2021 RAM 1500 Plowing Capabilities

October 27th, 2021 by
2021 RAM 1500 Plowing Snow

 

Winter is approaching quickly and we all know the snow in Massachusetts can lay on thick when it gets cold. However, with your hands on one of the best trucks for snow plowing, you will be able to tackle the fluffy white pile easily. If you are considering a new RAM 1500, then you might be asking “Can you put a plow on a 2021 RAM 1500?” Absolutely! When you opt for the RAM 1500 snow plow package, you can take on the snow in the Leominster area. Learn more below with Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM!

 

 

Available RAM 1500 Snow Plow Package

With the RAM 1500 snow plow package equipped, you will be able to use your truck to plow the snow that is in your worksite or near your Fitchburg home. Sold separately for $195 MSRP, the snow removal package includes:

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

Keep in mind, this snow plow prep package doesn’t include the plow itself.

Which Trims Offer the RAM 1500 Snow Plow Package?

While the answer to “Can a RAM 1500 plow snow?” is yes, there are only certain trim levels that have the package available:

  • 2021 RAM 1500 Tradesman® 4×4
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn® 4×4
  • 2021 RAM 1500 Laramie® 4×4

As you can see, you will also need to opt for the 4×4 models of these trims for snow-plowing capabilities.

RAM 1500 Engine Options for Plowing Capability

Across the three trim levels that offer the RAM 1500 snow plow package, there is a total of four engines you can select from. Curious what the specs are for each option? Take a look below!

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

This RAM truck is more than a plow truck– it can also tow and go off-road with these specs!

Which is the Best Pickup Truck for Snow Plowing?

2021 RAM 1500 is one of the best pickup trucks for snow plowing out on the market currently for several reasons:

  • Plowing Capability Without Big Upgrade: Gardner drivers can choose to snowplow on either one of the three lowest trim levels, meaning they won’t have to spend an extra significant amount of money for that capability.
  • Budget-Friendly Snow Plow Prep Package: Plus, the package is affordable for $195 MSRP!
  • Access to Almost All Engines: While only the three lowest trims offer plowing capability, they offer 4 out of the 5 engine options across the entire lineup, so you can still customize your performance as much as possible. Not to mention, the standard engine provides an impressive start! You will be able to plow snow and get other heavy-duty jobs done with a RAM 1500.
  • Irresistible Deals: Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM has new vehicle specials for an even better deal in the Fitchburg area!

These are just some of the reasons why this RAM truck is the best pickup truck for snow plowing as opposed to other competitors, like the Chevy Silverado.

Let the RAM 1500 Take Care of Your Jobs All Four Seasons!

Now that you know that you can put a plow on a RAM 1500, explore what else this truck is capable of! No matter what the season is, this pickup truck can meet all of your demands. Contact us to learn more or to schedule a test drive today!

 

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