7 great Acoustic Guitars for less than $400
If you are looking for an acoustic guitar above the beginner level, here are 7 great choices of very good quality instruments that won’t break the bank. All feature great appointments and solid tops. Come and visit any of our locations and ask to try one
The re-designed CD-140SCE boasts a premium featureset for an instrument of its class, including a solid spruce top, rolled fingerboard edges and brand new easy-to-play neck shape.
The CD-140SCE is a top-tier Classic Design model which features a cutaway body for easy upper-fret access, a feature-packed Fishman® Presys preamp, elegant rosewood back and sides and a tortoiseshell pick guard. The dreadnought-sized body provides traditional full-bodied tone with plenty of projection and is a great choice for any aspiring player.
• Solid Spruce Top with Laminated Rosewood Back and Sides
• Comes with Hardshell Case
Fender Newporter Player (limited)
The exclusive medium-sized Newporter shape gives it a balanced voice that’s both articulate and powerful, perfect for backing up any singer. Designed for performing, the fully-painted gloss metallic solid spruce top, mahogany back and sides, matching painted 6-in-line headstock and crème binding give this guitar a shot of electrifying style. Unconventional to the core, the Newporter Player is definitely something different and exciting.
• Solid Spruce Top with Laminated Mahogany Back and Sides
Breedlove Discovery Concert CE
Breedlove’s Distinctively Crafted Sound in the ultrapopular concert body shape and in a great new color, the Discovery Concert Sunburst is ready for amplification and is outfitted for ease of playability with a soft cutaway.
• Solid Wood Top Sitka spruce
Back & Sides Layered Mahogany (Okoume)
• Built-in Pickup
• Gig bag included
Ibanez Artwood AW360
The Artwood series was crafted to produce a traditional as well as a modern guitar. Technology moves forward at a frantic pace and the world of guitar craftsmanship is no different. In producing the Artwood series, we’ve respected the rich tradition of the acoustic guitar while adding modern interpretations in our continuing search for the ultimate in guitar tone.
• Top Solid Mahogany top, back & sides Mahogany back & sides
Ibanez Artwood AVN9 Vintage Thermo Aged
The Artwood Vintage series now showcases another vintage element by applying an “aging” process to the tonewood : “Thermo Aged™” tone wood, made by a special drying process at a high temperature which is commonly known as “baking” or “torrefaction.”
• body shape Parlor body
top Thermo Aged™ Solid Mahogany top
back & sides Mahogany back & sides
Yamaha FG820-12, 12 String Guitar
Yamaha’s 12 string acoustic model, with simple and traditional looks and outstanding quality, at an affordable price. A solid-top guitar with authentic sound that is well balanced without sacrificing its robust strength, thanks to the newly developed scalloped bracing design. In addition to warmer and stronger sound thanks to the mahogany back and sides, the body binding and fingerboard binding are cream plastic, for an upgraded look.
Case sold separately.
– 12-strings Model
– Traditional Western Body
– Solid Spruce Top
– Mahogany Back & Sides
– Newly Developed Scalloped Bracing
– Warm and Strong Sound
Yamaha CG162S Classical guitar
This is an intermediate model with ovankol applied to side / back. Its unique attractiveness comes from the series design concept and beautiful figure of ovankol.
The full-size classical guitar features strong mid-range and lower-mids, with emphasis on balanced tone. The end result is a Yamaha guitar with lots of smooth, classical appeal, for a great price. The solid Englemann spruce top produces clear balanced tone, with plenty of volume.