I bought a 1.8i Laguna II Sport tourer, in June 2005. 41K miles £5999.
I looked around a lot, and on my budget (£6000) i could not find a better spec. or a better loking estate.
I looked at Audi's/BMW estates, but ethey were +£3k for a similar age mileage.
Anyway I bought mine from a garage in Wigan and in the last 7 months apart from a rear hatch sticking problem and a tyre pressure monitor problem (fitter was a bit aggressive when removing valve) I have had no issues.
I had a Ford Cougar 2.5 V6 before this, so it was quite a change, but to be honest for what i need it is perfect.
My advice, shop around, make sure you get full service history, and in my opinion avoid the