The 10 Best Budget Electric Guitars Under $200:


Electric Guitar / Rating

Squier Affinity Stratocaster SSS

Total of 4.72/5


A solid single-coil Strat from Squier!

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Epiphone Les Paul Special II

Total of 4.60/5
An authentic Les Paul with a budget price tag.

Yamaha Pacifica Series PAC012

Total of 4.64/5
Affordable quality from the budget kings.


Total of 4.64/5
Real winner when it comes to style and rock attitude.

Squier Bullet Mustang HH

Total of 4.72/5
Great value from this marvelous Mustang!

Jackson JS22 Dinky

Total of 4.56/5
Great looks and a sound to match.

Squier Affinity Telecaster

Total of 4.54/5
A vintage-inspired Tele with a modern budget price tag!

ESP LTD Viper-10

Total of 4.67/5
LTD does the basics right to deliver a solid Viper.

Ibanez GRX20ZBKN

Total of 4.38/5
A very solid budget option from Ibanez.

Dean Vendetta XM

Total of 4.34/5
A rock legend and a modern classic in the budget beginners market.