Test success in motoring magazine tests

Our comprehensive product range is tailored for different markets. You can rely on our safe products under any conditions. Here is an overview of the comparison tests that our summer and winter products have participated in!

Test tyre policy
Testing in extreme conditions

2017 Winter

Germany

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3rd place
Nokian Weatherproof
225/50R17

Excelllent snow properties, good wet grip and low noise level.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2017

3rd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9
205/55 R16

In its own class when driving on ice; grip properties are on excellent level. Excellent handling and driving characteristics in winter conditions, on snowy and icy surfaces.

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2017

shared 3rd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55 R16

Praised of its grip properties on ice and snow and balanced handling properties in every circumstance. Very quiet with the lowest rolling resistance in the test.

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Sweden

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
13/2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9
205/55R16

Excellent braking, acceleration and handling properties on ice. Properties on snow on the highest level in this test and also got the best score on dry asphalt. Well-balanced driving properties and logical behaviour around the grip limit.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9
185/65R15

Spectacular grip and safety properties on snow and ice. Steering response is predictable and stability as well as handling on a high level. The result in braking on dry asphalt is the best among all tested tyres, the wet braking result is excellent.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
17/2017

Winner
Nokian WR D4
185/65R15

Performed extremely well in dry and wet conditions. Behavious was balanced and predictable behavior in all driving conditions.

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2017 Summer

Germany

Firmenauto
Firmenauto
2/2017

Test winner "Good"
Nokian Weatherproof SUV
215/60R17

A good winter performer, with safe traction and braking on snow. Very well balanced on wet surface, with outstanding aquaplaning properties. Direct and safe in fast lane changes on dry surfaces. Clear test winner.

ADAC

"Satisfactory"
Nokian Line
195/65R15 V

The tyre is good on dry surfaces, has a low rolling resistance and a good wear resistance.

Auto Zeitung

"Very Recommendable"
Nokian zLine
215/55R17

Nokian zLine has top performance on wet surfaces thanks to the high grip, sporty handling and direct steering feedback. High grip, safe and predictable handling in dry conditions.

ACE Lenkrad

"Recommendable"
Nokian Line SUV
215/60R17

Very good aquaplaning resistance and really good handling on wet roads. The braking performance on wet road is among the top.

ADAC
ADAC
3/2017

3rd place "Satisfactory"
Nokian Line SUV
215/65R16 H

Good on dry.

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31.3.2017

"Good"
Nokian zLine
245/40R18

Very good performance and especially praised for short braking distances on dry and wet roads. The low rolling resistance is also appreciated.

ProMobil
5/2017

"Recommended"
Nokian cLine Cargo
215/70R15

Direct steering properties. Well balanced performance on both dry and wet. Nicely low noise level.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
5/2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue 2
205/55R16

Nokian Hakka Blue 2 has easy and predictable wet handling even when the tyre is pushed to the limit. Handling on dry is reliable and precise with solid grip also in the hardest maneuvers. The quietest tyre in the test with an especially low rolling resistance.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
3/2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue 2
225/45R17

Remarkably good grip and handling properties on wet roads. Also the aquaplaning resistance is brilliant. Noise and comfort are also on a really good level.

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Sweden

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
4/2017

3rd place
Nokian Hakka Blue 2
205/55R16

Extremely good and easy handling on wet surfaces. Remarkably good aquaplaning resistance.

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet
15.3.2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue 2
205/55R16

Top performance on wet asphalt. Direct steering feedback on dry surface. Silent and low rolling resistance.

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
5/2017

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Black
235/50R18

Best in the test in driving and braking on wet surface. Well balanced handling both on wet and dry surface. 

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Norway

Motor
Motor
3/2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue 2
205/55R16

Nokian Hakka Blue is a summer tyre that performs well in all disiplines.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
3/2017

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakka Green 2
195/65R15

Excellent wet braking properties and logical handling behaviour. The fastest tyre in the chicane test, praised for its maneuver in extreme situations on both wet and dry asphalt.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
4/2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green 2
185/65R15

Very good grip and handling properties on dry and wet asphalt. Precise and rapid steering response and very good economic efficiency.

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
5/2017

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakka Blue 2
205/55R16

Balanced characteristics. Wet handling is easy and predictable. Precise and rapid steering response on dry roads.

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Kazakhstan

Automobily
Spring 2017

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Black SUV
255/55R18

Excellent properties in wet conditions and is clearly the best in wet and dry braking. A pleasure to drive thanks to the explicit driving characteristics. Also the quietest tyre in the test.

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2016 Winter

Great Britain

Auto Express

2nd place
Nokian WR D4
205/55R16

Excellent on snow, reaching number one positions in snow braking and traction. On the wet tracks among the strongest performers. In dry braking, the Nokian WR D4 reached the shortest braking distance of all the contenders.

Auto Express

2nd place
Nokian Weatherproof
225/45R17

The tyre excelled especially on snow but also topped the tables in both longitudinal and lateral aquaplaning tests. In both dry and wet braking, it was ranked second in the line-up. Particularly effective in the key braking test.

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Germany

ACE Lenkrad
9/2016

Test winner "Highly recommendable"
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55R16

Outstanding winter performance. Great wet performance all-round, good dry characteristics and very good rolling resistance.

Auto Zeitung
Auto Zeitung
21/2016

2nd place "Highly recommended"
Nokian WR D4
205/55R16

Especially good on snow and brakes well on dry and wet tracks. Fast and stable on snow, strong braking on wet and best braking on dry. Low rolling resistance and predictable handling.

ADAC
ADAC
10/2016

3rd place "Satisfactory"
Nokian WR D4
185/65R15

Good on ice. A well-balanced tyre in all disciplines.

