India, Feb. 14 -- Passenger vehicles sales comprising cars, SUVs and vans started on a strong note in the new year with total domestic sales rising 13.57% year-on-year to 3,93,074 units in January 2024, as per data released by Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) on Wednesday.

The auto companies had clocked a total sales of 3,46,080 units in January 2023 in the domestic market.

The SIAM data showed three-wheeler sales grew 9.47% in January this year to 53,537 units as against 48,903 in the same month previous year. The three-wheelers comprise passenger carriers, goods carriers, E-rickshaw and E-carts.

Total domestic two-wheeler sales including scooters, motorcycles and mopeds posted a 26% year-on-year rise at 14,95,183 uni...