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Audi Interview Questions

To help you prepare for an Audi job interview, here are 28 interview questions and answer examples.

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As an employee of Audi, you will have a lot of interaction with management, share with me what you might feel about communicating with your boss in your current position.

How to Answer

The interviewer wants to determine if you are respectful of leadership and will follow the chain of command. In addition, he is looking to see if you 'bad-mouth' a previous employer or supervisor because this may indicate that you are not the kind of person who is teachable or who follows directions well. Be positive as you answer this question, reassuring the hiring manager that you are a professional. Even if you disagree with communication from your manager, you will respect and abide by their decisions without taking them personally.

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28 Audi Interview Questions & Answers

  • 1. As an employee of Audi, you will have a lot of interaction with management, share with me what you might feel about communicating with your boss in your current position.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer wants to determine if you are respectful of leadership and will follow the chain of command. In addition, he is looking to see if you 'bad-mouth' a previous employer or supervisor because this may indicate that you are not the kind of person who is teachable or who follows directions well. Be positive as you answer this question, reassuring the hiring manager that you are a professional. Even if you disagree with communication from your manager, you will respect and abide by their decisions without taking them personally.

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      1st Answer Example

      "I believe that it's my job as a sales professional to adapt to all types of people, and respect leadership even when I disagree with decisions they make. I am a positive person who welcomes feedback and thrives on learning how to improve. I never disagree with a manager in front of a customer."

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      2nd Answer Example

      "I have been lucky enough to work with some great people and have adapted to various management styles over the years. I like for any communication with me to be positive and clear to better meet the customer's expectations. I believe in the chain of command, and if I ever had an issue, I would strive to address it with my direct supervisor before doing anything else. I believe you will find me a great team player."

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  • 2. This position will require you to learn a CRM system on the computer? How comfortable are you with a DRM system or with using a computer?

      How to Answer

      Like every car dealership, Audi uses a Customer Relations Management program on their computer to keep track of customers' information. The interviewer needs to know that you are familiar with computers and are not intimidated by using them. Share with the hiring manager how you have used computers in past positions and are always willing to learn new systems.

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      1st Answer Example

      "I have used a variety of customer information applications. My previous position used Affinity - Car-Research System, but I am willing to learn any system you have. Our system required that we enter and extract information on our laptops, so I am pretty well-acquainted with a computer. I look forward to learning the system Audi uses. and don't think it will take me long to master it."

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      2nd Answer Example

      "In my previous position, we used a computer system called XRM which kept track of all our guest's private information. I am very familiar with a computer and have no fear about using one."

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  • 3. Would you consider yourself a creative person?

      How to Answer

      Talk to the interviewer about any interest in creativity and how you have implemented that creativity in the workplace.

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      1st Answer Example

      "I do consider myself to be a creative individual. One example of this would be the telephone sales scripts that I crafted for our inside sales team. They were lively and effective, and sales increased by 23% in the first 90 days of implementation."

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      2nd Answer Example

      "I believe that creativity shows itself in many forms, so, although I am not an artsy, creative type, I do still consider myself creative. I come up with original ideas regularly and am a strong creative writer."

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  • 4. Sales is about communication. Tell me about your communication skills, both verbally and written.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer needs to know that you have the skills needed to interact with customers both in-person and electronically. Reassure the customer that you can effectively persuade a customer to consider your product by presenting it well in person and that you can type and proofread emails and texts before sending them to clients. Be positive in reassuring the hiring manager that you understand how important it is to communicate effectively.

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  • 5. Share with me three words that describe yourself.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer is assessing what qualities you might have that he may not yet be aware of. You have likely gained many great skills in your career. Share with the interviewer which skills you value the most. Be sure to include skills that will potentially benefit Audi if you are hired.

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  • 6. Sales includes the ability to persuade the client toward a buying decision. Share with me a close you have used to make a sale.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer needs to know that you have some experience in sales, and this question is a direct test. Share with the hiring manager a favorite closing technique that you have used to draw a buying decision from a client. Be positive about what you know and your ability to persuade a customer toward a favorable outcome.


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  • 7. Audi is always on the cutting edge of technology as one of our hallmarks. How comfortable are you with incorporating technology into your life?

      How to Answer

      As a company, Audi is known for its technology development in its vehicles, and these systems are constantly changing or adapting. The interviewer needs to know that you are the kind of person who embraces new things and, more importantly, that you have the ability to patiently share what you know with others. Be positive in answering this question by sharing ways you have adapted to technological changes in your own life and your willingness to learn new things.

