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Best Yamaha Electric Guitars in 2022

Here you'll find the best Yamaha electric guitars.

We've found exactly 22 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 RSP02T

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Yamaha RSP02T
Playability 78
Sound 76
Build quality 75
Value for money 71
Overall Score 76
  • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered 2-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: VP5b (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Revstar C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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2. Yamaha RSP20

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Yamaha RSP20
Playability 78
Sound 76
Build quality 75
Value for money 71
Overall Score 76
  • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered 2-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: VH5b (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: VH5n (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Revstar C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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3. Yamaha PAC612VIIFM

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Yamaha PAC612VIIFM
Playability 73
Sound 79
Build quality 72
Value for money 80
Overall Score 75
  • From Yamaha's 2018 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Maple/Alder/Flame Maple Laminated body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-14 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Seymour Duncan SSL-1 RwRp (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan SSL-1 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Wilkinson VS50 6 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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4. Yamaha PAC612VIIFMX

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Yamaha PAC612VIIFMX
Playability 73
Sound 79
Build quality 72
Value for money 80
Overall Score 75
  • From Yamaha's 2020 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Maple/Alder/Flame Maple Laminated body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-14 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Seymour Duncan SSL-1 RwRp (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan SSL-1 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Wilkinson VS50 6 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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5. Yamaha PAC611HFM

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Yamaha PAC611HFM
Playability 75
Sound 76
Build quality 70
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
  • From Yamaha's 2015 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Maple/Alder/Flame Maple Laminated body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-14 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Hardtail Bridge with Graph Tech String Saver Saddle bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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6. Yamaha PAC611VFM

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Yamaha PAC611VFM
Playability 73
Sound 76
Build quality 72
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
  • From Yamaha's 2013 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Maple/Alder/Flame Maple Laminated body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-14 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Wilkinson VS50 6 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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7. Yamaha PAC612VII

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Yamaha PAC612VII
Playability 73
Sound 78
Build quality 71
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
  • From Yamaha's 2016 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-14 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan SSL-1 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Wilkinson VS50 6 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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8. Yamaha PAC612VIIX

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Yamaha PAC612VIIX
Playability 73
Sound 79
Build quality 71
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
  • From Yamaha's 2021 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-14 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Seymour Duncan SSL-1 RwRp (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan SSL-1 (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Wilkinson VS50 6 bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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9. Yamaha RSS02T

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Yamaha RSS02T
Playability 78
Sound 76
Build quality 69
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
  • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: VP5b (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Revstar C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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10. Yamaha RSS20

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Yamaha RSS20
Playability 78
Sound 76
Build quality 69
Value for money 79
Overall Score 74
  • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Top: Maple / Back: Chambered Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany, Carbon Reinforcement neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: VH5b (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: VH5n (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Revstar C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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11. Yamaha SA2200

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Yamaha SA2200
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 74
Value for money 64
Overall Score 74
  • From Yamaha's 2019 Hollow series
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Laminated Sycamore / Soft Maple Center Block body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Yamaha Humbucker/Alnico V (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Yamaha Humbucker/Alnico V (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Gotoh GE103B bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • SA Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh SG30 tuners

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12. Yamaha PAC611H

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Yamaha PAC611H
Playability 75
Sound 76
Build quality 69
Value for money 78
Overall Score 73
  • From Yamaha's 2019 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan TB-14 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Hardtail Bridge with Graph Tech String Saver Saddle bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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13. Yamaha PAC1611MS

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Yamaha PAC1611MS
Playability 75
Sound 73
Build quality 69
Value for money 67
Overall Score 72
  • From Yamaha's 2014 Signature series
  • Mike Stern Signature
  • Made in Japan
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 7.25" Fretboard Radius
  • Light Ash body
  • Maple neck
  • One-Piece Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Seymour Duncan STHR-1b (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan '59 SH-1N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 6-Saddle Hardtail bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • PAC1611MS Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Gotoh SD91-05M-L tuners

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14. Yamaha PAC311H

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Yamaha PAC311H
Playability 75
Sound 70
Build quality 64
Value for money 80
Overall Score 70
  • From Yamaha's 2013 Pacifica series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: P-90 Type Single Coil /Alnico (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Hardtail Bridge bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Grover Locking tuners

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15. Yamaha RSE20

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Yamaha RSE20
Playability 78
Sound 68
Build quality 57
Value for money 78
Overall Score 68
  • From Yamaha's 2022 REVSTAR series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Chambered Mahogany body
  • 3-Piece Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: VH3b (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: VH3n (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Revstar C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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16. Yamaha PAC112V

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Yamaha PAC112V
Playability 73
Sound 68
Build quality 59
Value for money 77
Overall Score 67
  • From Yamaha's 2010 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Vintage-Style Tremolo with Block Saddle bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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17. Yamaha PAC212VFM

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Yamaha PAC212VFM
Playability 73
Sound 68
Build quality 57
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66
  • From Yamaha's 2013 Pacifica series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Maple/Alder/Flame Maple Laminated body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Vintage-Style Tremolo with Block Saddle bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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18. Yamaha PAC212VQM

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Yamaha PAC212VQM
Playability 73
Sound 68
Build quality 57
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66
  • From Yamaha's 2011 Pacifica series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Quilted Maple top
  • Maple/Alder/Quilted Maple Laminated body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Vintage-Style Tremolo with Block Saddle bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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19. Yamaha PAC112VM

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Yamaha PAC112VM
Playability 73
Sound 68
Build quality 58
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66
  • From Yamaha's 2018 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico Single Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Vintage-Style Tremolo with Block Saddle bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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20. Yamaha PAC120H

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Yamaha PAC120H
Playability 75
Sound 66
Build quality 57
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66
  • From Yamaha's 2018 Pacifica series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
  • Alder body
  • Maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Alnico Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Alnico Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Hardtail bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Pacifica C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Die-Cast tuners

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