Equipping a vehicle with proper tires is often an essential part of off-roading success.

Here we see what appears to be a bone stock Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV attempting to off road.

Though the Outlander PHEV is a 4WD SUV, some off-road conditions are simply beyond the capability of the tires fitted to the Mitsu.

"Having fun with my Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and got a bit too confident with the 4WD button..."

States this Outlander PHEV owner.

But what tempted him to off road in the first place?  Mitsubishi's own advertisements, of course.

Our advice is that if you're going to attempt off-road adventures in your Outlander PHEV, then your plug-in SUV ought to resemble this one:

Outlander PHEV Off Road Racer

Outlander PHEV Off Road Racer