With regards to the
engine, my previous Laguna was a 2002 '02' Privilege fitted with the 2.0
When I bought it the car had 74200 miles showing, it had been my brother-in-law's company car from new, and up to that point it had been 100% reliable. Main dealer serviced and maintained, however it did lead a hard life as my brother-in-law does not hang about.
During my time with it, the only problem I had was dodgy tyre pressure sensors, which in the end I had disabled. My
never let me down at all, until I decided to sell it and buy something a bit newer.
I know the car's current owner and I still see the car regularly, and to date it has never let him down either, so I suppose it goes to show that not all the
's were unreliable.
The Laguna I owned before the
was an early 2002 1.9dCI Dynamique. Great car but crap engine - 2 new
's, a new clutch, a new gearbox, a new steering column, and a new window regulator, all before the car was a year old!!!!! Compare this with my
I hope my experience of the
will put your mind at ease a bit. Enjoy your new car and I hope its as reliable as mine was.