The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 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 replaced the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV.
2018 AMS Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 SUV test
In 2018 experts of the Sweden magazine Auto Motor & Sport have tested the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 SUV at size 275/45 R20 and compared it with five similar Nordic studless winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test two winter tyres of the “European” type, which show better performance at dry and wet.
Overall Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 SUV review
According to the test results Nokian took 1st place.
- The best wet performance among Nordic tyres.
- The shortest dry braking distance (shorter, even than the “European type” tyres).
- Good ice performance.
- The best snow handling time.
- Good rolling resistance.
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