Best Nato Neck Fender Acoustic Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Nato neck Fender 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. 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: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 7 Prices - New from $449.99 >
  • 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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  • 7 Prices - New from $449.99 >
  • 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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2. Fender FA-235E Concert

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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: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 1 Prices - New from $329.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Laminated Flame Maple top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany 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
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 1 Prices - New from $329.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Flamed Maple top
  • Laminated Flame Maple top
  • Laminated Mahogany back
  • Laminated Mahogany 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
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender FA-235E Concert
  • 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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3. Fender FA-125CE Dreadnought

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Playability 72
Sound 80
Build quality 64
Value for money 87
Overall Score 72

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 (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • 4 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Laminated Spruce top
  • Laminated Basswood back
  • Laminated Basswood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender FE-A2 Preamp (Preamp/Active)
  • Laminated Hardwood bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
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  • 4 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Laminated Spruce top
  • Laminated Basswood back
  • Laminated Basswood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender FE-A2 Preamp (Preamp/Active)
  • Laminated Hardwood bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender FA-125CE Dreadnought
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Electronics
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • 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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4. Fender Sonoran Mini

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Playability 78
Sound 76
Build quality 60
Value for money 86
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2016 California series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.1"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 18 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style with Aged White Plastic Buttons tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2016 California series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.1"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 18 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style with Aged White Plastic Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Sonoran Mini
  • Expensive Wood
  • NuBone Nut
  • NuBone Saddle
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • 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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5. Fender FA-15 3/4 Steel

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Playability 77
Sound 76
Build quality 60
Value for money 86
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $149.99 >
  • From Fender's 2020 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Laminated Agathis top
  • Laminated Sapele back
  • Laminated Sapele sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 18 Vintage frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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  • 5 Prices - New from $149.99 >
  • From Fender's 2020 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 23.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Laminated Agathis top
  • Laminated Sapele back
  • Laminated Sapele sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 18 Vintage frets
  • Die-Cast tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender FA-15 3/4 Steel
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Synthetic Bone Saddle
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • 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. Fender Redondo Mini

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Playability 78
Sound 76
Build quality 60
Value for money 86
Overall Score 71

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: D (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2021 California series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 22.75"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 18 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style with Aged White Plastic Buttons tuners
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  • 3 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender's 2021 California series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 22.75"'' scale
  • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
  • Spruce top
  • Mahogany back
  • Mahogany sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 18 Medium frets
  • Vintage-Style with Aged White Plastic Buttons tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Redondo Mini
  • Expensive Wood
  • NuBone Nut
  • NuBone Saddle
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • 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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7. Fender FA-125 Dreadnought

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Playability 72
Sound 78
Build quality 57
Value for money 84
Overall Score 69

What our users think

  • Tuning stability: Not bad (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: D (2 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (2 votes)
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  • 3 Prices - New from $169.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Laminated Spruce top
  • Laminated Basswood back
  • Laminated Basswood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Show all Specs
  • 3 Prices - New from $169.99 >
  • From Fender's 2018 Fender Alternative series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.3"'' scale
  • 11.81" Fretboard Radius
  • Laminated Spruce top
  • Laminated Basswood back
  • Laminated Basswood sides
  • Nato neck
  • Walnut fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: (/)
  • Walnut bridge
  • Acoustic C Shape Set neck
  • 20 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender FA-125 Dreadnought
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Electronics
  • 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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