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                  Best Grand Auditorium Shape Guitars in 2023

                  Here you'll find the best Grand Auditorium shape guitars.

                  We've found exactly 36 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. Martin M-36

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                  Martin M-36
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 89
                  Build quality 90
                  Value for money 72
                  Overall Score 87
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                  • From Martin's 1978 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
                  • Select Hardwood neck
                  • Ebony fretboard
                  • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
                  • East Indian Rosewood bridge
                  • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
                  • 20 Medium frets
                  • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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                  Martin M-36
                  • 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

                  2. Taylor Builder's Edition 324ce

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                  Taylor Builder's Edition 324ce
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 94
                  Value for money 71
                  Overall Score 86
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                  • From Taylor's 2018 300 series
                  • Made in United States
                  • 6 strings
                  • 25.5"'' scale
                  • 15" Fretboard Radius
                  • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
                  • Solid Urban Ash back
                  • Solid Urban Ash 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 Builder's Edition 324ce
                  • Made in United States
                  • Expensive Wood
                  • Ivory Tusq Nut
                  • Electronics
                  • Synthetic 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

                  3. Martin GPC-16E

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                  Martin GPC-16E
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 89
                  Build quality 86
                  Value for money 81
                  Overall Score 86
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                  • From Martin's 2017 16-17 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
                  • Select Hardwood neck
                  • Ebony fretboard
                  • Bridge pickup: Fishman Matrix VT Enhance NT2 (Preamp/Active)
                  • Ebony bridge
                  • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
                  • 20 Medium frets
                  • Nickel Open Gear tuners
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                  Martin GPC-16E
                  • 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

                  4. Taylor PS14ce Honduran Rosewood

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                  Taylor PS14ce Honduran Rosewood
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 94
                  Value for money 71
                  Overall Score 86
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                  • From Taylor's 2018 Presentation series
                  • Made in United States
                  • 6 strings
                  • 25.5"'' scale
                  • 15" Fretboard Radius
                  • Solid Sinker Redwood top
                  • Solid Honduran Rosewood back
                  • Solid Honduran Rosewood 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 PS14ce Honduran Rosewood
                  • Made in United States
                  • Expensive Wood
                  • Ivory Tusq Nut
                  • Electronics
                  • Synthetic 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

                  5. Taylor 614ce

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                  Taylor 614ce
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 90
                  Value for money 69
                  Overall Score 84
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                  • From Taylor's 2014 600 series
                  • Made in United States
                  • 6 strings
                  • 25.5"'' scale
                  • 15" Fretboard Radius
                  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
                  • Solid Maple back
                  • Solid Maple sides
                  • Hard Rock Maple 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
                  • Taylor Nickel tuners
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                  Taylor 614ce
                  • Made in United States
                  • Expensive Wood
                  • Black Tusq XL Nut
                  • Electronics
                  • Synthetic 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

                  6. Taylor 724ce

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                  Taylor 724ce
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 90
                  Value for money 69
                  Overall Score 84
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                  • From Taylor's 2022 700 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
                  • Taylor Polished Bronze tuners
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                  Taylor 724ce
                  • 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

                  7. Taylor 814ce

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                  Taylor 814ce
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 90
                  Value for money 69
                  Overall Score 84
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                  • From Taylor's 2013 800 series
                  • Made in United States
                  • 6 strings
                  • 25.5"'' scale
                  • 15" Fretboard Radius
                  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
                  • Solid Indian Rosewood back
                  • Solid Indian Rosewood 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
                  • Smoked Nickel tuners
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                  Taylor 814ce
                  • Made in United States
                  • Expensive Wood
                  • Black Tusq XL Nut
                  • Electronics
                  • Synthetic 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

                  8. Taylor 224ce-K DLX

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                  Taylor 224ce-K DLX
                  Playability 85
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 84
                  Value for money 78
                  Overall Score 83
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                  • From Taylor's 2017 200 series
                  • Made in Mexico
                  • 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
                  • Taylor Gold tuners
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                  Taylor 224ce-K DLX
                  • Expensive Wood
                  • NuBone Nut
                  • Electronics
                  • Synthetic Bone Saddle
                  • Solid Top Wood
                  • Solid Side Wood
                  • Solid Back Wood
                  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
                  • No Locking Tuners
                  • Made in Mexico
                  • No Top Brand Pickups
                  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
                  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
                  • No Strap Lock

                  9. Taylor 314ce-N

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                  Taylor 314ce-N
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 89
                  Value for money 74
                  Overall Score 84
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                  • From Taylor's 2012 300 series
                  • Made in United States
                  • 6 strings
                  • 25.5"'' scale
                  • 15" Fretboard Radius
                  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
                  • Solid Sapele back
                  • Solid Sapele sides
                  • Tropical Mahogany neck
                  • West African Crelicam Ebony fretboard
                  • Bridge pickup: ES-N Electronics (Preamp/Active)
                  • West African Crelicam Ebony bridge
                  • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
                  • 20 Medium frets
                  • Classical Nickel tuners
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                  Taylor 314ce-N
                  • Made in United States
                  • Expensive Wood
                  • Ivory Tusq Nut
                  • Electronics
                  • Synthetic 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

                  10. Taylor 324ce

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                  Taylor 324ce
                  Playability 82
                  Sound 81
                  Build quality 89
                  Value for money 74
                  Overall Score 84
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                  • From Taylor's 2017 300 series
                  • Made in United States
                  • 6 strings
                  • 25.5"'' scale
                  • 15" Fretboard Radius
                  • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
                  • Solid Tropical Mahogany back
                  • Solid Tropical Mahogany 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
                  • Satin Black tuners
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                  Strengths & Weaknesses
                  Taylor 324ce
                  • Made in United States
                  • Expensive Wood
                  • Black Tusq XL Nut
                  • Electronics
                  • Synthetic 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