Taylor 314ce Electro Acoustic Guitar (2016)

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Product Ref: 68494

  • Expression System 2 Pickup for Accurate Sound Transfer
  • Includes Taylor Deluxe Hard Case for Storage and Transport
  • Sitka Spruce Top for Classic, Clear Sound
  • Sapele Back and Sides Provide Crisp, Dry Tones
  • Venetian Cutaway Allows Easy Access to Top Frets

Taylor 314ce Electro Acoustic Guitar (2016)

The Taylor 314ce is an electro-acoustic guitar designed for the versatile musician. Its grand auditorium sized body with a cutaway is large enough to give a powerful low end, but still maintains the high end charm of a small guitar. The 14 fret neck joint is in a scarf style for easy playability and comfort, whilst the cutaway allows easy access to the top frets when required. The Sitka top combined with Sapele back and sides brings a brightness and clarity for making your guitar’s voice heard. Taylor have equipped the 314ce with binding on the body and neck that is both aesthetically pleasing and a great way to protect your guitar’s edges.

Product Ref: 68494

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Sitka Spruce and Sapele

The Taylor 314ce Electro Acoustic, features a beautiful sitka spruce top and offers a broad dynamic range and yielding crisp articulation. Sitka Spruce is the most commonly used wood for guitar tops as it generates a broad dynamic range and accommodates numerous playing styles, from aggressive strumming to fingerpicking. This stunning tonewood is contrasted with sapele back and sides, which delivers a consistent and balanced tone, with a more top-end shimmer. This stunning combination of tonewoods not only provides you with a beautiful guitar, but also offers a great combination of tones.

Expression System 2

As well as offering a great acoustic tone, the 314ce can also be used amplified. The Taylor Expression System 2 is a revolutionary pickup design that delivers the latest in Taylor's ongoing innovation in acoustic guitar amplification. The heart of the 314ce Electro Acoustic is Taylor's proprietary behind-the-saddle pickup, which features three uniquely positioned and individually calibrated pickup sensors. The location of the sensors enables a more dynamic range of acoustic sound to be captured than ever before. Together with Taylor's custom designed ''professional audio''-grade preamp, this system produces exceptional amplified tone and responsiveness. On stage through a PA, plugged into your favorite acoustic amplifier, or direct into recording software, the Expression System 2 faithfully conveys the voice of your Taylor guitar.

Venetian Cutaway

The Venetian Cutaway is renowned for its soft, round lines. This type of Cutaway allows easier access tot he upper frets, and enables you with more freedom throughout the fingerboard, and therefore providing you with tonal versatility.

Grand Auditorium Body Shape

The grand auditorium body shape is Taylor's most popular and versatile body shape, and delivers a full low-end register, a present midrange, and sparkling on the treble strings. It is the ideal choice for players who specialise in fingerpicking and strumming, and also singer-songwriters, due to its big acoustic voice and immense versatility.


  • Equipped with an Expression System 2 Pickup for an accurate sound transfer
  • Grand auditorium size offers great versatility and big acoustic voice
  • Venetian cutaway provides easier access to the higher frets
  • Sitka spruce top delivers a broad dynamic range
  • Sapele body offers a consistent and balanced tone
  • Crafted with standard with relief rout bracing
  • Delicate black binding throughout entire body
  • Includes Taylor deluxe hard case for storage and transportation


Body & Bridge

  • Body Shape: Grand Auditorium
  • Back/ Side Wood: Sapele
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Back and Side Finish: Satin
  • Bridge Pins: Ebony
  • Scale Length: 25-1/2"
  • Body Length: 20"
  • Body Width: 16’’
  • Body Depth: 4 5/8"

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Wood: Tropical Mahogany
  • Neck Joint: Scarf
  • Neck Width: 1-7/8"
  • Fret Joint: 14
  • Fretboard Inlay: Dot
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fretboard Wood: Ebony
  • Fretboard Binding: Black
  • Neck Finish: Satin

Electronics & Hardware

  • Pickup/ Preamp: Expression System 2
  • Tuners: Taylor Nickel
  • Buttons: Nickel
  • Heel Cap Binding: Black
  • Bracing: Standard with Relief Rout
  • Pickguard: Black
  • Peghead Logo: Italian Acrylic
  • Truss Rod Cover: Indian Rosewood
  • Includes: Taylor Deluxe Hard Case