Top 5 Airsoft Rifles

5 Best Airsoft Rifles for 2022

Whether you're brand new to the game of airsoft, a casual player, or a time-honored veteran, you deserve something better than a spring airsoft gun this year. Anyone who has had experience in airsoft battles knows that a high-quality firearm can make all the difference when you're in a tight spot.

Airsoft Guns come in a variety of price ranges, brands, styles, and features. There are hundreds of different airsoft firearms on the market, making it challenging to choose the best option. Our store has hundreds of airsoft guns, sniper rifles, spring, and Green Gas powered guns. In this article, we are focused on AEGs which use batteries as the power source.

Here is a list of the top choices for airsoft rifles that will help you take your airsoft games to the next level in 2021.


Top 5 Airsoft Rifles for 2021

This first airsoft rifle is a great pick for beginners and experts alike. A fully electric rifle, the body is made of heavy-duty metal, making it realistically weighted and strong enough to take some hits in a real airsoft battle. The butt is slip-resistant rubber, making it comfortable and stable when you take aim.

The new H&K 416A5 AEG from Umarex is the latest addition to their ever expanding line of high performance airsoft firearms. The 416A5 combines the ultimate AEG rifle with a more cost effective training solution to provide players and professionals with the best airsoft experience.

This weapon features a Quick Spring Change System that allows you to adjust the power or rate of fire quickly and easily, and the telescoping stock is fully adjustable to suit shooters of all sizes. It comes with flip-up front and rear sights, so you don't need any additional optical accessories, but if you do want a little extra you can add your own accessories to the quad-sided RIS handguard and top rail. With all of these features, the 416A5 is one of the most reliable airsoft guns that's perfect for any game.

  • Color: Tan
  • 390 FPS (0.20g BB)
  • Magazine: 320rds.
  • Inner Barrel: 300mm
  • Weight: 6.75lbs
  • 11.1v Small LiPO Battery Recommended (NOT INCLUDED)
  • Full Metal Receiver
  • 20mm Picatinny Top Rail
  • Metal Quad-Rail Picatinny Handguard
  • Version 2 VFC Avalon Gearbox
  • Low Friction Steel Bearings
  • Heat Treated Precision Gear Set
  • High-Torque Motor Run Off Neodymium Magnets
  • Quick Change Spring System
  • Integrated MOSFET
  • Adjustable Rotary Hop-up
  • Officially Licensed Heckler & Koch Engraved Trademarks
  • Telescoping Slim Line Stock
  • Slip Resistant Rubberized Buttpad
  • Flip-up Fixed Front Sight /  Removable Rear Sight
  • Safe / Semi / Full Auto

KWA Ronin TK.45C "Tekken" 2.5 Keymod AEG

Top 5 Airsoft Rifles for 2020

The "Tekken" is the latest airsoft rifle from the Ronin series and is another versatile weapon perfect for any battle. All Ronin models feature metal modular upper receivers that you can swap out with other KWA AEG 2.5 or AEG 3 rifles. The integrated keymod and picatinny rails allow you to fully customize your rifle with custom accessories. This rifle also comes with detachable flip-up rear and front sights which can be flipped down to make room for your favorite optical accessories. If that wasn't enough customization, the Tekken also has ambidextrous controls, an adjustable stock, and an adjustable hop-up to account for different ranges and wind conditions.

On top of all this, the Tekken comes with a toybox of gadgets that can help you out in a pinch. The new Variable Performance System means you can easily adjust the FPS and the power levels to suit close-quarters and long-range battles. This rifle also has a Switch Cutoff capability, which lets you know when you are out of ammo and prevents any damage caused by dry firing. By Combining a rugged metal build with the power and accuracy needed to out-gun the competition, KWA has created an AEG that will surely resonate with players of all skill levels and play styles. Altogether, this is a handy little rifle that functions as a solid main weapon or an excellent secondary firearm.

  • Color: Black
  • 370 FPS (0.20g BB)
  • Magazine: 120rds
  • Weight: 5.9lb
  • Inner Barrel: 217mm
  • 6.05mm Tight Bore
  • 6.75" Keymod Outer Rail
  • PTS Enhanced Flip-up Front and Rear Polymer Sights
  • KWA Variable Performance System
  • Rotary Hop-Up
  • PDW Style Adjustable Stock
  • Nylon Polymer Pistol Grip w/ Custom Stippling
  • Ambidextrous Fire Switch
  • Safe  /Semi / Full Auto

G&G CM16 ARP9 Carbine AEG

Top 5 Airsoft Rifles for 2020

If you are looking for a new unique primary weapon for your arsenal, then G&G has got you covered! Based off of the G&G CM16 series of AEGs the SR-ARP9 retains all of the features favored by players but in a unique 9mm style carbine. The "Super Ranger" ARP9 Carbine is a compact high-quality polymer SMG, making it durable but more lightweight than other rifles. The short inner barrel makes this weapon ideal for use in close-quarters, though it's still powerful and accurate enough for long-range firing. Let's talk customization: the retractable PDW style stock is fully adjustable, and the 5" Milspec MLOK rail can fit a wide variety of tactical accessories. A special MOSFET chip is programmable to fire fully automatic or three-round bursts and, as an added bonus, stops batteries overdrawing, preventing malfunctions.