ADAC
ADAC
10/2016

3rd place "Satisfactory"
Nokian WR D4
225/45R17

Good on snow and ice and good on dry.

ADAC
ADAC
10/2016

3rd place "Sufficient"
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55R16

Best on snow.

GTÜ

2nd place "Very Recommendable"
Nokian WR D4
205/55R16

Especially good on snow and brakes well on dry and wet tracks. Fast and stable on snow, strong braking on wet and best braking on dry. Low rolling resistance and predictable handling.

Auto Motor und Sport
21/2016

2nd place "Recommendable"
Nokian WR D4
215/60R17

Above average winter characteristics and superb aquaplaning safety. Safe and short braking distances on snow, wet and dry.

ProMobil
ProMobil
11/2016

2nd place shared "Still Recommendable"
Nokian Weatherproof C
235/65R16

Very good winter characteristics with short braking distance and good traction. Low rolling resistance. A good tyre in dry conditions.

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Switzerland

TCS
TCS

3rd place "Recommended"
Nokian WR D4
185/65R15

Good on ice. A well-balanced tyre in all disciplines.

TCS
TCS

3rd place "Recommended"
Nokian WR D4
225/45R17

Good on snow and ice and good on dry.

TCS

3rd place "Just recommendable"
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55R16

Best on snow.

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Austria

ÖAMTC

3rd place "Recommendable"
Nokian WR D4
185/65R15

Good on ice. A well-balanced tyre in all disciplines.

ÖAMTC

3rd place "Recommendable"
Nokian WR D4
225/45R17

Good on snow and ice and good on dry.

ÖAMTC

3rd place "Just recommendable"
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55R16

Best on snow.

ARBÖ
All-season tyre test 2016

Test winner "Highly recommendable"
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55R16

Outstanding winter performance. Great wet performance all-round, good dry characteristics and very good rolling resistance.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2016

Test success (shared first place)
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.

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2016

2nd place
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.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
12/2016

Test winner
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.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
13/2016

2nd place
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.

Tekniikan Maailma
19/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV
235/65R17

Exemplary to drive on snow. Easy handling on icy roads and logical behavior around the grip limit. Outclassed the competitors in braking and acceleration on ice.

Tekniikan Maailma
19/2016

3rd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
235/65R17

Safe and logical to drive on icy and snowy roads. Behaviour on wet surface is peaceful and reliable. Very low rolling resistance.

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Sweden

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
13/2016

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
14/2016

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
21/2016

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
21/2016

Test winner
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.

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet

2nd place
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.

Husbilet
9/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta C3
225/70R15

Dominated the test on icy surfaces.

Husbilet
9/2016

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta CR Van
225/70R15

Dominated the test on icy surfaces.

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Norway

Motor
Motor

Test winner
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.

Motor
Motor

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
195/65R15

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

AutoReview
AutoReview
18/2016

Test winner
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.

AutoReview
AutoReview
18/2016

3rd place
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.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
10/2016

2nd place
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.

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Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
11/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV
235/65R17

The best grip properties on ice and excellent deep snow properties. Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV stable to steer on snow and easy to handle on snow and ice. Extremely good on wet asphalt.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
19/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
215/65R16

The tyre is well-balanced , comfortable and economical. It is the best in braking and in acceleration on ice and has excellent handling properties on snow.

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
20/2016

Test winner
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.

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Kazakhstan

Automobily

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
235/65R17

The best grip properties both on ice and snow. The driving behavior on icy and snowy roads is excellent making it a very safe winter tyre. It is also an economical choice: it has the lowest fuel consumption of all tested tyres.

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Belarus

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
10/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV
235/65R17

Well balanced performance and the best grip on ice, snow and asphalt. The safety level for driving on ice, snow and asphalt is on the highest level.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
10/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
235/65R17

Superior grip on ice and excellent driving characteristics on ice, snow and asphalt. Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV has also the lowest rolling resistance of the tested tyres.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
10/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta CR3
215/65R16 C

Excellent grip on ice and snow and short braking distance on dry and wet asphalt.

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Poland

Motor
Motor
47/2016

Test winner
Nokian WR D4
225/55R17

Very good winter characteristics. The best tyre on wet with top aquaplaning characteristics. One of the sportiest characters on asphalt.

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2016 Summer

Germany

ADAC
ADAC
3/2016

"Good"
Nokian Line
185/65 R15 H

Very balanced, especially good on dry roads, good on the wet roads. Quite low fuel consumption.

Auto Zeitung
Auto Zeitung
6/2016

"Highly recommended"
Nokian zLine
225/45 R17

Performs in a safe, predictable manner in wet conditions. Exceptionally low rolling resistance among the top competitors.

GTÜ
GTÜ
2/2016

"Highly recommended"
Nokian zLine
225/45 R17

Performs in a safe, predictable manner in wet conditions. Exceptionally low rolling resistance among the top competitors.

Gute Fahrt
3/2016

2nd place
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55 R16

Best traction and braking on snow. Good and well balanced performance on dry. Good wet braking. Very good aquaplaning properties.

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Switzerland

TCS
TCS
Summer tyre test 2016

"Highly recommended"
Nokian Line
185/65 R15 H

Very recommendable. Very balanced tyre, good in all safety-relevant subtests and good on dry and wet roads. Good fuel efficiency.

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Austria

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
Summer tyre test 2016

"Highly recommendable"
Nokian Line
185/65 R15 H

Very good on dry roads, very good fuel efficiency, good on the wet.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
5/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green 2
205/55R16

Unsurprising and reliable. Driving behaviour is logical and safe on wet roads, aquaplaning resistance properties are on the top level. Very low rolling resistance.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
4/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green 2
205/55 R16

Well balanced product. Performance in wet conditions is excellent and reliably safe. It is a very comfortable and silent tyre with low fuel consumption. The driving behaviour is praiseworthy peaceful and unsurprising both in dry and wet conditions.

