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Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2013
  • Studded
  • Regions of sales : Asia, Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Summary

We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8. You can agree or disagree with these conclusions by voting for or against any item:

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The drivers said that this tire provides excellent cold dry grip, cold wet grip as well as good grip in frosty conditions, and hard packed snow.
The happy drivers said that these tires performed very well in a variety of conditions.
Some drivers mentioned that the tires had great mileage.
Many drivers mentioned that these tires delivered good traction and cornering force.

Reasons not to buy

The drivers complained that the tires were loud.
A few disappointed drivers complained about the tires slipping on the asphalt.

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Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8

Description

Reliable winter grip. The most advanced studded tire on the winter tyre market. This high-end product has earned test wins in motoring magazines around the world; it is suited for drivers who do not want to compromise on winter safety.

  • Firm grip under all winter conditions
  • Reliable handling in any weather
  • Low fuel consumption and comfortable noise level
  • Supreme grip on ice and softness of stud impact
  • Effective braking on snow
  • Quick steering response

Latest News

  • Nov 24, 2015

    P85 & Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 vs black ice

    Today we had frozen rain in Oslo. The roads were extremely slippery. In this video I demonstrate how slippery it was and how well the grip is with Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 studded tires are, despite the car being a rear-wheel drive.

  • Oct 17, 2013

    Fastest on Ice with Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 - Grip like never before!

    Studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 - The champion of 2013, 2014 and 2015 car magazine comparison tests in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia and Ukraine ensured also the World Record for "fastest car on ice" - 335.713 km/h! Nokian Tyres' own "Iceman", test driver Janne Laitinen drove an Audi RS6 in this exceptional test and simultaneously broke the previous record held by Nokian Tyres.

  • Sep 24, 2013

    New Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 - The most advanced studded tyre in the world!