If you want to get technical, the ARP 9 features a traditional full metal G2 gearbox, featuring 8mm bearing and bushing for rapid and smooth gear change hassle-free maintenance. When it comes to those critical moments, the Electronic Trigger Unit increases overall trigger response and prevents burnouts or locks. Really, it's the little things that make all the difference.

  • 340 FPS (0.20g BB)
  • Magazine: 300rds Hi-Cap
  • 11.1v LiPo Stick Battery (NOT INCLUDED)
  • Weight: 5.1lbs
  • Inner Barrel: 150mm
  • Full Metal Version 2 Gearbox
  • Pre-installed MOSFET
  • Electronic Trigger Unit (ETU)
  • Ambidextrous Controls
  • Adjustable Hop-up
  • 5" Milspec MLOK Handguard Rail
  • Ergonomic Motor Grip
  • Enhanced Trigger Guard
  • Flat Faced Competition Style Trigger
  • Three Round Burst Capabilities
  • Adjustable Iron Sights
  • Safe/Semi/Full Auto (Burst Option)
  • Recommended Battery: 7.4v LiPO Stick


Top 5 Airsoft Rifles for 2020

Using the ASG HERA ARMS CQR is probably the closest most of us come to being in a Rainbow Six game. Another full metal airsoft rifle with high-quality polymer furniture, the HERA ARMS CQR is sturdy and lightweight. The IRS 20mm rail set features a full-length top rail and two smaller rail segments for accessories like flashlights or optic sights, and a small cover hides an RIS rail integrated into the stock, perfect for a monopod when stationary shooting.

This is a fully licensed replica, fitted with features carefully reproduced from the original CQR rifles, like Quick Detach sling point sockets, sling loop bars, and removable front and rear flip-up iron sights. The ergonomic grip ensures great handling in sticky situations, and the rifle stock can be adjusted with spacers stacked behind the rubberized buttpad. UThe overall small design of this AEG makes it extremely easy to maneuver in small places, making it an ideal choice for a CQB primary. To match the robust hardened exterior, ASG teamed up with ICS to provide you with the world class Version 2 split gearbox with integrated SSS system. The unique split gearbox design allows players to easily make repairs or upgrades to the gearbox, or to quickly change springs. If you're looking for performance and authenticity, you can't get much better than this.

The model comes in tan or black, and there's also an SSS version with a programmable MOSFET chip.

  • 360 FPS (0.20g BB)
  • Magazine: 300rd
  • Weight: 6.89lbs
  • Inner Barrel: 212mm
  • Full Metal Receiver Set
  • Fixed Polymer Rear Stock w/ Stock Spacers
  • Rubberized Buttpad
  • Ergonomic Polymer Foregrip
  • Front / Rear Flip-up Iron Sights
  • Hera Arms IRS Picatinny Rail Set
  • Fully Licensed Authentic Hera Arms Replica
  • Version 2 Split Gearbox
  • Integrated, in-line MOSFET unit
  • Self-Diagnosis Mode to Detect Faults
  • 3-Round Burst Capabilities


Top 5 Airsoft Rifles for 2020

Last but not least is the H&K MP7 SMG from VFC. The new H&K MP7 airsoft SMG from VFC is the latest addition to their ever expanding line of high performance airsoft rifles. The MP7 combines the ultimate assault rifle experience with a more cost effective training solution to provide players and professionals with the best airsoft experience. Realistically weighted with a heavy-duty full metal receiver and adjustable stock, this airsoft rifle can take a knock or two and come out fighting. This MP7 replica is perfectly transportable: the integrated vertical grip can be folded down against the rifle and the telescopic stock with rubberized pad slides away smoothly.

Not to be outdone by our other competitors, this handy rifle has a Quick Spring Change System, flip-up front and rear sights and a full-metal top rail, making it fully customizable for any style of play. Talking tech, this air soft gun comes fitted with a VFC Avalon gearbox with improved bearings and high torque motors powered by neodymium magnets. In layman's terms, this means rapid and smooth gear change and high durability. 

  • Magazine: 180rds.
  • Inner Barrel: 200mm
  • Weight: 4.1lbs
  • 11.1v Small LiPO Battery Recommended
  • Durable Nylon Reinforced Polymer Receiver
  • Integrated Folding Vertical Grip
  • Adjustable Rotary Hop-up
  • Officially Licensed Heckler & Koch Engraved Trademarks
  • Telescoping Slim Line Stock
  • Slip Resistant Rubberized Buttpad
  • Safe / Semi / Full Auto
  • Flip-up Front & Rear Sights

All in all, you can't go wrong with any of these airsoft rifles for close-quarters interior fights or long-range outdoor battles. Take your pick and tell us what you think!

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