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
8/2016

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Black
225/40R18

Superb grip and handling characteristics on wet surface. Assertive and secure handling properties, low rolling resistance and excellent wet grip.

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Sweden

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
4/2016

3rd place
Nokian Hakka Green 2
205/55 R16

Safe to drive on wet roads. Manages very well to avoid aquaplaning. Low rolling resistance.

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet
23.2.2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green 2
205/55 R16

Outstanding on wet asphalt. Quick steering response and very good grip even in extreme situations. Lowest rolling resistance in test which means low fuel consumption.

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Norway

Motor
Motor
3/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green 2
205/55 R16

Nokian Hakka Green 2 is a summer tyre with top performance on wet roads. It is light rolling and feels very stable and safe to drive, even in critical situations.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
3/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green 2
195/65 R15

Excellent grip and handling properties both on wet and dry asphalt. Very good comfort. Low fuel consumption.

AutoReview
AutoReview
5/2016

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Green 2
185/65 R15

Good grip properties on dry and wet asphalt. Good controllability on wet asphalt. High resistance to impacts. Low rolling resistance.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
4/2016

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
225/45R17

Excellent steering reactions and stability. Best braking performance of the test.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
5/2016

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue SUV
235/65R17

Suberb handling characteristics both on wet and dry asphalt. Extremely good stability and controllability.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
5/2016

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
195/65 R15

Good grip properties on wet asphalt. Short braking distance and good handling. Balanced characteristics.

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2015 Winter

USA

Car and Driver
Car and Driver
6/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2

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

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China

Auto, Motor und Sport
Auto, Motor und Sport
10/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
235/60R18

No matter on ice or snow, Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV has very good traction and also very good grip. Outstanding snow performance. When cornering on snow, handling is precise and ready for acceleration at any time.

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Germany

Auto Zeitung
Auto Zeitung
22/2015, All Season tyre test 2015

"TEST WINNER“
Nokian Weatherproof
185/65R15

Best performance on snow and wet asphalt. The quietest - highest score in the noise test. “Nokian is the fastest and most stable tyre in the test on snow.” Highest score with slush. “Highest safety with aquaplaning, short braking distances, good wet grip, safe driving properties on the wet road. “Exact steering, reliable driving behaviour – that makes the Nokian fast on dry surfaces.”

Auto Zeitung
Auto Zeitung
21/2015

“Highly recommendable” Runner-up
Nokian WR D4
185/65R15

On snow: short braking distances and strong traction, safe even at the grip limits. On wet: Good deceleration, late aquaplaning, agile at the grip limits. On dry: the highest cornering speeds in handling, top driving response.

ADAC
ADAC
Winter tyre test 2015

“Satisfactory“
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16 H

Top grade on snow, good on dry and icy surfaces. Good grade also in the categories fuel consumption and wear resistance. Fourth position of 19 tested winter tyres. Recommendable with the ADAC judgement “satisfactory“.

GTÜ Gesellschaft für Technische Überwachung
GTÜ Gesellschaft für Technische Überwachung
Winter tyre test 2015

"RECOMMENDABLE“
Nokian WR D4
225/50R17

Highest points in snow braking, dry handling and rolling resistance. Very good grades in snow traction and snow handling.

Stiftung Warentest
Winter tyre test 2015

“Satisfactory“
Nokian WR D3
205/55 R16 H

Top grade on snow. Top grade also on dry surfaces and ice, and for fuel consumption and wear resistance. Fourth position out of 19 winter tyres tested.

VOX auto mobil
All Season tyre test 2015

"TEST WINNER“
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55R16

“1. Nokian” with the best test verdict “recommendable”. “The Nokian is absolutely recommendable for winter weather.” On top in winter conditions. The snow test result: “1. Nokian”, “Top contestant”. Very good snow braking. Cornering on snow: Nokian Weatherproof far ahead. “Superb steering feedback.” High driving precision and good combined traction out of corners. With handling in corners, Nokian Weatherproof holds the racing line. Very controllable. Surprisingly good snow traction. Good wet braking. Handling on wet roads: Nokian Weatherproof is the best. The driver can hold the curve nicely, nice neutral behaviour around corners. Shortest braking distance on dry surfaces: 3 metres less than the poorest all-season tyre. Good wear resistance.

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France

L’argus
L’argus
Dec 2015

Test winner shared
Nokian Weatherproof
205/55R16

Very balanced performance characteristics on dry and wet surfaces. Top spot in all snow tests. A tyre that offers a high level of safety. Very good dry braking. Very nice neutral balance on wet.

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Switzerland

TCS
TCS
Winter tyre test 2015

“Recommendable“
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16 H

Top grade on snow. Good on dry surfaces. Good on ice. Fourth position of 19 tested winter tyres.

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Austria

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
Winter tyre test 2015

“Recommendable“
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16 H

Top grade on snow, good on dry surfaces. Very recommendable also in the categories ice, fuel consumption and wear resistance. Fourth position of 19 tested winter tyres.

ARBÖ Autoclub Österreich
ARBÖ Autoclub Österreich
Winter tyre test 2015

"RECOMMENDABLE“
Nokian WR D4
225/50R17

Highest points in snow braking, dry handling and rolling resistance. Very good grades in snow traction and snow handling.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2015

Test winner
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.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
12/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
13/2015

Test winner
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.

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Sweden

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
13/2015

Test winner
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.

