Best Classical Guitars With 1.89" (48mm) Nut Width in 2024

Here are the top Classical style guitars with 1.89" (48mm) nut width.

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. Yamaha NTX5

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Playability 73
Sound 86
Build quality 82
Value for money 75
Overall Score 80

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  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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  • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 23.622" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid European Spruce top
  • Solid Walnut back
  • Solid Walnut sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony + Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gold w/ Black Shaft (35G1800-BB) tuners
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  • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 23.622" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid European Spruce top
  • Solid Walnut back
  • Solid Walnut sides
  • African Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
  • Ebony + Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Gold w/ Black Shaft (35G1800-BB) tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha NTX5
  • Made in Japan
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Electronics
  • Bone 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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2. Alvarez CC7HCE

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Playability 70
Sound 86
Build quality 72
Value for money 81
Overall Score 76
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  • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.984"'' scale
  • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
  • Black Walnut back
  • Black Walnut sides
  • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
  • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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  • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.984"'' scale
  • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
  • Black Walnut back
  • Black Walnut sides
  • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
  • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Alvarez CC7HCE
  • Expensive Wood
  • Bone Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Bone Saddle
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    3. Harley Benton GL-2NT GuitarLele

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    Playability 78
    Sound 74
    Build quality 57
    Value for money 90
    Overall Score 70
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    • From Harley Benton's 2022 Standard series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 17.047"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Sapele back
    • Sapele sides
    • Okoume neck
    • Walnut fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Armaranth bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 17 Medium frets
    • Concert machine heads tuners
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    • From Harley Benton's 2022 Standard series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 17.047"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Sapele back
    • Sapele sides
    • Okoume neck
    • Walnut fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Armaranth bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 17 Medium frets
    • Concert machine heads tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton GL-2NT GuitarLele
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Expensive Woods
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • Laminated Top Wood
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    4. Alvarez CC7HCEAR

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    Playability 70
    Sound 86
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 81
    Overall Score 76
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    • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.984"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
    • Black Walnut back
    • Black Walnut sides
    • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
    • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 22 Medium frets
    • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $699.99 >
    • From Alvarez's 2018 Cadiz series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.984"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid AA Sitka Spruce top
    • Black Walnut back
    • Black Walnut sides
    • Mahogany Ebony Mahogany neck
    • Indian Laurel/Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 22 Medium frets
    • Chrome with Ebony Style Buttons tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Alvarez CC7HCEAR
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    5. Alvarez AC65HCE

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    Playability 70
    Sound 86
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 81
    Overall Score 76
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    • From Alvarez's 2016 Artist series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.591"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid A+ Western Red Cedar top
    • African Mahogany back
    • African Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
    • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 22 Medium frets
    • Chrome Open Gear Strip tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $519.99 >
    • From Alvarez's 2016 Artist series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.591"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Solid A+ Western Red Cedar top
    • African Mahogany back
    • African Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
    • Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up (Preamp/Active)
    • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 22 Medium frets
    • Chrome Open Gear Strip tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Alvarez AC65HCE
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Bone Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    6. Yamaha NTX3

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    Playability 73
    Sound 84
    Build quality 70
    Value for money 76
    Overall Score 76

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 4 Prices - New from $1,049.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 23.622" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Walnut back
    • Solid Walnut sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony + Walnut bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold w/ Matte Black Shaft (RM1388NB-B06) tuners
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    • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 23.622" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Walnut back
    • Solid Walnut sides
    • African Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony + Walnut bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Gold w/ Matte Black Shaft (RM1388NB-B06) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha NTX3
    • Expensive Wood
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Solid Side Wood
    • Solid Back Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • 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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    7. Yamaha NTX1

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    Playability 73
    Sound 81
    Build quality 64
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 73

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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    • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 23.622" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Nato or Okume back
    • Nato or Okume sides
    • Nato neck
    • Walnut fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Undersaddle 3-Band EQ Preamp with Tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony + Walnut bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome w/ Matte Black Shaft (RM1188NB-B06) tuners
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    • 6 Prices - New from $459.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 23.622" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Nato or Okume back
    • Nato or Okume sides
    • Nato neck
    • Walnut fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Undersaddle 3-Band EQ Preamp with Tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ebony + Walnut bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome w/ Matte Black Shaft (RM1188NB-B06) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha NTX1
    • Electronics
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Expensive Woods
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    8. Alvarez RC26HCE

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    Playability 70
    Sound 79
    Build quality 63
    Value for money 81
    Overall Score 71
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    • From Alvarez's 2017 Regent series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.591"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • African Mahogany back
    • African Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany, Satin finish neck
    • Techwood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: SYS250 (Preamp/Active)
    • Techwood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Chrome, Die Cast tuners
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    • From Alvarez's 2017 Regent series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.591"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • African Mahogany back
    • African Mahogany sides
    • Mahogany, Satin finish neck
    • Techwood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: SYS250 (Preamp/Active)
    • Techwood bridge
    • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
    • 19 Medium frets
    • Chrome, Die Cast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Alvarez RC26HCE
    • Expensive Wood
    • Synthetic Bone Nut
    • Electronics
    • Synthetic Bone Saddle
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • Laminated Top Wood
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    9. Yamaha CGS102AII

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    Playability 82
    Sound 76
    Build quality 55
    Value for money 86
    Overall Score 71

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 4 Prices - New from $139.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2017 SCHOOL series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 21.063"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome (RM-1252X) tuners
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    • 4 Prices - New from $139.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2017 SCHOOL series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 21.063"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome (RM-1252X) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha CGS102AII
    • Expensive Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • Laminated Top Wood
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    10. Yamaha CGS103AII

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    Playability 82
    Sound 76
    Build quality 55
    Value for money 86
    Overall Score 71

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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    • 6 Prices - New from $149.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2017 SCHOOL series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 22.75"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome (RM-1252X) tuners
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    • 6 Prices - New from $149.99 >
    • From Yamaha's 2017 SCHOOL series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 22.75"'' scale
    • Flat Fretboard Radius
    • Spruce top
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood back
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood sides
    • Locally-Sourced Tonewood neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Rosewood bridge
    • Acoustic C Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome (RM-1252X) tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Yamaha CGS103AII
    • Expensive Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Electronics
    • Low-Quality Material Saddle
    • Laminated Top Wood
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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