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us-gaap:CommonStockValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:SharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold

us-gaap:CostOfRevenue
us-gaap:ProductOrService

us-gaap:GrossProfit
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDebt

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:Revenues
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:Liabilities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

us-gaap:Goodwill

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ProductOrService

us-gaap:DebtCurrent
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:TaxesPayableCurrent

us-gaap:LongTermDebt
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements
us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:MinorityInterest
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues
us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCosts

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment
us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

tsla:AccountsReceivableThresholdPercentage
us-gaap:StatementGeographical
tsla:BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRate
us-gaap:StatementGeographical
tsla:BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRateForCertainEnterprises

tsla:BuyOutOfNoncontrollingInterest
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
tsla:CommitmentsUnused
us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock
tsla:CommonStockPublicOfferingIssuanceCosts

tsla:ContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiabilityRevenueRecognizedInNextRollingTwelveMonths
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

tsla:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognizedOutOfPriorPeriodBalance
us-gaap:StatementGeographical
tsla:CorporateIncomeTaxRate

tsla:CostOfAutomotiveLeasing

tsla:CostOfRevenuesAutomotive

tsla:CostOfServicesAndOther
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
tsla:DebtConversionConvertedForCash

tsla:DecreaseInNetInterestExpense

tsla:DepreciationAmortizationAndImpairment

tsla:GainOnDigitalAssets

tsla:GovernmentGrantReceipt

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiabilityCustomerDeposits

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseVehicles

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseToNetIncomeLossAttributableToCommonStockholders

tsla:IncreaseInBasicNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany

tsla:IncreaseInDilutedNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting
tsla:MarketCapitalizationAchieved
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType, us-gaap:Vesting
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting

tsla:NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:NoncashInterestIncomeExpenseAndOtherOperatingActivities

tsla:NoncontrollingInterestsIncreaseFromContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterests
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDA
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:FinancialInstrumentPerformanceStatus
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDAEight
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDAFive
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDAFour
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDAOne
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDASeven
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDASix
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDAThree
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDATwo
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:FinancialInstrumentPerformanceStatus
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenue
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueEight
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueFive
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueFour
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueOne
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueSeven
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueSix
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueThree
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueTwo

tsla:PaymentsForBuyOutsOfNoncontrollingInterestsInSubsidiaries

tsla:PaymentsForSolarEnergySystemsNetOfSales
us-gaap:Vesting
tsla:PortionOfStockOptionsScheduledToVestUponSuccessfulCompletionOfPerformanceObjectives

tsla:ProceedsFromConvertibleAndOtherDebt

tsla:ProceedsFromSalesOfDigitalAssets

tsla:PurchaseOfDigitalAssets

tsla:ReclassificationsOfPermanentEquityToTemporaryEquity
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
tsla:ReclassificationsOfTemporaryEquityToEquityComponentOfDebtInstrument
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:FinancialInstrumentPerformanceStatus
tsla:RecognizedCatchUpExpenseDuringPeriod

tsla:ReductionInAutomotiveCostOfSalesFromBuybackOptions

tsla:ReductionInAutomotiveSalesRevenuesFromBuybackOptions

tsla:ReductionInGrossProfitFromBuybackOptions

tsla:RepaymentsOfConvertibleAndOtherDebt

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteeLeaseRevenueRecognized

tsla:RestructuringAndOtherExpenses
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock
tsla:SaleOfStockSalesAgentCommissions

tsla:SalesRevenueAutomotive

tsla:SalesRevenueServicesAndOtherNet
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
tsla:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesEquityIncentiveAwards

tsla:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEquityIncentiveAwards
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:WarrantsSettlement
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
tsla:WarrantsSettlementShares
us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalConvertibleDebtWithConversionFeature
us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalEquityComponentOfConvertibleDebt

us-gaap:AmortizationOfDebtDiscountPremium

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsSoldSalesTypeLease
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentAmount1
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued1
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:VariableRate
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage

us-gaap:Depreciation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeGainOnDerivative
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeLossOnDerivative
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:DirectCostsOfLeasedAndRentedPropertyOrEquipment

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossRealized

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfPropertyPlantEquipment

us-gaap:GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiability

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToConversionOfDebtSecurities

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements

us-gaap:InterestCostsCapitalized
us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDebtExcludingAmortization

us-gaap:InventoryWriteDown
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeInterest
us-gaap:LitigationCase
us-gaap:LitigationSettlementAmountAwardedFromOtherParty

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionValueOfAssetsAcquired1

us-gaap:OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDebtIssuanceCosts

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:PaymentsToMinorityShareholders

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSecuredDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions

us-gaap:ProceedsFromMinorityShareholders

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfSecuredDebt

us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualPreexistingIncreaseDecrease
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForFinanceLeaseLiability

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock
us-gaap:SaleOfStockConsiderationReceivedOnTransaction

us-gaap:SalesTypeLeaseRevenue

us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualPayments

us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesConversionOfConvertibleSecurities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock
us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

dei:EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding

tsla:AccruedAndOtherCurrentLiabilities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

tsla:AccruedPurchases

tsla:AccruedWarrantyReserveCurrentPortion

tsla:AccruedWarrantyReserveNoncurrent
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:AssetsToBeLeasedCIP
us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
tsla:ConversionPricePerShare

tsla:CumulativeImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

tsla:CustomerDepositsLiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

tsla:DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredGlobalIntangibleLowTaxedIncomeTaxAssets

tsla:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLeaseRightOfUseLiabilities

tsla:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOperatingLeaseRightOfUseAssets

tsla:DigitalAssetsNetNonCurrent

tsla:FairMarketValueOfIntangibleAssets

tsla:FinanceLeaseAccumulatedDepreciation

tsla:FinanceLeaseRightOfUseAssetsBeforeAccumulatedDepreciation
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:FinanceLeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization

tsla:FinancingObligationCurrent

tsla:FinancingObligationNoncurrent

tsla:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetAmortizationExpenseAfterYearFour

tsla:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsLiabilitiesOther
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

tsla:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill
us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

tsla:IntangibleAssetsAndLiabilitiesOther
us-gaap:LeaseContractualTerm, us-gaap:LongTermPurchaseCommitmentByCategoryOfItemPurchased
tsla:LeaseArrangementAmountRequiredToSpendOrIncur
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:LeaseAssetDirectCostsRelatedToAcquisition
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:LeaseAssetsInService
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:LeaseAssetsPendingInterconnection
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:LeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:LeasedAssetsGross
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:LeasedAssetsNet
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:LeasedAssetsNetBeforeConstructionAndPendingInterconnection

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting
tsla:MarketCapitalization

tsla:MaximumRepurchasePriceOfVehiclesUnderResaleValueArrangement
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
tsla:NoteHedgesNumberOfSharesContractedToBuy
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
tsla:NumberOfCommonSharesReceived
us-gaap:LeaseContractualTerm, us-gaap:LongTermPurchaseCommitmentByCategoryOfItemPurchased
tsla:OperatingLeaseOptionToRenewAmountPerYear
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
tsla:OperatingLeasedAssetsNet

tsla:OtherLiabilitiesMiscellaneousNoncurrent
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
tsla:PurchasePricePerCommonStock
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature
tsla:ResaleValueGuarantee

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortion

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortionSalesToLeasingPartners

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesNoncurrentPortion

tsla:SalesReturnReserveCurrent

tsla:SalesReturnReserveFromBuybackOptions

tsla:SalesReturnReserveFromShortTermBuyBackOptions

tsla:SalesReturnReserveNoncurrent

tsla:SalesTypeLeaseUnearnedInterestIncome
us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:PlanName
tsla:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsToVestedAndExpectedToVestWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue
us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock
tsla:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardValueOfSharesAvailableForIssuance

tsla:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsOfDeferredTaxAccountingThatWouldNotImpactAnnualEffectiveRate

us-gaap:AccountsAndNotesReceivableNet
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:InvestmentType
us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:InvestmentType
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligations
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType
us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:ClassOfWarrantOrRightExercisePriceOfWarrantsOrRights1
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
us-gaap:ClassOfWarrantOrRightNumberOfSecuritiesCalledByEachWarrantOrRight

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature
us-gaap:RegulatoryLiability
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCollateralAmount
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentConvertibleConversionPrice1
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscount

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount
us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature
us-gaap:DeferredCostsLeasingNetNoncurrent
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAndOtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredIncome

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGross

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsInventory

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossCarryforwards
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxCreditCarryforwardsGeneralBusiness

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxCreditCarryforwardsOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxCreditCarryforwardsResearch
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefitsShareBasedCompensationCost

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccrualsOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesInvestments

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesTaxDeferredIncome

us-gaap:DepositLiabilitiesAccruedInterest
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeNotionalAmount

us-gaap:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationNonvestedAwardsTotalCompensationCostNotYetRecognized
us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:FinancialInstrumentPerformanceStatus
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:FinancialInstrumentPerformanceStatus

us-gaap:FairValueNetAssetLiability
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiability

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:FinanceLeaseRightOfUseAsset
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseAfterYearFive

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseRemainderOfFiscalYear

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearFive

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearFour

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearThree

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAmortizationExpenseYearTwo
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross
us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:InventoryFinishedGoodsNetOfReserves

us-gaap:InventoryPartsAndComponentsNetOfReserves

us-gaap:InventoryRawMaterialsNetOfReserves

us-gaap:InventoryWorkInProcessNetOfReserves

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:LessorOperatingLeasePaymentsToBeReceived
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition
us-gaap:LessorOperatingLeasePaymentsToBeReceivedFiveYears

us-gaap:LessorOperatingLeasePaymentsToBeReceivedFourYears
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:LessorOperatingLeasePaymentsToBeReceivedNextTwelveMonths
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:LessorOperatingLeasePaymentsToBeReceivedThereafter
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:LessorOperatingLeasePaymentsToBeReceivedThreeYears
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:LessorOperatingLeasePaymentsToBeReceivedTwoYears
us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition

us-gaap:LettersOfCreditOutstandingAmount
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:LiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:DebtInstrument
us-gaap:LongTermDebtFairValue

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalAfterYearFive
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInNextTwelveMonths
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearFive
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearFour
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearThree
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearTwo
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:NotesAndLoansReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseWeightedAverageDiscountRatePercent

us-gaap:OperatingLeasesOfLessorContingentRentalsBasisSpreadOnVariableRate
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwards
us-gaap:LongtermDebtType
us-gaap:PledgedAssetsSeparatelyReportedOnStatementOfFinancialPositionAtFairValue

us-gaap:PropertySubjectToOrAvailableForOperatingLeaseAccumulatedDepreciation
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:PropertySubjectToOrAvailableForOperatingLeaseGross
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterestEquityCarryingAmount
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RestrictedCashCurrent

us-gaap:RestrictedCashNoncurrent
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement
us-gaap:RevenueRemainingPerformanceObligation

us-gaap:SalesTypeAndDirectFinancingLeasesLeaseReceivablePaymentsToBeReceived

us-gaap:SalesTypeAndDirectFinancingLeasesLeaseReceivablePaymentsToBeReceivedFiveYears

us-gaap:SalesTypeAndDirectFinancingLeasesLeaseReceivablePaymentsToBeReceivedFourYears

us-gaap:SalesTypeAndDirectFinancingLeasesLeaseReceivablePaymentsToBeReceivedNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:SalesTypeAndDirectFinancingLeasesLeaseReceivablePaymentsToBeReceivedThereafter

us-gaap:SalesTypeAndDirectFinancingLeasesLeaseReceivablePaymentsToBeReceivedThreeYears

us-gaap:SalesTypeAndDirectFinancingLeasesLeaseReceivablePaymentsToBeReceivedTwoYears

us-gaap:SalesTypeLeaseLeaseReceivable

us-gaap:SalesTypeLeaseNetInvestmentInLease
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingIntrinsicValue
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestExercisableAggregateIntrinsicValue
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestExercisableWeightedAverageExercisePrice
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrual

us-gaap:TemporaryEquityCarryingAmountAttributableToParent
us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:UnamortizedDebtIssuanceExpense
us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting
us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting