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet
7.10.2015

Test winner
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.

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet
7.10.2015

Test winner
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.

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
14/2015

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
22/2015

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
22/2015

Test winner
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.

Motorföraren
Motorföraren
7/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
225/45R17

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

Motorföraren
Motorföraren
7/2015

Test winner
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.

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Norway

Motor
Motor
5/2015

Test winner
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.

Motor
Motor
5/2015

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor og Sport
Auto Motor og Sport
10/2015

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor og Sport
Auto Motor og Sport
10/2015

Test winner
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.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
175/65R14

Best grip on ice. Lowest fuel consumption. 

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2015

3rd place
Nokian Nordman 5
175/65R14

Good grip on snow. Lowest fuel consumption among tested studded tyres.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
175/65R14

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

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
10/2015

Test winner
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.

AutoReview
AutoReview
18/2015

Test winner
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.

AutoReview
AutoReview
18/2015

2nd place
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.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
35-36/2015

Test winner “Highly recommended”
Nokian WR D4

Excellent handling properties on all surfaces. Good braking properties on asphalt, snow and ice. The shortest braking distance on wet asphalt.

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
37-38/2015

Test winner – Very recommendable
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
195/65R15

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

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Belarus

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
9/2015

Test winner
Nokian WR D4
205/55R16

Remarkable driving properties, excellent grip and safety on winter roads. Safety on wet asphalt is also in the highest class - the best overall score.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
9/2015

2nd place
Nokian WR SUV 3
205/55R16

Very good on wet and dry asphalt. Very low rolling resistance.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
9/2015

Test winner
Nokian Nordman RS
205/55R16

Sovereign grip on ice. Great handling and lateral grip properties both on icy and snowy roads. The lowest rolling resistance in the test.

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2015 Summer

China

Auto, Motor und Sport
Auto, Motor und Sport
8/2015

Test winner
Nokian zLine SUV
255/55R18

Outstanding overall performance. The best results in wet braking and wet handling. At the top also on dry surfaces due to the precise and safe handling.

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Germany

ADAC
ADAC
Summer tyre test 2015

Test winner "Good"
Nokian Line
185/60R14 H

Highly recommended. Very balanced tyre. Good wet grip and wear resistance. Low rolling resistance. Top grade of “good” for all safety-related subtests.

Auto Bild allrad
Auto Bild allrad
4/2015

Test winner “Exemplary”
Nokian Line SUV
215/65R16

Very good wet grip and a very balanced summer tyre in general. Best grades for the off-the-road part as well as on wet surfaces.

OFF ROAD
OFF ROAD
4/2015

Test winner “HIGHLY RECOMMENDABLE”
Nokian zLine SUV
255/55 R18

The best tyre in the test for braking and handling on wet and dry roads. Lowest rolling resistance.

Stiftung Warentest
Summer tyre test 2015

Test winner "Good"
Nokian Line
185/60R14 H

Our choice: recommendation as one of the best tyres. Good on wet and dry roads. Very good wear resistance. Low fuel consumption. Saves money due to its low fuel consumption and very good wear resistance.

Auto Zeitung
Auto Zeitung
Summer tyre test 2015

"Very recommended"
Nokian zLine
225/40R18

Good performance on dry roads. Low rolling resistance, good braking performance and safe handling on wet roads.

Auto Zeitung
Auto Zeitung
8/2015

“Highly recommendable”
Nokian Line SUV
215/65R16

Best braking performance on wet asphalt. Very good driving characteristics on wet roads.

ProMobil
ProMobil
4/2015

“Recommendable”
Nokian cLine Van
235/65R16 C

Best wet handling and aquaplaning resistance properties. Very good lateral aquaplaning, good performance and safe. Easily controllable behaviour on wet surfaces. Stable and safe in lane changes on dry roads.

auto TEST
5/2015

Test winner "EXEMPLARY"
Nokian Line SUV
215/65R16

Dynamic handling, high steering precision. Safe off-road properties, short wet braking distances. The best tyre in the test in the off-road and wet road subtests.

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Switzerland

TCS
TCS
Summer tyre test 2015

Test winner "VERY RECOMMENDED"
Nokian Line
185/60R14 H

Very balanced tyre. Top rating of “good” in all safety-relevant subtests. Very good rating for its low wear. Good grade for the low fuel consumption. Very recommended for both dry and wet conditions and due to its low fuel consumption.

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Austria

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
Summer tyre test 2015

Test winner "VERY RECOMMENDED"
Nokian Line
185/60R14 H

Very good rating for its low wear, good on dry and wet roads. Top rating of “very recommended” in all safety-relevant subtests and for its low fuel consumption.

Konsument
Summer tyre test 2015

"GOOD"
Nokian Line
185/60R14 H

Top rating of ”good”. Good on wet and dry roads. Low fuel consumption. Very good wear resistance. Saves money due to low fuel consumption and very good wear resistance.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
5/2015

Shared 2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Excellent on wet roads. Very good grip and stability even in extreme situations. Comfortable and quiet. Very low rolling resistance.

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Sweden

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet
11 March 2015

Shared 2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Exemplary handling. Very good grip on wet asphalt. Lightly rolling, silent and comfortable.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
11/2015

TEST WINNER ”EXCELLENT”
Nokian Hakka Blue SUV
235/65R17

Balanced, excellent driving characteristics and easily controllable behaviour on wet surfaces. Precise steering response and the shortest stopping distance, both on wet and dry surfaces.

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Norway

Motor
Motor
2/2015

Shared 2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

The best grip on wet asphalt. Smooth driving experience. The Nokian Hakka Blue rolls lighter than the other tyres. Very stable and comfortable.

