The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.
The tyre also has SUV-version.
The tyre has been replaced by the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9.
2016 AMS Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 test
In 2015 experts of the Swedish publication Auto Motor & Sport have tested the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium studded tyres. In addition, experts included into the test eight studless tyres, for comparison of results.
Overall Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 review
According to the test results Nokian took 1st place among studded tyres.
- The lowest result on the wet among studded tyres.
- The shortest dry braking distance among studded.
- Great ice performance: very short braking distance, the best traction and lateral stability.
- The best snow performance.
- Good rolling resistance.
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