2022 Wrangler Willys Now Available in Xtreme Recon Trim

2022 Wrangler Willys Now Available in Xtreme Recon Trim

2022 Wrangler Willys Now Available in Xtreme Recon Trim

The folks at Fred Martin have all the details!


Stellantis’ Jeep division recently announced that the 2022 Wrangler Willys can be optioned with the Xtreme Recon Package. Previously only available of the Wrangler Rubicon models, the Wrangler Rubicon and Rubicon 392, this allows those that desire the classic look  of the Wrangler Willys to enjoy the same off-road prowess of the Rubicon models.

Jim Morrison, Vice President, Jeep Brand North America explains that for some, it’s all about the capability, and those 35” tires: “The new Jeep Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package gives our passionate customers another great option for straight-from-the-factory 35-inch tires.”

Exactly what is the Willys model?

The Willy’s package is a Jeep trim that offers classic retro styling with cutting-edge, off-roading technology.  In particular, the Wrangler Willys packages include tinted windows, a black dash and comfortable cloth seats. Also included are a gloss black grille, bumper appliques, a hood decal, and “Trail Rated” badges.

As for power, the 2022, the Willys package is powered by a 285 HP 3.6l Pentastar 24-Valve V6 engine with 260 ft-lbs of torque and is backed by a 6-speed manual transmission (or available 5-speed automatic).

What does the Jeep Wrangler Willys with Xtreme Recon Package include?

In addition to the standard Jeep Wrangler Willys features, the Xtreme Recon Package adds:
  • 1.5-inch suspension lift for increased ground clearance
  • Custom tuned shock absorbers for optimum off-road performance
  • Anti-lock four-wheel-disc performance brake system
  • 4.56:1 axle ratio for powerful climbing performance
  • 35-inch BF Goodrich KO2 all-terrain tires on 17” x  8” beadlock alloy rims
  • Swing gate reinforcement with large “4-Wheel Drive” decal

What off-road suspension angles does the Xtreme Recon Package offer?

Let’s start with the facts: the Xtreme Recon Package on the Willys trim delivers the industry’s best approach angle, departure angle, and ground clearance. Here are the actual specs:
  • 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)

Are there any special Wrangler colors for 2022?

Yes, there certainly are! The Jeep brand added two new eye-catching colors to the Wrangler lineup. Gecko, a bright green, and Tuscadero, a deep chromatic magenta, joined the Jeep palette.

In the Akron, OH area, contact the folks at Fred Martin for your Jeep needs!

At Fred Martin Superstore, we are Jeep experts. We not only carry the full line of Jeep vehicles, we carry the full line of JPP parts and accessories. And, we can install all JPP parts and Jeep accessories for you.

Interested in the 2022 Jeep Wrangler Willys with the Xtreme Recon Package? We invite you to give us a call. We are told that customer orders open in October with production starting at the Toledo (Ohio) Assembly Plant in December. You can also browse our website to view all our available Jeep vehicles or visit us today at our Norton, OH location.

We look forward to hearing from you!