Citroen has unveiled the C3-XR, ahead of its debut at the C_42 on October 1st.

Set to go on sale in China in December, the production model closely echoes the C-XR concept and features a slender grille, LED daytime running lights and plastic body cladding.

Interior pictures were not released but Citroen said the model will have a "welcoming driving position" and "benchmark levels of spaciousness." The crossover will also have a push-button ignition, a rearview camera and a telematics system.

Detailed performance specifications were not released but Citroen confirmed the model will be offered with a THP 160 S&S engine that is connected to an EAT6 automatic transmission.

Gallery: Citroen C3-XR revealed, goes on sale in December