Domestic passenger car sales rose 9.48 per cent to 1,69,590 units in September from 1,54,898 units in the same month a year ago.
Motorcycle sales, however, declined 2.87 per cent to 10,20,237 units last month from 10,50,420 units a year ago, according to data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Total two-wheeler sales in September declined 1.06 per cent to 15,37,137 units as against 15,53,608 units in the same month last year.
Sales of commercial vehicles were up 12.07 per cent at 62,845 units in September, SIAM said.
Vehicle sales across categories registered a 0.45 per cent decline to 18,81,673 units from 18,90,218 units in September 2014, it added.