Domestic passenger car sales declined by 12.26 per cent to 1,43,216 units in May this year from 1,63,222 units in the same month of 2012.
According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), motorcycle sales in last month declined by 0.72 per cent to 8,81,288 units from 8,87,646 units in the same month previous year.
Total two-wheeler sales in May 2013 rose by 1.13 per cent to 12,06,173 units from 11,92,700 units in the same period of previous year.
Total sales of commercial vehicles declined by 10.6 percent to 55,458 units from 62,032 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.
Total sales of vehicles across categories registered adecline of 0.93 per cent to 14,98,909 units in May 2013 asagainst 15,12,986 units in the same month of 2012, it added.