Plots across concepts


IncomeStatement
Net Income Loss
Expenses
Other Nonoperating Income Expense
Balance Sheet
Goodwill
Assets
Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset
Current Assets
Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current
NonCurrent Assets
Goodwill
PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment
Liabilities
Operating Lease Liability
Current Liabilities
Other Liabilities Current
Noncurrent Liabilities
Minority Interest
Stockholders Equity
Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit
CashFlow
Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities
NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities
Gain Loss On Sale Of Property Plant Equipment
NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities
Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities
Shares
Common Stock Shares Issued
OperatingLeaseLiability
Operating Lease Liability Current
LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue
Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Four
FiniteLivedIntangibleAssets
Finite Lived Intangible Assets Accumulated Amortization
InventoryNet
Inventory Work In Process Net Of Reserves

Tables

  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
us-gaap:CommonStockValue ████▁▁▁▁▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅1.01.01.01.00.00.00.00.00.8950.870.8650.8550.850.850.8450.840.8150.8050.8050.750.740.670.6550.6550.6350.630.630.6250.6250.620.6150.6150.6050.5750.5750.530.5250.5250.520.520.52NA0.475NANANA
 us-gaap:SharesIssued us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:CommonStock████▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁984.0963.0960.0948.0186.0185.0181.0180.0179.118173.682172.603172.0170.516169.75168.797NANANA161.561NANANA131.425NANANA125.687607NANANA123.09099NANANA114.214274NANANA104.530305NANANA94.90837NANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued NANA960.0NA930.0925.0905.0900.0895.59868.41863.015857.89852.58848.75843.985840.085834.315820.82807.805749.125740.075669.29657.125654.505635.504735631.811515628.438035626.830855622.941065620.20378615.45495612.83049607.148325575.8052571.07137528.862155526.616755525.82385522.651525520.944155519.904945NA474.54185NANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding NANA960.0NA930.0925.0905.0900.0895.59868.41863.015857.89852.58848.75843.985840.085834.315820.82807.805749.125740.075669.29657.125654.505635.504735631.811515628.438035626.830855622.941065620.20378615.45495612.83049607.148325575.8052571.07137528.862155526.616755525.82385522.651525520.944155519.904945NA474.54185NANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding ▁█1119.01133.0NA1105.01035.0995.0NA920.0883.27864.945NA890.98849.985845.73NA836.47826.06810.645NA784.675NANANA645.03NANANANANA617.36391NANANA621.32646NANANA523.921715NANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic █▁971.0961.0NA937.0930.0915.0NA895.0883.27864.945NA854.465849.985845.73NA836.47826.06810.645NA744.955NANANA645.03NANANANANA617.36391NANANA573.559495NANANA523.921715NANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities tsla:ConvertibleSeniorNotesNA1.0NA0.00.00.0NA1e-061.0886991.088699NA1.4989871.5006181.527584NA1.9085722.7922472.370788NANA2.3458231.955136NA2.7107382.5175732.040822NA2.6339252.1455172.015267NA0.8529875.300196NANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities tsla:StockBasedAwardsNA0.0NA1.00.00.0NA7e-0612.82008110.663223NA3.2695439.9255849.630761NA8.8551289.0383979.738595NA5.66668611.34574216.267953NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic █▆▅▅▄▄▄▄▂▁▄▅▁▁▁▁▃▃▃▄1.180.460.290.320.112000000000000020.0180.124000000000000110.16000000000000003-0.462-0.820.168000000000000150.36400000000000005-0.844-0.8380000000000001-0.806-0.7400000000000001-0.40800000000000003-0.40800000000000003-0.14799999999999990.03NANA-0.4920000000000001-0.35600000000000004NANANANANA-0.08000000000000002NANANA0.020000000000000004NANANA-0.17200000000000001NANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted █▆▅▅▅▄▅▅▂▁▅▅▁▁▁▁▃▃▄▄1.020.390.240.270.10.0160.124000000000000110.15600000000000003-0.462-0.820.168000000000000150.35000000000000003-0.844-0.8380000000000001-0.806-0.7400000000000001-0.40800000000000003-0.40800000000000003-0.14799999999999990.028000000000000004NANA-0.4920000000000001-0.35600000000000004NANANANANA-0.08000000000000002NANANA0.0NANANA-0.17200000000000001NANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare NANA2.8e-073.2e-071.1e-072e-085.8e-078.000000000000001e-07-2.31e-06-4.1e-068.100000000000001e-071.8200000000000002e-06-4.219999999999999e-06-4.1900000000000005e-06-4.01e-06-3.7e-06-2.04e-06-2.04e-06-7.8e-071.5e-07-2.09e-06-2.13e-06-2.44e-06-1.7800000000000001e-06-1.4499999999999999e-06-1.22e-06-8.6e-07-6e-07-5e-07-4.0000000000000003e-07-1.3e-07-3.2e-07-2.6e-071.0000000000000001e-07NANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare NANA2.4e-072.7e-071.0000000000000001e-072e-085.6e-077.8e-07-2.31e-06-4.1e-067.8e-071.75e-06-4.219999999999999e-06-4.1900000000000005e-06-4.01e-06-3.7e-06-2.04e-06-2.04e-06-7.8e-071.4e-07-2.09e-06-2.13e-06-2.44e-06-1.7800000000000001e-06-1.4499999999999999e-06-1.22e-06-8.6e-07-6e-07-5e-07-4.0000000000000003e-07-1.3e-07-3.2e-07-2.6e-070.0NANANANANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
 COGS Ratio us-gaap:ProductOrService tsla:AutomotiveSegmentNANA9034.07346.04911.04893.06143.05132.05168.0273508.7416073.4715878.3053117.8652561.8812409.1092076.731NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 COGS Ratio us-gaap:ProductOrService tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegmentNANA752.0579.0370.0293.0436.0402.0368.208324.661371.497399.317374.408410.022298.037317.505NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 COGS Ratio us-gaap:ProductOrService us-gaap:Automobiles█▁10206.09002.0NANA5179.05132.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Cost Ratio us-gaap:ProductOrService tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorage█▁801.0494.0NANA370.0293.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Cost Ratio us-gaap:ProductOrService tsla:ServicesAndOther█▁951.0893.0NANA487.0560.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Cost Ratio us-gaap:ProductOrService us-gaap:Automobiles█▁10206.09002.0NANA5179.05132.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Gross Margin us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments tsla:AutomotiveSegment█▇▇▆▄▄▅▄▄▃▅▅▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁11157.09895.09992.08192.05666.05692.06948.05901.05981.4684216.8036854.3766425.0963627.8232998.7292990.2122667.172502.7772482.3262153.2462275.1021266.07NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 Gross Margin us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment█▅█▆▄▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▅▄▄▃▃▂▁▁801.0494.0752.0579.0370.0293.0436.0402.0368.208324.661371.497399.317374.408410.022298.037317.505286.78213.944131.38523.3343.947NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
 TTM Greenblatt ROC _ _█▅▅▆▄▄▅▄▃▁▅▅▁▁▁▁▂▂▂▄▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃1312.0594.0575.0809.0327.0283.0359.0261.0-167.458-521.831413.536416.757-621.392-596.974-598.141-535.48-240.916-257.549-266.69885.622-238.04-248.224-260.333-183.662-170.188-102.446-74.838-39.129-28.753-43.967-13.353-30.554-11.792-5.584-90.883-108.46-106.175-88.763-80.927-64.477-58.739-47.346NANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense ▆██▇▅▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁474.0614.0633.0543.0347.0211.0281.0199.0209.863208.378205.313204.728197.344141.639134.348112.653116.042103.71787.71389.54367.31289.65755.60556.03343.33543.02644.51739.15835.78337.03828.08921.43919.25914.86814.41612.47512.54310.7118.6827.8866.9265.926NANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax █▅▆▆▄▄▄▄▂▁▄▅▁▁▁▂▃▃▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▄▃▄▄▄1205.0218.0508.0496.0177.0-61.0189.029.0-378.92-728.936122.994301.242-781.915-659.978-663.252-609.087-304.667-327.306-170.38712.995-272.56-265.146-299.968-239.039-183.066-170.124-107.651-74.708-61.9-49.8-16.264-38.496-30.50211.248-89.928-110.804-105.59789.879-81.468-65.102-58.90348.941NANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest ▆▆▆▆▆▇▆▅▅▆█▁▃36.026.026.038.025.052.027.07.019.07234.070.0-57.0-25.167NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest █▅▆▆▄▄▄▄▃▁▄▅▁1241.0244.0534.0534.0202.0-9.0216.036.0-359.848-695.0193.0244.0-807.082NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold us-gaap:ProductOrService tsla:AutomotiveSegmentNANA6922.05361.03714.03699.04815.04014.04253.7632856.2094658.5174405.9192529.7392091.3971999.6311755.622NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold us-gaap:ProductOrService tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegmentNANA787.0558.0349.0282.0385.0314.0325.523316.887328.706330.554330.273375.363281.715237.288NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold us-gaap:ProductOrService us-gaap:Automobiles█▁7119.06457.0NANA3714.03699.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CostOfRevenue █▇█▆▅▅▆▅▅▄▅▅▄▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁9074.08174.08678.06708.04769.04751.05993.05112.05428.633975.7215782.9735300.7483383.3012952.2252849.4632535.5352122.9422028.3241849.3531661.701995.241894.58995.816705.293741.606679.807694.964599.953556.354465.414458.63328.478304.656465.472282.47558.86521.89119.95731.5440.44239.66331.00224.96521.94522.144NA
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us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax █▇▇▆▅▄▅▅▅▄▅▅▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁11958.010389.010744.08771.06036.05985.07384.06303.06349.6764541.4647225.8736824.4134002.2313408.7513288.2492984.6752789.5572696.272284.6312298.4361270.0171147.0481214.379936.789954.976939.88956.661851.804769.349620.542615.219431.346405.139561.792306.33250.10426.65330.16739.37557.66658.17149.0336.28631.24128.40520.812
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us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent █▇▇▆▄▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁7558.06648.06051.04958.03638.03970.03771.03468.03133.5873248.8273404.4513596.9843030.4932603.4982390.252385.7782359.3162075.3331860.3411606.2841114.8781013.486916.148824.861771.637732.331777.946649.362443.548375.778303.969302.439262.227304.204303.382162.02578.60164.33356.14153.62757.199NA28.951NANANA
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us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent █▇▅▃▂▂▂▁▁325.0309.0286.0251.0233.0229.0228.0223.0220.092NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent █▇▅▁▁▂▃292.0273.0241.0173.0179.0184.0203.0NANANA372.62NANANA221.052NANANA84.492NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:TaxesPayableCurrent ██▇▅▂▁▄834.0828.0777.0635.0484.0399.0611.0NANANA348.663NANANA185.807NANANA152.897129.04471.98593.836101.20664.12949.28883.73971.22940.82528.41627.98438.06718.64516.0814.6589.711.7620.840.6520.967NANANA2.686NANANA
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us-gaap:LongTermDebt ▆▆▇▇▇▇███▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▁6878.08019.08462.09428.09247.09479.010402.010096.09905.8478650.0238410.498665.1638626.1148219.5778828.9859049.7296755.5636927.9375.892016NANANANANANANA2959.795NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:MinorityInterest ▂▂▂▃▃▃▂▂▃▃▂▁▂▃▆▇█▂▁841.0847.0850.0861.0869.0867.0849.0842.0854.841862.026834.397793.467821.156863.876997.3461063.2371108.986809.075785.175NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent ███▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▇▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▃▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁3336.03283.03330.03049.02870.02667.02655.02676.02655.722475.1352710.4032555.3192607.4582561.8862442.972382.832259.5382081.8221891.449737.559612.344426.611364.976336.505258.142228.367173.244125.99798.90270.96958.19753.848115.59135.00425.1718.5516.11415.70514.91514.56513.357NA12.274NANANA
us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent █▇▆▃▂▁▁▂▂1407.01330.01254.01101.01016.0941.0956.01028.01030.797NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo NANA327.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree NANA279.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour NANA245.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive NANA204.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive NANA425.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:StockholdersEquity █▇▇▆▄▄▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁24804.023017.022225.016031.09855.09173.06618.06040.05715.3934605.5964923.2434508.8383906.4214450.6954237.2424711.485105.7524987.7194752.9112680.4882520.294970.3651088.9441314.656715.934825.997911.71958.094952.333912.056667.12564.165629.426168.583124.7-27.87562.215153.874224.045294.118348.452NA207.048NANANA
us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest █▇▇▅▃▃▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁25645.023864.023075.016892.010724.010040.07467.06882.06570.2345467.6225757.645302.04727.5785314.5715234.588NANANA5905.125NANANA1083.704NANANA911.71NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock ███▆▅▅▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁28205.027623.027260.021574.015895.015390.012737.012348.012052.45810563.74610249.129957.7119656.5379418.8969178.0248989.0228774.2128351.5147773.7275530.9285383.7313561.2563414.6923340.4362502.6792429.6772345.266NANANA1806.617NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax ▆▅█▅▂▁▂▁▃▂▃▃▃▄▃▃▃▂▂▃▃▃▃▂▃▃▃206.0143.0363.0125.0-40.0-113.0-36.0-120.0-5.605-35.019-8.2188.27118.54582.92133.34821.2510.961-20.769-23.7425.3134.19313.565-3.556-23.985-14.804-15.965-0.022NANANANANANANANANANA-0.006-0.003NANANANANANANA
us-gaap:MinorityInterest ▂▂▂▃▃▃▂▂▃▃▂▁▂▃▆▇█▂▁841.0847.0850.0861.0869.0867.0849.0842.0854.841862.026834.397793.467821.156863.876997.3461063.2371108.986809.075785.175NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue ▆▇█▆▄▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁519.0643.0684.0566.0367.0244.0301.0217.0225.595229.724215.554206.0206.586146.825NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders ▂▁▂▂▂▄█▄▂▂█▄▄▂26.020.025.030.027.050.086.051.032.18428.56582.99451.043.64832.054NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities ▆▅█▇▄▁▅▄▄▁▅▅▂▁▃▂2124.01641.03019.02400.0964.0-440.01425.0756.0863.606-639.6061234.5611391.281-129.664-398.376509.891-300.562NANANANANANANANANANANANANA60.64129.762102.346-38.19364.079-60.061-94.952-60.981-50.087-27.088-21.491-22.488-43.297-34.284-45.957NANA
us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities ▄▁▆▆▇▇█▇███▇▇▇▆▅-1515.0-2582.0-1047.0-1039.0-566.0-480.0-403.0-485.612-241.545-305.843-365.009-560.965-682.817-728.637-911.519-1244.727NANANANANANANANANANANANANA-329.18-89.505-77.502-27.174-55.236-38.187-70.088-19.215-79.4415.253-178.17-23.12210.111-8.55-154.679NANA
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us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss █▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▂▁▄▅▁▁▁▁▂▂▃▄▃▃▂▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▄▄1142.0438.0270.0331.0104.016.0105.0143.0-408.334-702.135139.483311.516-717.539-709.551-675.35-619.376-336.397-330.277-121.33721.878-293.188-282.267-320.397-229.858-184.227-154.181-107.63-74.708-61.9-49.8-16.264-38.496-30.50211.248-89.932-110.804-105.603-89.873-81.488-65.078-58.903-48.941-51.358-34.935-38.517-29.519
us-gaap:ProfitLoss █▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▂▁▅▅▁▁▁▁▂▂▃▄▃▃1178.0464.0296.0369.0129.068.0132.0150.0-389.262-667.645210.078254.673-742.706-784.627-770.807-671.163-401.427-397.181-219.46921.878-293.188-282.267NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation ▆██▇▅▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁474.0614.0633.0543.0347.0211.0281.0198.759209.863208.378205.313204.728197.344141.639134.348112.653116.042103.71787.71389.54367.31189.65855.6456.03243.30143.02644.51639.15835.78437.03825.17120.98419.71414.86814.41612.47512.54310.7118.6827.8856.9265.9267.8433.811NANA
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us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities ▄▁▆▆▇▇█▇███▇▇▇▆▅-1515.0-2582.0-1047.0-1039.0-566.0-480.0-403.0-485.612-241.545-305.843-365.009-560.965-682.817-728.637-911.519-1244.727NANANANANANANANANANANANANA-329.18-89.505-77.502-27.174-55.236-38.187-70.088-19.215-79.4415.253-178.17-23.12210.111-8.55-154.679NANA
us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment █▇▆▆▄▃▃▃▂▂▂▃▄▄▅▆▅▄▃▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁1505.01348.01151.01005.0546.0455.0412.0385.391249.677279.932324.978510.271609.813655.662786.6881116.434959.068552.624521.612247.611294.72216.859411.222392.403405.165426.06368.661284.175175.685141.36489.43476.54840.51557.72741.48368.47261.28667.98754.26268.84454.31420.47617.1487.768NANA
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us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities ▁▂▆█▃▆▃▃▅▂▃▃▃▃▃▅-1549.0-1016.02692.04450.0123.02708.0-79.0118.1782142.841-653.019-112.309-84.218398.622371.66285.8422101.506NANANANANANANANANANANANANA1816.55910.51624.215597.0073.684214.44540.17972.1892.83153.77393.609264.33534.28345.829249.895NANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31

