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.

The Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 tire is expected to be available 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.

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

Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck E2

Nokian Hakkapeliitta Truck E2
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The 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 the Hakkapeliitta Truck E2 tire carcass with the 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 a 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, the Hakkapeliitta E2 winter tire also helps to save fuel and produce less noise.

The 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 are still hard to beat, the new demands set by changing work, trucks, and legislation are the reason for this improved version.

The 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 is very impressive on dry asphalt.


  • The 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 sipe 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.


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

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


  • It is a new tire hence no negative report yet.
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The tire is designed for a driver on wintry roads, and the improvements mean more confidence in all weather, more comfortable working days with less need for chains as well as an 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.

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The 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 it eliminates 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, the 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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