The company had sold 12,502 units in the corresponding month of the previous year, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) said in a statement.
In the domestic market, TKM sold 11,833 units in May 2014, up 18 per cent as compared to 10,023 units in May 2013.
During the month, the company exported 1,397 units of Etios.
Commenting on the sales performance, N Raja, Senior Vice President (Sales and Marketing), said: "We have resumed normalcy in production and have registered growth in May. We launched Etios Cross and the all new Corolla Altis, last month."
"We have received a very good response for the new launches and would like to thank customers for their appreciation. We started dispatching new models in May. We registered sales of 555 units and 548 units of Etios Cross and Corolla Altis, respectively," he added.