Review & Compare Snow Plows: Boss DXT VS Western MVP3

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Review & Compare Snow Plows: Boss DXT VS Western MVP3

Follow Snow Plow News and stay current with snow and ice industry news, reviews, weather, equipment and more! Here’s another Boss vs Western battle to warm up your winter.

Check out our online Interactive Comparison Charts to get a handle on how your favorite plow compares. Or, use this tool when it’s time to start shopping for new plows.

Comparing The Boss DXT With The Western MVP3 Snow Plow

We’ve poured over the numbers from each category to find out how these VPlows stack up.

SnowPlowNews has rated 5 models of Western MVP3 and 5 models of Boss DXT snow plows, including steel and poly Plows.

Comparing Price, Warranty, and Moving Capacity

Both Boss and Western offer a 2 year warranty on their snowplows.

Western plows average out at a more affordable 4 out of 6 on our price scale, while the Boss DXT averages out at a higher 5.8 out of 6.

The Boss DXT plows come in with an average score of 5 out of 6 on moving capacity while Western averages 4.6 out of 6.

When we look at the other plow specs, there are some differences to take into account: blade gauge, blade height, number of vertical ribs, trip features, etc. These are characteristics you’ll want to consider as well and may come down to individual preference.

Battle Of The V Plows: Boss DXT Scores A Tight Victory Over Western MVP3

Boss wins a tight one here with a difference of 0.4 overall SPN score. That’s what you get when you pit two excellent snowplows against eachother.

Boss Snow Plow Results

The following chart indicates the numbers for the Boss DXT snow plows.

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The Boss DXT averaged overall SPN score: 51

Western Snow Plow Results

The following chart indicates the numbers for the Western MVP3.

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The Western MVP3 averaged overall SPN score: 50.6

That’s the end of this battle. We’ve crunched the numbers so you can focus on the snow.

Snowplow Comparison Categories

The categories Snow Plow News examines to determine a SnowPlowNews Rating are as follows:

  1. Multiple Plow Specs
  2. Features
  3. Size
  4. Price – the price range provided should only be used as a general rule of thumb. We cannot be certain of actual market pricing as that will vary from area to area as well as dealer to dealer.
  5. Moving Capacity – this is intended to give you a general idea of snow moving capacity. This is based on the size and style of plow.
  6. Warranty

A high ranking does not constitute a product endorsement by Snow Plow News.

Other Real World Variables To Consider When Purchasing A Snow Plow
  1. Dealers
  2. Mounting
  3. Innovation
  4. Non-truck applications

Here are a few more things to remember. When you’re considering a snowplow, your relationship with the dealer is a big deal. Does your dealer have a reputation for being open during snowstorms? Do they carry a large assortment of parts on hand or can they get them fast? Do they have a service department with a good reputation? When you’re out in blinding snow and a part breaks on the plow, you want to know it can be fixed fast.

Mounting is also a concern. Will you have to leave the plows on the trucks all winter because it’s such a headache to dismount and re-mount the plow to the truck? Are hookups a one man job or do they require a team and a skidsteer?

Everyone has their own personal experiences to consider as well. We’ve just added our two cents to the mix to help you compare.

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Brent Jarvis for SnowPlowNews