Automotive retail sales in India surged by 37% in April on a low base of COVID-affected April last year, according to the automobile dealers’ group FADA on Thursday.
Total sales across all categories increased to 16,27,975 items in April, up from 11,87,771 units the previous year.
When compared to April of last year, all vehicle types, including passenger vehicles and two-wheelers, increased year on year.
Passenger car registrations totaled 2,64,342 units in April, up 25% from 2,10,682 units in April of last year.
Similarly, two-wheeler sales were 11,94,520 units, up 38% from the previous year.
Commercial vehicle retail sales in April were 78,398 units, up 52% from 51,515 units in April 2021.
When compared to April of previous year, three-wheeler sales increased by 96%, while tractor registrations increased by 26%.