Oh wow, I don't like it either! Darn. But you got 30K mi out of it. I want to try to get more wear out of these in hopes I'd only need to replace once during the lease term. These tires as they are passed the state inspection, so I think they still have life in them. But I also don't want to be unsafe so it's hard to balanceI just replaced my OEM 20” Bridgestone tires at 30k. The tech noticed the inside shoulder of all 4 were very worn out and said it was probably an alignment issue. I took it for an alignment at the local VW dealership and they said it was in spec except for the right rear wheel. He said the excessive wear is due to the weight and the camber that VW specifies to have a sporty drive. Basically the tires/wheels lean inward toward the car at the top so the inside edge wears faster. I don’t like it but that’s how it is.