Domestic passenger car sales declined 5.08 per cent to 1,71,489 units in March as compared to 1,80,675 units in the year-ago month.
Motorcycle sales last month climbed 16.24 per cent to 9,06,665 units from 7,80,022 units a year earlier, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Total two-wheeler sales in March rose 21.16 per cent to 13,34,214 units as against 11,01,203 units in the same month last year.
Sales of commercial vehicles were down 24.55 per cent to 64,101 units in March, SIAM said.
Vehicle sales across categories registered an increase of 12.83 per cent to 16,77,445 units from 14,86,664 units in March 2013, it added.
For the fiscal ended March 31, 2014, domestic car sales fell 4.65 per cent to 17,86,899 units as compared to 18,74,055 units in the previous year.