Common Stock Value

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Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value1000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.00000895000.0870000.0865000.0855000.0850000.0850000.0845000.0840000.0815000.0805000.0805000.0750000.0740000.0670000.0655000.0655000.0635000.0630000.0630000.0625000.0625000.0620000.0615000.0615000.0605000.0575000.0575000.0530000.0525000.0525000.0520000.0520000.0520000.0475000.0
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.1

Shares Issued

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us-gaap:SharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStock


Shares
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value984963960948186185181180179173172172170169168161131125123114104947.28427.010431
Percentage of SharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Issued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued


Common
Period End2020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-08-312015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-05-312013-03-312012-12-312012-10-312012-10-032012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-312010-07-31
Value9609309259059008958688638578528488438408348208077497406696576541563563162862662262061561260719575571393952852652552252051947459
Percentage of CommonStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding


Common
Period End2020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value960930925905900895868863857852848843840834820807749740669657654635631628626622620615612607575571528526525522520519474
Percentage of CommonStockSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302015-09-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-31
Value1119113311051035995920883864890849845836826810784645617621523
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302015-09-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-31
Value971961937930915895883864854849845836826810744645617573523
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Antidilutive Securities Excluded From Computation Of Earnings Per Share Amount

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us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

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Antidilutive
Period End2021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-30
Value1.00.00.00.01e-061.0886991.0886991.4989871.5006181.5275841.9085722.7922472.3707882.3458231.9551362.7107382.5175732.0408222.6339252.1455172.0152670.8529875.300196
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:StockBasedAwards


Antidilutive
Period End2021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value0.01.00.00.07e-0612103.2695439.9255849.6307618.8551289.0383979.7385955.6666861116
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount0.00.00.00.0700.01177.6979.4218.1661.4630.5464.0323.7410.80.0483.7832.1

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312015-09-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-31
Value1.180.460.290.320.1120.0180.1240.16-0.462-0.820.1680.364-0.844-0.838-0.806-0.74-0.408-0.408-0.1480.03-0.492-0.356-0.080.02-0.172
Percentage of EarningsPerShareBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302015-12-312015-09-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-31
Value1.020.390.240.270.10.0160.1240.156-0.462-0.820.1680.35-0.844-0.838-0.806-0.74-0.408-0.408-0.1480.028-0.492-0.356-0.080-0.172
Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

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Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value00.01
Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted0.02.6

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Per Basic Share

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare


Income
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value0.280.320.110.020.580.8-2.31-4.10.811.82-4.22-4.19-4.01-3.7-2.04-2.04-0.780.15-2.09-2.13-2.44-1.78-1.45-1.22-0.86-0.6-0.5-0.4-0.13-0.32-0.260.1
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerBasicShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Per Diluted Share

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare


Income
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-31
Value0.240.270.10.020.560.78-2.31-4.10.781.75-4.22-4.19-4.01-3.7-2.04-2.04-0.780.14-2.09-2.13-2.44-1.78-1.45-1.22-0.86-0.6-0.5-0.4-0.13-0.32-0.260
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsPerDilutedShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

Allocated Share Based Compensation Expense

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense


Allocated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value47461463354334721128119920920820520419714113411211610387896789555643434439353728211914141212108.6827.8866.9265.926
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.05.95.96.25.73.53.83.23.34.62.83.04.94.24.13.84.23.83.83.95.37.84.66.04.54.64.74.64.76.04.65.04.82.64.724.947.135.522.013.711.912.1

us-gaap:AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

tsla:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense


Allocated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value262386367405222113175981021141101131116258515044374027432428181821171720149.7159.6315.6885.6195.6485.332
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense55.362.958.074.664.053.662.349.249.154.753.855.756.544.143.645.643.842.943.145.140.648.743.450.142.943.349.143.847.655.050.045.350.038.339.045.342.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.23.73.44.63.71.92.41.61.62.51.51.72.81.81.81.71.81.71.71.82.23.82.03.01.92.02.32.02.23.32.32.32.41.01.811.320.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CostOfSales


Allocated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value108103134625233372934192625161816107.466108.5638.9396.4956.4035.9953.8284.824.6015.0535.3833.9123.1063.4553.0171.0631.5361.6380.4710.078
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense22.816.821.211.415.015.613.214.616.59.512.912.28.112.812.09.06.49.79.810.09.67.110.86.811.110.711.413.710.98.412.314.15.510.311.43.80.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.91.01.20.70.90.60.50.50.50.40.40.40.40.50.50.30.30.40.40.40.50.60.50.40.50.50.50.60.50.50.60.70.30.30.50.90.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:CostOfSales0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense


Allocated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-30
Value104125132767365697271726865656159515749414033392524191917161413108.7078.5657.6447.1596.3567.133
Percentage of AllocatedShareBasedCompensationExpense21.920.420.914.021.030.824.636.234.134.833.332.133.443.144.345.349.847.447.144.949.844.245.843.145.946.039.542.541.436.637.740.644.551.449.750.956.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.91.21.20.91.21.10.91.11.11.60.91.01.61.81.81.72.11.81.81.72.63.52.12.62.12.11.82.01.92.21.72.02.11.42.312.726.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax


Comprehensive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value1205218508496177-61.018929-378.92-728.936122301-781.915-659.978-663.252-609.087-304.667-327.306-170.38712-272.56-265.146-299.968-239.039-183.066-170.124-107.651-74.708-61.9-49.8-16.264-38.496-30.50211-89.928-110.804-105.59789-81.468-65.102-58.90348
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.12.14.75.72.9-1.02.60.5-6.0-16.11.74.4-19.5-19.4-20.2-20.4-10.9-12.1-7.50.6-21.5-23.1-24.7-25.5-19.2-18.1-11.3-8.8-8.0-8.0-2.6-8.9-7.52.0-29.4-221.1-396.2297.9-206.9-112.9-101.399.8

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Comprehensive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value362626382552277.0193470-57.0-25.167
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.30.30.20.40.40.90.40.10.30.71.0-0.8-0.6

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Comprehensive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value1241244534534202-9.021636-359.848-695.0193244-807.082
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTaxIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.42.35.06.13.3-0.22.90.6-5.7-15.32.73.6-20.2

Cost Of Goods And Services Sold

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold us-gaap:ProductOrService

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold

tsla:AutomotiveSegment


Cost
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value69225361371436994815401442532856465844052529209119991755
Percentage of CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax64.461.161.561.865.263.767.062.964.564.663.261.460.858.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveSegment0.073.075.675.60.078.282.381.40.075.081.181.60.084.5

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment


Cost
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value787558349282385314325316328330330375281237
Percentage of CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold11.410.49.47.68.07.87.711.17.17.513.117.914.113.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.36.45.84.75.25.05.17.04.54.88.311.08.68.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment0.096.494.396.20.078.188.497.60.082.888.291.50.074.7

us-gaap:Automobiles


Cost
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value7119645737143699
Percentage of CostOfGoodsAndServicesSold0.00.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax59.562.261.561.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:Automobiles72.174.275.675.6

Cost Of Revenue

us-gaap:CostOfRevenue

us-gaap:CostOfRevenue


Cost
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value9074817486786708476947515993511254283975578253003383295228492535212220281849166199589499570574167969459955646545832830446528258211931403931242122
Percentage of CostOfRevenue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax75.978.780.876.579.079.481.281.185.587.580.077.784.586.686.785.076.175.280.972.378.478.082.075.377.772.372.670.472.375.074.576.275.282.992.2117.582.166.280.170.168.263.268.870.278.0

us-gaap:CostOfRevenue us-gaap:ProductOrService

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorage


Cost
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value781595349282
Percentage of CostOfRevenue8.67.37.35.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.55.75.84.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorage0.00.00.00.0

tsla:ServicesAndOther


Cost
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value986962558648
Percentage of CostOfRevenue10.911.811.713.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.29.39.210.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:ServicesAndOther103.7107.7114.6115.7

us-gaap:Automobiles


Cost
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value7307661738623821
Percentage of CostOfRevenue80.581.081.080.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax61.163.764.063.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:Automobiles74.076.078.678.1

