Domestic passenger car sales rose 12.87% to 1,72,671 units in December from 1,52,986 units in the same month a year ago.
Motorcycle sales declined 5.93% to 7,24,807 units last month from 7,70,519 units a year ago, according to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Total two-wheeler sales in December declined 3.10% to 11,67,633 units as against 12,04,942 units in the same month last year.
Sales of commercial vehicles were up 11.45% to 56,840 units in December 2015, SIAM said.
Vehicle sales across categories registered a marginal decline to 15,02,314 units from 15,04,944 units in December 2014, it added.