Auto Motor og Sport
Auto Motor og Sport
5/2015

Test winner ”Very good"
Nokian Hakka Blue SUV
235/65R17

The tyre has quick and precise steering response and is rigid enough to remain stable even during evasions. The shortest stopping distance both on wet and dry surfaces. The second lowest rolling resistance in the test.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
3/2015

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Green
185/60R14

High grip characteristics on all surfaces. Excellent handling properties and stability. Low noise level.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
4/2015

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Excellent stability in extreme handling situations. Precise steering characteristics. Very good grip on wet asphalt. Low fuel consumption.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
10-11/2015

Test winner "Highly recommendable"
Nokian Hakka Blue
195/65R15

Excellent handling on wet asphalt. Very low rolling resistance. The most economical summer tyre in the test.

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Kazakhstan

AutoMobily
April 2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue SUV
235/65R17

The best grades in the test for braking on wet and dry roads. Best wet handling and aquaplaning properties. Very low rolling resistance.

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Belarus

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
3/2015

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue SUV
215/65R16

Best grip on wet and dry asphalt. Safe handling properties. The best tyre in the test for aquaplaning resistance. Low noise level.

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2014 Winter

China

Auto, Motor und Sport
Auto, Motor und Sport
10/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

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Germany

Auto Bild
Auto Bild
40/2014

Test winner group “Exemplary"
Nokian WR D3
225/50R17

Balanced and safe driving properties. Short braking distance on different surfaces. Precise steering behaviour. Comfortable and low noise level.

GTÜ Gesellschaft für Technische Überwachung
GTÜ Gesellschaft für Technische Überwachung
Winter tyre test 2014

Test winner “Highly recommended”
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16 91 H

Strengths: traction, braking and handling on snow. Safety on wet and dry roads is also in order. Maximum scores for winter safety, safety on dry roads and economic efficiency/eco-friendliness.

Auto Bild allrad
Auto Bild allrad
11/2014

Test winner “Exemplary”
Nokian WR SUV 3
235/65R17

On snow, the Nokian WR SUV 3 was in a class of its own. Good performance on wet and dry roads. A fair price.

OFF ROAD
OFF ROAD
10/2014

Test winner “Highly recommended”
Nokian WR SUV 3
215/65R16 102 H

Unbeatable on snow and ice. Test winner, as in the year before. Best traction on snow and ice, strongest grip in slush.

Auto Zeitung
21/2014

”Highly Recommended”
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16 91 H

Good traction on snow. Very good aquaplaning resistance and strong in wet braking. Shortest braking distance on dry road. Exceptional value for money.

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Austria

ARBÖ Auto Club Austria
ARBÖ Auto Club Austria
Freie Fahrt 6/2014

Test winner “Highly recommended”
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16 91 H

Maximum scores for winter safety, safety on dry roads and economic efficiency/eco-friendliness. Very high scores for traction, braking and handling on snow.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2014

Test winner (shared 1st place)
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.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
13/2014

Test winner (shared 1st place)
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.

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Sweden

Vi Bilägare
13/2014

Test winner
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.

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
14/2014

Test winner (shared 1st place)
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.

Aftonbladet
Aftonbladet
21.10.2014

Test winner
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.

Aftonbladet
21.10.2014

Test winner (shared 1st place)
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.

Aftonbladet BIL
October 2014

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Teknikens Värld
Teknikens Värld
22/2014

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Motor
8/2014

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
24/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

Superior on ice. Shortest braking distance, fastest acceleration.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
24/2014

Test winner (shared 1st place)
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

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Norway

NAF/Motor
NAF/Motor
5/2014

Test winner
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.

NAF/Motor
NAF/Motor
5/2014

Test winner (shared 1st place)
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.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2014

Test winner
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.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
12/2014

Test winner
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.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
10/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV
215/65R16

Best grip on snowy and icy roads. Excellent driving behaviour under all winter conditions. The lowest rolling resistance of all the tested tyres.

AutoReview
AutoReview
19/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
245/50R18

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

AutoReview
AutoReview
19/2014

Test winner
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.

AutoReview
AutoReview
19/2014

Test winner
Nokian WR A3
245/50R18

Good grip under dry and wet conditions. Good aquaplaning resistance. High level of comfort. Best results for acceleration on snow.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
11/2014

Test winner
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.

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Canada

La Presse Montreal
La Presse Montreal
20.10.2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV

The best choice for icy and snowy conditions. Superior grip level on braking, acceleration and in slippery curves. Convincing quality and comfort.

La Presse Montreal
La Presse Montreal
20.10.2014

Test winner
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.

La Presse Montreal
La Presse Montreal
20.10.2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta LT2

Excellent tyre for snowy and icy conditions.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
41-42

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
41-42

Test winner (shared 1st place)
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
43/2014

Test winner
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.

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
43/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
195/65R15

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

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
44/2014

Test winner (shared 1st place)
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
215/65R16

Superb grip on snowy roads. Trustworthy and safe driving behaviour under all conditions. Good properties on ice.

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
45/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
235/65R17

Excellent grip properties on ice and snow. Well balanced driving behaviour under all conditions. Lowest fuel consumption.

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Belarus

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
9/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 SUV
235/65R17

Excellent handling properties on ice. Good grip, handling and steering precision on snow. Lowest rolling resistance of the studded tyres.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
9/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
235/65R17

Safe and realiable in demanding winter conditions. Excellent grip on snow. The best tyre on asphalt.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
9/2014

Test winner
Nokian WR SUV 3
235/65R17

Good grip on ice and snow. The shortest braking distance on wet road. Very low rolling resistance.

