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Taylor Guitars 224ce-K DLX Koa Deluxe Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar

With gleaming natural beauty, this quality crafted Koa acoustic-electric gives player a simple aesthetic coupled with sonic perfection.


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The Taylor 224ce-K DLX allows players to enjoy the sonic and visual splendor of Koa at an attainable price point. Completely crafted from Koa, featuring superb playability and tremendous ES2 Electronics, the 224ce-K DLX is great for acoustic lovers who want the beauty of an all Koa guitar at an attainable price.

Completely Crafted from Koa
The 224ce-K sports a Grand Auditorium body, one of Taylor's most popular designs. The comfortably sized cutaway body is carved entirely from Koa, a rare Hawaiian wood with a wonderfully natural aesthetic.  Hailing from the Big Island of Hawaii, the hardtop Koa wood affords compression, creating a controlled, sustaining effect to each note. It begins with a very bright tone, but over time relents to a warmer, sweeter sound, particularly in the mid-range. The Grand Auditorium, all-Koa design is well suited to fingerstyle players who have a heavier touch.

Superb Playability
Like all Taylor's, the 224ce-K DLX has a ton of great features that make it a highly playable guitar. Sure, it's pretty enough to be decoration, but that's not what it's made for. In addition to the highly playable Grand Auditorium cutaway body, the 224ce-K DLX has a sapele neck measuring a comfortable 1-11/16" wide. It's capped with a 20-fret West African ebony fretboard. This guitar comes standard with Elixir Phosphor Bronze Light strings and sports a Nubone nut as well as Micarta saddle. All of these features help to give you the comfort and sound to play at the peak of your ability.

Tremendous ES2 Electronics
Taylor's incredible electronics system gives its acoustic designs a bigger, more powerful voice. Amplifying all the beautiful Taylor tone, the Expression System 2 pickup is placed behind the saddle and features three highly attuned sensors. Its placement and quality design allows it to embrace more sound than ever before. Coupled with a preamp with volume and tone controls, the ES2 system allows you to achieve awesome audio, no matter where you plug in.

• Grand Auditorium Body with Venetian Cutaway
• Hawaiian Koa Top Wood with Layered Koa Back and Sides
• Sapele Neck  Measuring 1-11/16" Width
• 20-Fret West African Ebony Fretboard with Small Diamond Inlays
• Taylor ES2 Electronic System
• Chrome Tuners
• Includes Hardshell Case

Get your Taylor Guitars 224ce-K DLX Koa Deluxe Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Acoustic-Electric Guitar
  • Hardshell Case

Yes or I will keep it forever


The best guitar I ever had, it was hard to find it because they didn't have it in the store, but the guy who works there helped me to get it from another store.



Excellent guitar


I play guitar as a hobby, on and off for almost thirty years, of those twenty with inexpensive Ibanez as my main guitar. Finally decided to upgrade and spent many hours in the store trying different brands and price ranges. I was impressed with playability of PRS SE Angelus and Breedlove Pursuit Exotic, bright Gibson sound, build quality and sound of Martin but found myself coming back to various Taylors and this one in particular: it sounds amazing, has perfect intonation and perfect amount of action (for me) and looks beautiful. I play it almost every day for several weeks now and just can't put it down :)





I have been a Martin Guy (D28) for a while and never really wanted for anything . I thought i was cured of GAS until I met this Taylor guitar and a couple of V-class Taylors. Hands down This guitar is PRETTY ! Koa in my opinion sounds best with the ES2 expression system. This impressed me so much I will be selling my Martin to come grab another Koa taylor possibly the K24 or K26 ! This one was satisfactory in looks, sound and play-ability. There is a reason every one who plays and sees it agrees. The value alone is amazing. Shout out to Mike and Sam who are always honest and give helpful criticism on products . They are very knowledgeable and always make suggestions on alternative products and make effort to point out where there are deals to be had. Howard Z



I would definitely recommend this guitar


I'm a beginner and coming back to the guitar after 25 years absence and wanted a great sound, easy playing affordable guitar. My old guitar was true beginner level and I think the poor quality and sound deterred me from playing. The 224 has not disappointed. The sound is very rich and the neck and fret are smooth and ergonomically shaped. The Grand Auditorium shape makes it a comfortable fit.



Great Guitar - And Great Customer Service from Sam Ash


Learning to play the guitar has always been on my bucket list, so when the time was right (my 63rd birthday), I visited Sam Ash. This is my first guitar, which, to me, sounds and feels amazing. But the better judges are my guitar instructor and a friend who have played for decades. They can't put it down. Jeff at Sam Ash was extremely helpful in the purchase. He asked me why I was interested in this guitar. I said, "It just sounds right and feels right to me." He said, "Good. Don't buy it because it's beautiful." It is beautiful, but I looked past that and bought it for better reasons. Thanks, Jeff, for the help.



Sounds bigger than it is!


Excellent guitar at its price point, nicely figured solid koa top. Playability was spot-on right at purchase, a rarity in my experience.



Great product


Excellent sound and plays good and got it for a great price......also the customer service was awesome



Taylor guitar is GREAT!!


This Taylor guitar is nothing but QUALITY, best guitar I have ever owned!!! Thank you Kane.



Great customer service


Sam was fantastic and this guitar is the best!



Worth Every Penny


I am totally hooked on this guitar. Worth every penny, this guitar sounds rich with a punchy tone. There is a long sustain. This guitar is a true player's delight with the benefits of dynamics - you can play softly or very loudly with great tone integrity. When plugged in, you will be amazed just how good this guitar sounds. The tuners work well - surprisingly subtle - they feel expensive. The guitar is well made. The fret board is a think veneer. And, the layered wood is just fine with me. It's my first Taylor and will not be my last!




224ce-K DLX Koa Deluxe Grand Auditorium Acoustic-Electric Guitar

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Body Size/Shape Grand Auditorium
Body Wood Layered Koa
Top Hawaiian Koa
Bracing Forward Shifted Pattern
Cutaway Venetian
Top/Body Finish Full-Gloss Shaded Edgeburst
Neck Type Scarf
Neck Wood Sapele
Neck Finish Satin
Scale Length 25-1/2"
Fingerboard Ebony
Number Of Frets 20
Nut Width 1-11/16"
Bridge Type Ebony
Nut & Saddle Tusq Nut/Micarta Saddle
Tuning Machines Chrome (100/200)
Electronics Taylor Expression System 2
Orientation Right-Handed
Case/Bag Included Yes
Case Type Hardshell Case
Series 200
Model 224ce-K DLX
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts and labor for the lifetime of the product. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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