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11 of the Best Men’s Watches under $2,000

By: B.A Morley, Editor, TheWatchIndex.com
11 of the Best Mens Watches under 2000 Dollars

The first step to buying a watch is to establish a budget. Once you've done that, you can begin hunting for your perfect watch. It's important to first set your budget because that will narrow down which watch brands and models you can choose from. For a $2,000 budget, a Rolex or Patek Philippe watch may not be realistic; however, there are hundreds of other watch brands that create quality watches within your budget.

We've selected 11 of the best watches under 2,000 dollars, and these men's watches range from dress watches to sport watches. No matter the design or style, you can be sure that these are quality watches. Let us know if your watch makes our list!

Tissot Couturier Powermatic 80

Tissot Couturier Powermatic 80

This Tissot watch is powered by the Powermatic 80 movement, which boasts a power reserve of up to 80 hours. As for the design, this stainless steel watch features a classic style that will never look dated. It’s easy to dress up or dress down the Tissot Couturier Powermatic 80.

Price: 750 USD

Brand: Tissot

Model: Tissot Couturier Powermatic 80

Reference Number: T0354071105101

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 39 mm

Height: 10.8 mm

Movement: Automatic

Power Reserve: 80 hours

Water Resistance: 10 bar

Strap: Stainless steel

Case Back: Transparent case back

Features: Day-date display and luminescent hands and indices

Alpina Alpiner 4 Automatic

Alpina Alpiner 4 Automatic

Alpina is known for creating reliable sports watches. Every single Alpina “4” sports watch features anti-magnetism, anti-shock, water resistance, and a sturdy stainless steel case. This sports watch is a quality watch that won’t easily be broken.

Price: 1,395 USD

Brand: Alpina

Model: Alpina Alpiner 4 Automatic

Reference Number: AL-525NS5AQ6

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter:  44 mm

Movement: Automatic

Power Reserve: 38 hours

Water Resistance:  10 bar

Strap: Leather

Glass: Sapphire

Features: Antimagnetic, antishock, water resistant, date display, and luminescent hands and indices

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph

TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph

The TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph is a casual sports watch that would be perfect for a guy on the go. With its chronograph and tachymeter scale, this TAG Heuer watch is the perfect watch for the racetrack or field. Plus, this is a low-maintenance watch since it is powered by a quartz movement. However, you will need to remember to change the battery.

Price: 1,650 USD

Brand: TAG Heuer

Model: TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chronograph

Reference Number: CAZ1018.BA0842

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 43 mm

Movement: Quartz

Water Resistance: 20 bar

Strap: Stainless steel

Case Back: Screw-in steel case back

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Tachymeter, luminescent hour markers and hands, chronograph sub-dials and red chronograph central seconds hand, angled date window at  4 o’clock

Autodromo Monoposto Chronograph

Autodromo Monoposto Chronograph

The Autodromo Monoposto Chronograph was inspired by the Monoposto (single seat) era of Grand Prix racing. The “redline” crystal pays homage to the time when a racecar’s rev counter featured a red line of paint to make sure the driver, with a quick glance at the dashboard, knew the engine’s limit.
  
Price: 1,800 USD

Brand: Autodromo

Model: Autodromo Monoposto Chronograph

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 43 mm

Height: 14.8 mm

Movement:  Automatic

Water Resistance: 5 bar

Strap: Leather

Case Back: Transparent case back

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Chronograph. This watch comes in a collectors box.

Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer Auto Chrono

Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer Auto Chrono

Inspired by Hamilton’s marine chronometers from the 1940s, this classic watch features a combination of vintage and modern designs. The Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer Chronograph has been revitalized and is now powered by an automatic movement with a 60 hour power reserve.

Price: 1,895 USD

Brand: Hamilton

Model: Hamilton Khaki Navy Pioneer Auto Chrono

Reference Number: H77706553

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 44 mm

Movement: Automatic

Power Reserve: 60 hours

Water Resistance: 10 bar

Strap: Leather

Case Back: Transparent case back

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Chronograph and date window at 3 o’clock

Raymond Weil Freelancer Automatic Date

Raymond Weil Freelancer Automatic Date

This Raymond Weil Freelancer features a sporty design that is perfect for men with an active lifestyle. With its 30 bar water resistance, sturdy rubber strap, and scratch-resistant stainless steel case, this watch will hold up to anything you throw at it.  