Gross Profit

us-gaap:GrossProfit

us-gaap:GrossProfit


Gross
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value28842215206620631267123413911191921565144215236184564384496666674356362742522182312132602612512121551561021009623-8.7614.762107.835171818119.2966.2613.852
Percentage of GrossProfit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax24.121.319.223.521.020.618.818.914.512.520.022.315.513.413.315.023.924.819.127.721.622.018.024.722.327.727.429.627.725.025.523.824.817.17.8-17.517.933.819.929.931.836.831.229.822.018.5

us-gaap:GrossProfit us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

tsla:AutomotiveSegment


Gross
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-30
Value2864231621012042124612231340110387855714001454574421422368583605431637278
Percentage of GrossProfit99.3104.6101.799.098.399.196.392.695.498.697.095.592.992.496.382.187.590.799.2100.1101.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax24.022.319.623.320.620.418.117.513.812.319.421.314.412.412.812.420.922.518.927.722.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveSegment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment


Gross
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-30
Value20-101.0-35.02121115188427.77442684434168083623.606-0.947-4.212
Percentage of GrossProfit0.7-4.6-1.71.01.70.93.77.44.61.43.04.57.17.63.717.912.59.30.8-0.1-1.5
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.2-1.0-0.30.20.30.20.71.40.70.20.61.01.11.00.52.73.02.30.2-0.0-0.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Extraordinary Items Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value129353337955515070174176-369.831-644.772231271-728.999-779.022-779.901-671.448-385.78-371.903-208.39930-289.539-278.421-315.349-228.074-181.06-151.141-103.91-70.981-60.75-48.991-14.906-37.718-30.20111-90.079-110.688-105.494-89.814-81.377-64.991-58.764-48.791-51.395-34.852-38.508
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesExtraordinaryItemsNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax10.85.13.56.32.51.22.42.8-5.8-14.23.24.0-18.2-22.9-23.7-22.5-13.8-13.8-9.11.3-22.8-24.3-26.0-24.3-19.0-16.1-10.9-8.3-7.9-7.9-2.4-8.7-7.52.0-29.4-220.9-395.8-297.7-206.7-112.7-101.0-99.5-141.6-111.6-135.6

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value1156983186212.0422619222116135.605-9.094-0.2851525118.1333.6493.8465.0481.7843.1673.043.7193.7271.150.8091.3580.7780.3010.151-0.1480.1160.1090.0590.1120.0870.1390.15-0.0370.0830.009
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.00.70.82.10.30.00.60.40.30.50.30.20.30.2-0.3-0.00.60.90.50.40.30.30.40.20.30.30.40.40.10.10.20.20.10.0-0.00.20.40.20.30.20.20.3-0.10.30.0

Interest Expense

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:InterestExpense


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value7599246163170169170185171157174175163149146117108996546464038292426282931116.2296.492200.1180.0260.0780.0840.0650.00.2980.464
Percentage of InterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.61.02.31.92.82.82.32.92.73.52.42.64.14.44.53.93.93.72.82.03.73.53.23.12.62.83.03.44.11.91.01.55.00.00.00.20.30.20.01.01.6

Interest Expense Debt

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDebt

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDebt


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value4.09.015771656566645039444342424242433127363535363533321081.01.00.2150.5
Percentage of InterestExpenseDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.11.50.81.11.10.91.00.80.90.60.61.11.21.31.41.61.21.21.62.83.13.03.73.53.511.40.10.10.02.50.1

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value114243827033110416105143-408.334-702.135139311-717.539-709.551-675.35-619.376-336.397-330.277-121.33721-293.188-282.267-320.397-229.858-184.227-154.181-107.63-74.708-61.9-49.8-16.264-38.496-30.50211-89.932-110.804-105.603-89.873-81.488-65.078-58.903-48.941-51.358-34.935-38.517-29.519
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.64.22.53.81.70.31.42.3-6.4-15.51.94.6-17.9-20.8-20.5-20.8-12.1-12.2-5.31.0-23.1-24.6-26.4-24.5-19.3-16.4-11.3-8.8-8.0-8.0-2.6-8.9-7.52.0-29.4-221.1-396.2-297.9-207.0-112.9-101.3-99.8-141.5-111.8-135.6-141.8

Net Income Loss Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value362626382552277.0193470-56.843-25.167-75.076-95.457-51.787-65.03-66.904
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.30.30.20.40.40.90.40.10.30.81.0-0.8-0.6-2.2-2.9-1.7-2.3-2.5

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic


Net
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302014-03-312013-03-312012-03-31
Value270300105143-717.539-709.551-675.35-619.376-336.397-330.277-121.33721-293.188-282.267-320.397-229.858-49.811-89.873
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax2.53.41.42.3-17.9-20.8-20.5-20.8-12.1-12.2-5.31.0-23.1-24.6-26.4-24.5-8.02.0-297.9

Operating Expenses

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses

us-gaap:OperatingExpenses


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value157216211491125494095110329301088108710291106124010531036984907925701551512500478415383362336290241199169133112101114991109888817765624737
Percentage of OperatingExpenses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax13.115.613.914.315.615.914.014.817.123.914.216.231.030.931.533.032.534.330.724.040.443.739.444.340.238.635.234.231.432.127.630.927.718.137.5199.0416.2328.1225.4141.7132.8133.3173.5150.9132.5

Operating Income Loss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss

us-gaap:OperatingIncomeLoss


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value1312594575809327283359261-167.458-521.831413416-621.392-596.974-598.141-535.48-240.916-257.549-266.69885-238.04-248.224-260.333-183.662-170.188-102.446-74.838-39.129-28.753-43.967-13.353-30.554-11.792-5.584-90.883-108.46-106.175-88.763-80.927-64.477-58.739-47.346-51.645-37.834-31.362
Percentage of OperatingIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax11.05.75.49.25.44.74.94.1-2.6-11.55.76.1-15.5-17.5-18.2-17.9-8.6-9.6-11.73.7-18.7-21.6-21.4-19.6-17.8-10.9-7.8-4.6-3.7-7.1-2.2-7.1-2.9-1.0-29.7-216.5-398.4-294.2-205.5-111.8-101.0-96.6-142.3-121.1-110.4

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Foreign Currency Transaction And Translation Adjustment Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value63-220.023816573-77.084-114.029-26.801-16.489-10.274-64.376491210318.541-14.532.014-2.3-3.68413-9.1921.157-16.147
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.5-2.12.21.91.2-1.31.1-1.80.5-0.6-0.2-0.2-1.61.50.40.31.10.3-0.60.1-0.2-0.31.1-1.00.1-1.7

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Other
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value16573-77.0-114.029-27.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.098.6100.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.91.2-1.3-1.80.5-0.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent


Other
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value16573-77.0-114.029-27.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.098.6100.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.91.2-1.3-1.80.5-0.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.0

Other Nonoperating Income Expense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value452844-97.0-15.0-54.0-25.085-40.75625-14.2052250-37.716-41.677-24.39-41.208-18.098121-11.756-7.3739.177-17.149-15.43113-22.305-0.588-3.09-1.2266.7184.584-0.741.668170.745-2.1880.691-1.076-0.496-0.594-0.071-1.4850.1873.18-6.729
Percentage of OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.40.30.4-1.1-0.2-0.9-0.31.3-0.60.6-0.20.31.3-1.1-1.3-0.8-1.5-0.75.3-0.5-0.60.8-1.4-1.61.4-2.4-0.1-0.4-0.21.10.7-0.20.43.00.2-4.42.6-3.6-1.3-1.0-0.1-3.00.510.2-23.7

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value117846429636912968132150-389.262-667.645210254-742.706-784.627-770.807-671.163-401.427-397.181-219.46921-293.188-282.267
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.94.52.84.22.11.11.82.4-6.1-14.72.93.7-18.6-23.0-23.4-22.5-14.4-14.7-9.61.0-23.1-24.6

Research And Development Expense

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense

us-gaap:ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense


Research
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value57666652236627932434533432334035635038636735433136932224521419118219017818116713913510781685652546861746861545241372615
Percentage of ResearchAndDevelopmentExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax4.86.44.94.24.65.44.75.35.17.54.95.19.610.810.811.113.311.910.89.315.115.915.719.119.017.814.616.014.013.111.113.112.99.822.5123.5280.8226.7155.493.890.384.0103.785.554.3

Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value119581038910744877160365985738463036349454172256824400234083288298427892696228422981270114712149369549399568517696206154314055613065026303957584936312820
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService

tsla:AutomotiveSegment


Revenue
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value90347346491148936143513251683508607358783117256124092076
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax84.183.881.481.883.281.481.477.384.186.177.975.273.369.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax84.183.881.481.883.281.481.477.384.186.177.975.273.369.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSales


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302020-06-30
Value653225
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.53.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax5.53.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSales100.0100.0

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment


Revenue
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value752579370293436402368324371399374410298317
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.06.66.14.95.96.45.87.15.15.99.412.09.110.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax7.06.66.14.95.96.45.87.15.15.99.412.09.110.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SalesAndServices


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value114781035283665623562670435921599842136869646336223123
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax96.096.495.493.294.095.493.994.592.895.194.790.591.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax96.096.495.493.294.095.493.994.592.895.194.790.591.6
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:SalesAndServices100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ServicesAndOther


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value951893678581487560580548605492531326270263
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.08.66.36.68.19.47.98.79.510.97.44.86.77.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.08.66.36.68.19.47.98.79.510.97.44.86.77.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:ServicesAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Automobiles


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value9874870549114893
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax82.683.881.481.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax82.683.881.481.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:Automobiles100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

tsla:AutomotiveRegulatoryCredits, tsla:Automotive


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value354401397428354133134111215941895480
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.03.74.57.15.91.82.11.84.81.32.81.32.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax3.03.74.57.15.91.82.11.84.81.32.81.32.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveRegulatoryCredits tsla:Automotive100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:AutomotiveSalesWithResaleValueGuarantee, tsla:Automotive


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value18815816160172221177138-390.621346391365299
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.61.51.81.02.93.02.82.2-8.64.85.79.18.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax1.61.51.81.02.93.02.82.2-8.64.85.79.18.8
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveSalesWithResaleValueGuarantee tsla:Automotive100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:AutomotiveSalesWithResaleValueGuaranteePriceAdjustments, tsla:Automotive


Revenue
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value0.012605010.0-10.064
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.11.08.40.0-0.21.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax0.00.11.08.40.0-0.21.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveSalesWithResaleValueGuaranteePriceAdjustments tsla:Automotive0.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0

tsla:AutomotiveSalesWithoutResaleValueGuarantee, tsla:Automotive


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value9332847567884423436757894821491836835632529726982182
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax78.078.977.473.373.078.476.577.581.177.977.667.464.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax78.078.977.473.373.078.476.577.581.177.977.667.464.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveSalesWithoutResaleValueGuarantee tsla:Automotive100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSales, tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment


Revenue
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value640439225173320241225212265259234297
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.05.03.72.94.33.83.64.73.73.85.98.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.05.03.72.94.33.83.64.73.73.85.98.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSales tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value119581038910744877160365985738463036349454172256824400234083288298427892696228422981270114712149369549399568517696206154314055613065026303957584936312820
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Revenues us-gaap:ProductOrService

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorage


Revenuesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value801494370293
Percentage of Revenues6.74.86.14.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.74.86.14.9
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorage0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Automobiles


Revenuesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value10206900251795132
Percentage of Revenues85.386.685.885.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax85.386.685.885.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:Automobiles103.4103.4105.5104.9

us-gaap:Revenues us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

tsla:AutomotiveSegment


Revenuesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-30
Value1115798959992819256665692694859015981421668546425362729982990266725022482215322751266
Percentage of Revenues93.395.293.093.493.995.194.193.694.292.994.994.190.688.090.989.489.792.194.299.099.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax93.395.293.093.493.995.194.193.694.292.994.994.190.688.090.989.489.792.194.299.099.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:AutomotiveSegment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment


Revenuesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-30
Value801494752579370293436402368324371399374410298317286213131233.947
Percentage of Revenues6.74.87.06.66.14.95.96.45.87.15.15.99.412.09.110.610.37.95.81.00.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax6.74.87.06.66.14.95.96.45.87.15.15.99.412.09.110.610.37.95.81.00.3
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Revenues us-gaap:StatementGeographical

country:CN


Revenuesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-30
Value28593043261817441400900841669689779311409527508495563463503497314132119134201141
Percentage of Revenues23.929.324.419.923.215.011.410.610.917.24.36.013.214.915.118.916.618.721.813.710.510.414.023.618.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax23.929.324.419.923.215.011.410.610.917.24.36.013.214.915.118.916.618.721.813.710.510.414.023.618.4
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax country:CN0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

country:US


Revenuesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value52054424513442153090276837163127348023295622513222461844184115821523127513091432830628487382329272310268382534275418.01716303223
Percentage of Revenues43.542.647.848.151.246.250.349.654.851.377.875.256.154.156.053.054.647.357.362.365.454.851.044.942.943.950.462.394.495.189.981.830.056.441.753.655.748.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax43.542.647.848.151.246.250.349.654.851.377.875.256.154.156.053.054.647.357.362.365.454.851.044.942.943.950.462.394.495.189.981.830.056.441.753.655.748.1
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:OtherCountries


Revenuesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value3894292229922812154623171873182715519037507831003893611613680781377415264340
Percentage of Revenues32.628.127.832.125.638.725.429.024.419.910.411.525.126.218.620.624.429.016.518.120.829.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax32.628.127.832.125.638.725.429.024.419.910.411.525.126.218.620.624.429.016.518.120.829.7
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax tsla:OtherCountries0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Selling General And Administrative Expense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense

us-gaap:SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense


Selling
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value97310569698886616276995966477036677297506866826525376034563363213182882362011951961551341171017759474537363027272424252022
Percentage of SellingGeneralAndAdministrativeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax8.110.29.010.111.010.59.59.510.215.59.210.718.820.120.721.919.322.420.014.725.327.723.825.221.120.820.618.217.418.916.517.914.88.415.075.4135.4101.470.047.942.549.469.965.478.2

Assets

us-gaap:Assets

us-gaap:Assets


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value55146529725214845691381353725034309327953187228912297392926227910272712865528107260432505322664125921186891918092754764686120584954375054450024162166188711431114809776761713700646386
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value51085143515152746602
Percentage of Assets9.39.79.911.519.2
Percentage of Assets9.39.79.911.519.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value2889628507284182814326754265182619925313247222287423426234092264221551230222192919459188851675099009311817869616186570152394879441740363518174915241258975989837714607489406297179
Percentage of Liabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets52.453.854.561.670.271.276.477.277.679.178.880.081.179.080.378.074.775.473.978.678.589.086.082.088.285.683.481.279.978.272.470.466.785.388.8103.492.079.868.658.046.146.4

us-gaap:Liabilities us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Liabilitiesus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value30243293241826232577
Percentage of Liabilities10.511.68.59.39.8
Percentage of Assets5.56.24.65.77.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary59.264.046.949.739.0

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value55146529725214845691381353725034309327953187228912297392926227910272712865528107260432505322664125921186891918092754764686120584954375054450024162166188711431114809776761713700646386
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value248042301722225160319855917366186040571546054923450839064450423747115105498747522680252097010881314715825911958952912667564629168124-27.87562153224294348207-253.523-199.714
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets45.043.542.635.125.824.619.318.417.915.916.615.414.016.314.816.819.619.921.021.321.210.613.517.411.113.515.617.618.820.327.626.033.314.711.2-3.48.020.231.442.053.953.60.00.0

Assets Current

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value246932470526717217441533614893121031094010181767783067920669963836570706863597027625951725203323927912998262829213198336234413156126512181129525524284317358372412417235
Percentage of AssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets44.846.651.247.640.240.035.333.431.926.627.927.124.023.422.925.124.428.127.641.143.835.234.539.740.647.754.761.868.170.152.456.359.846.047.135.240.847.252.358.964.761.1

us-gaap:AssetsCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value252237220254233
Percentage of AssetsCurrent1.01.00.81.21.9
Percentage of Assets0.50.40.40.60.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary4.94.64.34.83.5

Cash And Cash Equivalents At Carrying Value

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302009-12-312008-12-31
Value162291714119384145318615808062685338495421983685296722362665336735303035400633933084324614411196142611501510190523702674239384579574621420185210218255213319100999647699.277
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets29.432.437.231.822.621.718.316.315.57.612.410.18.09.811.812.611.716.015.024.527.415.714.818.917.824.732.643.652.953.235.036.739.518.718.110.627.128.735.830.549.40.025.80.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value897887113106
Percentage of CashAndCashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue0.50.50.40.81.7
Percentage of Assets0.20.10.20.20.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary1.71.51.72.11.6

Accounts Receivable Net Current

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value212918901886175714851274132411281147104694911555696525156074534404993261783181681191382002261569672494711346269.16411139.53918236.71
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.93.63.63.83.93.43.93.43.63.63.23.92.02.41.82.21.71.82.22.61.53.52.11.62.13.33.92.91.91.62.02.26.04.02.41.11.41.81.32.63.61.7

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNetCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value5135284927
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNetCurrent2.41.91.52.82.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary1.00.70.50.90.4

Inventory Net

us-gaap:InventoryNet

us-gaap:InventoryNet


Inventory
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value47334132410142184018449435523581338238363113331433242565226324712438222020671604160913011277129312121054953752596450340347254237268159665550495445
Percentage of InventoryNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets8.67.87.99.210.512.110.410.910.613.310.511.311.99.47.98.89.48.99.112.713.614.215.817.118.717.216.313.811.810.014.116.013.520.824.119.78.67.37.07.08.411.7

Prepaid Expense And Other Assets Current

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent


Prepaid
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value16021542134612381218104571366056946436532542237926832131327119413214415312513310613594656148272713118.4387.7756.927.1039.414109.50710
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.92.92.62.73.22.82.12.01.81.61.21.11.51.40.91.11.21.10.91.11.21.71.51.81.62.21.61.21.21.11.11.30.71.00.81.00.90.91.31.61.52.8

us-gaap:PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Prepaid
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value11212410592100
Percentage of PrepaidExpenseAndOtherAssetsCurrent7.08.07.87.414.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.20.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary2.22.42.01.71.5

Noncurrent Assets

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets


Noncurrent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value21548198011872617873170781674416534163581628316092176011754717309168651637515682146171310211902519425961567130111209237275915620.4980370.433642376310122
Percentage of NoncurrentAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets39.137.435.939.144.845.048.249.951.155.759.260.062.061.857.155.856.152.352.564.244.431.028.946.442.638.551.750.50.10.149.443.531.8

us-gaap:NoncurrentAssets us-gaap:StatementGeographical

country:US


Noncurrent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value17460166501598915742155411565715644155451562015577167411671616495160601558714935139491250511399458524521496126410915815520.4904140.427349369304119
Percentage of NoncurrentAssets81.084.185.488.191.093.594.695.095.996.895.195.395.395.295.295.295.495.495.888.394.595.597.297.498.498.298.598.598.298.397.1
Percentage of Assets31.731.430.734.540.842.045.647.449.053.956.357.159.158.954.453.153.649.950.356.741.929.628.145.250.849.60.10.148.542.730.8
Percentage of Assets country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:International


Noncurrent
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value4088315127372131153710878908136625158608318138057877466685975036091437036299.5649.9980.0076230.0062936.8065.3843.585
Percentage of NoncurrentAssets19.015.914.611.99.06.55.45.04.13.24.94.74.74.84.84.84.64.64.211.75.54.52.82.61.61.81.51.51.81.72.9
Percentage of Assets7.45.95.24.74.02.92.62.52.11.82.92.82.93.02.72.72.62.42.27.52.51.40.81.20.80.90.00.00.90.80.9
Percentage of Assets tsla:International0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Property Plant And Equipment Gross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value2148919257178641666215439147101413013718133301276914029137001315812511117511092997368181698052214777426639743576304925662121164712401018878770690656609531460399330136
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets39.036.434.336.540.539.541.241.841.844.247.246.847.145.941.038.937.432.730.841.540.246.449.147.447.241.936.330.324.522.636.435.636.657.454.765.759.252.446.335.4

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:ComputerEquipmentAndSoftware


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302014-12-31
Value1148102085678270064759554955352548746344642639536033530127521820519317515398
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross5.35.34.84.74.54.44.24.04.24.13.53.43.43.43.43.33.43.73.94.24.34.54.44.34.7
Percentage of Assets2.11.91.61.71.81.71.71.71.71.81.61.61.61.61.41.31.31.21.21.71.72.12.22.01.7
Percentage of Assets tsla:ComputerEquipmentAndSoftware0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:MachineryEquipmentVehiclesAndOfficeFurniture


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value91568711849379437687742871677007691965846328595052014532425136712552235821541694
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross42.645.247.547.749.850.550.751.151.951.645.143.439.536.236.233.626.228.830.942.6
Percentage of Assets16.616.416.317.420.219.920.921.421.722.821.320.318.616.614.813.19.89.49.520.9
Percentage of Assets tsla:MachineryEquipmentVehiclesAndOfficeFurniture0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value38262435162116071012812764700543622807963133316042541348839192899214710278766866937471027763572368193110764337517514520229022758
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross17.812.69.19.66.65.55.45.14.14.95.87.010.112.821.631.940.335.430.819.718.316.117.420.933.729.827.022.415.610.88.75.75.47.812.327.344.072.768.843.1
Percentage of Assets6.94.63.13.52.72.22.22.11.72.22.73.34.85.98.912.415.011.69.58.27.47.58.69.915.912.59.86.83.82.53.22.02.04.56.717.926.138.131.915.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ConstructionInProgress0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LandAndBuilding


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value3725368136623245317231463024295628392631404739953904380825171557139012131079521
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross17.319.120.519.520.521.421.421.521.320.628.829.229.730.421.414.314.314.815.513.1
Percentage of Assets6.86.97.07.18.38.48.89.08.99.113.613.714.014.08.85.55.34.84.86.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LandAndBuilding0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LeaseholdImprovements


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value15961494142112911157110310871029101098796094390584078971666955950542238936133832033931023016513411794745950393631322713
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross7.47.88.07.77.57.57.77.57.67.76.86.96.96.76.76.66.96.87.28.18.18.58.59.011.112.110.910.110.811.510.89.78.77.76.46.86.98.08.410.2
Percentage of Assets2.92.82.72.83.03.03.23.13.23.43.23.23.23.12.82.52.62.22.23.43.33.94.24.35.25.13.93.02.72.63.93.43.24.43.54.54.14.23.93.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LeaseholdImprovements0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ToolsDiesAndMolds


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value203819161811179417111574149314771463141813971384136512991255111284582579478074064155043934030829527225323923021921119917212625161615
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentGross9.59.910.110.811.110.710.610.811.011.110.010.110.410.410.710.28.710.111.414.915.515.013.912.311.212.013.916.620.423.526.228.530.730.328.323.75.54.25.011.6
Percentage of Assets3.73.63.53.94.54.24.44.54.64.94.74.74.94.84.44.03.23.33.56.26.27.06.85.85.35.05.15.05.05.39.510.111.217.415.515.63.32.22.34.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:ToolsDiesAndMolds0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value5824538951174814443040723734352832482918269924542188199217231535133711649979127836735714724033422922432041691401169474574538353221
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets10.610.29.810.511.610.910.910.810.210.19.18.47.87.36.05.55.14.64.47.26.67.37.16.36.25.65.04.54.03.85.85.45.06.65.25.64.94.64.55.7

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value1566513868127471184811009106381039610190100829850113301124610969105191002793948399701659824309399335933403310326462224182914041035849738654595581552486421364298248189114
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets28.426.224.425.928.928.630.331.131.634.138.138.439.338.635.033.432.328.026.434.233.639.142.141.140.936.331.325.820.518.930.630.231.550.949.660.154.347.841.835.429.429.7

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:Equipment


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value179017901770176017501750173016501640141012401140955576473
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet11.412.913.914.915.916.516.616.216.314.310.910.18.75.54.7
Percentage of Assets3.23.43.43.94.64.75.05.05.14.94.23.93.42.11.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Equipment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

srt:RestatementAdjustment, tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006


