These came OEM on my 2013 Passat 6.3SEL last month. At 670 miles these tires are coming off! Can be very noisy at times, but much worse is the traction. Quickly losing their grip on damp pavement. We're not even talking about standing water here folks...just damp pavement. Even with the lightest pedal pressure possible, I've repeatedly spun my wheels starting on damp inclines. Turning into highway traffic from a standing start this morning caused the traction control to go nuts trying to compensate for the massive wheel slip...while traffic bore down on me. Nuts to that routine! These tires are demonstrably dangerous, and are being trashed before winter weather arrives.