New Delhi: Domestic passenger car sales declined by 15.76 percent to 1,33,747 units in July, 2011, from 1,58,767 units in the same month last year.

According to figures released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Wednesday, motorcycle sales in the country grew by 10.51 percent during the month to 7,85,278 units from 7,10,621 units in the corresponding month last year.

Total two-wheeler sales increased by 12.61 percent to 10,56,906 units last month from 9,38,514 units in July, 2010.

Sales of commercial vehicles jumped by 23.70 percent to 64,241 units in the month under review from 51,934 units in the year-ago period, SIAM said.

Total sales of vehicles across categories registered a growth of 8.99 percent to 13,48,753 units in July, as against 12,37,521 units in the same month last year, it added.