Property
Period End2020-12-31
Value-45.0
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet-0.4
Percentage of Assets-0.1
Percentage of Assets srt:RestatementAdjustment tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate2020060.0

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill


Goodwill
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value2032062072031961931981861537468656461604543
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.40.40.40.50.50.60.60.50.30.20.20.20.20.20.20.2

Indefinite Lived Intangible Assets Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value13101330155.05.05.33347474747868686868686
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.42.50.00.00.00.00.20.20.20.20.30.30.30.30.30.4

us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

tsla:GigafactoryNevadaWaterRights


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value151515115.05.05.0
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill1.11.1100.00.00.00.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:GigafactoryNevadaWaterRights0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Intangible Assets Net Excluding Goodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill


Intangible
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value28329931331831232333935132727328229130034636137238038837612
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsNetExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.50.60.60.70.80.91.01.11.00.90.91.01.11.31.31.31.51.61.70.2

Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value268284298307307318334346322226235244253259274285294301289
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.50.50.60.70.80.91.01.11.00.80.80.80.91.01.01.01.11.21.3

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

tsla:FavorableContractsAndLeases


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value777981838587899192949698100102104106108110111
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet28.727.827.227.027.727.426.626.328.741.740.940.239.639.437.937.237.036.538.7
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.20.20.20.20.30.30.30.30.30.30.40.40.40.40.40.40.5
Percentage of Assets tsla:FavorableContractsAndLeases0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DevelopedTechnologyRights


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value172183194201199207220229202107112118124104108113116119111
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet64.264.465.165.564.865.165.966.262.847.248.048.649.240.239.539.639.739.838.6
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.40.40.50.60.60.70.60.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.40.50.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:DevelopedTechnologyRights0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value18202121212222242423242526262728282923
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet6.77.07.06.86.86.96.66.97.710.510.510.610.610.310.010.09.79.88.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OtherIntangibleAssets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:TradeNames


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value1.02.02.02.02.02.03.02.02.6251.2941.3891.4791.559263437394242
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet0.40.70.70.70.70.60.90.60.80.60.60.60.610.212.613.213.613.914.7
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.10.10.20.20.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:TradeNames0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Operating Lease Right Of Use Asset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1734164715581375127411971218123412481253
Percentage of OperatingLeaseRightOfUseAsset100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.13.13.03.03.33.23.63.83.94.3

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value1626158715361436141513738088208428015714314194152732312092242167066677457534843433836231624212121222222222222
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.93.02.93.13.73.72.42.52.62.81.91.51.51.51.00.80.80.91.00.60.60.70.90.80.80.80.70.80.80.81.00.71.31.92.02.72.82.93.13.23.55.9

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value202197182174156
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent12.412.411.812.119.3
Percentage of Assets0.40.40.30.40.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary4.03.83.53.32.4

Accounts Payable Current

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value7558664860514958363839703771346831333248340435963030260323902385235920751860160611141013916824771732777649443375303302262304303162786456535728
Percentage of AccountsPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.712.611.610.99.510.711.010.69.811.211.412.310.99.58.38.59.18.38.212.89.411.011.310.911.912.013.311.98.88.312.614.013.926.627.220.010.18.57.97.78.97.5

Contract With Customer Liability Current

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value169315921458125811301186116310458837626305705761015
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.13.02.82.83.03.23.43.22.82.62.12.02.13.5

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value11111110.078
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent0.60.70.80.86.7
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary0.20.20.20.21.2

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent us-gaap:ProductOrService

tsla:AutomotiveRegulatoryCredits


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value4261210.0140
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityCurrent2.53.81.40.012.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.00.00.4
Percentage of Assets tsla:AutomotiveRegulatoryCredits0.00.00.00.00.0

Debt Current

us-gaap:DebtCurrent

us-gaap:DebtCurrent


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value108214151758276633172851139916431459135222211833183817557993757609631.114652
Percentage of DebtCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.02.73.46.18.77.74.15.04.64.77.56.36.66.42.81.32.93.80.0

us-gaap:DebtCurrent us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value869936777857650604573345468
Percentage of DebtCurrent80.366.144.231.019.621.241.021.021.1
Percentage of Assets1.61.81.51.91.71.61.71.11.6
Percentage of Assets tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value10.0141724
Percentage of DebtCurrent0.70.80.61.7
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

tsla:CashEquityDebt, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value201918131310.010.09.09.4019.33510101111121213
Percentage of DebtCurrent1.81.31.00.50.40.40.70.50.60.70.50.60.60.71.53.31223.9
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets tsla:CashEquityDebt tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value419135013361320
Percentage of DebtCurrent23.848.840.346.3
Percentage of Assets0.83.03.53.5
Percentage of Assets tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value4139394037373234333028242424231616
Percentage of DebtCurrent3.82.82.21.41.11.32.32.12.32.21.31.31.31.43.04.41445.6
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.1
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarBondsAndOtherLoans, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value2.0304.02.05.0121515
Percentage of DebtCurrent0.22.10.20.10.20.41.10.9
Percentage of Assets0.00.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarBondsAndOtherLoans tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarLoanBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value131313131212111110109.8889.8889.5669.5668.0068.0033.514
Percentage of DebtCurrent1.20.90.70.50.40.40.80.70.70.80.40.50.50.51.02.1315.3
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarLoanBackedNotes tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarTermLoan, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1518.0
Percentage of DebtCurrent8.60.6
Percentage of Assets0.30.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarTermLoan tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.0

tsla:SolarTermLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1511541581588.0188
Percentage of DebtCurrent8.65.64.85.50.68.5
Percentage of Assets0.30.30.40.40.00.6
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarTermLoans tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value130317115249
Percentage of DebtCurrent12.022.46.59.0
Percentage of Assets0.20.60.20.5
Percentage of Assets tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value7.05117132
Percentage of DebtCurrent0.63.69.71.2
Percentage of Assets0.00.10.30.1
Percentage of Assets tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

tsla:WarehouseAgreement, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value37369268217945401311075481951541371130.073708
Percentage of DebtCurrent2.11.32.82.41.54.83.13.00.66.04.12.824.441.118.011.86.6
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.20.20.10.20.10.10.00.40.30.20.70.50.50.50.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:WarehouseAgreement tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:ZeroCouponConvertibleSeniorNotesDueInTwoThousandTwenty, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value3.0359997
Percentage of DebtCurrent0.11.13.56.9
Percentage of Assets0.00.10.30.3
Percentage of Assets tsla:ZeroCouponConvertibleSeniorNotesDueInTwoThousandTwenty tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DebtCurrent us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value9431017104911301941126211469127467977666976325524492392161840.353359
Percentage of DebtCurrent87.271.959.740.958.544.381.955.551.259.034.538.034.431.556.263.728.519.231.7
Percentage of Assets1.71.92.02.55.13.43.32.82.32.82.62.42.32.01.60.90.80.70.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value13939870916361376158925373171255414551136120512033501365437790.761293
Percentage of DebtCurrent12.828.140.359.141.555.718.144.548.841.065.562.065.668.543.836.371.580.868.3
Percentage of Assets0.30.81.43.63.64.30.72.22.21.94.93.94.34.41.20.52.13.10.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Liabilities Current

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value16371148771424813302122701198610667101469588924299929775914186507674646865466245582740823766318728162553238421922107183915751413675116948653553938528623519115413885
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets29.728.127.329.132.232.231.130.930.132.033.633.432.831.726.823.025.124.925.732.431.734.734.833.836.935.836.033.831.231.427.954.025.846.848.447.736.931.026.822.021.522.2

us-gaap:LiabilitiesCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value9851045885965775
Percentage of LiabilitiesCurrent6.07.06.27.37.3
Percentage of Assets1.82.01.72.12.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary19.320.317.218.311.7

Operating Lease Liability Current

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value325309286251233229228223220
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.60.50.50.60.60.70.70.7

Other Liabilities Current

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesCurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value29227324117317918420337222184
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.50.50.50.40.50.50.61.30.80.4

Taxes Payable Current

us-gaap:TaxesPayableCurrent

us-gaap:TaxesPayableCurrent


Taxes
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value834828777635484399611348185152129719310164498371402827381816149.711.7620.840.6520.9672.686
Percentage of TaxesPayableCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.51.61.51.41.31.11.81.20.60.71.00.61.01.30.80.81.41.20.80.60.61.60.90.91.30.90.20.10.10.10.7

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312014-12-31
Value687880198462942892479479104021009699058650841086658626821988289049675569275.8920162959
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets12.515.116.220.624.225.430.330.831.129.928.329.630.930.130.832.225.927.70.050.6

us-gaap:LongTermDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument

tsla:ConvertibleSeniorNotes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value304790197137693758373436864207415027813660385138033763372236953690380129572505
Percentage of LongTermDebt4.49.923.340.040.639.435.441.741.932.243.544.544.145.842.240.854.654.950191.40.0
Percentage of Assets0.61.53.88.29.910.010.712.813.09.612.313.213.613.813.013.114.215.213.031.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:ConvertibleSeniorNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:FivePointThreeZeroPercentSeniorNotesDueTwentyTwentyFive


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value17871786178517841784178317821779
Percentage of LongTermDebt26.022.321.118.919.318.817.121.2
Percentage of Assets3.23.43.43.94.74.85.26.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:FivePointThreeZeroPercentSeniorNotesDueTwentyTwentyFive0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value10951097111511191135113911551159116911721183857864869880422433434442
Percentage of LongTermDebt15.913.713.211.912.312.011.111.511.813.614.19.910.010.610.04.76.46.37514.6
Percentage of Assets2.02.12.12.43.03.13.43.53.74.14.02.93.13.23.11.51.71.72.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarLoanBackedNotes


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value128128146146161161175175189189203202220220236236268268137
Percentage of LongTermDebt1.91.61.71.51.71.71.71.71.92.22.42.32.62.72.72.64.03.92325.6
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.30.30.40.40.50.50.60.70.70.70.80.80.80.81.01.10.6
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarLoanBackedNotes0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value145516369211027667837997484704
Percentage of LongTermDebt21.220.410.910.97.28.89.64.88.4
Percentage of Assets2.63.11.82.21.72.22.91.52.4
Percentage of Assets tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value24191816
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.30.20.20.2
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

tsla:CashEquityDebt, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value402406408421423427430437438439441448450451454459466
Percentage of LongTermDebt5.85.14.84.54.64.54.14.34.45.15.25.25.25.55.15.17921.6
Percentage of Assets0.70.80.80.91.11.11.31.31.41.51.51.51.61.71.61.62.1
Percentage of Assets tsla:CashEquityDebt tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:ChinaLoanAgreements, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value614616592517418297
Percentage of LongTermDebt7.77.36.35.64.42.9
Percentage of Assets1.21.21.31.41.10.9
Percentage of Assets tsla:ChinaLoanAgreements tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:CreditAgreement, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value18781898189518851550186115861678159818561540159315981286110912698569340.969
Percentage of LongTermDebt27.323.722.420.016.819.615.216.616.121.518.318.418.515.612.614.012.713.516.4
Percentage of Assets3.43.63.64.14.15.04.65.15.06.45.25.45.74.73.94.53.33.70.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:CreditAgreement tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:FivePointThreeZeroPercentSeniorNotesDueTwentyTwentyFive, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value1787178617851784178417831782178117801779177817771777177617751774
Percentage of LongTermDebt26.022.321.118.919.318.817.117.618.020.621.120.520.621.620.119.6
Percentage of Assets3.23.43.43.94.74.85.25.45.66.26.06.16.46.56.26.3
Percentage of Assets tsla:FivePointThreeZeroPercentSeniorNotesDueTwentyTwentyFive tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value10541058107610791098110211231125113511411154833840845856406426
Percentage of LongTermDebt15.313.212.711.411.911.610.811.111.513.213.79.69.710.39.74.57241.2
Percentage of Assets1.92.02.12.42.93.03.33.43.63.93.92.83.03.13.01.41.9
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarBondsAndOtherLoans, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value7.023495253525352
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.10.30.60.60.60.50.50.5
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.10.10.10.10.20.2
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarBondsAndOtherLoans tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarLoanBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value115115133133149149164164179179193193211211228228133
Percentage of LongTermDebt1.71.41.61.41.61.61.61.61.82.12.32.22.42.62.62.52265.9
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.30.30.40.40.50.50.60.60.60.70.80.80.80.80.6
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarLoanBackedNotes tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarRenewableEnergyCreditAndOtherLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value79676767
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.80.70.70.6
Percentage of Assets0.20.20.20.2
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarRenewableEnergyCreditAndOtherLoans tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

tsla:SolarRevolvingCreditFacilityAndOtherLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value14818167
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.21.01.00.6
Percentage of Assets0.00.20.20.2
Percentage of Assets tsla:SolarRevolvingCreditFacilityAndOtherLoans tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value366678918910902894886878871863856849841834827820
Percentage of LongTermDebt4.37.29.99.68.78.98.910.210.410.09.910.39.59.212.311.8
Percentage of Assets0.71.52.42.42.62.72.83.02.93.03.13.12.93.03.23.3
Percentage of Assets tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value166378856141314251405138313611340
Percentage of LongTermDebt2.44.710.115.015.414.813.313.513.5
Percentage of Assets0.30.71.63.13.73.84.04.24.2
Percentage of Assets tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:WarehouseAgreement, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value257267589458146507276133785494252874774023413300.316292
Percentage of LongTermDebt3.02.86.44.81.45.02.81.50.96.34.93.55.44.55.14.85.4
Percentage of Assets0.50.61.51.20.41.50.90.50.31.91.51.11.71.41.31.30.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:WarehouseAgreement tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value3040393435113616351734683392294528052687278425502540247424242299223623512.022422
Percentage of LongTermDebt44.249.141.538.438.036.632.629.228.331.133.129.429.530.127.525.433.133.934.3
Percentage of Assets5.57.46.77.99.29.39.99.08.89.39.48.79.19.18.58.28.69.40.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:NonrecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value3838408549515812573060117010715171005962562561146085574464046749451945763.869594
Percentage of LongTermDebt55.850.958.561.662.063.467.470.871.768.966.970.670.569.972.574.666.966.165.7
Percentage of Assets7.07.79.512.715.016.120.421.822.320.618.920.921.821.122.424.017.418.30.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:RecourseDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest


