Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 photo, test, review

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 is a Premium Touring studless winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre also has SUV-version.

The tyre replaced the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2.

2018 Moottori Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 test

In 2018 experts of the Finnish publication Moottori have tested the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with seven similar mid-range and premium studless winter tyres.

test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
2nd place in Wet braking, The braking distance was 2,8 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
3rd place in Wet handling. Nokian was 0.7 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
1-3rd place in Subj. wet handling.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
7th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1.7 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
4-6th place in Subj. dry handling.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
4th place in Ice braking. The braking distance was 0.4 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
3rd place in Ice handling. Nokian was 4.6 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
3rd place in Ice traction. Acceleration time was 0.17 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
1-3rd place in Subj. ice handling.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
5-7th place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.2 meters longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
2nd place in Snow handling. Nokian was 0.1 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
3-4th place in Snow traction. Acceleration time was 0.3 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
1-4th place in Subj. snow handling.
test Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review
1-3rd place in Subj. noise.

Overall Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 review

Main conclusions:

  • Good wet braking distance and handling.
  • Relatively long dry braking distance and average handling.
  • Good ice performance.
  • Good snow braking, handling and traction.
  • One of the best noise level.

Similar tyres from the test:

1 star2 stars3 stars4 stars5 stars (190 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)
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