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Best Hunting Rifle Scope under 200


Money for money, there are quite a number of riffles found between this price range and have a good performance record. They are basically reliable, built and marketed by repeatable companies that come along with amazing warranties and too are capable of withstanding and performing in hard and tough environment. The Leupold has over the years provided the market with great scopes ranging below $200. Aside from controls and features, the major difference from one scope to another in price is the overall control quality. Riffles below the $200 price are basically used for varmint hunting on rim-fire riffles or just object shooting with a .17/17hmr or .22lr.

Here is a list of the Best Hunting Rifle Scope under $200

Below are some of the high quality riffles that fall in the below $200 price range

Nikon P223 3-9x40 Mate BDC 600

Nikon P223 3-9 X40 Mate BDC 600 is termed as the best and reliable AR scope. It is designed specifically for an AR since it has extraordinary sighting speed. The Nikon company has come up with one of the best reticles through their very unique bullet drop compensator reticle system that helps one a great deal in matching his or her aiming point with the bullets’ caliber one is using at different intervals. The riffle has a performance accuracy of up to 200 to 250 meters which is actually awesome for a scope that is below 200 dollars.

One unique feature about this riffle is the spot on application that is really fantastic for dialing one’s accuracy and selection of scope. Its optics are precise and rather clear however, the riffle does not come with rings hence one will be required to buy a set so as to mount on the riffle. Results from a comparison with other cheaper scopes, Nikon has proved to be much clearer at a distance. Another feature that has earned it a lot of bonus is the zero reset turret feature.

>>>View Nikon P223 3-9x40 Mate BDC 600 here<<<


  1. Has a magnification of 3 to 9 times
  2. ​Has an objective lens of 40 millimeters
  3. ​Has a tube diameter of one inch
  4. ​Its windage/elevation is at ¼ MOA
  5. It measures 15.5 inches in length

UTG 30 mm SWAT 3 12x44 Compact IE Scope

UTG 30mm SWAT 3-12X44 Compact IE Scope is developed by professionals for accurate shooting especially for targets located at long range. This scope is manufactured for experts who require equipment with constant reliance. True Strength Mechanism is used to produce this scope using a 30mm tube. It is shock proof, sealed and filled with Nitrogen.

This scope has an outstanding feature of being fog proof as well as being rain proof. It comes heavily equipped with top quality lenses coated with emeralds and contains in built angled sunshades at the front plus lens caps that are flip-opened. It provides constant illumination despite the fact that it has heavy recoil due to the fact that it has a special design for holding and a circuit which is specialized.

>>>View UTG 30 mm SWAT 3-12x44 Compact IE Scope here<<<


  1. This scope is 100 percent filled with Nitrogen and it completely sealed making fog, shock and also rain proof.
  2. ​It is accurate for maintaining a proper zero as well as well as providing extreme consistency since it has very high quality resettable turrets which are also lockable.
  3. ​When this scoped locked on air gun barrel/ on the firearm, it provides utmost durability.
  4. ​It comes with readily available detachable rings and contains extreme quality open flip lens caps.
  5. Item number SCP3 UM312AOIEW ensures it has integral angled sunshade. This item number is also produced to accommodate shooting demands when it is taken out of the box.

Nikon Pro-staff 3-9x40 Black Matte

This rather smaller Nikon scope has a solution to those who might find the 12x magnification too much. It has both of its magnification and objective lens reduced. This reduction guarantees the user the very best resolution. The decreased size of the objective lens still offers a ninety eight percent transmission of light through its multicoated lens giving assurance of great images though in dim conditions.

Practically, this is the highest the transmission of light can go. Thus, one cannot find any other scopes with brighter images. With such light conditions, one is able to hunt both during sundown and early sunrise. One also has the capability of setting up his or her scope in dimmer places. This among others has made this scope satisfying options to many users.

>>>View Nikon Pro-staff 3-9x40 Black Matte here<<<

Leupold VX-1 Riffle Scope 3-9x40mm

Leupold VX-1 Riffle Scope 3 – 9 x40mm has a magnification of 3 to 9x with an objective lens of 40 mm. it has a tube diameter of one inch with a windage elevation of ¼ MOA. Leupold VX-1 Riffle Scope 3 – 9 x40 mm measures 12.6 inches in length. The riffle has a short accuracy of 300 plus yards.

>>>View Leupold VX-1 Riffle Scope 3-9x40mm here<<<

Vortex Diamondback 4-12x40 Rifflescope

Vortex Diamondback 4—12 x 40 Rifflescope offers a good competition to other scopes of the same price range. It has a variable power ring that is easy to adjust. The elevation and the windage knobs are knurled making it easy to be rotated by the user without a flat head or a coin. Tested on a .308, the scope had 0 issues zeroing it in with over fifty rounds.

>>>View Vortex Diamondback 4-12x40 Rifflescope here<<<


  1. It has magnification of 4 to 12 times
  2. ​It has an objective lens of forty millimeters
  3. ​It has a tube diameter of one inch
  4. ​It has an elevation or windage of ¼ MOA
  5. It is fourteen inches in length

FSI Sniper 6-24x50mm Scope W front AO adjustment Blue/Red/Green mil-dot reticle

This machine has the ability to shoot even at six hundred yards. It is made of aircraft grade metal of aluminum alloy. It is designed for objects and targets that are of very long distance of which is contrary to hunting. The machine comes alongside an extended sun shade and equipped with all mounting rings necessary. However, user reviews noted a complain about the riffles batteries that were junk and it was not an easy job setting the sun shade up.

>>>View FSI Sniper 6-24x50mm Scope W front AO adjustment here<<<


  1. It has magnification of 6 to 24 times
  2. ​It has an objective lens of fifty millimeters
  3. ​It has a tube diameter of one inch
  4. ​It has an elevation or windage of ¼ MOA
  5. It is sixteen inches in length

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