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Poland

Motor
Motor
45-46/2014

Test winner
Nokian WR SUV 3
215/65R16

The winner masters all conditions. Excellent on snow and ice. Maximum points in all subtests on snow and ice. The best on wet roads, effective also on dry surfaces.

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2014 Summer

Germany

ADAC
ADAC
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Good"
Nokian Line
195/65R15 V

Very well-balanced tyre. Good on wet and dry surfaces.

ADAC
ADAC
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Good"
Nokian Line
175/65R14 T

Very well-balanced tyre. Good on wet and dry surfaces.

OFF ROAD
OFF ROAD
4/2014

Test winner
Nokian Z SUV
235/65R17

Top rating for braking and handling on dry and wet surfaces.

SUV Magazin
SUV Magazin
1/2014

Test winner
Nokian Z SUV
235/65R17

Top rating for braking and handling on dry and wet surfaces.

Stiftung Warentest
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Good"
Nokian Line
195/65R15 V

Good on wet and dry surfaces. Good wear resistance. Low fuel consumption.

Stiftung Warentest
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Good"
Nokian Line
175/65R14 T

Good on wet and dry surfaces. Good wear resistance. Low fuel consumption.

Sportauto
Sportauto
5/2014

Recommendable
Nokian zLine
225/40R18

The wet specialist of the test: good at braking and cornering. Comfortable to drive and silent.

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Switzerland

TCS
TCS
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Very recommended"
Nokian Line
195/65R15 V

Very balanced tyre. Good in all safety-related disciplines. Good on dry surfaces.

TCS
TCS
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Very recommended"
Nokian Line
175/65R14 T

Very balanced tyre. Good in all safety-related disciplines. Good on dry surfaces.

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Austria

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Very recommended"
Nokian Line
195/65R15 V

Very good on dry surfaces. Good on wet surfaces.

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "Very recommended"
Nokian Line
175/65R14 T

Very good on dry surfaces. Good on wet surfaces.

Konsument
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "good"
Nokian Line
195/65R15 V

Good handling on wet and dry surfaces, good wear resistance, good fuel efficiency.

Konsument
Summer tyre test 2014

Test winner group "good"
Nokian Line
175/65R14 T

Good handling on wet and dry surfaces, good wear resistance, good fuel efficiency.

ALLES AUTO
4/2014

“Very recommendable”
Nokian Line
225/45R17

Highest score in handling on wet road and in best in the test category “Environment and economy”. Good wet braking properties.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
5/2014

Shared 2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Excellent handling on wet surfaces. Pleasantly quiet. Low rolling resistance.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
4/2014

Shared 3rd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Among the best in all tests on wet roads. Good handling, excellent steering response. Low rolling resistance, silent.

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Sweden

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
7/2014

Shared 2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Very good on wet surfaces, easy to drive, low rolling resistance.

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
4/2014

Shared 3rd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16 V

Among the best in all tests on wet roads. Low rolling resistance, quiet.

Teknikens Värld
Teknikens Värld
8/2014

Shared 3rd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16 V

Excellent grip on wet surfaces. Stable and high performance, very good behaviour.

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Norway

Motor
Motor
2/2014

Shared 2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

The most stable tyre in the test, best handling on wet and dry roads.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
3/2014

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Green
185/60 R14

Best wet grip in the test. Excellent handling on dry and wet roads. Low fuel consumption.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
4/2014

3rd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Best wet grip among the tested tyres. Excellent stability and handling under all road conditions.

AutoReview
AutoReview
17/2017


Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 SUV
215/65 R16

Superior grip properties on icy surface. Handling properties on snow and ice are also on excellent level.

AutoReview
AutoReview
17/2017


Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
215/65 R16

 Best handling properties on snow and ice of all the tyres tested.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
12/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green
195/65R15

Good grip on wet roads combined with the best high speed braking and handling in the test. Good lateral grip on dry asphalt. Logical behaviour under extreme conditions.

MotorNews
3/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Z SUV
235/65R17

Consistent and accurate driving feel on wet road. Excellent grip and handling properties on dry road. Silent and comfortable.

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Belarus

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
3/2014

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Safest tyre for demanding summer conditions. Best wet grip and aquaplaning resistance. Excellent driving properties with low rolling resistance.

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2013 Winter

Great Britain

Auto Express
Auto Express
45/2013

Test winner
Nokian WR D3
225/45R17

Effective under all conditions. Excellent on snow. Top class for fuel economy.

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Germany

OFF ROAD
OFF ROAD
10/2013

Test winner “Highly recommended”
Nokian WR SUV 3
235/65R17

Unbeatable on snow and ice. Convincing on asphalt, reaching the best overall grade on wet surfaces. Very predictable on dry road.

Auto Bild
40/2013

"recommended”
Nokian WR D3
195/65R15

One of the Best of the Best and a true winner: Winter tread with good steering precision and short braking distances on snow and on dry roads, good aquaplaning safety reserves, low rolling resistance.

Stiftung Warentest test
10/2013

"Good"
Nokian WR D3
185/60R15 T

For: wet road, snow, dry road, ice, wear, fuel consumption.

Auto
22/2013

"Very recommendable"
Nokian WR D3
225/50R17 V

Highly recommended, precise handling on dry surfaces and stable on snow.

Auto Motor und Sport
Auto Motor und Sport
20/2013

“Especially recommended”
Nokian WR D3
225/50R17 V

Top braking scores, precise driving behaviour on dry asphalt and safe on snow.

SUV MAGAZIN
SUV MAGAZIN
5/2013

Test winner “Highly recommended”
Nokian WR SUV 3
235/65R17

Unbeatable on snow and ice. Convincing on asphalt, reaching the best overall grade on wet surfaces. Very predictable on dry road.

