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HAKKAPELIITTA R3

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Best Performance on Ice & Snow

Tested by Kal

NOKIAN TYRES

HAKKAPELIITTA R3

Best Performance on Ice & Snow

Tested by Kal

Size: 175/65R14 82R

Category: winter

5.0(16 Ratings16 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.

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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 -

Rolling Resistance

  • Rolling Resistance -

Winter

Braking

  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Snow
  • Ice

Cornering

  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Snow
  • Ice

Road Noise

  • Road Noise

Hydroplane Resistance

  • Hydroplane Resistance

Slush Handling

  • Straight Line
  • Cornering

Rolling Resistance

  • Rolling Resistance
CUSTOMER RATING
  • 5.0
Average Rating:5.0
Based on 16 customer reviews
Customer Reviews
Very impressed
5
6 hours ago by LISA KIM WILSON.

Feel safe driving in winter conditions on highway...especially early in the morning the icy conditions are one of my biggest worries.
With these tires I have not felt any pull or slide going around corners.

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Vehicle Type:
  • Passenger Car
Location: WESTBANK
Driving Conditions: :
  • Dry Pavement
  • Rain
  • Ice/Snow/Slush
  • Gravel
  • Heavy Mud
  • Wet
Winter Tires are a must
5
1 week ago by CURTIS BLANCHETTE.

Excellent set of tires, makes getting around in the snow and ice much more enjoyable.

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Vehicle Type:
  • SUV
Location: BONNYVILLE
Driving Conditions: :
  • Dry Pavement
  • Rain
  • Ice/Snow/Slush
  • Gravel
  • Wet
Nokian hakkapeliita r3
5
1 week ago by HOWARD MCINNIS.

Best winter tires for hybrid/electric vehicles by far! Quiet and low rolling resistance!

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Vehicle Type:
  • Passenger Car
Location: BRAMPTON
Driving Conditions: :
  • Ice/Snow/Slush
  • Wet
CUSTOMER RATING
  • 5.0
Average Rating:5.0
Based on 16 customer reviews
Customer Reviews