Best Grand Auditorium Guitars Made In China in 2024

Here are the top Grand Auditorium style guitars made in China . So you can expect lower build quality when compared to others made in Korea, Japan or the United States. Guitars made in this country are meant for mass production, which translates into less attention to detail and quality control. This doesn't mean the product is made poorly at all. Chinese products have a bad reputation since long ago, but they've definitely improved a lot the last few years.

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. Alvarez MF60CEOM

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Playability 73
Sound 90
Build quality 75
Value for money 84
Overall Score 79
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  • From Alvarez's 2020 Masterworks series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.803"'' scale
  • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid African Mahogany back
  • Solid African Mahogany sides
  • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
  • Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay Extended fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Nickel Open Gear tuners
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  • From Alvarez's 2020 Masterworks series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.803"'' scale
  • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid African Mahogany back
  • Solid African Mahogany sides
  • One piece mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
  • Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay Extended fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
  • Bi-Level Indian Laurel/Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Nickel Open Gear tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Alvarez MF60CEOM
  • 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
  • Made in China
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    2. Washburn G20SCE

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    Washburn G20SCE
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    Playability 77
    Sound 85
    Build quality 72
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 78
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    • From Washburn's 2020 Comfort series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Mahogany/Bound Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Comfort Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Diecast tuners
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    • From Washburn's 2020 Comfort series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.3"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Mahogany/Bound Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Satin Mahogany with 2 way Truss Rod neck
    • Ovangkol fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys II 301T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
    • Ovangkol bridge
    • Acoustic Washburn Comfort Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome Diecast tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Washburn G20SCE
    • 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. Ibanez MRC10

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    Ibanez MRC10
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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 74
    Value for money 77
    Overall Score 77
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    • From Ibanez's 2022 MRC series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Nyatoh neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole pickup (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Comfort Grip Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    • From Ibanez's 2022 MRC series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.6"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Pau Ferro back
    • Pau Ferro sides
    • Nyatoh neck
    • Macassar Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Rare Earth Mic Blend Active Soundhole pickup (Preamp/Active)
    • Macassar Ebony bridge
    • Acoustic Comfort Grip Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Ibanez tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Ibanez MRC10
    • 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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    4. Harley Benton CLG-48CE Wide NT

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    Harley Benton CLG-48CE Wide NT
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    Playability 73
    Sound 85
    Build quality 70
    Value for money 86
    Overall Score 76

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    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (2 votes)
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    • 1 Prices - New from €299 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Custom Line series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.315"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Walnut back
    • Walnut sides
    • Walnut neck
    • Pau Ferro fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Pau Ferro bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome-plated die-cast machine heads tuners
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    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Custom Line series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.315"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Spruce top
    • Walnut back
    • Walnut sides
    • Walnut neck
    • Pau Ferro fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Fishman Sonicore (Preamp/Active)
    • Pau Ferro bridge
    • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Chrome-plated die-cast machine heads tuners
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    Harley Benton CLG-48CE Wide NT
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Electronics
    • Plastic Saddle
    • Solid Top Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Expensive Woods
    • Laminated Side Wood
    • Laminated Back Wood
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    5. Cort SFX-AB

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    Cort SFX-AB
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    Playability 73
    Sound 83
    Build quality 64
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 73
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    • From Cort's 2020 SFX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Ash Burl top
    • Ash Burl back
    • Ash Burl sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Merbau fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Cort CE304T (Preamp/Active)
    • Merbau bridge
    • Acoustic Cort Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Die-Cast tuners
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    • From Cort's 2020 SFX series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 15.748" Fretboard Radius
    • Ash Burl top
    • Ash Burl back
    • Ash Burl sides
    • Mahogany neck
    • Merbau fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Cort CE304T (Preamp/Active)
    • Merbau bridge
    • Acoustic Cort Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Die-Cast tuners
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    Cort SFX-AB
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Electronics
    • 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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      6. Alvarez MG66CE

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      Alvarez MG66CE
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      Playability 70
      Sound 90
      Build quality 75
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 78
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      • From Alvarez's 2022 Masterworks series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid African Mahogany top
      • Solid African Mahogany back
      • Solid African Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
      • Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
      • Bi-Level Indian Laurel bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 21 Medium frets
      • Premium Die Cast Gold w/Ebony Buttons tuners
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      • From Alvarez's 2022 Masterworks series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid African Mahogany top
      • Solid African Mahogany back
      • Solid African Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
      • Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
      • Bi-Level Indian Laurel bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 21 Medium frets
      • Premium Die Cast Gold w/Ebony Buttons tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez MG66CE
      • 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
      • Made in China
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      7. Alvarez MG60CESHB

