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NOKIAN TYRES

HAKKAPELIITTA R3

Excellent on Snow

Tested by Kal

Size: 175/65R14 82R

Category: winter

4.8(36 Ratings36 Reviews)
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The Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 is a non-studded winter tire that combines elements of safety, comfort and driving enjoyment. This tire comes packed with innovative features that are designed to inspire driving confidence in all winter conditions. Our independent testing panel gave the Hakkapeliitta R3 top marks for both braking and cornering in ice and snow, and near-perfect scores for slush. This tire also performed admirably in the dry and wet testing segments, while also garnering an ‘excellent’ rating for road noise. In addition to sipes that adapt to an array of weather conditions, the tire utilizes a rubber compound that has Cryo Crystal 3 particles embedded into it. These super-tough crystal particles significantly improve the tire’s ability to grip icy surfaces. The result is a tire that makes driving precise and enjoyable.

Kal's Customer Care Plan

Kal's Test Results

"Exceptional winter traction"
Independent Tester, Professional Driver

? Summer vs Winter Tests

? Independent & Objective Testing

?Summer vs Winter Tests

BRAKING

We varied our approach speeds by driving surface and by season for two reasons. First, this represents how most Canadians would normally drive on that surface in each season. Second, testing in both seasons provides an indication of how a tire's performance will be affected by road temperature.

CORNERING

To understand how road surface temperatures affect the cornering performance of a tire, our cornering tests are completed in both summer conditions (dry and wet pavement, and gravel roads) and winter conditions (dry, wet and icy pavement). Please note that slush is also tested but completed in a specific slush cornering test..

?Independent & Objective Testing

The independent tire testers conducted extensive tests to determine how the tires in our core line-up perform in a range of conditions in both summer and winter. To maintain neutrality, no driver knew the specifics of the tires they were testing each time. All results were analyzed and processed by the testing group and then provided to Kal Tire for sharing with our customers.

Summer

Braking

  • Dry -
  • Wet -
  • Gravel -

Cornering

  • Dry -
  • Wet -
  • Gravel -

Road Noise

  • Road Noise -

Hydroplane Resistance

  • Hydroplane Resistance -

Mud Acceleration

  • Mud Acceleration -

Winter

Braking

  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Snow
  • Ice

Cornering

  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Snow
  • Ice

Road Noise

  • Road Noise

Hydroplane Resistance

  • Hydroplane Resistance
CUSTOMER RATING
  • 4.8
Average Rating:4.8
Based on 36 customer reviews
Customer Reviews
Excellent tires with good grip.
5
16 hours ago by IVAN CHOO.

The tires are surprising quiet but do have road noise. Driven in wet and rain conditions so far and has good traction. Highway driving is smooth and sure-footed.

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Vehicle Type:
  • Passenger Car
Location: VANCOUVER
Driving Conditions: :
  • Dry Pavement
  • Rain
  • Wet
Happy with my winter tires so far !
5
3 days ago by SANDEEP BAJPAI.

No issues. Tires hold very well in wet conditions. Haven't experienced real snow or ice conditions just yet.

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Vehicle Type:
  • Passenger Car
Location: OTTAWA
Driving Conditions: :
  • Dry Pavement
  • Rain
  • Ice/Snow/Slush
  • Wet
GOT GRIP THEN LET ER RIP!
5
1 week ago by PAUL GUERREIRO.

GREAT SET OF TIRES AND RIMS LOOK GREAT ON THE CAR

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Vehicle Type:
  • Passenger Car
Location: TORONTO
Driving Conditions: :
  • Dry Pavement
  • Rain
  • Ice/Snow/Slush
  • Wet
CUSTOMER RATING
  • 4.8
Average Rating:4.8
Based on 36 customer reviews
Customer Reviews