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      Best Electric Guitars Under $400 in 2023

      Here you'll find the best electric guitars under $400. Here you'll find the best electric guitars under $400.

      Out of the more than 2000 guitars in our database, these are the best ones with these features, according to our algorithm. 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. Harley Benton MR-Modern Baritone

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      Harley Benton MR-Modern Baritone
      Playability 73
      Sound 78
      Build quality 72
      Value for money 84
      Overall Score 74
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      • From Harley Benton's 2022 Vintage series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 27"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Alder body
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Artec AHC-90 Soapbar (Single Coil/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Artec AHC-90 Soapbar (Single Coil/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Wilkinson VS-50 II Precision Tremolo bridge
      • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
      • 22 Medium Stainless Steel frets
      • Kluson-style Wilkinson locking tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton MR-Modern Baritone
      • Stainless Steel Frets
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Coil Tap Pickups
      • Tremolo
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      2. Harley Benton MR-Modern

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      Harley Benton MR-Modern
      Playability 73
      Sound 78
      Build quality 72
      Value for money 84
      Overall Score 74
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      • From Harley Benton's 2022 Vintage series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Alder body
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Artec AHC-90 Soapbar (Single Coil/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Artec AHC-90 Soapbar (Single Coil/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Wilkinson VS-50 II Precision Tremolo bridge
      • Harley Benton C Bolt-On neck
      • 22 Medium Stainless Steel frets
      • Kluson-style Wilkinson locking tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton MR-Modern
      • Stainless Steel Frets
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Black Tusq XL Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Coil Tap Pickups
      • Tremolo
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      3. Harley Benton Fusion-III HH FR EB

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      Harley Benton Fusion-III HH FR EB
      Playability 77
      Sound 80
      Build quality 68
      Value for money 85
      Overall Score 75
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      • From Harley Benton's 2021 Pro series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Flame Maple Veneer top
      • Nyatoh body
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell HAF-B Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell HAF-N Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Floyd Rose bridge
      • Harley Benton Modern C Bolt-On neck
      • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
      • Grover GH305 6L tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton Fusion-III HH FR EB
      • Stainless Steel Frets
      • Expensive Wood
      • Locking Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Coil Split Pickups
      • Tremolo
      • No Locking Tuners
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Retainer Bar
      • No Strap Lock

      4. Harley Benton Fusion-III HSH EB

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      Harley Benton Fusion-III HSH EB
      Playability 77
      Sound 79
      Build quality 69
      Value for money 85
      Overall Score 75
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      • From Harley Benton's 2021 Pro series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Ultra Flame Maple Veneer top
      • Nyatoh body
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell HAF-B Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell HAF-B Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Middle pickup: Roswell S74-C BK Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell HAF-N Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
      • 5-way Switch
      • Wilkinson Tremolo bridge
      • Harley Benton Modern C Bolt-On neck
      • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
      • WSC staggered locking die-cast tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton Fusion-III HSH EB
      • Stainless Steel Frets
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Coil Split Pickups
      • Tremolo
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      5. Harley Benton Fusion-III HH EB

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      Harley Benton Fusion-III HH EB
      Playability 73
      Sound 78
      Build quality 69
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 73
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      • From Harley Benton's 2021 Pro series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Nyatoh body
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF-B-CR Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF-N-CR Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Wilkinson Tremolo bridge
      • Harley Benton Modern C Bolt-On neck
      • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
      • WSC staggered locking die-cast tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton Fusion-III HH EB
      • Stainless Steel Frets
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • NuBone Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Coil Split Pickups
      • Tremolo
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      6. Harley Benton Fusion-T HH HT EB

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      Harley Benton Fusion-T HH HT EB
      Playability 75
      Sound 78
      Build quality 67
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 73
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      • From Harley Benton's 2020 Pro series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Sapele body
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF-B-CR Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF-N-CR Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • WSC HPS-6 Custom hardtail bridge
      • Harley Benton Modern C Bolt-On neck
      • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
      • WSC staggered locking die-cast tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton Fusion-T HH HT EB
      • Stainless Steel Frets
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Coil Split Pickups
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Tremolo
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      7. Harley Benton Fusion-T HH EB

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      Harley Benton Fusion-T HH EB
      Playability 73
      Sound 78
      Build quality 69
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 73
      FIND IT ON:
      Thomann logo
      • From Harley Benton's 2020 Pro series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 25.5"'' scale
      • 12" Fretboard Radius
      • Sapele body
      • Maple neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF-B-CR Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF-N-CR Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Wilkinson Tremolo bridge
      • Harley Benton Modern C Bolt-On neck
      • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
      • WSC staggered locking die-cast tuners
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      Price Comparison

      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton Fusion-T HH EB
      • Stainless Steel Frets
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Coil Split Pickups
      • Tremolo
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      8. Harley Benton EX-76 Classic

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      Harley Benton EX-76 Classic
      Playability 78
      Sound 77
      Build quality 62
      Value for money 82
      Overall Score 72
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      • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 24.75"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Mahogany body
      • Mahogany neck
      • Purpleheart fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
      • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
      • 22 Jumbo frets
      • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton EX-76 Classic
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Tremolo
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      9. Harley Benton EX-76 Classic GHW

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      Harley Benton EX-76 Classic GHW
      Playability 78
      Sound 77
      Build quality 62
      Value for money 82
      Overall Score 72
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      • From Harley Benton's 2018 Tribute series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 24.75"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Mahogany body
      • Mahogany neck
      • Purpleheart fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Wsc Tune-O-Matic bridge
      • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
      • 22 Jumbo frets
      • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton EX-76 Classic GHW
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Tremolo
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

      10. Harley Benton EX-84 Modern

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      Harley Benton EX-84 Modern
      Playability 78
      Sound 76
      Build quality 62
      Value for money 82
      Overall Score 72
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      • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
      • Made in Indonesia
      • 6 strings
      • 24.75"'' scale
      • 15" Fretboard Radius
      • Mahogany body
      • Mahogany neck
      • Ebony fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: Roswell LZ51 (Humbucker/Active)
      • Neck pickup: Roswell LZ56 (Humbucker/Passive)
      • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
      • 3-way Switch
      • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
      • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
      • 22 XL Jumbo frets
      • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Harley Benton EX-84 Modern
      • Locking Tuners
      • Expensive Wood
      • Ivory Tusq Nut
      • Top Brand Pickups
      • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
      • Made in Indonesia
      • No Neck-Through Build
      • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
      • No Weight Relief
      • No Tremolo
      • No Luminescent Inlay
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock