Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 photo, test, review

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 is a Premium Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre has been replaced by the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3.

The tyre also has SUV-version.

2015 AMS Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 test

In 2015 experts of the Swedish publication Auto Motor & Sport have tested the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium studless tyres. In addition, experts included into the test eight studded tyres, for comparison of results.

test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
13th place in Dry braking (7th among studless). The braking distance was 3.71 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
Last place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 6.27 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
13th place in Wet handling (5th among studless). Nokian was 2.08 seconds slower, than the best studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
4th place in Ice braking (1st among studless). The braking distance was 0.16 meters shorter, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
7th place in Ice traction (best among studless). Acceleration time was 0.39 seconds faster, than the next studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
1st place and the best result in Ice lateral stability.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
9th place in Snow braking (2nd among studless). The braking distance was 0.18 meters longer, than the best studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
7th place in Snow traction (1st among studless). Acceleration time was 0.1 seconds faster, than the next studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
8th place in Snow lateral stability (1st among studless). Nokian was 0.16 seconds faster, than the next studless tyre.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review
1-2nd place in Rolling resistance.

Overall Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 review

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

Main conclusions:

  • One of the longest dry braking distance among studless tyres.
  • The longest wet braking distance and average handling.
  • Great ice performance among studless tyres: the shortest braking distance, best traction and lateral stability.
  • The best snow perfromance among studless tyres.
  • The best rollig resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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