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            Best Martin Acoustic Guitars in 2023

            Here you'll find the best Martin acoustic guitars.

            We've found exactly 88 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 000-28 Brooke Ligertwood

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            Martin 000-28 Brooke Ligertwood
            Playability 85
            Sound 88
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Martin's 2022 Custom & Special Editions series
            • Brooke Ligertwood Signature
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 24.9"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Spruce with VTS top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Select Hardwood neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman Gold Plus Natural I (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Modified V Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Nickel Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin 000-28 Brooke Ligertwood
            • 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. Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe

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            Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 2020 Modern Deluxe series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Spruce with VTS top
            • Solid Genuine Mahogany back
            • Solid Genuine Mahogany sides
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Vintage Deluxe Set neck
            • 20 Medium Gold frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe
            • Gold Frets
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Compensated Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            3. Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe

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            Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 2020 Modern Deluxe series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Spruce with VTS top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Vintage Deluxe Set neck
            • 20 Medium Gold frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-28 Modern Deluxe
            • Gold Frets
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Compensated Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            4. Martin D-35 Johnny Cash

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            Martin D-35 Johnny Cash
            Playability 85
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Martin's 2014 Custom & Special Editions series
            • Johnny Cash Signature
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Select Hardwood neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman Gold Plus Natural I (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Chrome Enclosed Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-35 Johnny Cash
            • 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

            5. Martin D-41

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            Martin D-41
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 1969 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
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-41
            • 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

            6. Martin D-42

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            Martin D-42
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 1996 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
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-42
            • 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

            7. Martin D-45

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            Martin D-45
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 1933 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
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-45
            • 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

            8. Martin D-45 Modern Deluxe

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            Martin D-45 Modern Deluxe
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 2022 Modern Deluxe series
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Spruce with VTS top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman Gold Plus Natural I (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Vintage Deluxe Set neck
            • 20 Medium Gold frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin D-45 Modern Deluxe
            • Gold Frets
            • Made in United States
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Top Brand Pickups
            • Electronics
            • Compensated Saddle
            • Solid Top Wood
            • Solid Side Wood
            • Solid Back Wood
            • No Locking Tuners
            • No Compound Radius Fretboard
            • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
            • No Strap Lock

            9. Martin J-40

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            Martin J-40
            Playability 82
            Sound 89
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 72
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Martin's 1986 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
            • Genuine Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Modified Low Oval Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gold Open Gear tuners
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            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin J-40
            • 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

            10. Martin OMJM John Mayer

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            Martin OMJM John Mayer
            Playability 85
            Sound 88
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 73
            Overall Score 88
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            • From Martin's 2012 Custom & Special Editions series
            • John Mayer Signature
            • Made in United States
            • 6 strings
            • 25.4"'' scale
            • 16" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Engelmann Spruce top
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid East Indian Rosewood sides
            • Select Hardwood neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Fishman Gold Plus Natural I (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic Low Profile Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Nickel Open Gear tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Martin OMJM John Mayer
            • 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