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Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
 
Approximate retail price:
$250
Summary: A studless winter tire designed for seasonal use. Comes in an R speed rating.
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About - Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, performance winter tire models like the Hakkapeliitta R2 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Snow traction:
Snow traction reflects the distance our test car needed to accelerate from 5 to 20 mph on moderately packed snow.

Ice braking:
We tested ice braking on a skating rink from 10 to 0 mph.

Dry braking:
Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.
Features & Specs - Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
info Speed rating R
info Tread Studless
info Size tested 225/40R18
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User Reviews - Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Winter in the north.
10/30/2013
Pros
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Value
Winter traction
Cons
Wet grip
Best Uses
Comment:
I find the Nokian tires to always have amazing performance when it comes to all weather and winter conditions. The Hakkapaliita R2's are easily the best winter tire I have used. Short of having a barely noticeable wet breaking issue, the R2's are confidence inspiring and excellent for traction and breaking in snow and ice. <br /><br />I will not use any other winter tires.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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