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      Alvarez MG60CESHB
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      Playability 70
      Sound 90
      Build quality 75
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 78
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      • From Alvarez's 2022 Masterworks series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid African Mahogany back
      • Solid African Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
      • Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
      • Bi-Level Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 21 Medium frets
      • Premium Open Gear Chrome tuners
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      • From Alvarez's 2022 Masterworks series
      • Made in China
      • 6 strings
      • 25.512"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid AAA Sitka Spruce top
      • Solid African Mahogany back
      • Solid African Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany, 50/50 Semi gloss finish neck
      • Indian Laurel, 12th Fret Inlay fretboard
      • Bridge pickup: LR Baggs VTC Element System (Preamp/Active)
      • Bi-Level Rosewood bridge
      • Acoustic Alvarez Set neck
      • 21 Medium frets
      • Premium Open Gear Chrome tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez MG60CESHB
      • 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
      • Made in China
      • No Compound Radius Fretboard
      • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
      • No Strap Lock

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      8. Alvarez ABT60CE8SHB

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      Alvarez ABT60CE8SHB
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      Playability 73
      Sound 88
      Build quality 72
      Value for money 83
      Overall Score 78
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      • From Alvarez's 2020 Artist series
      • Made in China
      • 8 strings
      • 27.717"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid A+ Sitka Spruce top
      • African Mahogany back
      • African Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany w/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
      • 21 Medium frets
      • Premium Die Cast tuners
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      • From Alvarez's 2020 Artist series
      • Made in China
      • 8 strings
      • 27.717"'' scale
      • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
      • Solid A+ Sitka Spruce top
      • African Mahogany back
      • African Mahogany sides
      • Mahogany w/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
      • 21 Medium frets
      • Premium Die Cast tuners
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      Strengths & Weaknesses
      Alvarez ABT60CE8SHB
      • 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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        9. Alvarez ABT60CE8BK

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        Playability 73
        Sound 88
        Build quality 72
        Value for money 83
        Overall Score 78
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        • From Alvarez's 2022 Artist series
        • Made in China
        • 8 strings
        • 27.717"'' scale
        • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid A+ Sitka Spruce top
        • African Mahogany back
        • African Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany w/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
        • 21 Medium frets
        • Premium Die Cast tuners
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        • From Alvarez's 2022 Artist series
        • Made in China
        • 8 strings
        • 27.717"'' scale
        • 14.96" Fretboard Radius
        • Solid A+ Sitka Spruce top
        • African Mahogany back
        • African Mahogany sides
        • Mahogany w/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
        • 21 Medium frets
        • Premium Die Cast tuners
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        Strengths & Weaknesses
        Alvarez ABT60CE8BK
        • 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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          10. Washburn G25SCE

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          Playability 73
          Sound 85
          Build quality 72
          Value for money 82
          Overall Score 77
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          • From Washburn's 2021 Comfort series
          • Made in China
          • 6 strings
          • 25.31"'' scale
          • 12" Fretboard Radius
          • Solid Sitka Spruce top
          • Pau Ferro back
          • Pau Ferro sides
          • Satin Mahogany with 2-way Truss Rod neck
          • Ovangkol fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ 501T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
          • Mahogany Bound Ovangkol bridge
          • Acoustic Washburn Comfort Set neck
          • 20 Medium frets
          • 18:1 Black with Black Buttons tuners
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          • From Washburn's 2021 Comfort series
          • Made in China
          • 6 strings
          • 25.31"'' scale
          • 12" Fretboard Radius
          • Solid Sitka Spruce top
          • Pau Ferro back
          • Pau Ferro sides
          • Satin Mahogany with 2-way Truss Rod neck
          • Ovangkol fretboard
          • Bridge pickup: Fishman Presys+ 501T w/tuner (Preamp/Active)
          • Mahogany Bound Ovangkol bridge
          • Acoustic Washburn Comfort Set neck
          • 20 Medium frets
          • 18:1 Black with Black Buttons tuners
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          Strengths & Weaknesses
          Washburn G25SCE
          • 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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