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            Best Yamaha Acoustic Guitars in 2023

            Here you'll find the best Yamaha acoustic guitars.

            We've found exactly 110 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. Yamaha A5R ARE

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            Yamaha A5R ARE
            Playability 85
            Sound 84
            Build quality 92
            Value for money 82
            Overall Score 87
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            • From Yamaha's 2017 A series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce A.R.E. w/Scalloped Bracing top
            • Solid Rosewood back
            • Solid Rosewood sides
            • African Mahogany (3-ply) neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM71(SRT2 System) + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Open Gear Chrome (Gotoh) tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha A5R ARE
            • Made in Japan
            • 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

            2. Yamaha A5M ARE

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            Yamaha A5M ARE
            Playability 85
            Sound 84
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 86
            Overall Score 86
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            • From Yamaha's 2017 A series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce A.R.E. w/Scalloped Bracing top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • African Mahogany (3-ply) neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM71(SRT2 System) + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Open Gear Chrome (Gotoh) tuners
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            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha A5M ARE
            • Made in Japan
            • 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

            3. Yamaha AC5M ARE

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            Yamaha AC5M ARE
            Playability 85
            Sound 83
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 86
            Overall Score 86
            FIND IT ON:
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            • From Yamaha's 2017 A series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce A.R.E. w/Scalloped Bracing top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • African Mahogany (3-ply) neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM71(SRT2 System) + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Open Gear Chrome (Gotoh) tuners
            • Compare Specs >

            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha AC5M ARE
            • Made in Japan
            • 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

            4. Yamaha AC5R ARE

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            Yamaha AC5R ARE
            Playability 85
            Sound 83
            Build quality 92
            Value for money 82
            Overall Score 87
            FIND IT ON:
            Sweetwater logoAmazon logo
            • From Yamaha's 2017 A series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce A.R.E. w/Scalloped Bracing top
            • Solid Rosewood back
            • Solid Rosewood sides
            • African Mahogany (3-ply) neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: SYSTEM71(SRT2 System) + SRT Piezo Pickup (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Open Gear Chrome (Gotoh) tuners
            • Compare Specs >

            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha AC5R ARE
            • Made in Japan
            • 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

            5. Yamaha FGX5

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            Yamaha FGX5
            Playability 82
            Sound 81
            Build quality 87
            Value for money 78
            Overall Score 83
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            • From Yamaha's 2019 FG/FS Red Label series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • African Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Open-Gear Chrome (Y1D) tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha FGX5
            • Made in Japan
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Electronics
            • 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

            6. Yamaha FSX5

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            Yamaha FSX5
            Playability 82
            Sound 80
            Build quality 87
            Value for money 78
            Overall Score 83
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            • From Yamaha's 2019 FG/FS Red Label series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Sitka Spruce top
            • Solid Mahogany back
            • Solid Mahogany sides
            • African Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Open-Gear Chrome (Y1D) tuners
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            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha FSX5
            • Made in Japan
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Electronics
            • 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

            7. Yamaha LL56 Custom ARE

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            Yamaha LL56 Custom ARE
            Playability 82
            Sound 75
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 67
            Overall Score 82
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            • From Yamaha's 2014 L series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Engelmann Spruce A.R.E. top
            • Solid Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
            • Mahogany + Rosewood (5-Ply) neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: (/)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Die-Cast Gold (TM67G-Y22) tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha LL56 Custom ARE
            • Made in Japan
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • 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

            8. Yamaha LS56 Custom ARE

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            Yamaha LS56 Custom ARE
            Playability 82
            Sound 74
            Build quality 90
            Value for money 67
            Overall Score 82
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            • From Yamaha's 2014 L series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • 15.75" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid Engelmann Spruce A.R.E. top
            • Solid Indian Rosewood back
            • Solid Indian Rosewood sides
            • Mahogany + Rosewood (5-Ply) neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: (/)
            • Ebony bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Die-Cast Gold (TM67G-Y22) tuners
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            Price Comparison

            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha LS56 Custom ARE
            • Made in Japan
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • 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

            9. Yamaha NCX5

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            Yamaha NCX5
            Playability 82
            Sound 80
            Build quality 87
            Value for money 78
            Overall Score 83
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            • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • Flat Fretboard Radius
            • Solid European Spruce top
            • Solid Walnut back
            • Solid Walnut sides
            • African Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony + Walnut bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gold w/ Black Shaft (35G1800-BB) tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha NCX5
            • Made in Japan
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Electronics
            • 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

            10. Yamaha NTX5

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            Yamaha NTX5
            Playability 82
            Sound 80
            Build quality 87
            Value for money 78
            Overall Score 83
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            • From Yamaha's 2020 NX series
            • Made in Japan
            • 6 strings
            • 25.6"'' scale
            • 23.622" Fretboard Radius
            • Solid European Spruce top
            • Solid Walnut back
            • Solid Walnut sides
            • African Mahogany neck
            • Ebony fretboard
            • Bridge pickup: Atmosfeel (Undersaddle Pickup + Contact Sensor + Mic) (Preamp/Active)
            • Ebony + Walnut bridge
            • Acoustic C Set neck
            • 20 Medium frets
            • Gold w/ Black Shaft (35G1800-BB) tuners
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            Strengths & Weaknesses
            Yamaha NTX5
            • Made in Japan
            • Expensive Wood
            • Bone Nut
            • Electronics
            • 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