Minority
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value84184785086186986784984285486283479382186399710631108809785
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.51.61.61.92.32.32.52.62.73.02.82.72.93.23.53.84.33.23.5

Other Liabilities Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value333632833330304928702667265526762655247527102555260725612442238222592081189173761242636433625822817312598705853115352518161514141312
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets6.06.26.46.77.57.27.78.28.38.69.18.79.39.48.58.58.78.38.35.95.24.64.54.54.03.73.02.32.01.62.42.56.13.12.32.32.12.12.12.12.13.2

us-gaap:OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value1517192122
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent0.40.50.60.70.8
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary0.30.30.40.40.3

Operating Lease Liability Noncurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value1407133012541101101694195610281030
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiabilityNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.62.52.42.42.72.52.83.13.2

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Two

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value327
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo100.0
Percentage of Assets0.6

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Three

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value279
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree100.0
Percentage of Assets0.5

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Four

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value245
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour100.0
Percentage of Assets0.5

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Five

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value204
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive100.0
Percentage of Assets0.4

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due After Year Five

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value425
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive100.0
Percentage of Assets0.8

Operating Lease Liability

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability


Operating
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value15401184125112501209
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets3.03.53.83.94.2

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value1846
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue100.0
Percentage of Assets3.5

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Undiscounted Excess Amount

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value306
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount100.0
Percentage of Assets0.6

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value248042301722225160319855917366186040571546054923450839064450423747115105498747522680252097010881314715825911958952912667564629168124-27.87562153224294348207-253.523-199.714
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets45.043.542.635.125.824.619.318.417.915.916.615.414.016.314.816.819.619.921.021.321.210.613.517.411.113.515.617.618.820.327.626.033.314.711.2-3.48.020.231.442.053.953.60.00.0

Stockholders Equity Including Portion Attributable To Noncontrolling Interest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value25645238642307516892107241004074676882657054675757530247275314523459051083911
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets46.545.144.237.028.127.021.821.020.618.919.418.116.919.518.326.113.415.6

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPrincipleEarlyAdoption


Stockholders
Period End2020-12-31
Value-263.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-1.1
Percentage of Assets-0.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPrincipleEarlyAdoption0.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPrincipleEarlyAdoption, us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302020-12-31
Value474-474.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest1.8-2.1
Percentage of Assets0.9-0.9
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPrincipleEarlyAdoption us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPrincipleEarlyAdoption, us-gaap:Parent


Stockholders
Period End2020-12-31
Value-263.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-1.1
Percentage of Assets-0.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPrincipleEarlyAdoption us-gaap:Parent0.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterests


Stockholders
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value601604608613632643600580570555551539405397367
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest2.52.63.65.76.38.68.78.810.49.710.411.47.67.66.2
Percentage of Assets1.11.21.31.61.71.91.81.82.01.91.91.91.51.41.6
Percentage of Assets tsla:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterests0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value206143363125-40.0-113.0-36.0-120.0-5.605-35.019-8.2188.0188233-23.74-3.556-0.022
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.80.61.60.7-0.4-1.1-0.5-1.7-0.1-0.6-0.10.20.41.60.6-0.4-0.3-0.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.30.70.3-0.1-0.3-0.1-0.4-0.0-0.1-0.00.00.10.30.1-0.1-0.0-0.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value28205276232726021574158951539012737123481205210563102499958965694189178777334092345
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest110.0115.8118.1127.7148.2153.3170.6179.4183.4193.2178.0187.8204.3177.2175.3131.6314.6257.2
Percentage of Assets51.152.152.347.241.741.337.137.737.836.534.534.034.634.532.034.342.140.1
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStock


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value1.01.01.01.00.00.00.00.00.1790.1740.1730.00.1710.170.1690.1610.1310.126
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value841847850861869867849842854862834793821863997785
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest3.33.53.75.18.18.611.412.213.015.814.515.017.416.319.113.3
Percentage of Assets1.51.61.61.92.32.32.52.62.73.02.82.72.93.23.53.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value248042301722225160319855917366186040571546054923450939064450423747521083911
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest96.796.596.394.991.991.488.687.887.084.285.585.082.683.780.980.5100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets45.043.542.635.125.824.619.318.417.915.916.615.414.016.314.821.013.415.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value-3608.0-4750.0-5399.0-5669.0-6000.0-6104.0-6083.0-6188.0-6331.639-5923.305-5317.832-5457.0-5768.831-5051.292-4974.299-2997.237-2322.323-1433.66
Percentage of StockholdersEquityIncludingPortionAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest-14.1-19.9-23.4-33.6-55.9-60.8-81.5-89.9-96.4-108.3-92.4-102.9-122.0-95.0-95.0-50.8-214.3-157.2
Percentage of Assets-6.5-9.0-10.4-12.4-15.7-16.4-17.7-18.9-19.9-20.5-17.9-18.6-20.7-18.5-17.4-13.2-28.7-24.5
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonStockValue


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value1000000.01000000.01000000.01000000.00000895000.0870000.0865000.0855000.0850000.0850000.0845000.0840000.0815000.0805000.0805000.0750000.0740000.0670000.0655000.0655000.0635000.0630000.0630000.0625000.0625000.0620000.0615000.0615000.0605000.0575000.0575000.0530000.0525000.0525000.0520000.0520000.0520000.0475000.0
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.1

Additional Paid In Capital

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Additional
Period End2021-01-012020-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value267862726022842203210118061687171412221190947926913893881871621
Percentage of AdditionalPaidInCapital100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.052.342.043.646.774.777.990.8106.9106.8117.1119.3120.0125.2125.9134.8161.1

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

srt:RestatementAdjustment, tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006


Additional
Period End2020-12-31
Value-474.0
Percentage of AdditionalPaidInCapital-1.7
Percentage of Assets-0.9
Percentage of Assets srt:RestatementAdjustment tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate2020060.0

Additional Paid In Capital Common Stock

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock


Additional
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value282052762327260215741589515390127371234812052105631024999579656941891788989877483517773553053833561341433402502242923451806
Percentage of AdditionalPaidInCapitalCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets51.152.152.347.241.741.337.137.737.836.534.534.034.634.532.032.033.733.334.343.945.438.742.244.338.739.740.174.7

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit


Retained
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302010-12-31
Value-3608.0-4750.0-5399.0-5669.0-6000.0-6104.0-6083.0-6188.0-6331.639-5923.305-5317.832-5457.315-5768.831-5051.292-4974.299-4298.96-3679.584-3343.187-2997.237-2875.9-2897.778-2604.59-2322.323-2001.926-1772.068-1587.841-1433.682-1326.041-1251.327-1189.42-1139.62-1123.355-1084.858-1054.357-1065.606-975.674-864.871-759.265-669.392-587.903-522.826-414.982
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-6.5-9.0-10.4-12.4-15.7-16.4-17.7-18.9-19.9-20.5-17.9-18.6-20.7-18.5-17.4-15.3-14.1-13.3-13.2-22.8-24.4-28.3-28.7-26.5-27.4-25.9-24.5-24.4-24.8-26.4-47.2-51.9-57.5-92.2-95.6-120.6-111.3-99.8-93.8-84.0-80.9-107.5

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

srt:RestatementAdjustment, tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006


Retained
Period End2020-12-31
Value211
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit-3.9
Percentage of Assets0.4
Percentage of Assets srt:RestatementAdjustment tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate2020060.0

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312012-03-312011-12-31
Value206143363125-40.0-113.0-36.0-120.0-5.605-35.019-8.2188.2711882332110-20.769-23.74253413-3.556-23.985-14.804-15.965-0.022-0.006-0.003
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.40.30.70.3-0.1-0.3-0.1-0.4-0.0-0.1-0.00.00.10.30.10.10.0-0.1-0.10.20.30.1-0.0-0.3-0.2-0.3-0.0-0.0-0.0

Minority Interest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest

us-gaap:MinorityInterest


Minority
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value84184785086186986784984285486283479382186399710631108809785
Percentage of MinorityInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.51.61.61.92.32.32.52.62.73.02.82.72.93.23.53.84.33.23.5

Stock Issued During Period Value New Issues

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital, tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Stock
Period End2020-09-30
Value4973
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues100.0
Percentage of Assets0.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram0.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital, tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering


Stock
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.00.02309
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering0.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStock, tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Stock
Period End2020-12-082020-09-012020-09-30
Value500050000.0
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram0.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent, tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Stock
Period End2020-09-30
Value4973
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues100.0
Percentage of Assets0.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Parent tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram0.0

us-gaap:Parent, tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering


Stock
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.00.02309
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Parent tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering0.00.00.0

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Stock
Period End2020-09-30
Value4973
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues100.0
Percentage of Assets0.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram0.0

tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering


Stock
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.00.02309
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueNewIssues0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering0.00.00.0

Adjustments To Additional Paid In Capital Sharebased Compensation Requisite Service Period Recognition Value

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue


Adjustments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value519643684566367244301217225229215206206146
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Adjustments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value519643684566367244301217225229215206206146
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:Parent


Adjustments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value519643684566367244301217225229215206206146
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalSharebasedCompensationRequisiteServicePeriodRecognitionValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:Parent0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Minority Interest Decrease From Distributions To Noncontrolling Interest Holders

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders


Minority
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value2620253027508651322882514332
Percentage of MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterests


Minority
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value1412152513141611261012191910
Percentage of MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders53.860.060.083.348.128.018.621.681.337.815.137.344.834.2
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets tsla:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterests0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Minority
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value2620253027508651322882514332
Percentage of MinorityInterestDecreaseFromDistributionsToNoncontrollingInterestHolders100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value2124164130192400964-440.01425756863-639.60612341391-129.664-398.376509-300.56260129102-38.19364-60.061-94.952-60.981-50.087-27.088-21.491-22.488-43.297-34.284-45.957
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.815.828.127.416.0-7.419.312.013.6-14.117.120.4-3.2-11.715.5-10.19.821.123.7-9.411.4-19.6-189.5-228.8-166.0-68.8-37.3-38.7-88.3-94.5-147.1

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-1515.0-2582.0-1047.0-1039.0-566.0-480.0-403.0-485.612-241.545-305.843-365.009-560.965-682.817-728.637-911.519-1244.727-329.18-89.505-77.502-27.174-55.236-38.187-70.088-19.215-79.4415-178.17-23.12210-8.55-154.679
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-12.7-24.9-9.7-11.8-9.4-8.0-5.5-7.7-3.8-6.7-5.1-8.2-17.1-21.4-27.7-41.7-53.0-14.5-18.0-6.7-9.8-12.5-139.9-72.1-263.338.7-309.0-39.720.6-23.6-495.1

