Taurus Slim 740 vs Taurus 856 Defender 3”

Taurus Slim 740 facing right

Taurus Slim 740

Striker-Fired Subcompact Pistol Chambered in 40 S&W
vs
Taurus 856 Defender 3” facing left

Taurus 856 Defender 3”

DA/SA Subcompact Revolver Chambered in 38 Special +P

Dimensions

  Length L Height H Width W Weight W
Slim 740 6 in 4.5 in 1 in 19 oz
856 Defender 3” 7.5 in 4.8 in 1.41 in 23.52 oz

Details

  Barrel BBL Trigger Website
Slim 740 3.2 in Striker-Fired taurususa.com
856 Defender 3” 3 in DA/SA taurususa.com

Capacity

  40 S&W 38 Special +P
Slim 740 6 (+1) -
856 Defender 3” - 6

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Parts & Accessories

Choose from a selection of holsters, grips, lasers, and more

Slim 740
Ankle Holster
Slim 740
MiniTick IWB Holster
Slim 740
Freedom Carry IWB Holster
Slim 740
Appendix Carry AIWB Holster
Slim 740
SnapSlide OWB Holster
Slim 740
DropSlide OWB Holster