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Discover The Best Folding Knife: With the Ultimate Comparison Guide

The full folding knife guide below contains over 50 folding knives for you to compare, like-for-like.

Included in the matrix are 7 columns:

  • Name and Photo of the model – (click to view more details or to purchase)
  • Overall Length – Combined blade and handle length in inches.
  • Blade Length in inches
  • Weight – Weight of the knife in ounces
  • Blade Material – the metal used in the blade
  • Price – This is the approximate price on Amazon.com.  These change frequently based on availability, special promotions, and more.  But generally speaking:
    • $ = under $40
    • $$ = $40 to $100
    • $$$ = $100 to $200
    • $$$$ = $200
  • Rating – The average user rating on Amazon.com.  This can be very helpful in deciding if people are satisfied with their purchase.

To make it more manageable, click on any of the columns to sort the data to help make your decision easier.

Click on the image, or the red link to view the knife and read the Amazon reviews.

NameOverall LengthBlade LengthWeightBlade MaterialPriceRating
Spyderco Sage Carbon Fiber Plain Edge Knife
7.12533.2CPM S30V$$5
Benchmade Axis Flipper Knife

7.363.184.85154-CM$$$5
Boker Plus Kwaiken Folder Folding Knives, Black

8.393.545.4AUS-8$$$4.9
Boker Plus Federal Framelock

7.8753.254.9440C$$$4.8
Brous Blades RCF - Satin Reloader Carbon Fiber Hunting Knife

8.323.56.2D2$$$$5
Brous Blades T4 Flipper

946D2$$$$5
Brous Blades Blackout Silent Soldier Flipper Hunting Knife

6.3752.74.75D2$$$$4.9
Columbia River Knife and Tool K455TXP Ken Onion Eros Lightweight Razor Edge Knife

731.6Acuto $$$4.8
Lion Steel Dendra Tiger Jump with Stonewashed Plain Blade

8.8753.757.75D2$$$$4.8
Dendra Defender Plain Black Blade

8.8753.756.35D2$$$$4.7
Dendra Deer Hunter

8.8753.757.32D2$$$4.8
Microtech DOC

93.757.17S30V$$$$5
Spyderco Southard Folder G-10

7.963.464.1CTS 204P$$$$4.9
Spyderco Delica 4 Lightweight Blade Combination Edge

7.1252.8752.5VG-10$$4.8
Ontario RAT II Tactical Folding Knife

732.75AUS-8$5
ESEE Zancudo Framelock Folder

72.943.1AUS-8$3
KA-BAR Dozier Folding Hunter Knife

7.2532.2AUS-8A$4.7
Zero Tolerance Tactical Response Knife

8.1253.56.2S35VN$$$$4.6
Spyderco Gayle Bradley Folder Carbon Fiber

8.083.445.5CPM-M4$$$4.7
Cold Steel Recon 1 Tactical Knife

7.1252.752.9AUS-8A$$4.6
Spyderco Manix 2 G-10 Plain Edge Knife

83.3754.25154-CM$$$4.9
Benchmade Axis Flipper Knife

7.153.184.85154-CM$$$4.5
Kershaw Junk Yard Dog 2.2 Composite Blade Knife

8.6253.755.8CPM-D2$$4.6
Gerber Bear Grylls Folding Sheath Knife

8.53.64.3High Carbon SS$4.5
Buck Ranger Hunting

8.6253.758420HC$4.9
Cold Steel Spartan Grivory Handle

10.54.57.5AUS-8A$$4.6
Spyderco Dragonfly2 Lightweight Black FRN PlainEdge Knife

5.562.251.2VG-10$$4.5
Opinel Slim No 8 Beech Wood Handle Pocket Knife

7.6253.251.612C27 Sandvik$4.9
Kershaw Rake

83.3755.6D2$$4.7
Kershaw Junk Yard Dog 2.2 Composite Blade Knife

8.6253.755.8CPM-D2$$4.6
Zero Tolerance Tactical Response Knife

9.1253.8757.7154-CM$$$4.6
Boker Plus Albatros Folding Knife

6.52.6256VG-10$$$4.5
SOG BL-01 Bluto Knife

5.52.253.2VG-10$$4.4
Gerber DMF Tanto Point Serrated Folder Knife

8.43.56.2High Carbon SS$$4
Kershaw Half Ton Folding Knife

6.1252.53.48Cr13MoV$4.4
Kershaw One Ton Folding Knife

7.753.254.88Cr13MoV$4.2
Smith and Wesson Plunge Lock Folding Knife

7.8753.3754.134034$4.8
Smith & Wesson First Response Serrated Knife

83.384.67CR17$4.3
Gerber Mini Paraframe Knife

5.252.1251.57Cr17MoV$4.4
Boker Plus Epicenter Knife

8.3753.56.72VG-10$$$4.7
Kershaw Crown

7.53.253.88Cr13MoV$4.3
8.13.66.6High Carbon SS$4.4
Spyderco Endura 4 Wave Plain Edge Folding Knife

8.753.753.67VG-10$$4.8
Spyderco Resilience Black G-10 PlainEdge Knife

9.3754.255.48Cr13MoV$$4.7
Cold Steel Voyager XL Tanto Plain Edge Knife

12.255.57.2AUS-8$$4.9
Leatherman Crater c33T Straight Blade Knife

6.52.6253.4420HC$4.5
Spyderco Tenacious G-10 Handle Folding

7.763.394.18Cr13MoV$$4.5
CRKT M16-10KZ 3-Inch Black Folding Knife

732.38Cr13MoV$4.1

Any excellent folding knives that I have missed? Please drop me a note and I will add them to the list!