Can You Put a Plow on a RAM 1500?

2021 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel

Winter has arrived in Shorewood, and we all know that Illinois winters can bring a lot of snow and ice. What is the best pickup truck for snow plowing? At Tyson Motor Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, we believe the best truck for snow plowing is the RAM 1500 — but this powerful pickup can probably do even more than you think! In fact, many Joliet drivers don’t know that you can put a plow on a RAM 1500. Learn more below about the RAM 1500 snow plow package, and if you have questions, contact us at Tyson Motor Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram.

Available RAM 1500 Snow Plow Package

With the RAM 1500 snow plow package, you can use your truck to plow snow from your driveway, street, or Naperville worksite. For a price of only $195, the RAM 1500 snow plow package includes:

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

Remember, the RAM 1500 Snow Plow Package doesn’t include the plow itself. Still, it provides everything you need to prepare for the plow to be attached.

Which Trims Offer the RAM 1500 Snow Plow Package?

The answer to the question “can a RAM 1500 plow snow?” is yes. But only certain RAM 1500 trim levels can be equipped with these specialized features, and they include:

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

You will also need to select a 4×4 configuration in order to equip your truck with snow-plowing capabilities.

RAM 1500 Engine Options for Snow Plowing

There are four engine options available for the three RAM 1500 trim levels that offer the Snow Plow Package:


  • 3.6L V6 24V VVT eTorque Engine
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT Engine
  • 5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVT eTorque Engine
  • 3.0L V6 Turbo Diesel Engine Gen 3


What is the Best Pickup Truck for Snow Plowing?

New or used, the RAM 1500 is undoubtedly one of the best pickup trucks for snow plowing around Yorkville for several reasons:

  • Plowing Capability Without Big Upgrade: You get snow plow capabilities on three low- and mid-level trim levels, so you don’t have to spend a ton of money to get the capability you need.
  • Budget-Friendly Snow Plow Prep Package: The RAM 1500 Snow Plow Package is affordable, at only $195 MSRP!
  • Access to Almost All Engines: You can still customize your performance as much as possible by selecting one of four available engines.
  • Incredible Deals: Tyson Motor Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram has new vehicle specials so that you can get an incredible deal on a new RAM 1500!

Test Drive a new RAM 1500 at Tyson Motor Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

Now that you know you can you put a plow on a RAM 1500, visit our dealership to discover what else this truck can do! No matter the season or task, this popular pickup truck will get the job done. Contact us to get behind the wheel of a new RAM truck today!


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