Nokian
Hakkapeliitta R2

A non-studded tyre that offers supreme driving comfort and safety

Northern comfort

A non-studded tyre that offers supreme driving comfort and safety

The state of the art Nordic winter tyre for drivers who require absolute driving comfort, tangible fuel savings, and non-studded winter tyre technology with the best safety characteristics.

  • SUPREMELY SAFE NON-STUDDED TYRE ON ICE AND SNOW
  • SUPREME HANDLING ON WET AND DRY ROADS
  • LOWEST ROLLING RESISTANCE, SMALLEST FUEL CONSUMPTION
Officially approved for winter use Officially approved for winter use
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

The best non-studded tyre for demanding Northern conditions

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The world's first winter tyre with an A energy rating

The new Nordic non-studded Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 winter tyre is the most energy efficient winter tyre model in the automotive industry. The genuine winter tyre, size 155/70R19 84Q, is designed for BMW's unique i3 electric car. It combines extremely low rolling resistance, first-class grip, and exceptional driving comfort. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 can reduce the rolling resistance of electric vehicles even 30%.

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The most advanced non-studded winter grip

The diamond-tough grip particles in the rubber compound grip the driving surface and improve the tyre's ice grip. 

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Excellent grip on wet and icy roads

The pocket-shaped pump sipes on the tread blocks of the tyre's outer edges ensure good contact with the driving surface.

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Prevent slush-planing

To prevent slush-planing, sharp triangle-shaped slush penetrators were designed on the critical shoulder area.

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More innovations

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
Comfort and safety DSI and WSI indicators Read more
Powerful grip on ice and snow Grip claws Read more
Strong snow and ice grip for extreme conditions Sipe activators Read more
Optimal grip and handling Dense sipe mesh and wide individual sipes Read more

Awards and magazine reviews

2nd place

Vi Bilägare 13/2016

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Very good choice for Nordic winter.

Test winner

Car and Driver 6/2015

USA

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

Maximum points in every individual subtest. Best grip on ice. Very reliable on snow, with excellent grip level.

Test winner

Auto, Motor und Sport 10/2014

China

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Safe behaviour under demanding winter conditions. Excellent on ice and snow. Incredible grip in all tests.

2nd place

Tuulilasi 13/2016

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Quick acceleration on ice and snow, good braking properties. Very good grip on curve and excellent steering response. Rolling distance lowest in the test.

2nd place

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2016

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Behavior on ice is excellent and tyre is easy to handle. Steering is peaceful even when skidding and handling on snowy roads is exemplary. Steady and logical in extreme conditions. Tyre is quiet and rolling resistance is low.

Test winner

Tuulilasi 13/2015

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Extremely good grip under icy and snowy conditions. Safe and logical handling behaviour both on ice and snow. Wet handling is also great. The lowest rolling resistance and fuel consumption. Lowest noise level.

Test winner

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2015

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best non-studded tyre for icy and snowy roads. Very low driving noise. The lowest rolling resistance in our test.

Test winner (shared 1st place)

Tuulilasi 13/2014

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Superior on the snowy road: logical driving behaviour and easy to drive. Excellent handling properties on ice. Lowest fuel consumption.

Test winner (shared 1st place)

Tekniikan Maailma 17/2014

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Top rating for winter grip. Easy to handle on ice, safe and stable on snow as well. Silent and lowest rolling resistance.

Test winner

Auto Bild Suomi 20/2013

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Sets a new norm for winter grip. Lowest fuel consumption.

2nd place

Tekniikan Maailma 16/2013

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent on ice, braking on ice is even better than the winner of the test. Special recognition for quietness. Lowest rolling resistance.

Test winner

Tuulilasi 13/2013

Finland

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Balanced and reliable handling. Good grip properties under varying winter conditions. Lowest fuel consumption in the test.

2nd place

Aftonbladet

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent on the ice and snow. Easy to drive on ice and retain its grip even when sliding. Lowest rolling distance in the test.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 21/2016

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best tyre on snow and ice. The tyre scored maximum points in all tests conducted on ice. Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 was best in braking and acceleration. Lowert rolling resistance of the test.

2nd place

Vi Bilägare 13/2016

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Quick acceleration on ice and snow, good braking properties. Very good grip on curve and excellent steering response. Rolling distance lowest in the test.

Test winner

Motorföraren 7/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 225/45R17

The best non-studded winter tyre on ice. Best in all test segments on ice: braking, acceleration, lateral grip and handling. Lowest rolling resistance and fuel consumption.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 22/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 225/45R17

Unbelievably balanced and easy to drive on the snow. On ice, the tyre has outstanding lateral grip. Linear and quick steering response on dry roads. Easy to handle under wet conditions. Quiet and comfortable.

