Taurus is expanding their G series of pistols with the introduction of the G3XL. Feeding from 12, 15 or 17 round magazines, it combines compact features with the G3’s full-length slide. Designed for everyday carry, it has an all-steel slide with a Tenifer black matte finish, a 4-inch barrel and an overall weight of 24.4 oz. MSRP for the G3XL is $342.98
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Here’s what Taurus have to say about the G3XL:
February 2022 (Bainbridge, GA) – Taurus ® , manufacturer of premium handguns for
defense, hunting, and sport shooting, is pleased to announce the latest model in the
growing G-series line of personal defense handguns—a sleek EDC 9mm designed to
deliver the accuracy and confidence of a full-size pistol in a package that is ideally suited
for comfortable concealed carry.
The new Taurus G3XL carries over the G3’s full-size slide and barrel assembly. This all-
steel slide features a durable Tenifer black matte finish to resist the wear and corrosion
of everyday carry and houses a precision-machined stainless-steel barrel. The four-inch
barrel, working with the slide’s long sight radius, provides the accuracy serious shooters
demand in a defensive handgun and maximizes bullet velocity for increased terminal
Moving to the frame, the G3XL distinguishes itself with a compact grip that easily
conceals when holstered inside the waistband or while carrying OWB under casual
clothing. To ensure smooth draw and re-holstering, Taurus engineers streamlined the
G3XL polymer receiver by reducing the length of the accessory rail and eliminating the
manual safety lever.
The G3XL comes with 2 x 12-round magazine to further the pistol’s discrete carry size
and profile. If higher cartridge capacity is desired, the G3XL will accept available 15- and
In keeping with the Taurus G-series reputation for class-leading performance-to-cost
ratio, the new G3XL features an MSRP of only $342.98—the ultimate balance of power,
performance, and price.
Taurus G3XL Specifications:
Caliber: 9mm Luger
Capacity: 12 Rounds
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.
Overall Width: 1.20 in.
Overall Height: 5.10 in.