Building on the growing popularity of the G3X compact carry pistol, Taurus adds the G3XL. As a result, comes a pistol that carries like a compact but shoots like a full-size. This marks another hybrid offering from the company that combines accuracy with comfortable concealed carry. All at an affordable price that won’t stretch your budget past its breaking point.

The Taurus G3XL Compact Striker-Fired Pistol

Building on a compact polymer frame, the G3XL easily conceals when holstered, either IWB or OWB. Likewise, the 12-round single stack magazine provides a narrow platform that keeps tight to the body. But if you prefer more rounds, the G3XL will accept 15- and 17-round magazines. However, since they are extended magazines, expect to lose some concealment.

The G3XL features a shorter single slot Picatinny accessory rail for lights or optics, ensuring easy drawing and holstering. Additionally, the removal of the manual safety lever also prevents catching or snagging. However, the trigger safety, striker block, and loaded chamber indicator maintain safe operation.

Providing the accuracy desired in a defensive handgun is the full-size G3 slide and barrel assembly. The slide includes a durable Tenifer black matte finish to resist wear and corrosion and houses the four-inch precision-machined stainless-steel barrel. Chambered in 9mm, the single-action striker-fired operation coupled with the longer sight radius promotes increased accuracy. Likewise, a drift adjustable rear sight lets shooters dial in the aimpoint.


The Taurus G3XL Compact pistol is available now with an MSRP of $342.98. For more info, please visit

The Taurus G3XL Compact.

Taurus G3XL Compact Pistol Specs

Caliber: 9mm Luger
Capacity: 12 Rounds
Magazines: 2
Firing System: Striker
Action Type: Single Action with Restrike
Front Sight: Fixed Steel
Rear Sight: Drift Adjustable
Safety: striker block, trigger safety, loaded chamber indicator
Frame Size: Compact
Grip Material: Polymer
Slide Material: Steel Alloy
Slide Finish: Tenifer Matte Black
Overall Length: 7.28 in.
Width: 1.20 in.
Height: 5.10 in.
MSRP: $342.98

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