Test winner

Vi Bilägare 14/2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Logical handling and excellent grip on ice and snow. Outstanding grip on corners. Shortest braking distance on dry road, easy to drive under wet conditions. Quiet and very low rolling resistance.

Test winner

Aftonbladet 7.10.2015

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best non-studded winter tyre on ice and snow. Relatively short braking distances, good traction and stability. Low rolling resistance.

Test winner (shared 1st place)

Auto Motor & Sport 24/2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Very good driving behaviour on snow and ice. Low rolling resistance.

Test winner (shared 1st place)

Aftonbladet 21.10.2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The non-studded tyre with the best winter properties, state-of-the-art grip and handling. Easy to drive on ice and snow, short braking distances. Silent and lightly rolling.

Test winner (shared 1st place)

Vi Bilägare 14/2014

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent grip on ice and snow. Safe and easy to handle under all winter conditions. The lowest fuel consumption of the tested tyres, pleasantly quiet.

Test winner

Teknikens Värld 22/2013

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Sets a new norm for winter grip for this kind of tyre. Lowest rolling resistance on the test.

Test winner

Vi Bilägare 14/2013

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent handling on ice and snow. The best Nordic non-studded tyres in slush. Lowest fuel consumption in the test.

Test winner

Auto Motor & Sport 22/2013

Sweden

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent grip on ice and snow. Slush-planing is not a problem. Short braking distance on asphalt.

2nd place

Motor

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The tyres has overall good qualities in all disciplines, resulting in a safe driving experience without suprises.

Test winner

Auto Motor og Sport 10/2015

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 225/45R17

Excellently balanced and easy to control on snow. Solid grip during acceleration and braking. Superior lateral stability on ice. Well balanced and easy to control on wet asphalt as well. The steering response is quick on dry asphalt and the tyre is also stable during sudden lane changes.

Test winner

Motor 5/2015

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

The best non-studded winter tyre for acceleration on ice. The tyre has great properties for braking, manoeuvrability and lateral grip. The lowest rolling resistance in the test.

Test winner (shared 1st place)

NAF/Motor 5/2014

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Best performance on snow and ice. The braking distance on ice is as short as for most of the studded tyres.

Test winner

Auto Motor og Sport 10/2013

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Strengthened behaviour on asphalt without weakening the winter properties. The grip on both ice and snow is top class. Lowest rolling resistance.

Test winner

NAF/Motor 7/2013

Norway

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 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. 

2nd place

Za Rulem 10/2016

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 225/45R17

Excellent grip properties on ice and snow. The best braking properties and excellent acceleration on ice. Good stability on snow and excellent controllability on any road. Very low fuel consumption.

3rd place

AutoReview 18/2016

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 185/65R15

Excellent grip properties on ice and snow. Grip and performance on asphalt is strong as well. Hakkapeliitta R2 is a very comfortable tyre on all surfaces.

2nd place

AutoReview 18/2015

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent grip properties on ice. Handling and reliability on snowy conditions are top-class. Very comfortable tyre on all surfaces.

Test winner

Za Rulem 9/2015

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 175/65R14

Phenomenal grip on ice. Excellent driving properties on all surfaces. The lowest fuel consumption in the test.

Test winner

Za Rulem 11/2014

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent on ice and snow. Safe and reliable handling characteristics especially under demanding winter conditions. Very comfortable and durable. The safest winter tyre. Lowest fuel consumption.

Test winner

AutoReview 19/2014

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 245/50R18

Best non-studded tyre on snowy conditions. Excellent and safe driving behaviour on ice. Top-class driving comfort and economy.

Test winner

AutoReview 19/2013

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent grip on ice and snow. Best braking performance on wet and dry asphalt. Has the lowest rolling resistance in the test.

Test winner

Za Rulem 9/2013

Russia

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 175/65R14

Best winter grip, good driving comfort and stability on asphalt, low fuel consumption.

Test winner – Very recommendable

Auto Centre 37-38/2015

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 195/65R15

Excellent grip on ice and snow. Good braking properties on dry asphalt. Predictable behaviour on icy and snowy roads.

Test winner

Auto Centre 43/2014

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 195/65R15

Excellent grip on all surfaces. Safe and predictable driving behaviour in winter conditions. Balanced properties in all subtests.

Test winner (shared 1st place)

Auto Centre 41-42

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent grip and handling on ice and snow. Lowest rolling resistance.

2nd place

Auto Centre 41/2013

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Excellent handling and grip on snowy and icy road, even during fast manoeuvres. Low rolling resistance.

Test winner

Auto Centre 42/2013

Ukraine

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 195/65R15

Excellent grip on ice and snow. Excellent handling on dry asphalt.

Test winner

Auto Bild Belarus 10/2013

Belarus

Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 205/55R16

Best handling on ice. Lowest rolling resistance. Effectively resists slushplaning.

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