Fender American Special Strats are an excellent choice for those who seek a US-made Fender Strat at a relatively affordable price. See my review here as well a comparison against the new Fender American Performer series that have replaced American Specials.
See my long-term, real review of Fender Standard Strats (Made in Mexico) and compare the new Fender Player Strats which have replaced Standard models.
With all these traditional Fender Strat specs plus Fender Texas Special pickup set, this guitar is a steal! One of the best Stratocasters I have ever played!
The most budget-friendly Stratocaster clone by SX Guitars. If you want to upgrade a strat copy, SX SS62 is one of the best options you can buy!
One of the best budget-friendly option for those who seek after Stratocaster tone. Squier Affinity Strat gives you the infamous Strat tones without busting the bank.
Schecter C-1 Hellraiser is a flawless electric guitar yet still very affordable. If you are looking for a shred machine, C-1 Hellraiser is a perfect choice!
Cort M-Custom offers you the highest quality components and craftsmanship while featuring innovative, built-in piezo pickups for acoustic guitar sounds.
Godin Session series electric guitars bring you a modern touch in ST style guitars while being extremely budget-friendly. One of the highest quality instruments and value for money!