The industry hopes that the economy would finally come out of the slump, drawing people back to the showrooms.
Total sales across categories rose 2 per cent to 21,05,508 units in November as against 20,54,296 units in the same month last year.
Domestic car sales were down 10.83 per cent to 1,60,306 units as against 1,79,783 units in November 2018, according to data.
The company had sold 1,53,539 units in November last year, Maruti Suzuki said in a statement.
Net sales in the period under review stood at 847.9 billion yen as against 941.9 billion yen in the year-ago period.
Maruti Suzuki said it would take at least few more months to get clarity if the industry is finally on a revival path.
This is the first time in the last seven months that Maruti Suzuki has seen an increase in its domestic sales.
The company had sold 1,46,766 units in October last year, MSI said in a statement.
As per the JD Power report, Indian car buyers are putting more emphasis on vehicle styling.
The company had sold 1,62,290 units in September last year, MSI said in a statement.