The country's largest car-maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Monday reported 9.84% increase in total sales at 93,988 units for September.
The company had sold 85,565 units in the same month last year.
In September, MSI recorded a domestic sales of 88,801 units compared to 78,816 units in the year-ago period, registering a rise of 12.67%, the company said in a statement.
However, MSI's exports went down 23.14% to 5,187 units last month from 6,749 units in the year-ago period, it said.
Total passenger car sales in the domestic market rose by 3.43% to 68,957 units from 66,667 units in the same month of 2011, it added.
Sales of the company's mini-segment cars increased by 4.89% to 39,150 units during the month from 37,324 units in September last year.
However, in the compact segment (comprising the Estilo, Swift and Ritz models), MSI witnessed a 9.68% fall in sales to 17,813 units from 19,722 units in the same month a year ago.
Sales of MSI's DZiRE model increased by 24.26% to 11,694 units in September from 9,411 units in the same month last year.
MSI's mid-sized sedan SX4 sales were up 46.94% to 288 units last month from 196 units in September 2011.
Luxury sedan Kizashi witnessed 14.29% fall in sales at 12 units as against 14 units in the year-ago month.