If you are on the hunt for a great acoustic guitar it is a good idea to do some research before hand so you know exactly what you want. There is a huge variety out there so we narrowed it down to the 5 best acoustic guitars under $500. All of these guitars would be excellent for any skill level from beginners to experts, making them awesome gifts as well.
Best Acoustic Guitars:
Fender T-Bucket 300CE
Starting off, the first guitar on our list of the best acoustic guitars is the Fender T-Bucket 300CE. This dreadnought acoustic-electric guitar has a beautiful flame maple top with laminated mahogany back and sides, as well as a mahogany C shaped neck and a rosewood fingerboard. This is a great sounding, sturdy guitar and definitely the way to go.
Next, we have the all mahogany,Yamaha FG850 Acoustic Guitar. The Yamaha FG series really does an awesome job of proving that you can get one of the best acoustic guitars for a pretty reasonable price. And, because of the full mahogany body, you are really getting a steal on this guitar.
The third guitar we have is a little less money than the previous, however, the Epiphone AJ-220SCE acoustic electric guitar is still a choice you that you will not regret. Whether you are using it with an amp or just as an acoustic, it has a nice sound to it. The vintage sunburst is a great way to finish up this guitar.
If you are more interested in a classic guitar, the Yamaha CG122MCH is the perfect choice for anyone. Especially important is the solid cedar top and 3-ply neck construction to make the neck stronger. Designed to be high end in sound quality, performance, and playability at a surprisingly low price, you are going to love this guitar.
Finally, if you don’t want to spend a lot of money the Fender FA-100 is a great way to keep the cost down and still getting a reliable guitar. It’s a well built acoustic guitar, and as long as you take care of it, you’ll have it for years.
What do you think? Have you played any of these guitars? Do you have any other recommendations? We love to hear your feedback!