Hankook DynaPro HP2 RA33 Tire Review & Rating

Built to improve on the original DynaPro HP, the new Hankook DynaPro HP2 RA33 is designed with added performance in areas of traction, handling, comfort and treadlife. Created for drivers of SUV’s, crossovers and sporty pickups, the Hankook HP2 features year-round drivability around town or out on the highway regardless of weather conditions.

Hankook uses a full silica tread compound on the HP2 along with a symmetric tread pattern that enhances both dry and wet traction. Unique 3D shoulder block technology and a stiff continuous center rib combine to deliver quicker steering response and increased cornering stability, something this tire does well on the highway, especially over the previous version of this model.

Hankook DynaPro HP2 RA33 Review

The tire’s silica compound, four circumferential grooves and added aqua slant sipes and grooves are built to provide better wet grip and reduce the risk of hydroplaning. Unfortunately, this is an area that the HP2 falls short.

Engineered siping in each tread block is designed to significantly improve the number of biting edges for better snow traction. An added benefit to this technology is in reduced braking distances and a lower rolling resistance for a little extra fuel efficiency.

Ride comfort and lower road noise is accomplished through Hankook’s unique Silencer Sipes on the outer shoulders of the tread that reduce the harmonic noise from uneven or grooved pavement, which is a strength here.

Inside the tire are dual steel belts that are spirally wrapped with nylon for strength and durability, as well as more even treadwear. Hankook offers a wide range of 16-20 inch sizes, with H and V-speed ratings. A 65K mile tread warranty is also included on the tire.

Pros 

  • Dry traction/handling/braking
  • Above average winter performance
  • Delivers good comfort
  • Treadlife

Cons

  • Improve wet traction

Overall Thoughts

The Hankook HP2 is a solid choice in touring all-season tires for drivers who are looking for excellent dry traction and handling, as well as a good treadlife. We like the overall ride comfort, although the ride is a bit stiffer on very rough road surfaces than models like the Michelin Latitude Tour, Pirelli Scorpion Verde AS Plus or Continental LX20 among a few others.

Another area where you’ll find this tire excels among others in this category is snow and ice traction/braking performance. It does a nice job in all types of winter weather conditions. Road noise is not an issue for this model, and pretty much in line with other top tires in this class.

The one glaring weakness with this tire seems to be with wet grip. It falls short of many other premium tires in this area. Harder cornering is another area that may disappoint more spirited drivers, but this is also not a high performance model designed with more cornering power in mind.

Overall, Hankook has developed a formidable truck/SUV touring all-season tire with the HP2. While arguably not up to the performance levels of models such as the Cooper SRX, Continental LX20 or Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season Plus, this is a tire that will make the majority of drivers happy. The lower price on this tire will only further enhance that feeling.

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What Vehicles Will The Hankook HP2 Fit?

Fits these vehicles and many others:

  • BMW X5
  • Buick Rendezvous
  • Chevrolet Silverado, Trailblazer, Suburban, Tahoe, Tracker
  • Dodge Dakota, Durango, Ram
  • Ford F-150, Expedition, Explorer, Escape, Excursion
  • GMC Sierra, Canyon
  • Honda Pilot, Element, Ridgeline
  • Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Infiniti FX35, QX56
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty
  • Kia Sorento, Sedona
  • Land Rover Discovery
  • Lincoln Navigator
  • Mercedes-Benz ML430, GL320, ML500
  • Mitsubishi Endeavor, Montero
  • Nissan Pathfinder, Titan, Xterra, Murano, Rogue
  • Saturn Vue
  • Toyota Land Cruiser, 4Runner, Tundra, Sequoia, Highlander, RAV4
  • Volkswagen Touareg

Tire Sizes

16″

235/60R16 100H BSW
255/65R16 109H BSW
215/70R16 100H BSW
225/70R16 103H BSW
235/70R16 106H BSW
245/70R16 111H XL BSW

17″

235/60R17 102V BSW
255/60R17 106V BSW
225/65R17 102H BSW
235/65R17 108V XL BSW
245/65R17 111H XL BSW

18″

235/50R18 97V BSW
235/55R18 100V BSW
255/55R18 109V XL BSW
235/60R18 107V XL BSW
245/60R18 105H BSW
255/60R18 112V XL BSW
265/60R18 110V BSW
275/60R18 113H BSW
285/60R18 116V BSW
235/65R18 106H BSW
P255/65R18 109H BSW
275/65R18 116H BSW

19″

235/50R19 99V BSW
255/50R19 107H XL BSW
235/55R19 105V XL BSW
245/55R19 103H BSW
255/55R19 111V XL BSW
P255/60R19 108H BSW

20″

245/50R20 102V BSW
255/50R20 109V XL BSW
265/50R20 107V BSW
285/50R20 112V BSW
235/55R20 102H BSW
P255/55R20 107H BSW
275/60R20 115H BSW

Price Range

Hankook DynaPro HP2 RA33 prices range from approximately $109 and up. You may also find occasional rebates, discount prices, coupons and special offers on this tire.

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Warranty

Hankook Tires provides a 5 year or 65,000 mile treadlife warranty on the DynaProHP2 RA33. A one-year or first 2/32 inch of wear guarantee on tire uniformity is also included.

Materials and workmanship have a 5 year guarantee and come with free tire replacement during the first year or first 2/32 inch of wear. Hankook will then prorate the amount down to 2/32 inch of tread depth.

A road hazard warranty is included and provides protection for one-year or the first 2/32 inch of tread wear.


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