FN 15 SRP Tactical, Best AR-15 Rifle
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Our Ballistic’s Best 2020 Reader’s Choice voting is up to America’s gun: The AR-15. Let’s look at the winner from this year’s “Best Semi-Auto AR-15 Rifle” category.

2020 Reader’s Choice for “Best Semi-Auto AR-15 Rifle”

The nominees for our 2020 Reader’s Choice “Best Semi-Auto AR-15 Rifle” were:

  • Faxon ION Ultralight
  • FN 15 SRP Tactical
  • IWI Zion 15
  • Primary Weapons Systems MK-1 PRO
  • Savage Arms MSR 15 Recon 2.0

Before we get to the winner, here are all of the categories in our 2020 Reader’s Choice voting:

In total, we saw 12,149 votes for the “Best Semi-Auto AR-15 Rifle” category. After tallying all of the votes up, the winner is the FN 15 SRP Tactical, which received 39.77 percent of the votes.

FN 15 SRP Tactical Specs

FN 15 SRP Tactical ar-15, reup
  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO
  • Barrel: 16 inches
  • Overall Length: 33 inches
  • Overall Weight: 6 pounds (empty)
  • Stocks: A2 stock and grip
  • Sights: None
  • Action: Direct Impingement
  • Finish: Hard anodized
  • Capacity: 30+1
  • MSRP: $1,199

The Great AR Platform

Here’s what our experts had to say about the AR platform in their testing for the 2020 issue of Ballistic’s Best Magazine:

“This has been a banner year for firearm sales, and the AR remains one of the best-selling rifle platforms. Politics, unrest and an overall need for home and personal protection have driven much of the demand, but not all. Turbulent times aside, unmatched ergonomics, simple operation, multiple calibers and infinite customization will keep the AR platform at the top for years to come.”

Also, if you want to see all of the official winners, grab a copy of Ballistic’s Best 2020 magazine. There are both print and digital subscriptions available right now at OutdoorGroupStore.com.

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