The company said its domestic sales increased by 8.2 percent during the month to 1,07,892 units as against 99,758 units in February 2014.

Sales of mini segment cars, including Alto and WagonR, rose 7.1 percent to 39,988 units as compared to 37,342 units in the year-ago month, MSI said in a statement.

The company said sales of compact segment cars, comprising Swift, Estilo, Ritz and Dzire, declined by 6.4 percent to 42,778 units in February this year as against 45,721 units in same period last year.

MSI said sales of its compact sedan Dzire Tour rose by 95.7 percent during the month under review at 2,552 units as against 1,304 units in February 2014.

The sales of mid-sized sedan Ciaz, which was launched in October 2014, stood at 5,410 units.

The company had sold 228 units of SX4 sedan in February 2014. There was no sale of premium sedan Kizashi during the month.

Sales of utility vehicles, including Gypsy, Grand Vitara and Ertiga, rose by 12.1 percent at 5,863 units in February this year from 5,231 units in the corresponding month last year.

Sales of vans -- Omni and Eeco -- rose by 13.8 percent to 11,301 units in February this year as compared to 9,932 units in the same period of previous year.

Exports during the month rose by 14 percent to 10,659 units as compared to 9,346 units in February last year, MSI said.

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