Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 vs 9 Tire
As winter approaches, it’s imperative to acquire a quality set of tires for the season. If you’re between choosing either Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 or 9, this blog will be your guide in selecting the best tire suited for your needs and requirements. Although both are reliable choices, there are some distinct contrasts that should factor into which one you ultimately decide on. Therefore, read ahead to discover what sets them apart!
Hakkapeliitta 8 Vs 9 TABLE
This comparison table will help you understand the differences between the two tires and help you decide which one is best for your needs.
86.15 - Excellent
86 - Excellent
93.75 - Excellent
96 - Excellent
78.45 - Good
Winter / Snow
97.45 - Excellent
98 - Excellent
98.12 - Excellent
90 - Excellent
Does Not Have A Treadwear Warranty
Does Not Have A Treadwear Warranty
Tire Type is another important factor to consider when looking at tires. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is an winter tire, while the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 is also a winter tire designed for extreme winter conditions. Both of these tires have been officially approved for use in winter weather.
The winter tires are designed specifically for harsh winter conditions, making them ideal for those living in areas where snow and ice are common. The winter tires provide better traction, improved braking performance, and increased stability in slippery conditions.
Wheel size is another important factor to consider when choosing a tire. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is available in sizes ranging from 16-21 inches, while the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 is available in sizes ranging from 14-20 inches. This means the Nokia Hakkapeliitta 9 can fit a wider range of vehicles than the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8.
The tread pattern is another important factor to consider when looking at tires. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 is the only tire in the world equipped with our patented double stud technology, granting superior grip when accelerating and braking on icy and snowy roads and tight curves.
You will not find such a combination of advanced traction features anywhere else! On the other hand, With the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8, you can conquer even the most extreme winter conditions. This tire is equipped with cutting-edge stud technology that ensures unbeatable traction in icy and snowy weather. It gives you an unprecedented level of grip for your car!
The tread life warranty is another important factor to consider when looking at tires. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 and the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 do not have a tread life warranty. But in our experience, both will last much longer than the average winter tires on the market.
The speed rating of a tire is the maximum speed at which it can safely operate. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 and the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 have a speed rating of T (118 mph). This makes them suitable for driving in any type of winter weather, including icy and snowy conditions.
The price of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 and the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 are both comparable, with the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 being slightly more expensive. So, it really comes down to your budget and what you’re looking for in a tire.
The load capacity means how much weight each tire can support. The load capacity of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 is an average from 1168 pounds to 1984 pounds. On the other hand, the load capacity of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is an average from 1763 pounds to 2755 pounds. The load capacity varies depending on the size of the tire.
The available size of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is around 33, which includes 215/65R16, 215/70R16, 245/70R16, 265/70R16, 215/60R17, 215/65R17, 225/60R17, 225/65R17, 235/65R17, 245/70R1, 265/65R17, 225/60R18, 235/55R18, 245/60R18, 255/55R18, 255/60R18, 265/60R18, 285/60R18, 225/55R19, 235/50R19, 235/55R19, 245/55R19, 255/50R19, 255/55R19, 275/50R19, 235/55R20, 255/45R20, 275/40R20, 275/45R20, 275/50R20, 285/50R20, 295/35R21, 315/40R21.
On the other hand, the available size of the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 is around 58, which includes 175/65R14, 175/65R15, 185/60R15, 185/65R15, 195/65R15, 195/55R16, 195/60R16, 205/55R16, 205/55R16, 205/60R16, 205/60R16, 205/65R16, 215/55R16, 215/60R16, 225/55R16, 225/60R16, 205/50R17, 205/50R17, 205/55R17, 205/55R17, 215/40R17, 215/50R17, 215/55R17, 225/45R17, 225/45R17, 225/50R17, 225/50R17, 225/55R17, 225/55R17, 235/45R17, 235/50R17, 235/55R17, 245/45R17, 215/50R18, 225/40R18, 225/45R18, 225/45R18, 225/50R18, 225/50R18, 235/40R18, 235/45R18, 245/40R18, 245/45R18, 245/50R18,245/50R1, 265/35R18, 275/40R18, 215/50R19, 235/40R19, 245/40R19, 245/45R19, 255/35R19, 255/40R19, 255/45R19, 235/35R20, 245/40R20, 255/35R20, 275/35R20.
In conclusion, the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 and 9 tires are excellent winter tires. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 is the more affordable choice, with a slightly lower load capacity and speed rating than its sibling. The Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 is the more expensive option but offers significantly higher load capacity and speed ratings.
Regarding which tire you should pick, it really depends on your budget and what you’ll be using the tires for. Whatever you choose, you can rest assured that both tires will provide excellent performance in snowy and icy conditions.
Thanks for reading! We hope this article has helped you find the perfect winter tire for your vehicle. For any questions or advice, please don’t hesitate to contact us! We are always happy to help you find the best tire for your needs.