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Best Sterling Electric Guitars in 2022

Here you'll find the best Sterling electric guitars.

We've found exactly 32 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. Sterling JP150 DiMarzio

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Sterling JP150 DiMarzio
Playability 77
Sound 78
Build quality 76
Value for money 77
Overall Score 77
  • From Sterling's 2020 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio LiquiFire (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Locking tuners

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2. Sterling Majesty Maj200

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Sterling Majesty Maj200
Playability 77
Sound 76
Build quality 77
Value for money 77
Overall Score 77
  • From Sterling's 2020 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio LiquiFire (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Locking tuners

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3. Sterling JP157 DiMarzio

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Sterling JP157 DiMarzio
Playability 73
Sound 78
Build quality 76
Value for money 76
Overall Score 76
  • From Sterling's 2021 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio LiquiFire (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Locking tuners

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4. Sterling Majesty Maj270

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Sterling Majesty Maj270
Playability 73
Sound 76
Build quality 77
Value for money 75
Overall Score 75
  • From Sterling's 2020 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: DiMarzio Crunch Lab (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: DiMarzio LiquiFire (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Locking tuners

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5. Sterling Richardson6

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Sterling Richardson6
Playability 80
Sound 74
Build quality 67
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
  • From Sterling's 2021 Artist series
  • Jason Richardson Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar Burl top
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jason Richardson Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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6. Sterling Majesty Maj100

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Sterling Majesty Maj100
Playability 77
Sound 69
Build quality 69
Value for money 72
Overall Score 72
  • From Sterling's 2020 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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7. Sterling Majesty Maj100X

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Sterling Majesty Maj100X
Playability 77
Sound 69
Build quality 67
Value for money 76
Overall Score 71
  • From Sterling's 2020 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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8. Sterling Jared Dines

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Sterling Jared Dines
Playability 77
Sound 70
Build quality 67
Value for money 71
Overall Score 71
  • From Sterling's 2020 Artist series
  • Jared Dines Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Hard Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jared Dines Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium frets
  • Locking tuners

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9. Sterling JP150

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Sterling JP150
Playability 77
Sound 70
Build quality 69
Value for money 72
Overall Score 72
  • From Sterling's 2017 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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10. Sterling Valentine Tremolo

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Sterling Valentine Tremolo
Playability 73
Sound 73
Build quality 66
Value for money 76
Overall Score 71
  • From Sterling's 2019 Artist series
  • James Valentine Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Swamp Ash body
  • Roasted Hard Maple neck
  • Roasted Hard Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • James Valentine Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Locking tuners

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11. Sterling JP157

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Sterling JP157
Playability 73
Sound 70
Build quality 67
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2019 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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12. Sterling JP60

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Sterling JP60
Playability 77
Sound 68
Build quality 64
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2018 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Basswood body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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13. Sterling Luke

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Sterling Luke
Playability 73
Sound 71
Build quality 67
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2015 Artist series
  • Steve Lukather Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Basswood body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Steve Lukather Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Locking tuners

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14. Sterling Majesty Maj170

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Sterling Majesty Maj170
Playability 73
Sound 69
Build quality 67
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2017 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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15. Sterling Majesty Maj170X

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Sterling Majesty Maj170X
Playability 73
Sound 69
Build quality 69
Value for money 70
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2019 John Petrucci series
  • John Petrucci Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • John Petrucci Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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16. Sterling Richardson7

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Sterling Richardson7
Playability 73
Sound 71
Build quality 67
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2021 Artist series
  • Jason Richardson Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 7 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar Burl top
  • Alder body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Modern Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Jason Richardson Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Locking tuners

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17. Sterling St. Vincent

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Sterling St. Vincent
Playability 73
Sound 72
Build quality 65
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2018 Artist series
  • St. Vincent Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • St. Vincent Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Locking tuners

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18. Sterling St. Vincent HH

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Sterling St. Vincent HH
Playability 73
Sound 71
Build quality 65
Value for money 75
Overall Score 70
  • From Sterling's 2019 Artist series
  • St. Vincent Signature
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Hard Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • St. Vincent Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Locking tuners

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19. Sterling Cutlass CT50HSS

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Sterling Cutlass CT50HSS
Playability 73
Sound 69
Build quality 64
Value for money 74
Overall Score 69
  • From Sterling's 2021 Cutlass series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Sterling Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Cutlass Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Locking tuners

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20. Sterling Cutlass CT50SSS

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Sterling Cutlass CT50SSS
Playability 73
Sound 69
Build quality 64
Value for money 74
Overall Score 69
  • From Sterling's 2021 Cutlass series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Sterling Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Sterling Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Sterling Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Vintage Tremolo bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Cutlass Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Locking tuners

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