ADAC
ADAC
10/2013

"Good"
Nokian WR D3
185/60R15 T

Well balanced tyre properties. Best tyre on dry asphalt. Good on snow and wet asphalt.

Auto Bild tuning
2/2013

“good“
Nokian WR D3
225/50R17 V

Dynamically sporty handling qualities with precise steering on dry road surfaces, short dry braking distances. Balanced safe driving behaviour on wet surfaces. Low rolling resistance.

Auto Zeitung
Auto Zeitung
21/2013

2nd place "Highly recommended"
Nokian WR D3
195/65R15

Very balanced performance, got the highest points on snow. It also reached top points in dry braking and was described as very stable in the wet handling course.

Firmenauto
11/2013

“especially recommended”
Nokian WR D3
225/50R17 V

Top braking scores, exact driving behaviour in the dry, safe on snow.

Auto Bild sportscars
11/2013

"good"
Nokian WR D3
225/50R17 V

Dynamically sporty handling qualities with precise steering on dry road surfaces, short dry braking distances. Balanced safe driving behaviour on wet surfaces. Low rolling resistance.

Auto Bild allrad
11/2013

"recommended"
Nokian WR D3
235/65R17

Very high aquaplaning safety, almost as good as a summer tyre in dry properties.

auto TEST
11/2013

"recommended"
Nokian WR D3
195/65R15

Winter tread with good steering precision and short braking distances on snow and on dry roads, good aquaplaning safety reserves, low rolling resistance.

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Switzerland

TCS
TCS
10/2013

"Highly recommended"
Nokian WR D3
185/60R15 T

Very balanced tyre. Top rating on dry road. Good on wet road and on snow.

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Austria

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
10/2013

"Highly recommended"
Nokian WR D3
185/60R15 T

The best on dry road, good on wet surfaces and on snow.

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Finland

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
13/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
12/2013

Test winner
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.

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
16/2013

2nd place
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.

Auto Bild Suomi
Auto Bild Suomi
20/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
16/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

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Sweden

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
13/2013

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
21/2013

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
22/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
14/2013

Test winner
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.

Teknikens Värld
Teknikens Värld
22/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Aftonbladet BIL
Aftonbladet BIL
2013-10-17

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Motorföraren
Motorföraren
8/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

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Norway

NAF/Motor
NAF/Motor
7/2013

Test winner
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. 

NAF/Motor
NAF/Motor
7/2013

Test winner
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. 

Auto Motor og Sport
Auto Motor og Sport
10/2013

Test winner
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.

Auto Motor og Sport
Auto Motor og Sport
8/2013

Test winner
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.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
175/65R14

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

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2013

Test winner
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.

AutoReview
AutoReview
18/2013

Shared 1st place
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.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
10/2013

Test winner
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.

AutoReview
AutoReview
19/2013

Test winner
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.

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Canada

La Presse
La Presse

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV
225/65R17

Awesome grip on ice and snow. Excellent handling on ice and snow. Good driving properties on dry surfaces.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
42/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
195/65R15

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

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
41/2013

2nd place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Motor News
Motor News
11/2013

Test winner "Highly recommended"
Nokian WR D3
225/45R17

Good grip on dry and wet asphalt. Stable and predictable behaviour on icy and snowy road.

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
41/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
205/55R16

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

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
42/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8
195/65R15

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

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Belarus

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
10/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2
205/55R16

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

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
10/2013

Test winner
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Best braking on snow. Best results in slushplaning prevention. Low rolling resistance.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
10/2013

Test winner
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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2013 Summer

Germany

AUTO
AUTO
8/2013

"Especially recommended" 2nd place
Nokian Line
205/55R16 V

Very good traction, harmonious driving behaviour, excellent braking.

gute Fahrt
gute Fahrt
3/2013

"Very good -" gute Fahrt recommendation
Nokian Line
205/55R16 V

Very good in wet weather, handling and braking very good, good stability on dry surfaces.

Firmenauto
Firmenauto
4/2013

“especially recommended” 2nd place
Nokian Line
205/55R16 V

Very good traction, harmonious driving behaviour, excellent braking.

Auto Motor und Sport
Auto Motor und Sport
6/2013

“Especially recommended“ 2nd place
Nokian Line
205/55R16 V

Very good traction, harmonious driving behaviour, excellent braking.

auto TEST
auto TEST
4/2013

"auto TEST test winner2013"
Nokian Line
195/65R15 V

Well-balanced premium tyre with outstanding braking abilities, low rolling noise, good comfort.

Stiftung Warentest test
3/2013

"Good"
Nokian Line
185/60R15

Good grades on wet surface, dry surface, wear resistance, fuel consumption.

ADAC
3/2013

"Good"
Nokian Line
185/60R15

Very well-balanced tyre, good on wet surfaces, relatively low fuel consumption.

Auto Bild
Auto Bild
9/2013

1st place shared "Exemplary"
Nokian Line
195/65R15

Well-balanced premium tyre with outstanding braking abilities, low rolling noise, good comfort.

TV station VOX show auto mobil
3/2013

“highly recommended” runner-up
Nokian Z SUV
235/65R17 V

Best tyre in handling on wet surfaces.

TV station n-tv show PS – Das Automagazin
4/2013

“highly recommended” runner-up
Nokian Z SUV
235/65R17 V

Best tyre in handling on wet surfaces.

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Switzerland

TCS
3/2013

"Highly recommended"
Nokian Line
185/60R15

Very balanced tyre, good in all safety relevant disciplines.

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Austria

Konsument
3/2013

"Good"
Nokian Line
185/60R15

Good grade: wet roads, dry roads, wear resistance, fuel consumption.

