Domestic car sales were up 19.64 per cent to 1,99,479 units as against 1,66,732 units in May 2017, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.
Motorcycle sales last month rose 15.16 per cent to 12,21,559 units as against 10,60,744 units a year earlier.
Total two-wheeler sales in May rose 9.19 per cent to 18,50,093 units compared to 16,94,323 units in the year-ago month.
Sales of commercial vehicles were up 43.06 per cent to 76,478 units in May, SIAM said.
Vehicle sales across categories registered a rise of 12.13 per cent to 22,82,618 units from 20,35,610 units in May 2017, it added.