The Impressive Ram 1500 Snow Plow Capabilities

January 24th, 2022 by
2021 RAM 1500 Plowing Snow


Can a Ram 1500 plow snow? What is the best pickup truck for snow plowing? Some Orland Park drivers who have worked through the roughest of winters think that the Ram 1500 is the best truck for snow plowing. How can you put a plow on a Ram 1500? To answer that, we need to talk about the Ram 1500 snow plow package. Let’s take a closer look.



Can a Ram 1500 Plow Snow?

Can you put a plow on a Ram 1500? Can a Ram 1500 plow snow from our icy Orland Park streets even when there are several feet of snow? You bet it can. Here are three trims that you can turn into a Ram 1500 snow plow when you opt for the right feature package:

  • Ram 1500 Tradesman® 4×4
  • Ram 1500 Big Horn® 4×4
  • Ram 1500 Laramie® 4×4

The 2022 Ram 1500 Snow Plow Package

How can you put a plow on a Ram 1500? When you opt for the Ram 1500 snow plow package, otherwise known as the “Snow Plow Prep Group” for just $195, you can easily add a snow plow to the front of your vehicle and start plowing.

What Included in the Ram 1500 Snow Plow Package

  • A 220-amp alternator,
  • A rear power-sliding window, and
  • A rear window defroster

What is the Best Pickup Truck for Snow Plowing?

We’ll leave it to you to decide which pickup out there is the best truck for snow plowing during our harsh Tinley Park winters. But we think it would be hard to find a better one, considering the powerful engines that enable the impressive Ram 1500 snow plow capabilities. Here are your options:

3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque Engine

  • 7,730-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 305 hp

5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT Engine

  • 11,610-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp

5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT eTorque Engine

  • 12,750-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp

3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine Gen 3

  • 12,560-pound maximum towing capacity
  • 480 lb-ft of torque
  • 260 hp

Check Out the Ram 1500 at Bettenhausen Automotive

Come test drive the Ram 1500 and see for yourself how powerful it is. We’ll be happy to walk you through all the options you need to fully optimize this powerful truck’s performance. Why not get started right now by applying for financing? Either of our locations is just a short drive away from New Lenox. So, drop by or contact us today!


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