Domestic passenger car sales rose by 3.4 per cent to 1,68,351 units in April 2012 from 1,62,813 units in the same month last year.
Figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers on Thursday also show that motorcycle sales in the country grew by 6.54 per cent during the month to 8,61,602 units from 8,08,728 units in the same month last year.
Total two-wheeler sales in April increased by 10.94 per cent to 11,57,108 units from 10,43,010 units in the same month year ago.
Sales of commercial vehicles climbed by 4.37 per cent to 56,257 units in April from 53,903 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.
Total sales of vehicles across categories registered 10.01 per cent growth to 14,72,385 units in April 2012 from 13,38,430 units in the same month last year, it added.