Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV photo, test, review

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 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 replaced the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV.

2017 Tuulilasi Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV test

In 2017 experts of the Finnish publication Tuulilasi have tested the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV at size 215/65 R16 and compared it with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tyres.

test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
3rd place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 0.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
1-2nd place in Wet handling. Nokian was 0.4 seconds faster, than the next tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
6th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 0.98 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
1st place and the best result in Ice braking. The braking distance was 1.08 meters shorter, than the next tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
2nd place in Ice handling. Nokian was 1.4 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
1st place and the best result in Ice traction. Acceleration was 0.23 seconds lower, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
1st place in Ice lateral stability. Nokian was 0.5 seconds faster, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
6th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 1.27 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
2nd place in Snow handling. Nokian was 0.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
4th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.26 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
1st place and the best result in Riding on a snow hill.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review
6-7th place in Rolling resistance. Fuel constumption was 6% bigger, than the leader.

Overall Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV review

According to the test results Nokian took 1st place.

Main conslusions:

  • Very short wet braking distance and the best handling.
  • Average dry braking distance.
  • Great on the ice: good handling and the best braking, traction and lateral stability.
  • Relatively long snow braking distance (but very close result to the leader), good traction and handling.
  • Relatively high rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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