New From Sig Sauer: The P210 Carry

Concealed carriers and fans of Sig Sauer’s line of handguns will be interested to get a closer look at the newest pistol to launch in the gun maker’s line: the P210 Carry. According to the manufacturer, the Sig Sauer P210 Carry design maintains the features of its full-size Swiss predecessor while offering new, compact options for gun owners focused on personal defense.

Sig Sauer P210 Carry
The P210 Carry was created with concealed carriers in mind. (Photo credit: Sig Sauer)

Knowledge of the Sig Sauer P210 Carry’s eventual arrival on the market has been swirling around the gun industry since SHOT Show 2020, when a prototype pistol was being shown at the gun maker’s booth. Now that it’s officially launched, it appears the P210 Carry will not disappoint those who appreciate the full-sized model and may bring in new fans as well.

The P210 Carry has a lightweight alloy frame and checkered G10 grips.
The P210 Carry has a lightweight alloy frame and checkered G10 grips. (Photo credit: SIG Sauer)

Tom Taylor, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Commercial Sales, Sig Sauer, Inc., had the following to say about the manufacturer’s launch of the new gun: “The Sig P210 is regarded as one of the most legendary, reliable, and accurate firearms in the world; the P210 CARRY pays homage to the foundational craftsmanship of its forerunner while maintaining the features, weight, and balance of an ideal carry pistol. The alloy frame lightens the weight, the slim low-profile grips with wrap-around checkering allow for an ideal purchase, and the shortened slide features the hallmark P210 signature reverse rail design bringing the premium P210 shooting experience to a carry gun.”

The Sig Sauer P210 Carry is chambered in 9mm.
The Sig Sauer P210 Carry is chambered in 9mm. (Photo credit: Sig Sauer)

Sig P210 Features

Sig Sauer designed the 9mm P210 Carry with an alloy frame to cut its overall weight—it weighs 29 ounces, empty—with a stainless steel slide and carbon steel barrel. The barrel is 4.1 inches, which is almost a full inch shorter than the P210 Target’s barrel length and just over half an inch shorter than that of the original P210.

Every P210 Carry ships with SIGLITE night sights, an excellent factory feature for any gun but especially useful on a gun meant for personal defense. Both the frame and slide sport a Nitron finish; Nitron is a ferritic nitrocarburizing process that gives the firearm a hard finish for the purpose of protecting it from excessive wear and damage. It has a left-sided, lever thumbs safety. Forward and rearward cocking serrations come standard. The gun has an 8-round capacity (+1) and ships with two magazines.

The aggressive checkering on the P210 Carry grips reinforces a firm grip even with sweaty hands. (Photo credit: SIG Sauer)

Specifications

  • Manufacturer: Sig Sauer
  • Model: P210 Carry
  • Size: Carry
  • Caliber: 9x19mm
  • Capacity: 8 +1
  • Sights: SIGLITE Night Sights
  • Overall Length: 7.75 inches
  • Overall Width: 1.44 inches
  • Height: 5.63 inches
  • Barrel Length: 4.1 inches
  • Threaded Barrel: No
  • Weight: 29 ounces, empty
  • Sight Radius: 5.6 inches
  • Accessory Rail: No
  • Trigger Action: SAO (Single Action Only)
  • Trigger Type: Standard Curved
  • Grip Type: Black, Checkered G10
  • Barrel Material: Carbon Steel
  • Frame Finish: Nitron
  • Frame Material: Lightweight Alloy
  • Slide Finish: Nitron
  • Slide Material: Stainless Steel
  • Ships With: (2) 8-round magazines
  • MSRP: Unknown. Online retailers are currently listing as approximately $1300.00.
Kat Ainsworth Stevens is a long-time outdoor writer, official OGC (Original Gun Cognoscenti), and author of Handgun Hunting: a Comprehensive Guide to Choosing and Using the Right Firearms for Big and Small Game. Der Teufel Katze has written for a number of industry publications (print and online) and edited some of the others, so chances are you've seen or read her work before, somewhere. A woman of eclectic background and habits, Kat has been carrying concealed for over two decades, used to be a farrier, and worked for a long time in emergency veterinary medicine. She prefers big bores, enjoys K9 Search & Rescue, and has a Master's Degree in Pitiless Snarkastic Delivery.

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