Price: 1,895 USD

Brand: Raymond Weil

Model: Raymond Weil Freelancer Automatic Date

Reference Number: 2760-SR3-50001

Case: Stainless steel with blue ceramic bezel

Diameter: 42.5 mm

Height: 11.8 mm

Movement: Automatic

Power Reserve: 38 hours

Water Resistance: 30 bar

Strap: Rubber strap with stainless steel folding clasp

Case Back: Screwed-in case back

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Date window at 4 o’clock, rotating tachymeter bezel, luminescent hands and indices 

Oris Divers Sixty-Five

Oris Divers Sixty-Five

Oris has revived their iconic dive watch that first appeared in their collection 50 years ago. This new Oris watch, the Oris Divers Sixty-Five, has a classic vintage design, but it has been modernized using 21st century watchmaking techniques.

Price: 1,950 CHF

Brand: Oris

Model: Oris Divers Sixty-Five

Reference Number: 01 733 7720 4055-07 5 21 02

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 42 mm

Movement: Automatic

Power Reserve: 38 hours

Water Resistance: 10 bar

Strap: Leather with stainless steel buckel

Case Back: Screwed-in stainless steel

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Luminous hands and indices and date window at 3 o’clock. The bezel features a minutes scale

Junghans Meister Calendar

Junghans Meister Calendar

Junghans created the first Junghans Meister in the 1930s, and since then they’ve refined the design and updated the watch with modern watchmaking technology. This Junghans Meister Calendar is an elegant dress watch with a modern design, and the minimalist dial makes it easy to wear this watch for nearly any occasion.

Price: 1,990 Euros

Brand: Junghans

Model: Junghans Meister Calendar

Reference Number: 027/4200.00

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 40.4 mm

Height: 12.0 mm

Movement:  Automatic

Power Reserve: 38 hours

Water Resistance: 3 bar

Strap: Horseskin strap with stainless steel buckle

Case Back:  Screwed caseback

Glass: Hard plexiglass with coating for enhanced scratch resistance

Features: Date, day, month, and moon phase. Also available with English week day and month display.

Frederique Constant Classics Heart Beat

Frederique Constant Classics Heart Beat

The movement is available for all to see on this Frederique Constant Classics Heart Beat watch. The dial offers a “heart beat” window at 12 o’clock, and the transparent case back allows you to watch the movement at work.

Price: 1,995 USD

Brand: Frederique Constant

Model: Frederique Constant Classics Heart Beat

Reference Number: FC-315M4P6

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 40 mm

Height: 10 mm

Movement: Automatic

Power Reserve: 38 hours

Water Resistance: 6 bar

Strap: Leather

Case Back: Transparent case back

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Guilloche decoration on the dial, heart beat aperture at 12 o’clock, date window at 6 o’clock

Nomos Orion 35

Nomos Orion 35

Nomos is known for creating modern watches with a minimalist dial, and this Nomos Orion 35 is no different. This Nomos watch features golden indexes, a stark white dial, and vibrant blue hands. If desired, you can request your watch to have a personalized message engraved on the case back.

Disclaimer: This watch is slightly over budget, but we couldn’t resist including it in this list of the best watches under 2,000 dollars. 

Price: 2,020 USD

Brand: Nomos

Model: Nomos Orion 35

Reference Number: 301

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 35 mm

Height: 7.4 mm

Movement: Manual

Power Reserve: 43 hours

Water Resistance: 3 bar

Strap: Horween Genuine Shell Cordovan black strap

Case Back: Stainless steel

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Comes with a wooden watch box and you have the option to add a personalized engraving on the case back

Longines Master Collection 38 mm Automatic

Longines Master Collection 38 mm Automatic

This Longines Master Collection 38 mm Automatic watch features a classic design that won’t go out of style. With its sleek stainless steel case, this watch can be dressed up or down and paired with nearly any outfit.

Disclaimer: This watch is slightly over budget, but we couldn’t resist including it in this list of the best watches under 2,000 dollars. 

Price: 2,050 USD

Brand: Longines

Model: Longines Master Collection 38 mm Automatic

Reference Number: L26284786

Case: Stainless steel

Diameter: 38.50

Movement:  Automatic

Power Reserve: 42 hours

Water Resistance: 3 bar

Strap: Stainless steel

Case Back: Transparent case back

Glass: Sapphire crystal

Features: Hours, minutes, seconds, and date. Comes in a wooden box. 

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