Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 Winter Tire

Nokian Tires recently released the Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 a next-generation drive axle tire for extreme winter conditions.

The tire is the peak of Nokian Tires’ winter know-how for drivers of off-road trucks, timber vehicles and long-distance commercial buses to counter the most challenging winter conditions.

It combines good grip with safety, low rolling resistance, quiet and comfortable ride. Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 tire is expected to be available in third quarter of year 2020 with tread widths covering the most common tire sizes.

It will be available in sizes 295/80R22.5, 315/80R22.5 and 315/70R22.5. For a driver on wintry roads, these improvements mean more confidence in all weather; more comfortable working days with less need for chains as well as increase in safety and peace of mind.

The tire can be suitable for those who work on steep winter roads or with snow-plowing as it provides good traction with great durability.

Nokian Truck E2 is backed by workmanship and materials warranty which covers the tire for five to six years from the date of purchase and protects buyer from issues or defects that stem from the manufacturing process or materials used to make the tire.

 

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Performance

Hakkapeliitta comes with features that reduce the tire road-noise and rolling resistance while improving the grip as well in compliance with the legislation governing noise and fuel consumption.

Nokian Tires designed Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 tire carcass with ability to retread once or twice in mind in its tread-life span.

Compared to its predecessor, the E2 has better stability as well as longer grip in both deep and packed snow as it comes with clever tread pattern.

The tire is very durable and silent on roads, adding comfort and pleasure to riding. It can be used on gravel roads as well as on highways.

Besides its improved grip and longevity, Hakkapeliitta E2 winter tire also helps to save fuel and produce less noise.

Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 is built with compatible retreading materials and stands as a benchmark for all extreme-winter traction tires for over a decade.

While the grip, safety and comfort of the original Truck E2 is still hard to beat, the new demands set by changing work, trucks and legislation is the reason for this improved version.

Hakkapeliitta is built on the tradition of excellence and designed for the most extreme winter demands, minimizing the need for chains on the winding forest roads – hence the letter ‘E’.

The tire offers safety and reliability in winter conditions and very impressive on dry asphalt.

 

 

Technology

  • Hakkapeliitta comes with peg sipping that enables deeper reach, better worn grip and less tearing damage.
  • Its connected-block system brings consistent rigidity and even wear pattern
  • The open center tread design and deep-reaching center sipes improve the tire service life.
  • The new type of sipes allows dense and deep sipping, which improves grip on all low friction surfaces delivering more confident acceleration and braking.

 

 

Pros

  • Good traction
  • Re-treadable
  • Better stability
  • Fuel efficient
  • Grips longer
  • Lesser noise
  • Even wear

Cons

  • It’s a new tire hence no negative report yet.

 

 

Warranty

Nokian E2 is backed by workmanship and materials warranty which covers the tire for five to six years from the date of purchase and protects buyer from issues or defects that stem from the manufacturing process or materials used to make the tire.

 

 

Tire Sizes

22”

295/80R22.5

315/80R22.5

315/70R22.5

 

Conclusion

Nokian Hakkapeliitta E2 tire is ideal for drivers on jobs such as snow plowing, timber transports and the likes which often take place on deep or packed snow and ice and on rough roads.

The tire is suitable for all axle positions as it is designed for extreme winter demands and eliminating the need for chains on the winding forest roads.

From the first autumn frost to the last snow of spring – with its deep, open tread, peg siping and connected-block tread design, Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 winter tire has the next level snow and ice grip that lasts its entire service life.

In addition to its improved grip and longevity, the winter-tire saves fuel and produces less noise. We hope you find our review informative and reliable for your decision-making.

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