Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV photo, test, review

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV is a Premium Touring studless 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The tyre has been replaced by the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 SUV.

2016 Test World Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV test

In 2016 experts of the Finnish organization Test World have tested the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV at size 235/65 R17 and compared it with six similar budget, mid-range and premium studless winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test six studded winter tyres, for comparison of results.

test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV review
4th place in Wet braking (3rd among studless tyres). The braking distance 0.9 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV review
12th place in Ice braking (5th among studless). The braking distance was 4.6 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
10-11th place in Ice traction (3-4th among studless). Acceleration time was 0.7 seconds longer, than the best studless tyre.
10th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 3.6 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV review
9th place in Snow traction (2nd among studless). Acceleration time was 0.1 seconds longer, than the best studless.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV review
5-6th place in Noise level test.

Overall Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV review

According to the test results Nokian took 3rd place among studless tyres.

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet braking distance.
  • Relatively long ice braking distance and good traction.
  • Good snow perfrormance.
  • Relatively high noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

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