Used Renault Laguna Estate 2007 - 2012 review

Category: Estate car

Section: Our recommendations

2007 - 2012 review
Renault Laguna Estate (07 - 12)
  • Renault Laguna Estate (07 - 12)
  • Renault Laguna Estate (07 - 12)
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Which used Renault Laguna estate should I buy?

Diesel Lagunas are the safest place for your money, because they have better long-term resale values than petrols.

The 110bhp 1.5-litre diesel model is the most economical option, but the 128bhp 2.0-litre unit is the best all-rounder. If you intend to load up the Laguna, you should think about the 148bhp or 173bhp 2.0-litre versions, as the extra power will come in handy.

Consider the 2.0-litre petrol model with 138bhp if the price is low enough, however, or the turbocharged 2.0-litre auto with 168bhp.

Air-con, alloys and electric windows all round are standard on entry-level Expression models. Dynamique gets half-leather seats and cruise control, while the Initial comes with electrically adjustable leather seats, parking sensors and sat-nav.

Renault introduced the GT in early 2008 version, which has four-wheel steering and larger wheels and tyres for more responsive dynamics. While the four-wheel steering improves cornering ability, the larger wheels amplify the already firm ride. The Laguna GT is available with a choice of two engines: a 201bhp turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol and a 178bhp 2.0-litre diesel.

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