Nokian
Hakkapeliitta 8

The most advanced studded tyre on the winter tyre market

Grip like never before

The most advanced studded tyre on the winter tyre market

This new 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 tyre 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 tyre.

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Quick steering response

The added structural reinforcement on the center section makes the tyre 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 tyre production - no toxic or carcinogenic chemical at all Purified oils Read more
Comfort and safety Information Field Read more
You can drive about 50 kilometres on an empty tyre 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 tyre is easy to control in extreme situations and fuel consumption is low.

Test success (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 tyre 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

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2014

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Superior under all winter conditions. Excellent grip on ice and snow. Logical and safe driving feel.

Test winner

Tekniikan Maailma 16/2013

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Amazing tyre on ice. Grip and handling are excellent on icy roads, and properties are also excellent on snow.

Test winner

Tuulilasi 12/2013

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Best handling properties on ice and snow. Best grade in handling test on wet surface. Logical and calm in various driving situations. The most silent tyre in the test.

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 tyre 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 tyre 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 tyre easy to drive on icy roads. The tyre 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

Auto Motor & Sport 24/2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Superior on ice. Shortest braking distance, fastest acceleration.

2nd place

Motor 8/2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Supreme performance in winter weather. The best winter tyre on ice and snow. The tyre always works safely.

2nd place

Teknikens Värld 22/2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Reigns supreme in the winter weather. The best tyre for both ice and snow. Always offers safe handling. 

2nd place

Aftonbladet BIL October 2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Astonishingly effective on ice and snow. 190 studs make the tyre a prime mover on the winter roads.

Test winner

Aftonbladet 21.10.2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Grip like never before on ice, record-breakingly short braking distance and excellent handling. The high number of studs makes the tyre very easy to drive.

Test winner

Vi Bilägare 13/2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Excellent on ice and on snow. Very good also on wet road. Easy to handle, logical driving feel. Low rolling resistance and silent.

Test winner

Motorföraren 8/2013

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Very good handling on ice and snow, precise and quick reaction to steering. Very good braking on dry surfaces.

Test winner

Aftonbladet BIL 2013-10-17

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

The tyre is supreme on ice, even insanely good. Top-notch grip on snow, as well.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 21/2013

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Truly enjoyable to drive, very good on ice and snow, precise and quick steering, impressive braking power on dry surface.

Test winner

Vi Bilägare 13/2013

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Very good winter grip. Best tyre in the test on ice, snow and bare roads, very good handling and steering.

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 tyre 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 tyre gets top marks in all disciplines on ice, with short braking distances and good lateral grip. The best driving feel on snow.

Test winner

NAF/Motor 5/2014

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

The tyre gets top marks in all disciplines. Shortest braking distance on snow. Nokian Hakkapeliitta sets the standard when it comes to performance on ice and snow and gives a high sense of safety.

Test winner

Auto Motor og Sport 8/2013

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

This tyre was the fastest on the handling track, and it was a pure pleasure to drive the car… Nokian winter tyres traditionally behave well on snow. The response is quick for steering as well as acceleration.

Test winner

NAF/Motor 7/2013

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

The tyre has excellent grip on ice, and its performance was excellent in all of the subtests. The tyre steers well and it has good overall winter characteristics. 

Test winner

Auto.mail.ru

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

High coupling on any snow and ice-covered roads, and safe controllability.

Test winner

AutoReview 18/2016

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 185/65R15

Excellent in icy conditions: Hakkapeliitta 8 dominates all tests made on ice. Better than others on deep snow. A must have tyre on icy roads.

Test winner

Za Rulem 9/2016

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 195/65R15

Outstanding lateral grip on ice, best acceleration on snow and marvelous maneuverability. Very low fuel consumption.

Test winner

AutoReview 18/2015

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Dominated the test under all winter conditions, especially on ice. The shortest braking distance and best acceleration on ice. Excellent grip on icy and snowy surfaces.

Test winner

Za Rulem 10/2015

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Best braking properties and lateral grip on ice. Top-class grip on snow. Outstanding deep snow ability. Precise steering response on winter roads and excellent steering stability on dry roads. The conclusion: Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is comfortable under all winter conditions and helps save fuel.

Test winner

Za Rulem 9/2015

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 175/65R14

Best grip on ice. Lowest fuel consumption. 

Test winner

La Presse Montreal 20.10.2014

Canada

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

The ultimate winner of the test. Ahead of the times compared to its competitors. Excellent properties on snowy and icy roads.

Test winner

AutoReview 19/2014

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 245/50R18

The safest tyres on ice and snow. Undeniably ahead of the others in acceleration and braking.

Test winner

Tuulilasi 12/2014

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Shortest braking distance on ice. Top properties on snow. Well balanced and easy to predict. Low noise level on dry road. The lowest fuel consumption in the test.

Test winner

Za Rulem 9/2014

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 175/65R14

Superior on ice and snow. Very comfortable, durable and the best in fuel economy. Safest tyres for all winter conditions.

Test winner

Za Rulem 10/2013

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Best grip on ice, acceleration on snow, braking on dry asphalt. Good handling on winter roads (ice and  snow); good combination of deep snow ability and comfort. Best tyres almost in all aspects, good for all winter roads as well as off-road driving.

Shared 1st place

AutoReview 18/2013

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Best grip on ice and snow, handling on ice and snow, best braking on dry asphalt, lowest rolling resistance (lowest fuel consumption) – this feature was not included in the mandatory test programme.

Test winner

Za Rulem 9/2013

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 175/65R14

Best grip on ice and snow, good traction, lowest fuel consumption. Excellent driving comfort and handling and stability on asphalt.

Test winner

Auto Centre 20/2016

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 185/65R15

Excellent braking properties on ice. Good acceleration and handling on snow and ice, predictable behavior on wet and dry asphalt.

Test winner

Auto Centre 43/2014

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 195/65R15

Bites into the ice to ensure your car behaves as expected on slippery roads. Makes sure you can drive your car without any surprises on snow. Very good grip on dry asphalt as well.

Test winner

Auto Centre 41-42

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Excellent grip on ice. Effective acceleration on ice and shortest braking distance. Good handling on winter roads. 

Test winner

Auto Centre 42/2013

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 195/65R15

Perfect grip on icy and snowy road.  Excellent handling on ice. Stable and logical driving behaviour.

Test winner

Auto Centre 41/2013

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Excellent grip. The safest tyre on ice. Perfect handling on the winter roads.

Test winner

Auto Bild Belarus 10/2013

Belarus

Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 205/55R16

Best acceleration and braking on ice. High-class driving properties on snow. Low rolling resistance and effective slushplaning prevention.

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