    NOKIAN HAKKAPELIITTA 8 - New premium studded tyre designed for Northern winter conditions with ice and snow. *Winter grip like never before *Uniquely green by nature: lower fuel consumption, quieter, and less wear on the road *Stable and precise handling Supreme grip, lighter rolling * 50 % more studs * road wear effect is average 12% lower than the limit defined in the Nordic stud legislation.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
Car Type
Passenger
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
Width
155 / 165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 275 / 285 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features load range max load
R13 175/70 R13 82T 175/70 R13 82T 475.0
R14 155/65 R14 75T 155/65 R14 75T 387.0
R14 175/65 R14 86T XL 175/65 R14 86T XL XL 530.0
R14 185/65 R14 90T XL 185/65 R14 90T XL XL 600.0
R14 185/70 R14 92T XL 185/70 R14 92T XL XL 630.0
R15 165/60 R15 81T XL 165/60 R15 81T XL XL 462.0
R15 175/65 R15 88T XL 175/65 R15 88T XL XL 560.0
R15 185/55 R15 86T XL 185/55 R15 86T XL XL 530.0
R15 185/60 R15 88T XL 185/60 R15 88T XL XL 560.0
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL XL 630.0
R15 195/55 R15 89T XL 195/55 R15 89T XL XL 580.0
R15 195/60 R15 92T XL 195/60 R15 92T XL XL 630.0
R15 195/65 R15 95T XL 195/65 R15 95T XL XL 690.0
R15 205/65 R15 99T XL 205/65 R15 99T XL XL 775.0
R16 195/50 R16 88T XL 195/50 R16 88T XL XL 560.0
R16 195/55 R16 91T XL 195/55 R16 91T XL XL 615.0
R16 205/55 R16 94T XL 205/55 R16 94T XL XL 670.0
R16 205/60 R16 96T XL 205/60 R16 96T XL XL 710.0
R16 205/65 R16 99T XL 205/65 R16 99T XL XL 775.0
R16 215/45 R16 90T XL 215/45 R16 90T XL XL 600.0
R16 215/55 R16 97T XL 215/55 R16 97T XL XL 730.0
R16 215/60 R16 99T XL 215/60 R16 99T XL XL 775.0
R16 225/55 R16 99T XL 225/55 R16 99T XL XL 775.0
R17 205/45 R17 88T XL 205/45 R17 88T XL XL 560.0
R17 205/50 R17 93T XL 205/50 R17 93T XL XL 650.0
R17 205/55 R17 95T XL 205/55 R17 95T XL XL 690.0
R17 215/50 R17 95T XL 215/50 R17 95T XL XL 690.0
R17 215/55 R17 98T XL 215/55 R17 98T XL XL 750.0
R17 225/45 R17 94T XL 225/45 R17 94T XL XL 670.0
R17 225/50 R17 98T XL 225/50 R17 98T XL XL 750.0
R17 225/55 R17 101T XL 225/55 R17 101T XL XL 825.0
R17 235/50 R17 100T XL 235/50 R17 100T XL XL 800.0
R17 245/40 R17 95T XL 245/40 R17 95T XL XL 690.0
R17 245/45 R17 99T XL 245/45 R17 99T XL XL 775.0
R18 215/45 R18 93T XL 215/45 R18 93T XL XL 650.0
R18 225/40 R18 92T XL 225/40 R18 92T XL XL 630.0
R18 225/45 R18 95T XL 225/45 R18 95T XL XL 690.0
R18 225/50 R18 99T XL 225/50 R18 99T XL XL 775.0
R18 235/40 R18 95T XL 235/40 R18 95T XL XL 690.0
R18 235/45 R18 98T XL 235/45 R18 98T XL XL 750.0
R18 235/50 R18 101T XL 235/50 R18 101T XL XL 825.0
R18 245/40 R18 97T XL 245/40 R18 97T XL XL 730.0
R18 245/45 R18 100T XL 245/45 R18 100T XL XL 800.0
R18 245/50 R18 104T XL 245/50 R18 104T XL XL 900.0
R18 255/40 R18 99T XL 255/40 R18 99T XL XL 775.0
R18 255/45 R18 103T XL 255/45 R18 103T XL XL 875.0
R19 225/40 R19 93T XL 225/40 R19 93T XL XL 650.0
R19 225/45 R19 96T XL 225/45 R19 96T XL XL 710.0
R19 235/40 R19 96H XL 235/40 R19 96H XL XL 710.0
R19 235/45 R19 99T XL 235/45 R19 99T XL XL 775.0
R19 245/35 R19 93T XL 245/35 R19 93T XL XL 650.0
R19 245/45 R19 102T XL 245/45 R19 102T XL XL 850.0
R19 255/35 R19 96H XL 255/35 R19 96H XL XL 710.0
R19 255/40 R19 100T XL 255/40 R19 100T XL XL 800.0
R19 255/45 R19 104H XL 255/45 R19 104H XL XL 900.0
R19 275/40 R19 105T XL 275/40 R19 105T XL XL 925.0
R20 195/55 R20 95T XL 195/55 R20 95T XL XL 690.0
R20 245/35 R20 95T XL 245/35 R20 95T XL XL 690.0
R20 285/30 R20 99T XL 285/30 R20 99T XL XL 775.0
R21 245/35 R21 96T XL 245/35 R21 96T XL XL 710.0

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  • Nov 24, 2015

    P85 & Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 vs black ice

    Today we had frozen rain in Oslo. The roads were extremely slippery. In this video I demonstrate how slippery it was and how well the grip is with Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 studded tires are, despite the car being a rear-wheel drive.

  • Oct 17, 2013

    Fastest on Ice with Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 - Grip like never before!

    Studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 - The champion of 2013, 2014 and 2015 car magazine comparison tests in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Russia and Ukraine ensured also the World Record for "fastest car on ice" - 335.713 km/h! Nokian Tyres' own "Iceman", test driver Janne Laitinen drove an Audi RS6 in this exceptional test and simultaneously broke the previous record held by Nokian Tyres.

  • Sep 24, 2013

    New Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 - The most advanced studded tyre in the world!

    NOKIAN HAKKAPELIITTA 8 - New premium studded tyre designed for Northern winter conditions with ice and snow. *Winter grip like never before *Uniquely green by nature: lower fuel consumption, quieter, and less wear on the road *Stable and precise handling Supreme grip, lighter rolling * 50 % more studs * road wear effect is average 12% lower than the limit defined in the Nordic stud legislation.