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Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

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Key Facts

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


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Many drivers said that these tires were quiet.
A satisfied driver said the tires provided great traction in wet, dry, and cold conditions.

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One unhappy driver wrote that the tires were loud.
One owner complained that the tires were defective.

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Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2


Northern comfort.

A non-studded tire that offers supreme driving comfort and safety.A tire for drivers who require absolute driving comfort, tangible fuel savings, and non-studded winter tire technology with the best safety characteristics.

  • Non-studded state-of-the-art grip on ice and snow
  • Grip particles in the rubber compound grab the driving surface and improve grip on ice
  • The lowest tire noise and fuel consumption in its product family
  • The most advanced non-studded winter grip
  • eExcellent grip on wet and icy roads
  • Prevent slush-planing

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Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
Car Type
Rim Diameter
13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
155 / 165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 285 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
Q (max 100 mph) ... R (max 106 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features load range max load
R14 175/65 R14 86R XL 175/65 R14 86R XL XL 530.0
R15 185/60 R15 88R XL 185/60 R15 88R XL XL 560.0
R15 185/65 R15 92R XL 185/65 R15 92R XL XL 630.0
R15 195/65 R15 95R XL 195/65 R15 95R XL XL 690.0
R15 205/65 R15 99R XL 205/65 R15 99R XL XL 775.0
R16 205/55 R16 94R XL 205/55 R16 94R XL XL 670.0
R16 205/60 R16 96R XL 205/60 R16 96R XL XL 710.0
R16 215/55 R16 97R XL 215/55 R16 97R XL XL 730.0
R16 215/60 R16 99R XL 215/60 R16 99R XL XL 775.0
R17 215/55 R17 98R XL 215/55 R17 98R XL XL 750.0
R17 225/50 R17 98R XL 225/50 R17 98R XL XL 750.0
R17 225/55 R17 101R XL 225/55 R17 101R XL XL 825.0
R17 235/55 R17 103R XL 235/55 R17 103R XL XL 875.0
R18 245/40 R18 97R XL 245/40 R18 97R XL XL 730.0

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Questions and Answers

  • Jul 20, 2018
    Tire Test 2018

    Consumer Reports: Winter Tires

    Place #2. Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
    Highs and Lows: Rolling Resistance Noise / Comfort Ice Braking Snow Traction Dry Braking Wet Braking
  • Mar 23, 2015

    Braking test on ice : Hakkapeliitta R2 VS all season tyre.

    A short video to see the impressive ice track that Nokian built in Ivalo, Finland.

  • Oct 27, 2014

    Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

    Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2, the new non-studded winter tire, safely tackles even the most demanding winter conditions. It rolls ultra-efficiently and performs safely in both slippery city intersections and on snowy rural roads. New design innovations from Nokian Tyres, the inventor of the world's first winter tire, has focused on maximizing ice grip on this new "Nordic" winter tire.

  • Sep 27, 2013

    New Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 - The finest non-studded winter tyre!

    NOKIAN HAKKAPELIITTA R2 - Northern comfort! New premium non-studded tyre designed for Northern winter conditions with ice and snow. First-class safety on ice and snow * The improved winter grip is especially evident on slippery ice, where the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 takes over 10 metres less to stop from a main road speed of 80 km/h than the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R, which is already known for its excellent grip on ice.