Total global wholesales for the month was at 90,966.
The decline came from the commercial vehicle segment.
Sales of commercial vehicles, including from Tata Motors and Tata Daewoo fell 8% year on year to 30,241.
Passenger vehicles whole-sales increased by 1% to 60,725.
Within this, global wholesales for Jaguar Land Rover were 49,422 vehicles including 6,966 from China-based CJLR.
CJLR is a joint venture between JLR and Chery Automobiles and is an unconsolidated subsidiary for JLR.
Jaguar wholesales for the month were 12,463 vehicles — down from 12,942 last year — while Land Rover wholesales for the month were 36,959 vehicles, up from 34,255 in 2016.
Whole-sale numbers reflect the sale of vehicles to agencies such as the United Nations, armies of different countries, mining companies, large fleet operators and transport companies and so on.