Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV test, review, ratings

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The tyre also has version for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV.

2016 Test World Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV test

In 2016 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested the Goodyear UG Ice Arctic SUV at size 235/65 R17 and compared it with six similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test six studless winter tyres, for comparison of results.

test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV review
10th place in Wet braking (5th among studded). The braking distance was 3.9 meters longer, than the best studded tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV review
2nd place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 0.6 meters longer, than the best studded tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV review
1st place and the best result in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 0.5 seconds less, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV review
5th place in Snow braking (4th among studded). The braking distance was 2.1 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV review
1-2nd place and one of the best result in Snow traction.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV review
8-12th place in Noise level test.

Overall Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV review

According to the test results Nokian took 1st place among studded tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • Average wet braking distance.
  • Great ice performance: the best traction and very short braking distance.
  • Good on the snow: short braking distance and the best traction.
  • Good noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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