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  • 8. Would you describe yourself as a more structures person, or a person who tends to go with the flow?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer is attempting to determine if you are a person who is singularly focused on a task or if you have the ability to multitask several projects at once. Because the days can get quite busy at a car dealership, you will need to handle multiple responsibilities. Share with the hiring manager which personality type you are and a willingness to learn the skills to become more balanced. Be positive.

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  • 9. At Audi, we are always looking for employees whom we can develop into leaders. Tell me what you think are the qualities of a good leader.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer is looking for an employee with a long-term vision. Your answer will reveal a great deal about whether you see this position as a way of growing with the company or a placeholder until something else comes along. Assure the hiring manager that you have given thought to your future with the company, and be positive about the leadership qualities that you possess.

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  • 10. In sales, you will be required to compete with other sales people to achieve company objectives. Tell me about how you feel about competing with others and ways you might motivate a team member.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer wants to know if you thrive on competition but do it professionally without discouraging others. He needs to know that you will work hard but also encourage others to do their best. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to share ways to motivate yourself and others with the hiring manager. Be energetic when providing an answer so that your positive personality comes through.

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  • 11. In most car dealerships, the hours of operation are fairly long. Are they any schedule times when you would be unavailable to work?

      How to Answer

      Many car dealerships require employees to be present from opening to close. The interviewer needs to know that you have flexibility in your schedule and will be available when needed, particularly on weekends and evenings. Reassure the interviewer that you understand the time commitment and be forthright about any scheduling conflicts that you might have. Stay positive about your desire to work any shift you might be scheduled for.

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  • 12. Looking at your resume, I see multiple gaps between employment. What were you doing during those gaps?

      How to Answer

      There are many reasons for having a gap in your resume, and it's best to be honest and upfront about the reasons. Gaps are okay to have so long as there is a legitimate reason behind them. Also, show the interviewer that you did not remain dormant during that time. Talk about any courses you took, volunteer work you did, or any lucrative hobbies that filled your time.

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  • 13. Sales is a profession that often requires you to motivate yourself mentally. Tell me how some ways you try to inspire yourself when things may not go as you expected them to.

      How to Answer

      As in any sales profession, there are times when the sale does not happen, despite the best attempt of the sales consultant. The interviewer needs to know that you are not the kind of person who will give up and quit the first time a customer tells you 'no.' This is an opportunity to share with your hiring manager some techniques that you use to persevere and motivate yourself to continue the work, even if the results are not there. Be positive as you answer the question, and remember to show some excitement when providing examples.

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  • 14. We are moving quickly into second interviews. What is your availability like over the next few days?

      How to Answer

      Good news! If they ask for your availability in the next few days, you likely made it to the next round. Try to be as flexible as possible with your availability.

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  • 15. At Audi we seek to hire individuals who have a keen interest in the automobile industry. What interests you most about what we do?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer wants to know what attracted you to apply for a position at Audi. Having an interest in the automobile industry can indicate that you are looking to make this a career rather than a temporary stop-gap until something else comes along. Think about the factors that mean the most to you about a position with Audi. When answering this question, give specific examples from your research about what you found attractive by giving specific reasons why you want to work for Audi.

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  • 16. this position will require you to utilize the phone for both warm and cold calling. Share with me your telephone skills and what training you have had in this area,

      How to Answer

      In today's more technologically marketplace, Audi has had to adapt to the use of the smartphone. The interviewer is trying to determine if you are comfortable on the phone and utilizing various methods of communication with the consumer. Not everyone likes to cold call, but it's still a very effective way of ensuring that you are top of mind when it comes to customer purchases. Assure the interviewer that you understand the importance of follow-up sales calls in the automotive industry.

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  • 17. At Audi the chances are that you will be exposed to communicating with other departments and other managers. Tell me about any experience you have had working with other departments in your current position.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer is trying to assess if you are open to constructive criticism and are a good communicator and team player. This is an opportunity for you to show your skills and willingness to contribute to the good of the company and the team. Be positive in explaining how you may have interacted with other departments or managers in the past.

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  • 18. The automobile industry is competitive. Are you comfortable working in a competitive environment?

      How to Answer

      Oftentimes, positions within the automotive industry are sales and numbers-driven. Assure the interviewer that you are comfortable and capable of working within a highly competitive environment.

