The XD Mod. 2 .45 training pistol is molded from solid blue polyurethane to differentiate it from a live weapon. On the weapon, the new XD Mod. 2 Sub-Compact pistol is updated from its predecessor, the original XD Sub-Compact, with several enhancements for improved concealability, ergonomics and performance.
The newborn Mod. 2 sets out to improve grip with Grip Zone. Three different textures are molded into specific parts of the grip where slip-resistance is most critical. The resulting ergonomic improvement gives users more traction on the grip surface while applying less force on the frame.
In addition to the Grip Zone treatment, Springfield Armory has also re-contoured the grip and reduced the frame’s circumference. Other changes to the frame include a rounded trigger guard and a slim-contoured disassembly lever. While many dimensional changes were applied to the new design, the XD Mod. 2 Sub-Compact maintains compatibility with original XD magazines and holsters.
The XD Mod. 2’s reduced frame size also results in a slimmer slide for improved concealability. The …read more