Mod.2 Features

When picking up the Mod.2™, shooters will find that critical aspects of the design have been fine-tuned. Mod.2™ ergonomics are a next-level experience that you have to feel to believe and understand. The entire interface between the shooter and the gun has been updated, while retaining the Point-and-Shoot characteristics that made it famous. Key features have been tweaked and enhanced to further enable effortless shooting. And you'll find that the overall package is now more concealable as well.

FIBER OPTIC FRONT SIGHT

Achieve easier and faster target acquisition with the fiber optic front sight.

LOW PROFILE EXTENDED REAR SIGHT

The rear sight on the Mod.2™ is low profile, snag free, and holster friendly.

POSI-WEDGE SERRATIONS

A more pronounced rear serration makes racking the slide effortless.

SLIMMER SLIDE

The Mod.2™ has a slimmer slide for concealability and more comfortable carry.

HIGH-HAND™ BEAVERTAIL

Higher hand positioning toward the barrel’s bore axis reduces felt recoil when firing.

HIGH-HAND™ GRIP RELIEF

Works in unison with the High-Hand™ Beavertail to reduce felt recoil.

SLIM CONTOURED FRAME

The Mod.2™ frame has been re-contoured, a slimmer frame adds up to a more natural grip.

SLIM CONTOURED DISASSEMBLY LEVER

A slim disassembly lever makes for a streamlined, holster friendly design.

Gripzone

Every time you pick up an XD® Mod.2™ pistol, you’ll enter the GripZone™. And while you’re there, your shooting experience will change in ways you might not notice. Industry leading ergonomics are like that. A tool should be so easy to use that you don’t even think about it until you set it down with the dawning realization that you didn’t have to work against it.

But what is the GripZone™? Simply put, it’s every surface on the frame that makes contact with your hand. The GripZone™ has been carefully, intentionally designed to combine multiple principles of biomechanics in order to enhance your shooting experience.

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Every time you pick up an XD® Mod.2™ pistol, you’ll enter the GripZone™. And while you’re there, your shooting experience will change in ways you might not notice. Industry leading ergonomics are like that. A tool should be so easy to use that you don’t even think about it until you set it down with the dawning realization that you didn’t have to work against it.

Advanced Gripzone™ Texture

But what is the GripZone™? Simply put, it’s every surface on the frame that makes contact with your hand. The GripZone™ has been carefully, intentionally designed to combine multiple principles of biomechanics in order to enhance your shooting experience.

First, the circumference of the frame has been reduced to augment the shooter’s grip. The grip has been completely re-contoured to better fit the hand. Grasp performance is enhanced because the hand has to stretch less in order to maintain control of the pistol. This new, optimally shaped and sized radius is small enough to maximize your ability to hold the gun with minimal effort. At the same time, it’s large enough and shaped such that your hand will feel naturally positioned, allowing you to maintain a Point and Shoot experience.

A fundamental of good shooting is consistency, and it’s hard to be consistent when your grip changes from shot to shot. Thus, the second element of the GripZone™ is that it targets three distinct areas or zones of contact for increased friction. On the frame of the pistol you will find three specifically molded textures, each placed exactly where your hand needs it the most in order to keep the pistol from shifting. Zones 1 and 2 have textures that are nearly indistinguishable to the naked eye, yet are different enough that they are placed to have specific effects. Zone 1 has two important contact point’s on the frame which correspond to the palm of the hand and the second joint of the fingers. Zone 2 is a more aggressive texture designed to make maximum contact with the hand, yet not too aggressive to the touch. Zone 2 is intended to make contact with your hand where maximum friction is needed..These two Zones were identified by our engineers as the parts of the hand/pistol boundary where added slip-resistance would be the most beneficial. Zone 3 covers the rest of the frame, and you will find that it is textured to supplement the positive purchase created by the first two Zones.

GripZone™ has improved grasp performance and stickier grip characteristics resulting in your hand being less prone to torque, wrench and flip from the pistol when shooting. The pistol will naturally tend to stay in position due to the increased traction of the innovative textures. Additionally, you’ll be applying less force to the frame. This is ergonomic science applied where it matters most – to the interface of the shooter and the firearm.

