Total sales of domestic passenger vehicles stood at 1,47,072 units in October compared to 1,17,013 units in the year-ago month, registering a growth of 26 percent.
Sales of mini segment cars, comprising Alto and S-Presso, grew to 24,936 units against 21,831 units in October 2021.
Sales of compact cars, including Baleno, Celerio, Dzire, Ignis, Swift, Tour S and WagonR, rose to 73,685 units last month compared to 48,690 units in the year-ago month.
According to the statement, utility vehicles comprising Brezza, Ertiga, S-Cross and XL6 recorded sales of 30,971 units last month compared to 27,081 units in the same period a year ago.
Last month, sales of Eeco stood at 8,861 units against 10,320 units in October 2021 while that of light commercial vehicle Super Carry stood at 2,913 units against 3,797 units during the same period.
MSIL said its exports in October stood at 20,448 units compared to 21,322 units in the same month last year.