Best Grand Theater Shape Taylor Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Grand Theater shape Taylor guitars.

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. Taylor GT K21e

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Playability 82
Sound 86
Build quality 89
Value for money 71
Overall Score 86

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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  • 3 Prices - New from $5,999 >
  • From Taylor's 2021 Koa series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' 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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  • 3 Prices - New from $5,999 >
  • From Taylor's 2021 Koa series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' 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 GT K21e
  • 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

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2. Taylor GT 811e

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Taylor GT 811e
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Playability 82
Sound 86
Build quality 85
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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  • 4 Prices - New from $3,499 >
  • From Taylor's 2020 800 series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' 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
  • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $3,499 >
  • From Taylor's 2020 800 series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' 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
  • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Taylor GT 811e
  • 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

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3. Taylor GTe Urban Ash

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Playability 82
Sound 86
Build quality 82
Value for money 78
Overall Score 83

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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  • 1 Prices - Used from $1,100 >
  • From Taylor's 2020 GT series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Urban Ash back
  • Solid Urban Ash sides
  • Tropical Mahogany neck
  • Eucalyptus fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
  • Eucalyptus bridge
  • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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  • 1 Prices - Used from $1,100 >
  • From Taylor's 2020 GT series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Urban Ash back
  • Solid Urban Ash sides
  • Tropical Mahogany neck
  • Eucalyptus fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
  • Eucalyptus bridge
  • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Taylor GTe Urban Ash
  • 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

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4. Taylor GTe Mahogany

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Taylor GTe Mahogany
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Playability 82
Sound 86
Build quality 82
Value for money 78
Overall Score 83

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • 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 2022 GT series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
  • Solid Tropical Mahogany back
  • Solid Tropical Mahogany sides
  • Tropical Mahogany neck
  • Eucalyptus fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
  • Eucalyptus bridge
  • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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  • From Taylor's 2022 GT series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.125"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Tropical Mahogany top
  • Solid Tropical Mahogany back
  • Solid Tropical Mahogany sides
  • Tropical Mahogany neck
  • Eucalyptus fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
  • Eucalyptus bridge
  • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Taylor GTe Mahogany
  • 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

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    5. Taylor GTe Blacktop

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    Taylor GTe Blacktop
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    Playability 82
    Sound 86
    Build quality 80
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 83

    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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    • 1 Prices - New from $1,408.05 >
    • From Taylor's 2022 GT series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.125"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Walnut back
    • Solid Walnut sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Eucalyptus fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • Eucalyptus bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $1,408.05 >
    • From Taylor's 2022 GT series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.125"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Walnut back
    • Solid Walnut sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Eucalyptus fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Expression System 2 Electronics (Preamp/Active)
    • Eucalyptus bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Taylor GTe Blacktop
    • 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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    6. Taylor GT Urban Ash

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    Taylor GT Urban Ash
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    Playability 82
    Sound 84
    Build quality 77
    Value for money 81
    Overall Score 81

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: D (8 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (8 votes)
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    • From Taylor's 2020 GT series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.125"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Urban Ash back
    • Solid Urban Ash sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Eucalyptus fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Eucalyptus bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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    • From Taylor's 2020 GT series
    • Made in United States
    • 6 strings
    • 24.125"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Solid Sitka Spruce top
    • Solid Urban Ash back
    • Solid Urban Ash sides
    • Tropical Mahogany neck
    • Eucalyptus fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: (/)
    • Eucalyptus bridge
    • Acoustic Taylor Standard Set neck
    • 20 Medium frets
    • Taylor Nickel Mini tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Taylor GT Urban Ash
    • Made in United States
    • Expensive Wood
    • Black Tusq XL Nut
    • Synthetic 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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