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Advanced Gripzone Texture

ZONE 1

Zone One features a firm anti-slip surface texture. This enables positive hand to pistol engagement with the corresponding more sensitive parts of the hand.

ZONE 2

Zone Two is more aggressively textured, yet still comfortable to the touch. This Zone is intended to make contact with your hand where maximum friction is needed. It works in combination with Zone One and does the most to keep the pistol in place and under contol during recoil. Despite its impressive performance, Zone Two remains amazingly comfortable.

ZONE 3

Zone Three covers all other areas of the frame. This moderately textured surface supplements the performance of Zones One, and Two.

Caliber: 9x19MM .40SW .45ACP
Capacity: 13+1 Rds
16+1 Rds w/X-Tension™
9+1 Rds
12+1 Rds w/X-Tension™
9+1 Rds
13+1 Rds w/X-Tension™
Barrel 3” Hammer Forged 3.3” Hammer Forged
Grip Width: 1.19”
Weight: 26oz W/Empty Mag
27oz w/X-Tension™
Length 6.25”
Height 4.75”
5.5” w/X-Tension™
Slide Forged Steel
Frame Polymer
Finish Melonite®
Magazines 1 Stainless Steel Flush &
1 Full-Sized w/X-Tension™
Rear Dimensions

Models Featuring Gripzone

XD® MOD.2™ - 3" Sub-Compact Model

Springfield Armory®, the same company that brought Point & Shoot Ergonomics™ to the market in 2001 is proud to announce the latest evolution of the polymer pistol - The XD® Mod.2™ Sub-Compact in 9mm and .40CAL.

Put an XD® Mod.2™ in your hand, and you’ll feel the difference. Equipped with the GripZone™, the XD® Mod.2™ Sub-Compact applies ergonomic science to every surface that touches your hand.

Enter the GripZone™: a set of frame features working in unison to optimize interaction between the human hand and the pistol. Within the GripZone™, there are three distinct textures, each engineered for a specific purpose.

The GripZone™ doesn’t stop with new grip textures. The re-contoured, slimmer frame and slide add up to a far more natural grip feel that has nearly twice the magazine capacity and is only 2 tenths of an inch larger than single stack conceal carry models. The High-Hand™ grip relief and High-Hand™ beavertail enable the hand to be positioned as high as possible toward the barrel bore thereby greatly reducing the pistol’s felt recoil. The no-snag trigger guard minimizes possible unintended contact with a holster or clothing. All of these GripZone™ advantages are ergonomic features that you will truly feel. It all adds up to a pistol that naturally and comfortably stays positioned in your hand.

If you are looking for the best solution to shooting comfort, concealability and increased magazine capacity, you’ll want to pick up the new XD® Mod.2™ Sub-Compact.

XD® MOD.2™ – 3.3″ Sub-Compact Model

The XD® Mod.2™ .45ACP Sub-Compact Model is an amazingly slim and ergonomic pistol that packs even more amazing capacity. Featuring the GripZone™, the XD® Mod.2™ .45ACP Sub-Compact is a great choice for comfortable and reliable concealed carry.

From high visibility low-profile sights to a slim-contour frame, the XD® Mod.2™ .45ACP Sub-Compact is a pistol that squeezes a lot of value and features into a surprisingly small package. At just two tenths of an inch wider than the industry’s slimmest single stack polymer frame pistols, the Mod.2™ .45ACP Sub-Compact offers 9+1 rounds of .45ACP or 13+1 rounds with an X-Tension™ magazine. This noticeably slim profile, extraordinary capacity, and 3.3” barrel add up to make a carry pistol that offers serious firepower in a handgun that will easily conceal.

Like all XD®s, the Mod.2™ Sub-Compact is loaded with safety features. The striker status indicator, loaded chamber indicator, grip-safety, internal firing pin block, and the Ultra Safety Assurance (USA) Action Trigger System™ all work to make the XD® Mod.2™ Sub-Compact a safe and easy to use pistol.

And of course, GripZone™ ergonomics set the XD® Mod.2™ apart from all others. Optimized contact between the human hand and the frame of the pistol keep the Mod.2™ Sub-Compact on target for round after round. When you pick up the XD® Mod.2™ Sub-Compact, you might find that a trip to the range is in your immediate future. After that, you’ll probably find that you’ve got a new favorite to carry.

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