

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
Barrel Length: 4.25 inches
Overall Length: 7.85 inches
Weight: 30.2 ounces
MSRP: $3,045
(800) 955-4856

Zev Technologies  O.Z9C Compact

Zev Technologies | O.Z9C Compact
This compact version of the modular O.Z9 is built around a steel receiver, which is the serialized part. The new compact is ideal for concealed carry, and multiple variations are available—or you can select Zev parts and build one yourself.

Bronze match barrel
Slimmed PRO magazine well
Fiber-optic front sight
PRO Flat Face Trigger

Caliber: 9 mm
Magazine Capacity: 15 rounds
Barrel Length: 4 inches
Overall Length: 7.3 inches
Weight: 26 ounces
MSRP: $1,679
(805) 486-5800


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