Beretta 8040F Cougar Mini Summary

The 8040F Cougar Mini by Beretta is a short recoil semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1998 - 2003 which sells new for $709.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $545.00. It's caliber is listed at .40 S&W with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 985 to 1325 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 355 to 500 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 135 to 180 grains. The Beretta 8040F Cougar Mini has fixed 3-dot sights, a plastic grip, anodized aluminum frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 8-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 9 rounds. The 8040F Cougar Mini has a recoil factor of 7.67 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 172973.

FireStorm 380 Summary

The 380 by FireStorm is a blowback operated semi-auto Pistol produced during 2001 - 2011 which sells new for $335.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $240.00. It's caliber is listed at .380 Automatic with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 900 to 1050 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 168 to 220 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 88 to 115 grains. The FireStorm 380 has 3-dot, blade front, notched bar rear sights, a black rubber grip, aluminum alloy frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 7-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 8 rounds. The 380 has a recoil factor of 2.81 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 97458.

Comparison Chart

Title:Beretta 8040F Cougar MiniFireStorm 380
Caliber:.40 S&W.380 Automatic
Common Name:.40 Smith & Wesson Auto9mm Browning Short
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:1998 - 20032001 - 2011
MV:From 985 to 1325 ft/secFrom 900 to 1050 ft/sec
ME:From 355 to 500 ft-lbFrom 168 to 220 ft-lb
WT:From 135 to 180 grainsFrom 88 to 115 grains
Brand Name:BerettaFireStorm
Model Number:8040F Cougar Mini380
Retail Price:$709.00$335.00
Used Price:$545.00$240.00
Action:short recoil semi-automaticblowback operated semi-auto
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)double-action (DA/SA)
Safety Type:slide mounted safety/decock leverslide mounted safety/decocker
Magazine Capacity:8-round7-round
Frame Material:anodized aluminumaluminum alloy
Grip Type:plasticblack rubber
Sights:fixed 3-dot3-dot, blade front, notched bar rear
Width:1.5-in1.3-in
Length:7-in6.61-in
Height:5.5-in4.72-in
Barrel:3.6-in3.5-in
Weight:27.4-oz23-oz
IDPA Power Factor:17297397458
Recoil Factor:7.67 ft-lb2.81 ft-lb
Total Capacity:9 rounds8 rounds