Best Nato Neck Acoustic Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Nato neck acoustic guitars. This wood is also known as Eastern Mahogany because it's very similar to Mahogany, although it is cheaper.

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. Yamaha CSF3M

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Playability 82
Sound 84
Build quality 70
Value for money 84
Overall Score 79

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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  • From Yamaha's 2018 CSF series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.625"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Passive System (SRT Piezo) (Preamp/Passive)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $619.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2018 CSF series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.625"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back
  • Solid Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Passive System (SRT Piezo) (Preamp/Passive)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha CSF3M
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Solid Side Wood
  • Solid Back Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Harley Benton GS-Travel-E Spruce

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Playability 82
Sound 79
Build quality 60
Value for money 89
Overall Score 74
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  • From Harley Benton's 2018 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.465"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Blackwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HB-03 Pickup system with tuner (Preamp/Active)
  • Blackwood bridge
  • Acoustic V Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Black Deluxe die-cast machine heads tuners
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  • From Harley Benton's 2018 Custom Line series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.465"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Blackwood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: HB-03 Pickup system with tuner (Preamp/Active)
  • Blackwood bridge
  • Acoustic V Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Black Deluxe die-cast machine heads tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton GS-Travel-E Spruce
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • 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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3. Fender FA-345CE Auditorium

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Playability 72
Sound 79
Build quality 72
Value for money 84
Overall Score 74

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Laminated Flame Maple top
  • Laminated Lacewood back
  • Laminated Lacewood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Open-Back Geared tuners
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  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Laminated Flame Maple top
  • Laminated Lacewood back
  • Laminated Lacewood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fishman CD-1 Preamp (Preamp/Passive)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Open-Back Geared tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender FA-345CE Auditorium
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Ivory Tusq Saddle
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 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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4. Yamaha FSX830C

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Playability 77
Sound 84
Build quality 67
Value for money 81
Overall Score 76

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Rosewood back
  • Rosewood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $559.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Rosewood back
  • Rosewood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha FSX830C
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Yamaha FSX800C

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Playability 77
Sound 84
Build quality 65
Value for money 85
Overall Score 75

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $359.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Nato/Okoume back
  • Nato/Okoume sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 4 Prices - New from $359.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Nato/Okoume back
  • Nato/Okoume sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha FSX800C
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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6. Yamaha FSX820C

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Playability 77
Sound 84
Build quality 65
Value for money 85
Overall Score 75

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
Own it? Share your opinion
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  • 6 Prices - New from $469.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood or Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood or Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 6 Prices - New from $469.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood or Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood or Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha FSX820C
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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7. Yamaha FGX830C

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Playability 73
Sound 85
Build quality 67
Value for money 80
Overall Score 75

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: Very lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $559.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Rosewood back
  • Rosewood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 5 Prices - New from $559.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 FG / FGX series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.6"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Rosewood back
  • Rosewood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM66 + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome (TM29T) tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha FGX830C
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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8. Yamaha CSF1M

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Playability 82
Sound 81
Build quality 65
Value for money 86
Overall Score 76

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $449.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2018 CSF series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.625"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Passive System (SRT Piezo) (Preamp/Passive)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 5 Prices - New from $449.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2018 CSF series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.625"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Passive System (SRT Piezo) (Preamp/Passive)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha CSF1M
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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9. Yamaha CSF-TA

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Playability 82
Sound 81
Build quality 65
Value for money 81
Overall Score 76

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $679.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 TransAcoustic Guitars series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.625"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM70 TransAcoustic (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $679.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 TransAcoustic Guitars series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.625"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Sitka Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM70 TransAcoustic (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha CSF-TA
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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10. Yamaha FS-TA

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Playability 77
Sound 84
Build quality 67
Value for money 81
Overall Score 76

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (14 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (15 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
Own it? Share your opinion
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  • 5 Prices - New from $599.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 TransAcoustic Guitars series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM70 TransAcoustic + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 5 Prices - New from $599.99 >
  • From Yamaha's 2016 TransAcoustic Guitars series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM70 TransAcoustic + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Acoustic C Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Chrome tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Yamaha FS-TA
  • Expensive Wood
  • Electronics
  • Solid Top Wood
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • Low-Quality Material Saddle
  • Laminated Side Wood
  • Laminated Back Wood
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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