Domestic passenger vehicle sales rose 14.4% to 2,65,320 units in January from 2,31,917 units in the same month last year.
Domestic car sales were up 10.83% at 1,86,523 units as against 1,68,303 units in January last year, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Motorcycle sales declined 6.07% to 8,19,386 units last month as against 8,72,323 units a year earlier.
Total two-wheeler sales in January declined 7.39% to 12,62,141 units as compared with 13,62,879 units in the year-ago month.
Sales of commercial vehicles were down marginally at 61,239 units in January, SIAM said.
Vehicle sales across categories registered a decline of 4.71% to 16,20,045 units from 17,00,141 units in January 2016, it added.