The sales of Jaguar brand were at 13,372 units during the month, down 17.3 per cent from December 2018.
Land Rover sales stood at 39,442 units, up 9.6 per cent from the same month last year, it added.
"2019 was a year of two halves for Jaguar Land Rover. Over the last six months, we saw a marked improvement in China, where intensive work with our retailers, combined with significant process and product improvements are starting to gain traction," JLR Chief Commercial Officer Felix Brautigam said.
Elsewhere, adverse market conditions continued to affect the industry but encouragingly in North America the company closed last year successfully with a new record year, he added.
In December, company's retail sales were boosted by China (up 26.3 per cent year-on-year), a sixth successive month of double-digit growth, Brautigam said.
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