Nokian
Hakkapeliitta 8

The most advanced studded tire on the winter tyre market

Grip like never before

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.

  • SUPREME GRIP UNDER ALL WINTER CONDITIONS
  • LOWER FUEL CONSUMPTION, QUIETER THAN BEFORE, LESS WEAR ON THE ROAD
  • STABLE AND PRECISE HANDLING
Officially approved for winter use Officially approved for winter use
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8

Why Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8?

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The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is the most advanced and safest tire on the market for the Northern winter. Watch the video and you will understand why!

Supreme grip on ice and softness of stud impact

Combining the anchor stud, flange design, and the Eco Stud cushion with a revolutionary stud placement ensures supreme grip and soft stud contact on all driving surfaces.

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Effective braking on snow

The edged saw-tooth pattern on the rear part of the tread blocks improves the grip of the tire.

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Quick steering response

The added structural reinforcement on the center section makes the tire more responsive to steering.

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More innovations

Better handling for turns and lane changes Self-locking 3D sipes Read more
Comfort and safety DSI and WSI indicators Read more
Nokian Tyres uses only purified oils in the tire production - no toxic or carcinogenic chemical at all Purified oils Read more
Comfort and safety Information Field Read more
You can drive about 30 miles (50 km) on an empty tire if the car is fully loaded. Run flat/Flat Run property (optional) Read more
Improved winter grip, durability, and fuel savings Hakkapeliitta Cryo-silane Gen 2 tread compound Read more
Winter grip, wear resistance, and lower noise levels Additional tread blocks Read more

Awards and magazine reviews

Test winner

Tuulilasi 12/2016

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is on its strongest in demanding conditions. Braking on ice is overwhelmingly better than competitors and on snowy roads braking and acceleration are on the best level. The tire is easy to control in extreme situations and fuel consumption is low.

Test winner (shared first place)

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2016

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Brilliant on ice and easy to handle in extreme situations. Short braking distances on all surfaces and very good driving properties in all winter conditions.

Test winner

Tuulilasi 12/2015

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

The best studded tire both on snow and on ice. Excellent grip on ice. The lowest fuel consumption.

Test winner

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2015

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Easy to control also in extreme driving situations. Secure grip and steering properties. Very low rolling resistance.

Test winner

Aftonbladet

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Excellent braking and acceleration grip. Easy to drive even in difficult situations. Calm and logical on snow. Never surprise.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 21/2016

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Safe and reliable in winter conditions. Impressive also on dry asphalt. Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 got maximum points in all tests made on snow and dry asphalt, and was considered as the best tire on snow and ice.

Test winner

Vi Bilägare 14/2016

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is on its strongest in demanding conditions. Braking on ice is overwhelmingly better than competitors and on snowy roads braking and acceleration are on the best level. The tire is easy to control in extreme situations and fuel consumption is low.

Test winner

Motorföraren 7/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 225/45R17

Outstanding on ice and snow. Best in six of twelve test segments. Lowest rolling resistance and fuel consumption.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 22/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 225/45R17

Good margins on snow. Good lateral grip. Balanced during sudden braking. Exact steering on ice. Easy to control on wet asphalt. Surprisingly adaptive and quick steering response on dry asphalt.

Test winner

Aftonbladet 7.10.2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Outstanding on ice, short braking distance and very good lateral grip make the tire easy to drive on icy roads. The tire pulls ahead of the competition when the road becomes more slippery. Quiet and low rolling resistance.

Test winner

Vi Bilägare 13/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

A champion on ice and snow. Extremely good on ice with supreme grip in the curves. The lowest rolling resistance in the test.

Test winner

Motor

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is A-rated in all disciplines on ice. There are no doubts that 190 studs comes in handy when it’s slippery.

Test winner

Auto Motor og Sport 10/2015

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 225/45R17

The tire has good lateral grip and gives a safe and secure driving experience. Precise on icy roads. Balanced and easy to control on wet asphalt. Rapid steering response on dry asphalt.

Test winner

Motor 5/2015

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 has the best performance under extreme conditions. The tire gets top marks in all disciplines on ice, with short braking distances and good lateral grip. The best driving feel on snow.

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