Crossbow Buyer’s Guide

Complete Crossbow Buying Guide

Within the buying guide, we’ve included the following information about the boards that we’ve reviewed:

  • Crossbow photos
  • Brand name and bow type/model
  • Overall weight of the crossbow
  • Velocity in feet per second
  • Draw Weight
  • Pricing (by range)
  • Consumer opinion (ratings/reviews, up to 5 stars).


Quick note regarding the included pricing information, the Crossbow Review Guide is setup as follows for your convenience: less than $100= $; between $100 to $300 = $$; between $300 to $500 = $$$, $500 or more = $$$$.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for in the crossbow guide, we have added a search box to the bottom of the page that includes even more bows.

CrossbowWeightVelocityDraw WeightPriceAmazon Rating
Barnett Jackal Crossbow Package
7.7 pounds315 feet per second150-pounds$$4.4
Arrow Precision Inferno Fury

Arrow Precision Inferno Fury Crossbow Kit (175-Pounds)
4.84 pounds235 feet per second 175-Pounds$$4.3
Barnett 78610

Barnett 78610 Recruit Compound Crossbow Package, Black
6 pounds300 feet per second 130-Pounds$$4.6
150 Lbs Wood Crossbow with Scope and Pack of Metal Arrows
150 Lbs Wood Crossbow with Scope and Pack of Metal Arrows
5.8 pounds200+ feet per second 150-Pounds$$4.2
Barnett Ghost 350 CRT
Barnett Ghost 350 CRT Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3 - 20-Inch Arrows and Illuminated 3x32mm Scope)
7.6 pounds350 feet per second 175-pound$$4.7
Barnett Penetrator
Barnett Penetrator Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3-20-Inch Arrows and 4x32mm Scope)
8.6 pounds350 feet per second175-pound$$4.7
Barnett Quad 400
Barnett Quad 400 Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3 - 22-Inch Arrows and 4x32mm Scope)
9.0 pounds345 feet per second150-pound$$4.4
SA Sports Fever
SA Sports Fever Crossbow Package
4.85 pounds240 feet per second175-pound$$4.5
SA Sports Empire Terminator 260 FPS
SA Sports Empire Terminator 260 FPS Crossbow, 175-Pound, Black/Camo
4.5 pounds260 feet per second175-pound$$4.3
Barnett Wildcat C5
Barnett Wildcat C5 Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3-20-Inch Arrows and 4x32mm Scope)
8.5 pounds320 feet per second150-pound$$4.6
Jaguar CR-013BK
Jaguar CR-013BK Crossbow Black
7.0 pounds245 feet per second175-pound$$4.3
Barnett Wildcat C5
Barnett Wildcat C5 Black Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3 - 20-Inch Arrows and Premium Red Dot Sight)
8.5 pounds320 feet per second150-pound$$4.5
Barnett Outdoors Brotherhood
Barnett Outdoors Brotherhood Crossbow Package, Large, Camo
7.0 pounds350 feet per second160-pound$$4.6
Mk-180
Mk-180 Camo Crossbow Red / Green Dot Scope Package
6.0 pounds220+ feet per second130 -pound$$4.2
Barnett Wildcat C5
Barnett Wildcat C5 Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3 - 20-Inch Arrows and Premium Red Dot Sight)
8.5 pounds320 feet per second150-pound$$4.7
Barnett Vengeance
Barnett Vengeance Crossbow with 3x32mm Scope Package, 140-Pound Draw Weight, Carbon Black
8.0 pounds365 feet per second140-pound$$4.0
Barnett Quad 400
Barnett Quad 400 Crossbow Package (Quiver, 3 - 22-Inch Arrows and Premium Red Dot Sight)
9.0 pounds345 feet per second150-pound$$4.3
Carbon Express 20261 Intercept Axon
Carbon Express 20261 Intercept Axon Crossbow Kit (Rope Cocker, 3 Arrow Quiver, 3 Crossbolts, Rail Lubricant, 3 Practice Points, 4x32 Glass-Etched Reticle Lighted Scope), Black
16.8 pounds360 feet per second175-pound$$4.9
Excalibur Axiom SMF
Excalibur Axiom SMF Crossbow Kit
7.2 pounds305 feet per second175-pound$$4.8
Wicked Ridge Warrior HL Premium
Wicked Ridge Warrior HL Premium Crossbow Package, 175-Pound
9.0 pounds300 feet per second175-pound$$4.8
Barnett Ghost 410 CRT
Barnett Ghost 410 CRT Crossbow Package
7.3 pounds410 feet per second185 -pound$$4.4
BladesUSA Eagle 2
BladesUSA Eagle 2 Crossbow
6.27 pounds210 feet per second150-pound$$4.2
Wizard
150 Lbs Wizard Camouflage Autumn Green Hunting Crossbow 4x32 Scope Package
8-1/2 pounds210 feet per second150-pound$$5.0
Carbon Express 20271 X-Force 350
Carbon Express 20271 X-Force 350 Crossbow Kit (Rope Cocker, 3 Arrow Quiver, 3 Crossbolts, Rail Lubricant, 3 Practice Points, 4x32 Scope), Black
7.60 pounds300 feet per second165-pound$$4.1
Barnett BCX Buck Commander Extreme CRT
Barnett BCX Buck Commander Extreme CRT Crossbow Package
7.1 pounds365 feet per second185-pound$$4.7
Carbon Express 20235 Covert CX2
Carbon Express 20235 Covert CX2 Crossbow Kit, (Rope Cocker, 3 Arrow Quiver, 3 Crossbolts, Rail Lubricant, 3 Practice Points, 4x32 Deluxe Multi-Reticle Lighted Scope), Mossy Oak Treestand Camouflage
7.2 pounds385 feet per second200-pound$$4.1
150lbs Wood Crossbow
150lbs Wood Crossbow with Scope, Extra Arrows and Rope Cocking Device
5.1 pounds210 feet per second150-pound$$4.2
Spider 150 lb Compound Crossbow
Spider 150 lb Compound Crossbow 4x32 Scope + Extra Arrows + Quiver + Rope Cocking Device + Broadheads Package (Camo Brown)
5.85 pounds250 feet per second150-pound$$5.0
Barnett 78615 Recruit Recurve
Barnett 78615 Recruit Recurve Pkg
7.5 pounds245 feet per second150-pound$$4.2