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
3/2013

"Highly recommended"
Nokian Line
185/60R15

Very good in terms of fuel consumption, good on dry and wet surfaces.

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Finland

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
5/2013

2nd place
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Excellent handling properties on wet road. Ranked best on dry surface. Comfortable and silent.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
4/2013

1st place shared
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Best handling properties on both dry and wet surfaces. Magnificent driving comfort. Easy to drive under all conditions.

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Sweden

Aftonbladet BIL
Aftonbladet BIL
3/2013

2nd place shared
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Best handling properties on both dry and wet surfaces. Silent and very good driving comfort.

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Norway

NAF/Motor
NAF/Motor
2/2013

2nd place shared
Nokian Hakka Blue
205/55R16

Best handling properties on both dry and wet surfaces. Excellent in extreme situations. 

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
3/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green
185/60R14

Best braking properties on wet road. Excellent handling properties and steering accuracy. Economical and low noise level.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
4/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakka SUV
215/65R16

Very good grip properties on both wet and dry road surfaces. Stable and safe driving properties under all weather conditions. Low fuel consumption.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
12/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakka Green
195/65R15

Best handling properties on both dry and wet surfaces. Top level grip properties under both wet and dry conditions. Best rolling resistance.

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
13/2013

Test winner
Nokian Hakka SUV
215/65R16

Highly recommended. Clear number one in all tests under wet conditions. Extremely good grip properties under wet and dry conditions. Safe and accurate handling on all road surfaces.

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2012 Winter

Germany

Auto Bild
Auto Bild
43/2012

Test winner “Exemplary”
Nokian WR A3
225/40R18

Exemplary handling properties on snowy, wet and dry road. Precise steering response. Low fuel consumption.

Auto Motor und Sport
Auto Motor und Sport
21/2012

1st place “BESTER im Test”
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Exceptional performance on snow. Well balanced handling properties.

ADAC
ADAC
10/2012

"Good"
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Well balanced tyre, good on snow.

Firmenauto
Firmenauto
22/2012

1st place
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Outstanding performance on snow, short braking distance on dry surfaces, balanced handling.

Stiftung Warentest
10/2012

"Good"
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Well balanced tyre, good on snow.

AUTO Strassenverkehr
AUTO Strassenverkehr
22/2012

1st place
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Outstanding performance on snow, short braking distance on dry surfaces, balanced handling.

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Switzerland

TCS
TCS
10/2012

"Especially recommendable"
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Well balanced tyre, good on snow.

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Austria

ÖAMTC
ÖAMTC
10/2012

"Especially recommendable"
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Well balanced tyre, good on snow.

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Finland

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
13/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Very good and balanced driving properties under all conditions.

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Optimum driving properties for winter. Excellent grip.

Tekniikan Maailma
Tekniikan Maailma
17/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
205/55R16

Very good ice and snow grip. Silent and easy to drive. Lowest rolling resistance.

Tuulilasi
Tuulilasi
14/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
205/55R16

Excellent,  balanced handling under all conditions.

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Sweden

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
21/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Excellent grip on ice and snow. Easy to handle in challenging driving situations.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
22/2012

1st place
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Exceptional  on snow. Best braking result on dry asphalt and well balanced handling properties.

Auto Motor & Sport
Auto Motor & Sport
21/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
205/55R16

Very good performance on ice and snow. Well balanced handling properties.

Aftonbladet BIL
Aftonbladet BIL
7/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian WR D3
205/55R16

Very good on snow and even reasonable grip on ice. Excellent grip and handling on dry surfaces. Low rolling resistance.

Aftonbladet BIL
Aftonbladet BIL
7/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Excellent performance on all surfaces and balanced handling, the test team’s favourite.

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
13/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
205/55R16

Excellent properties on snow, slush, and wet and dry roads. Very low rolling resistance.

Vi Bilägare
Vi Bilägare
14/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Excellent grip on ice, snow and slush. Balanced and safe in extreme situations on dry roads.

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Norway

Auto Motor og Sport
Auto Motor og Sport
11/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
205/55R16

Very good performance on ice and snow. Well balanced handling.

Motor
Motor
7/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
205/55R16

Good ice and snow grip. Safe driving properties.  

Auto Motor og Sport
Auto Motor og Sport
11/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Excellent grip on ice and snow. Easy to handle in challenging driving situations.

Motor
Motor
7/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Optimum driving properties for winter. Good grip, stability and predictable behaviour in extreme driving situations.

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Russia

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
9/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
175/65R14

Excellent properties on snow, well balanced, excellent grip.

AutoReview
AutoReview
18/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
215/55R17

Excellent grip and handling on ice and snow. Very good braking properties on wet roads.

AutoReview
AutoReview
19/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

Optimum driving properties for winter. Excellent grip. 

AutoReview
AutoReview
19/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
205/55R16

Very good ice and snow grip. Silent and easy to drive. Lowest rolling resistance.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
10/2012

Shared 1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
195/65R15

The best grip properties on ice. Lowest fuel consumption.

Za Rulem
Za Rulem
10/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
205/55R16

The best longitudinal grip properties on snow and ice.

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Ukraine

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
42/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
185/65R14

Logical and well balanced handling properties. Perfect grip on ice and snow.  

Auto Centre
Auto Centre
41/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R
195/65R15

Good grip on ice. Precise and easy to handle on snow. High performance also on wet and dry asphalt.

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Belarus

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
11/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
215/55R17

Very good ice and snow grip.

Auto Bild Belarus
Auto Bild Belarus
12/2012

1st place
Nokian Hakkapeliitta 7
175/65R14

Excellent properties on ice and snow, well balanced driving properties.

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