Posted by on Jul 6th 2021

While we all want a high end AR15, we turn towards affordable AR15 models that are available here in the US. We have updated an old and out dated blog from This quick list has pulled together some of the most wallet-friendly models for those minding their bank accounts.

1. Zaviar Z15 

C'mon, we had to plug one of our own rifles. Built out of industry standard high grade 6061 aluminum making a Z15 a great option for gun owners who prefer are budget minded. Made in Longwood Florida, This 16" rifle is chambered in 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem. and can be found for under $599


Diamondback Firearms is known for making affordable firearms for price-conscious consumers. The DB-15 proves no different. Made in the good ole USA, the DB-15 comes in the shooter’s choice of loadout with options ranging from simple color options all the way to sights and stocks.


When budget is of the utmost priority and you need an AR-15 for just under $700, look no further than the DPMS Oracle. Chambered in 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem, the Oracle brings a 16-inch barrel to a lightweight 6.4-pound frame. The all-black AR boasts a flattop railed receiver and railed gas block offering attachment points for optics if you want to further trick the build out.

4. S&W M&P15

The Smith & Wesson M&P15 burst onto the AR-15 scene in 2006, debuting at SHOT Show. Marked with the “Military and Police” moniker, the rifle provided a rugged, semi-automatic build designed for law enforcement, recreational, sports and professional shooters.

5. RUGER AR556

A modern sporting rifle, the Ruger AR-556 delivers an all-black AR-15 platform featuring adjustable sights, QD socket and bayonet lug, single-stage trigger positioned in an enlarged trigger guard and six-position, telescoping buttstock. Equipped with a carbine length gas system, the AR-556 sports a 16.10-inch barrel length, overall length of 32.25-inches to 35.50-inches depending on stock position, and weight of 6.5-pounds.