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            Best Acoustic Guitars Under $4000 in 2023

            Here you'll find the best acoustic guitars under $4000. Here you'll find the best acoustic guitars under $4000.

            We've found exactly 52 guitars like this in production this year. You can see them all by clicking on 'Load More' at the end of this list. You can use our filters to the left to see only the exact types of guitar you want. You can also click on "Compare" to get a deep spec comparison between two guitars of your choice. This list is updated daily automatically as we add new guitars to our database. We'll show you first the best ones according to our automated scoring system, which takes into account dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money and more.

            1. Epiphone Frontier USA Collection

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            Epiphone Frontier USA Collection
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 94
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Epiphone's 2021 Made in USA series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.5"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce top
            • Solid Figured Maple back
            • Solid Figured Maple sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Indian Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
            • Indian Rosewood; Belly Up bridge
            • Acoustic Rounded C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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            Epiphone Frontier USA Collection
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Bone Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            2. Gibson Hummingbird Faded

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            Gibson Hummingbird Faded
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 94
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Gibson's 2022 Original Acoustic series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.75"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
            • Traditional Belly Up, Rosewood bridge
            • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gold Gotoh with Green Keystone Buttons tuners
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            Gibson Hummingbird Faded
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Bone Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            3. Gibson Hummingbird Original

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            Gibson Hummingbird Original
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 94
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Gibson's 2020 Original Acoustic series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.75"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
            • Traditional belly up bridge
            • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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            Gibson Hummingbird Original
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Bone Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            4. Gibson J-185 Original

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            Gibson J-185 Original
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 94
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Gibson's 2019 Original Acoustic series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.75"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce top
            • Solid Flame Maple back
            • Solid Flame Maple sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
            • Traditional belly up bridge
            • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Gibson J-185 Original
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Bone Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            5. Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String

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            Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 94
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Gibson's 2021 Modern Acoustic series
            • Made in United States
            • 12 strings
            • 24.75"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Indian Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
            • Reverse Belly, Rosewood bridge
            • Acoustic Slim Taper Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Gibson J-45 Standard 12-String
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Ivory Tusq Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            6. Martin 000-28 Brooke Ligertwood

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            Martin 000-28 Brooke Ligertwood
            Playability 85
            Sound 88
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Martin's 2022 Custom & Special Editions series
            • Brooke Ligertwood Signature
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.9"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Spruce with VTS top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Select Hardwood neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman Gold Plus Natural I (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Modified V Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Nickel Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin 000-28 Brooke Ligertwood
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Compensated Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            7. Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe

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            Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 2020 Modern Deluxe series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Spruce with VTS top
            • Solid Genuine Mahogany back
            • Solid Genuine Mahogany sides
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Vintage Deluxe Set neck
            • 20 Medium Gold frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe
            • Gold Frets
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Compensated Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            8. Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe

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            Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 2020 Modern Deluxe series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Spruce with VTS top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Vintage Deluxe Set neck
            • 20 Medium Gold frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe
            • Gold Frets
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Compensated Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            9. Gibson Nathaniel Rateliff LG-2 Western

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            Gibson Nathaniel Rateliff LG-2 Western
            Playability 82
            Sound 88
            Build quality 94
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Gibson's 2021 Artist Collection series
            • Nathaniel Rateliff Signature
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.75"'' scale
            • 12" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Adirondack Red Spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • Mahogany neck
            • Indian Rosewood fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
            • Rectangular, Closed Slot bridge
            • Acoustic V Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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            Gibson Nathaniel Rateliff LG-2 Western
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Bone Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            10. Martin OMJM John Mayer

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            Martin OMJM John Mayer
            Playability 85
            Sound 88
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Martin's 2012 Custom & Special Editions series
            • John Mayer Signature
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Select Hardwood neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman Gold Plus Natural I (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Low Profile Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Nickel Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin OMJM John Mayer
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Ivory Tusq Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock