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Tesla Interview Questions

January 4, 2024 - Dom Barnard

Tesla Overview

Size: 10,000+ employees
Revenue: $15+ billion (USD) per year
Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA, United States
Founded: 2003
Industry: Automotive
Competitors: Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz

Company Overall Rating: 3.7/5
Recommend to a friend: 65%
Benefits: 3.5/5

Tesla Interview

Interview Experience
Positive: 57%
Neutral: 19%
Negative: 24%

Getting an Interview
Applied Online: 52%
Recruiter: 20%
Employee Referral: 15%

Interview Difficulty
2.8/5 (Average)

Technical, Sales & Marketing Questions

  1. Why do you want to work for Tesla and not BMW or Mercedes Benz?
  2. What are the key differences between the Model S and BMW 7 series?
  3. Why are you looking for a new job?
  4. Are you familiar with Tesla’s mission statement?
  5. Tell me about the history of Tesla Motors and our CEO Elon Musk
  6. What vehicle line and project would you like to work on?
  7. What has been your key achievement from previous employment
  8. Give me 3 of your weaknesses
  9. What’s one thing on your resume that would transfer well to this role?
  10. List five objections faced when a considering owning an electric vehicle and how would you overcome those objections
  11. How would you sell the autonomous driving feature on the Model S?
  12. Estimate how many Tesla vehicles will be in production in the year 2025
  13. Why are you passionate about electric transportation?
  14. Can you explain how an electrical motor works, if not how an internal combustion engine works?
  15. Name the three best features about the Model S?
  16. How would you sell a customer on the benefits of the Falcon Wing doors on the Model X?
  17. If we were to hire another candidate, what would Tesla be missing by not hiring you?
  18. Do you know the definitions of resistance and inductance?
  19. Where do you see yourself in the company after three years?
  20. How much would you like to be paid?

These Tesla interview questions were asked in real job interviews. Make sure you can answer the majority of these questions before your interview.

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