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News 2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys with New Xtreme Recon Package Deserves its Name

2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys with New Xtreme Recon Package Deserves its Name

The optional Xtreme package for the Wrangler Willys is another way for Jeep fans to get the most out of their truck


  • Included in the package are 35-inch tires.

  • The package retails for $3,995 in the US, $4,995 in Canada.


The 2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys with New Xtreme Recon Package Wrangler is one of the greatest and most capable off-road vehicles to ever leave an assembly. This means that there’s always room for improvement, at least this is how Jeep hyper-enthusiasts feel. And Jeep is more than happy to oblige by providing a new optional Xtreme Recon Package for Wrangler Willys.

2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package | Photo: Jeep

The Willys will be the third Wrangler model, after the Rubicon and insane 392, to be available with massive 35-inch tires. The package is not limited to rubber as it includes the following:

  • 17-inch by 8-inch beadlock capable wheels
  • Swing gate reinforcement
  • 4.56:1 axle ratio
  • 1.5-inch factory suspension lift with uniquely tuned shocks
  • Anti-lock four-wheel-disc performance brakes
  • And the tires which are LT315/70R17C (35-inch) BF Goodrich KO2 all-terrains

“The new Jeep Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package gives our passionate customers another great option for straight-from-the-factory 35-inch tires,” said Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand North America. “Named after the original Jeep utility vehicle, the Willys holds special meaning to the Jeep brand, and we’re excited to enhance the new Wrangler Willys with 35-inch BF Goodrich KO2 tires.”

2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package | Photo: Jeep

When fitted with the Xtreme Recon, the Willys delivers class-leading off-road specs. Here they are:

  • Approach angle – 47.4 degrees
  • Breakover angle – 26.7 degrees
  • Departure angle – 40.4 degrees
  • Ground clearance – 12.9 inches
  • Water fording – 33.6 inches

Order books for the Xtreme Recon Package on the Jeep Wrangler Willys 3.6L eTorque open in October with production set to begin in December.

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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