You will agree when I say that watches have become a luxury instead of a time-keeping device.
You need to wear an automatic watch to exhibit your lifestyle and excellence of choice.
Automatic watches are the best ones to keep your style up to the mark while relieving you from the regular service of replacing batteries as in the case of quartz watches or winding the watch daily as required for manual watches. There are many of them from brands like Hamilton, Tag Heuer, Seiko, IWC, Fastrack, Rolex, Omega, and Breitling.
After a lot of rigorous reviewing and researching, we have come up with the best automatic watches under 2000 dollars that you can buy in 2022. All of these watches are water-resistant and many of these are equally suitable for the boardroom as they are for sports and diving.
Meanwhile, if you like to travel a lot, you may find our collection of the best GMT watches interesting.
Tag Heuer is an internationally well-known brand and this watch, which we rank as the second one among the best automatic watch under 2000 dollars league, is one of its masterpieces on the market. It has a Calibre 5 movement that meets the standards of precision. It also has luminescent hands on a black dial exhibiting a classy look. The watch is simple, with minimal features of date, day and time but looks very elegant.
- Self-winding Calibre 5 movement
- Brushed with polished steel case & bracelet
- Date window is at 3 o’clock position
|Best for divers: can be used in very deep waters
|The bezel is fixed in its place but that makes the watch simple & unique
|Looks even better in real than in pictures
|A little heavier than usual
|Synthetic sapphire crystal makes it durable
This is another Tag Heuer masterpiece in the price range that is elegantly designed in Black color. The features are similar to the previous one except for the artificial leather band. This is yet another watch with sapphire crystal skeleton back that exhibits the machinery. This is the watch that is exactly worth its value according to the buyers.
- The leather strap is durable and adjustable
- Very clear and easy-to-read date/day and time
- The date/day window is at 3 o’clock position
|Pure exhibition of simplicity and elegance
|The power retaining capacity is reported to be slightly lesser than advertised
|Best suited for both, casual and formal settings
This luxury watch has a polished stainless steel case and a sapphire crystal skeleton case-back. The luminous hands look great with Black Arabic numerals. Tachymeter and telemeter scales are displayed around the frame. It reserves power for 48 long hours. The white face looks clean and simple despite the extra sub-dials and best suits for casual and formal settings both.
- Chronograph function and tachymeter
- Stainless steel case with a stainless steel bracelet
- Date window is between 4 and 5 o’clock positions
|A classy yet a sporty look
|The manual is too comprehensive covering extra details
|Clear glass skeleton bottom gives the mechanical feel
|The steel bracelet is very comfortable to wear
Here is yet another Tag Heuer under 2000 dollar watch for men that includes a dark blue dial and a silver-tone unidirectional rotating bezel with a blue ceramic top ring. The deep water resistance allows it to be used for professional marine activity and extreme water sports making it a great one among dive watches.
- Water-resistance applies up to an extreme depth of 300 meters
- More inclined toward a sporty design
- A solid case back made of steel
|The dial has depth and produces metallic reflection like other luxury brands
|Water resistance to this much depth is rarely needed in daily life scenarios, except you are a diver
|Does not include a display for 'day'
|The steel bracelet is very comfortable
This watch by Louis Erard is for men of class. The features include luminescent hands and the stainless steel case with water resistance of 50 meters depth that is suitable for swimming etc. The brand is not so well-recognized but the watch has still made its place in the market for its features at this price.
- Very solid and a head-turner according to reviews
- Clear and easy-to-read date/day and time including moon phase display
- The date/day window is at 12 o’clock position
|Sports a perfect combination of silver and brown colors
|The brand name is not so big and well-recognized as others
|The date/day window is at 12 o'clock position that makes it a standard
|Displays the moon phase using a sub-dial
This Eterna Men's watch has a versatile and attractive yet simple design that best suits for formal and casual settings. There are no extras cluttering the simplicity and that is the main selling point of this watch. The perfect craftmanship overrides the relatively less-known brand name.
- The blue accent on off-white dial sports an elegant look
- Comfortable brown alligator leather band to wear all day long
- The Swiss automatic self-wind with 26 jewels and 1 ball-bearing gives reliable precision
|The watch is both, luxurious and versatile
|Does not include a display for 'day'
|Traditional yet eye-catching look with off-white, blue and brown combo
|The date display between 4 and 5 o'clock position feels comfortable
This Fortis Men's pilot watch has chronograph and tachymeter features with anti-reflective sapphire dial window and 3 sub-dials. The watch is best for men for casual settings and exhibits a great sense of aesthetics. The watch is equipped with shock absorber as well.
- The black dial with 3 sub-dials is perfect for a pilot and casual watch
- The black calfskin band with contrasting stitching is cool and comfortable
- Crystal clear skeleton back to exhibit the mechanics happening inside
|The watch is more stylish and less tool-like
|The brand is not so well-recognized like others present in the market
|Chronograph sub-dials look great and do not seem to clutter the space
|Date and day windows are uniquely opposite to each other
This black watch from Hamilton, among the best luxury watches under 2000, is a perfect choice for elegance lovers. The dial is black, the hands and luminous and black, the stainless steel case is black and the textile strap is black and the sub-dials of chronograph are also elegantly black in color.
- Everything is black which perfectly suits for black lovers
- Chronograph with 2 sub-dials at 12 o’clock and 6 o’clock positions
- Caliber H-21 automatic movement with a 60-hour power reserve makes it ahead of others
|Easy to set up and use
|No anti-reflective coating on the sapphire crystal
|A very elegant style for casual use
|Luminescence is slightly lighter
|Minute markers around the outer rim for a more accurate reading
If you just skipped the article and came here for the conclusion, we highly recommend buying TAG Heuer Men's WAR201A.BA0723 Automatic watch that is listed on number 2 above, if you want a classy look because it feels like a hybrid of traditional and modern style offering a black dial with stainless steel case and bracelet with the date window at 3 o'clock position.
If you don't love steel bracelets then you may consider buying the TAG Heuer Men's WAR201A.FC6266 Black Watch which looks equally great with the same hybrid of traditional and modern style.