The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) today reported 7.89% decline in its total sales at 1,09,567 units in February 2013.
The company had sold 1,18,949 units in the corresponding month last year, MSI said in a statement.
In February this year, MSI had recorded domestic sales of 97,955 units compared to 1,07,653 units in the year-ago period, registering a fall of 9.01%, it added.
MSI's exports, however, went up by 2.80% to 11,612 units last month from 11,296 units in the year-ago period, the company said.
Total passenger car sales in the domestic market dipped by 10.89% to 83,865 units from 94,118 units in the same month of 2012.
Sales of the company's mini-segment cars, including M800, A-Star, Alto and WagonR, fell by 15.87% to 41,311 units during the month from 49,104 units in February 2012.
In the compact segment (comprising Estilo, Swift and Ritz models), MSI witnessed a dip of 13.90% in sales to 24,021 units from 27,899 units in the same month a year ago.