Top 5 Guitars for Beginners

1. Rogue RA-090 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

As the least expensive/ simplest guitar on this list, the Rogue RA-090 Dreadnought is perfect for anyone looking to start trying to learn guitar. This guitar is easy to play, produces quality sound, and stays in tune which is good for someone just starting out and looking to casually play.

$59.99 at guitarcenter.com

2. Yamaha APX500III Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar

For people looking to seriously get involved in learning guitar and wanting the capabilities of acoustic and electric guitars, the Yamaha APX500III Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric Guitar is a great and still semi-affordable option. This guitar provides great sound, consistency and feels good to play.

$299.99 at guitarcenter.com

3. Fender FA-135CE Cutaway Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Considered mid-range in pricing, the Fender FA-135CE Cutaway Concert Acoustic-Electric Guitar is a more affordable option for those wishing to have a hybrid acoustic and electric guitar. While most people agree that this guitar has excellent sound quality and consistency, there are some that say it’s flat and needs constant tuning so I would test this one out before buying it.

$149.99 at guitarcenter.com

4.Yamaha F335 Acoustic Guitar

While some claim this guitar has poor quality, the overwhelming response is that is a decent guitar, priced affordably so that it doesn’t break the bank, and is easy to play. This guitar would be a good choice for someone who is trying to test the waters and see if guitar is really for them.

$119.99 at guitarcenter.com

5. Fender FA-100 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Pack Natural

Similar to the Rogue RA-090 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar, this guitar is easy to play, produces great sound quality, and stays in tune. If name brand and affordability are your main concern this is the perfect beginning guitar for you.

$119.99 at guitarcenter.com

No matter what guitar you chose, learning to play is the real challenge. Check out the article on the easiest songs/ chords for beginners.

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