What are the 2022 RAM 1500 Plowing Capabilities?

2021 RAM 1500 Plowing Snow

Here in Artesia, NM, snow isn’t too much of a concern; we get around 7 inches per year. But, if you plan to venture to colder climates in your new RAM 1500, you might be wondering, “Can a ram 1500 plow snow?” The answer is yes! The RAM 1500 provides considerable plowing capabilities. When you choose the snow plow prep package, you’ll set your RAM 1500 up for inclement snowy weather. Below, you can learn more about the RAM 1500 snow plow package and more. 

Available RAM 1500 Snow Plow Package

The RAM 1500 snow plow package gives you the ability to use your trick to plow snow around a worksite or your personal property. The package is sold separately from the truck itself and includes the following features: 

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

This package doesn’t include the snow plow; it’s a cost-effective prep package that’s meant to get your RAM 1500 ready for a plow. 

RAM 1500 Engine Options for Plowing Capability

The slowing capability of the RAM 1500 comes from its powerful engine options. Here’s a quick look at the engine choices for the base-level RAM 1500 Tradesman: 

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

Which is the Best Pickup Truck for Snow Plowing?

The 2022 RAM 1500 is one of the best pickup trucks for snow plowing — hands down. In addition to its snow plow package options, the RAM 1500 also offers the following benefits and features: 

  • Plowing Capability Without Big Upgrade: You don’t necessarily need to upgrade to one of the highest trim levels to gain access to the snow plow prep package. 
  • Access to Almost All Engines: Even if you opt for the base-level trim, you’ll have access to most of the RAM 1500’s engine options — right off the bat. 
  • Irresistible Deals: You can explore new vehicle specials here at Tate Branch Artesia to find great offers on a new RAM truck. 

Choose the RAM 1500 for All of Your Jobs! 

So, can you put a plow on a ram 1500? With the snow plow prep package, you can! Tate Branch Artesia is proud to offer a well-stocked parts and accessories center, where Roswell drivers can find all of the genuine RAM parts they need to customize their trucks to their needs. Contact our parts center online or call us at 575-616-7688 to discuss your options for upgrading your RAM 1500! 


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