Compare Kimber Solo to Kahr PM9

Compare Kimber Solo to Kahr PM9 – There is a lot of interest in comparing the new Kimber Solo subcompact 9mm concealed carry pistol to the Kahr PM9. Here is a comparison of their specs:

Compare Kimber Solo to Kahr PM9
Kimber Solo
Kahr PM9
Caliber 9mm 124 grain or 147 grain 9mm
Capacity 6+1 6+1
Extended Cap 8+1 7+1
Barrel Length 2.7 inches 3.0 inches
Length OA 5.5 inches 5.42 inches
Height 3.9 inches 4.0 inches
Width, slide .995 inches .9 inches
Weight 17 ounces empty 15.9 ounces empty
Trigger action Striker fired SAO Striker fired DAO
Trigger pull 7 pounds 6.5 pounds
Sights 3 dot fixed 3 dot drift adjustable
Sight radius 4.4 inches 4.46 inches
Magazines, Std one 6 RD 6 RD and 7RD Extended
Magazines, Ext 8RD Extended at extra cost 7RD extended included at N/C
Frame Aluminum alloy Polymer
Slide Stainless steel
Safety External 1911 style Glock style, no external safety
Magazine release Ambidextruous Left side

Here is a link to an excellent review of the Kahr PM9 It is a PDF.

Chart comparing the Kimber Solo and the Kahr PM9

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