The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today reported 3.4% increase in sales to 1,00,415 units during April, 2012.
The company had sold 97,155 units in April last year.
The domestic sales were up 3.6% at 90,255 units last month, compared to 87,144 units in the same month last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.
The exports increased 1.5% to 10,160 units in April, from 10,011 units in the year-ago period, MSI added.
Total passenger car sales in the domestic market declined by 1.3% to 72,939 units last month from 73,905 units in the same month of 2011, it added.
Sales of mini-segment cars, including the M800, A-Star, Alto and WagonR, fell by 26.4% to 30,720 units during the month, as against 41,744 units in April, 2011.
However, in the compact segment (comprising the Estilo, Swift and Ritz models), MSI witnessed a 43% jump in sales to 26,072 units, from 18,227 units in the same month a year ago.
Sales of MSI's DZiRE model last month increased by 31.5% to 15,510 units, from 11,797 units in April last year.
MSI's mid-sized sedan SX4's sales slipped by 69.8% to 634 units from 2,102 units in the year-ago month.
Luxury sedan Kizashi witnessed 91.4% fall in sales at 3 units as against 35 units in the same month last year.