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  • 19. Part of your responsibility at this dealership will be operating motor vehicles. Are there any reasons that might prevent you from doing so?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer must ask this question to determine that no obstacles prevent you from doing the work they are hiring for. This is an opportunity to be forthcoming about anything on your record that might prevent you from performing your duties, i.e., suspended license, DUI, etc. Be positive about incidents that may have happened, and above all, do not lie to the hiring manager. Most companies will run background checks on your license to ensure that you are telling the truth.

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  • 20. Here at XYZ dealership, we believe that a first impression is everything; tell me about what you might do to make a good first impression with a guest.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer is trying to determine if what he sees in front of him is actually the person you are in real life. Because appearances can be deceiving, he needs to know that you are committed to always putting your best image forward, particularly with a guest. A great first impression can go a long way toward making a sale or representing the company positively.

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  • 21. Many positions in our company are fully commissioned. Are you confident enough in your sales abilities to work on 100% commission?

      How to Answer

      Talking about salary and compensation expectations can be uncomfortable, but it is a necessary conversation between yourself and the hiring manager. The interviewer is trying to assess whether you are the kind of person who will go after the sale or whether you may struggle to establish yourself. Share times when you have worked for commission,f that is your experience. Be positive and energetic when answering the question. Be open and communicative when it comes to your needs and compensation desires.

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  • 22. Audi is a company who believes in connecting with social causes, what charities or social causes are you supporting and why are they important to you?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer is trying to read the kinds of social causes you are involved in. An employee committed to making their community a better place indicates a desire to think of others instead of themselves. This attitude is a pillar of good customer service. This is an opportunity for you to demonstrate that you are a well-rounded person who strives to support and volunteer things that are important to you. Be positive when sharing about yourself and your activities.

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  • 23. One of the ways we protect our clients is to guard the private information they give to us,. Give me an example of when you might have done this in your previous position.

      How to Answer

      Chances are, you may be exposed to handling documents that involve a customer's personal information, such as credit applications or other data. This is an opportunity for you to discuss the importance of protecting against identity theft and detail your commitment to handling any information a client shares with you with the utmost integrity.

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  • 24. At Audi we set daily, weekly, and monthly targets for all of our sales employees. Tell me about your willingness to set goals and achieve them.

      How to Answer

      Audi, like every other dealership, will track the numbers to gauge performance. The company will need you to set sales objectives and then stay on track during the month to ensure you will meet them. Assure the interviewer that you are comfortable with strict sales targets. If you have worked in this environment before, talk about what you did to ensure that your goals were met. Discuss your ability to work under pressure and consistently meet your company's expectations.

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  • 25. Audi has a reputation for being one of the best premier luxury brands in the world. How familiar are you with Audi and the vehicles it manufacturers.

      How to Answer

      The interviewer would like to know that you have done some research on Audi because this can indicate how serious you are about a career with Audi. Before the interview, do some online research so that you can intelligently answer this question when asked. This is an opportunity to share some specific things that you learned in your research.

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  • 26. I see that you have recently worked for one of our direct competitors. Do you have a non-compete agreement in place?

      How to Answer

      In some competitive markets, such as the automobile industry, you may sometimes be asked to sign a non-compete or non-disclosure agreement. This agreement prevents dealerships from constantly stealing other company top-performers. Be honest and open with the interviewer about any existing restrictions you may have when working for a competing organization.

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  • 27. At Audi we like to train our employees in their particular areas of interest, by providing a variety of classes or webinars. Share with me some of the different kinds of training you have encountered.

      How to Answer

      Audi will likely insist on training each employee on the features of their models. The interviewer needs to know that you can accomplish the training expediently without having to be constantly supervised. Assure the interviewer that you have been exposed to training in the past and you desire to finish the required courses as quickly as possible. When responding, be positive about wanting to learn all you can!

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  • 28. At Audi we like to hire to hire salespeople who excel at the art of sales. What do you believe are the qualities of a great salesperson?

      How to Answer

      The interviewer is trying to get a read on your sales philosophy to determine if your personality fits with their organization. This is an opportunity to share with the interviewer the qualities you possess that will help you succeed in a career in sales. When answering the question, be specific about your qualities and why they will aid your success. Be enthusiastic and engaged as you reply, as the interviewer will be looking for someone with a spark for sales!

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