Best Acoustic Guitars Under $7000 in 2024

Here you'll find the best acoustic guitars under $7000. Here you'll find the best acoustic guitars under $7000.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Gibson Custom SJ-200 Deluxe

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Playability 73
Sound 88
Build quality 92
Value for money 69
Overall Score 84

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  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (3 votes)
  • Pickups power: Clean (3 votes)
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  • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Moustache bridge
  • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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  • From Gibson Custom's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Rosewood back
  • Solid Rosewood sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC (Preamp/Active)
  • Moustache bridge
  • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Grover Rotomatic w/ kidney buttons tuners
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Gibson Custom SJ-200 Deluxe
  • 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

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    2. Gibson Orianthi SJ-200

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    Playability 73
    Sound 88
    Build quality 92
    Value for money 69
    Overall Score 84
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    • From Gibson's 2021 Artist Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid AAA Flame Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs (Preamp/Active)
    • Two bar SJ-200 Moustache; Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Keystone tuners
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    • From Gibson's 2021 Artist Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid AAA Flame Maple back
    • Solid Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs (Preamp/Active)
    • Two bar SJ-200 Moustache; Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Grover Keystone tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Gibson Orianthi SJ-200
    • 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

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    3. Taylor K26ce

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    Playability 77
    Sound 86
    Build quality 89
    Value for money 69
    Overall Score 84

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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    • From Taylor's 2014 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • From Taylor's 2014 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Taylor K26ce
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Electronics
    • Ivory Tusq Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    4. Martin 000-42

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    Playability 77
    Sound 86
    Build quality 89
    Value for money 69
    Overall Score 84

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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    • From Martin's 1918 Standard series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
    • Genuine Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Open Gear tuners
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    • From Martin's 1918 Standard series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
    • Genuine Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Open Gear tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Martin 000-42
    • 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

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    5. Martin D-42

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    Playability 73
    Sound 88
    Build quality 89
    Value for money 68
    Overall Score 83

    What our users think

    • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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    • From Martin's 1996 Standard series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.4"'' scale
    • 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
    • Genuine Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Open Gear tuners
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    • From Martin's 1996 Standard series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.4"'' scale
    • 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
    • Genuine Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Open Gear tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Martin D-42
    • 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

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    6. Martin OM-42

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    Playability 73
    Sound 86
    Build quality 89
    Value for money 68
    Overall Score 83

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (4 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (4 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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    • From Martin's 1930 Standard series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.4"'' scale
    • 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
    • Genuine Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Open Gear tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $6,399 >
    • From Martin's 1930 Standard series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.4"'' scale
    • 16" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
    • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
    • Genuine Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold Open Gear tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Martin OM-42
    • 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

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    7. Gibson Custom 1957 SJ-200

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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 66
    Overall Score 81
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    • From Gibson Custom's 2016 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    • From Gibson Custom's 2016 Historic Collection series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Thermally Aged Sitka spruce top
    • Solid Flame Maple back
    • Solid Flame Maple sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • SJ-200 Four Bar Moustache bridge
    • Acoustic Rounded Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh Keystone tuners
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    Gibson Custom 1957 SJ-200
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    8. Taylor K22ce

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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 67
    Overall Score 82

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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    • From Taylor's 2018 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • From Taylor's 2018 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.9"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Taylor K22ce
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    9. Taylor K24ce

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    Playability 73
    Sound 86
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 66
    Overall Score 81

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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    • From Taylor's 2019 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • From Taylor's 2019 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Taylor K24ce
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    10. Taylor Builder's Edition K24ce

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    Playability 73
    Sound 86
    Build quality 85
    Value for money 66
    Overall Score 81

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (7 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (6 votes)
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    • 4 Prices - New from $6,499 >
    • From Taylor's 2018 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $6,499 >
    • From Taylor's 2018 Koa series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa top
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa back
    • Solid Hawaiian Koa sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gotoh tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Taylor Builder's Edition K24ce
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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