But mini-segment (Alto, S-Presso) increased by 4.4 per cent in December 2020 to 24,927 units from 23,883 units in December 2019.
Auto manufacturers are expected to report zero production figures as well on account of all plants and manufacturing facilities being shut for most of April.
Maruti Suzuki which largely sells small cars posted a marginal growth of 1.8 percent in passenger cars including Alto, S-Presso, Wagon R, Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno, Dzire and Ciaz.
Maruti Suzuki's exports during the previous month saw a 10.8 per cent decline with 9352 units shipped, as against 10,489 units in August last year. Meanwhile, 2,333 units of the Baleno were shipped to Toyota that are rebadged as the Glanza.