The Savage Axis XP just got a facelift every hunter will appreciate.
Its accuracy and reliability as a durable hunting rifle quickly became common knowledge, making it one of the go-to recommendations for hunters just starting out.
However, even though Savage already hit the ground running with a solid budget rifle, they didn't slow up, but rather decided to refine it anywhere they could. And, that persistence leads us to the new-and-improved Axis XP, which could become the most practical entry-level rifle on the entire market.
Updated with a new, more ergonomic synthetic stock design, the Axis XP fits more comfortably in a hunter's hands than ever before, while also allowing for top-notch shooting efficiency.
It also features a carbon steel, sporter-contour barrel with a matte-black finish, which employs button rifling for improved long-range accuracy.
Additionally, this new rifle is ready to hit the woods as soon as you get it home, as it comes bore-sighted with a 3-9x40mm Weaver scope.
Available in standard (13.5-inch length of pull) and compact (12.5-inch length of pull) options, it also comes with thread-in headspacing, a floating bolt head, a detachable box magazine, Weaver-style two-piece bases and a recoil pad.
The Axis XP Standard size has an MSRP of $415 and comes in the following calibers: .223 Remington, .22-250 Remington, .243 Winchester, .25-06 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, .270 Winchester, 7mm-08 Remington, .308 Winchester and .30-06 Springfield.
The Axis XP Compact comes in at the same MSRP, but only comes chambered in .223 Remington, .243 Winchester and 7mm-08 Remington.
This bolt-action rifle comes in at 7.32-7.365 pounds with a trigger pull weight of 4-7 pounds.
It's now available for purchase.