Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite Review
The ruger mark vi 22/45 Lite is a small and versatile .22LR pistol built to fill a variety of needs. If you’re looking for a rimfire pistol for Steel Challenge, a .22LR to mount a suppressor on, or just something to plink with at the range, you may be interested in picking one up.
The Mark IV line of Ruger pistols was introduced in 2016 and is the fourth-generation successor of the Ruger Standard. Within the Mark IV lineup, there are eight models available: Standard, Target, Hunter, Competition, Tactical, 22/45, 22/45 Lite, and 22/45 Tactical.
I’ve been shooting the ruger mark vi 22/45 Lite in Steel Challenge for a few years now. In that time, I’ve gained a solid understanding of the pros and cons of the gun. So, if you’re deciding whether to buy the Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite, you’re in the right place.
The Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite is a semi-automatic pistol chambered in .22LR. It is available in several different color combinations and comes with a picatinny rail, making it easy to mount a pistol red dot sight. It comes with a threaded stainless steel barrel that allows shooters to easily add on a suppressor or compensator. The Mark IV 22/45 Lite’s aluminum receiver features ports that help keep the pistol lightweight at 25 ounces.
Ruger’s suggested retail price of the Mark IV 22/45 Lite is $800.00, but you can usually find them for under $700.
Ruger Mark IV 22/45 Lite Specs