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-1549.0-1016.0269244501232708-79.01182142-653.019-112.309-84.2183983712852101181610245973.68421440729253932643445249
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-13.0-9.825.150.72.045.2-1.11.933.7-14.4-1.6-1.210.010.98.770.4292.71.75.6147.40.770.080.2270.8307.7136.6162.3454.469.9126.3799.9

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease Including Exchange Rate Effect

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value-898.0-2178.04898589755917649573772765-1593.59753739-436.47-745.251-111.796564-913.024658
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-7.5-21.045.667.29.329.513.06.043.6-35.110.410.8-10.9-21.9-3.418.9-32.724.4

Amortization Of Financing Costs

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCosts

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCosts


Amortization
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value1000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.01470000.01470000.01695000.01677000.01642000.01615000.01658000.01759000.02207000.01308000.0-268000.04952000.01985000.01898000.02900000.01945000.01727000.01530000.0948000.01516000.01516000.0736000.0
Percentage of AmortizationOfFinancingCosts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Accounts Receivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value307-24.010231422214217-18.3126899-189.371587-70.633169-81.00818214-91.541106109-157.90115932-15.541-60.657-2.175746124231.179-65.964671917-1.858-2.5674.05-8.711-5.0583.04813-1.3531.597
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsReceivable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Increase Decrease In Inventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInInventories


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value793-106.0-180.067-446.0981-56.0132-456.724809-87.34755733322-240.1225269124287
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInInventories100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value2124164130192400964-440.01425756863-639.60612341391-129.664-398.376509-300.56260129102-38.19364-60.061-94.952-60.981-50.087-27.088-21.491-22.488-43.297-34.284-45.957
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax17.815.828.127.416.0-7.419.312.013.6-14.117.120.4-3.2-11.715.5-10.19.821.123.7-9.411.4-19.6-189.5-228.8-166.0-68.8-37.3-38.7-88.3-94.5-147.1

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value114243827033110416105143-408.334-702.135139311-717.539-709.551-675.35-619.376-336.397-330.277-121.33721-293.188-282.267-320.397-229.858-184.227-154.181-107.63-74.708-61.9-49.8-16.264-38.496-30.50211-89.932-110.804-105.603-89.873-81.488-65.078-58.903-48.941-51.358-34.935-38.517-29.519
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.64.22.53.81.70.31.42.3-6.4-15.51.94.6-17.9-20.8-20.5-20.8-12.1-12.2-5.31.0-23.1-24.6-26.4-24.5-19.3-16.4-11.3-8.8-8.0-8.0-2.6-8.9-7.52.0-29.4-221.1-396.2-297.9-207.0-112.9-101.3-99.8-141.5-111.8-135.6-141.8

Profit Loss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss

us-gaap:ProfitLoss


Profit
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value117846429636912968132150-389.262-667.645210254-742.706-784.627-770.807-671.163-401.427-397.181-219.46921-293.188-282.267
Percentage of ProfitLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax9.94.52.84.22.11.11.82.4-6.1-14.72.93.7-18.6-23.0-23.4-22.5-14.4-14.7-9.61.0-23.1-24.6

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation


Share
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value47461463354334721128119820920820520419714113411211610387896789555643434439353725201914141212108.6827.8856.9265.9267.8433.811
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType

srt:ChiefExecutiveOfficer, tsla:TwoThousandAndEighteenPerformanceAward


Share
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value176299267338167661295656555656
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation37.148.742.262.248.131.345.928.226.726.427.327.4

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-1515.0-2582.0-1047.0-1039.0-566.0-480.0-403.0-485.612-241.545-305.843-365.009-560.965-682.817-728.637-911.519-1244.727-329.18-89.505-77.502-27.174-55.236-38.187-70.088-19.215-79.4415-178.17-23.12210-8.55-154.679
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-12.7-24.9-9.7-11.8-9.4-8.0-5.5-7.7-3.8-6.7-5.1-8.2-17.1-21.4-27.7-41.7-53.0-14.5-18.0-6.7-9.8-12.5-139.9-72.1-263.338.7-309.0-39.720.6-23.6-495.1

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value15051348115110055464554123852492793245106096557861116959552521247294216411392405426368284175141897640574168616754685420177.768
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments To Acquire Investments

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Payments
Period End2021-01-31
Value1500
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireInvestments100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value-1549.0-1016.0269244501232708-79.01182142-653.019-112.309-84.2183983712852101181610245973.68421440729253932643445249
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-13.0-9.825.150.72.045.2-1.11.933.7-14.4-1.6-1.210.010.98.770.4292.71.75.6147.40.770.080.2270.8307.7136.6162.3454.469.9126.3799.9

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice us-gaap:PlanName

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

tsla:TwoThousandAndNineteenEquityIncentivePlan


Share
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value68.26279.49273.4
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-31
Value84358.0863916
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Assets Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value201814549105797311908639387248160
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority

tsla:ForeignJurisdictions


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value2601513046333.3
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsNet12.910.43.38.04.51.7

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits


Unrecognized
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value39638738026427627427330329926425325423621819830023521920316211910999645747412521171315141817161515
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value29301956180518431022668524472371248160
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:AccountsReceivableThresholdPercentage

tsla:AccountsReceivableThresholdPercentage


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value010.009.900.10000.10000.100
Percentage of AccountsReceivableThresholdPercentage0.0100.00.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.0

tsla:BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRate us-gaap:StatementGeographical

tsla:BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRate

country:CN


Beneficial
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value015.0
Percentage of BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRate0.0100.0

tsla:BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRateForCertainEnterprises us-gaap:StatementGeographical

tsla:BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRateForCertainEnterprises

country:CN


Beneficial
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value015.0
Percentage of BeneficialCorporateIncomeTaxRateForCertainEnterprises0.0100.0

tsla:BuyOutOfNoncontrollingInterest

tsla:BuyOutOfNoncontrollingInterest


Buy
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.0310.00.00.08.0
Percentage of BuyOutOfNoncontrollingInterest0.0100.00.00.00.0100.0

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tsla:CommitmentsUnused

tsla:ChinaLoanAgreements


Commitments
Period End2021-03-31
Value758
Percentage of CommitmentsUnused100.0

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tsla:CommonStockPublicOfferingIssuanceCosts

tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Common
Period End2020-09-30
Value26
Percentage of CommonStockPublicOfferingIssuanceCosts100.0

tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering


Common
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.00.028
Percentage of CommonStockPublicOfferingIssuanceCosts0.00.00.0

tsla:ContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiabilityRevenueRecognizedInNextRollingTwelveMonths

tsla:ContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiabilityRevenueRecognizedInNextRollingTwelveMonths


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value11012101619366810899510446242
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiabilityRevenueRecognizedInNextRollingTwelveMonths100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment, tsla:CustomerAdvancePayments


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2.06.01.00.00.05.00.00.20.14.7
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerAssetAndLiabilityRevenueRecognizedInNextRollingTwelveMonths1.80.50.60.00.00.60.00.20.11.0

tsla:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognizedOutOfPriorPeriodBalance

tsla:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognizedOutOfPriorPeriodBalance


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value7879607492573763
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognizedOutOfPriorPeriodBalance100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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tsla:CorporateIncomeTaxRate

country:CN


Corporate
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value025.0
Percentage of CorporateIncomeTaxRate0.0100.0

tsla:CostOfAutomotiveLeasing

tsla:CostOfAutomotiveLeasing


Cost
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value14814514812211911710611712711913610419117517516617116182666546
Percentage of CostOfAutomotiveLeasing100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:CostOfRevenuesAutomotive

tsla:CostOfRevenuesAutomotive


Cost
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value707055063862382149344131436029734786452526662195219119301648166215441517909779896628
Percentage of CostOfRevenuesAutomotive100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:CostOfServicesAndOther

tsla:CostOfServicesAndOther


Cost
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value821644558648674667743685668444386380376367271213126144851159976754858463629
Percentage of CostOfServicesAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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tsla:DebtConversionConvertedForCash

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Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value372184
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedForCash100.0100.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value1110843
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedForCash298.4458.2

tsla:DecreaseInNetInterestExpense

tsla:DecreaseInNetInterestExpense


Decrease
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value46145
Percentage of DecreaseInNetInterestExpense100.0100.0

tsla:DepreciationAmortizationAndImpairment

tsla:DepreciationAmortizationAndImpairment


Depreciation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value681621618584567553577530578467496502485416469400
Percentage of DepreciationAmortizationAndImpairment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:GainOnDigitalAssets

tsla:GainOnDigitalAssets


Gain
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value23000000.0-101000000.0
Percentage of GainOnDigitalAssets100.0100.0

tsla:GovernmentGrantReceipt

tsla:GovernmentGrantReceipt


Government
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.06.01220.00.01.0
Percentage of GovernmentGrantReceipt0.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiabilityCustomerDeposits

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiabilityCustomerDeposits


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value54-2.022-20.0-83.0885646-135.203-25.173-106.156-33.449-24.43967166
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiabilityCustomerDeposits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseVehicles

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseVehicles


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value1342-426.0432310133197297291188-13.012252.748997439355268458379
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOperatingLeaseVehicles100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseToNetIncomeLossAttributableToCommonStockholders

tsla:IncreaseDecreaseToNetIncomeLossAttributableToCommonStockholders


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302019-09-30
Value2.05.0310.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseToNetIncomeLossAttributableToCommonStockholders100.0100.0100.00.0

tsla:IncreaseInBasicNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany

tsla:IncreaseInBasicNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.050.15
Percentage of IncreaseInBasicNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany100.0100.0

tsla:IncreaseInDilutedNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany

tsla:IncreaseInDilutedNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.040.13
Percentage of IncreaseInDilutedNetIncomePerShareOfCommonStockAttributableToCompany100.0100.0

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tsla:MarketCapitalizationAchieved

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Market
Period End2020-10-31
Value250000
Percentage of MarketCapitalizationAchieved100.0

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Market
Period End2020-07-24
Value150000
Percentage of MarketCapitalizationAchieved0.0

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Market
Period End2020-12-31
Value250000
Percentage of MarketCapitalizationAchieved0.0

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Market
Period End2020-09-30
Value150000
Percentage of MarketCapitalizationAchieved0.0

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Market
Period End2020-09-30
Value200000
Percentage of MarketCapitalizationAchieved0.0

tsla:NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries

tsla:NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value116245528435313367124131-415.0-662.0
Percentage of NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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tsla:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterests


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value169.01216-4.01.08.01926-6.0
Percentage of NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries1.42.04.24.5-3.01.56.514.5-6.30.9

us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value20171422295119-12.0-7.040
Percentage of NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries1.73.74.96.221.876.115.3-9.21.7-6.0

us-gaap:Parent


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value114243827033110416105143-408.0-702.0
Percentage of NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries98.396.395.193.878.223.984.7109.298.3106.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value114243827033110416105143-408.0-702.0
Percentage of NetIncomeLossIncludingPortionAttributableToRedeemableNonControllingInterestAndNonControllingInterestInSubsidiaries98.396.395.193.878.223.984.7109.298.3106.0

tsla:NoncashInterestIncomeExpenseAndOtherOperatingActivities

tsla:NoncashInterestIncomeExpenseAndOtherOperatingActivities


Noncash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value-52000000.0-8000000.0-112000000.0-6000000.0-52000000.0-58000000.03000000.0-30301000.0-42649000.0-116050000.0-26414000.0-16408000.0-9669000.03984000.0-25508000.0-52706000.0-62202000.05179000.029510000.0-5568000.0-9032000.0-7135000.0-15362000.0-4963000.0
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tsla:NoncontrollingInterestsIncreaseFromContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterests

tsla:NoncontrollingInterestsIncreaseFromContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterests


Noncontrolling
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.00.00.0177451321643374435
Percentage of NoncontrollingInterestsIncreaseFromContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterests0.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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tsla:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterests


Noncontrolling
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value2.01.04.00.02.052121030277613438
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us-gaap:NoncontrollingInterest


Noncontrolling
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.00.00.0177451321643374435
Percentage of NoncontrollingInterestsIncreaseFromContributionsFromNoncontrollingInterests0.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDA

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Operational
Period End2020-10-31
Value4500
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Operational
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value10000800060004500
Percentage of OperationalMilestoneBasedOnAdjustedEBITDA0.00.00.00.0

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Operational
Period End2020-12-31
Value4500
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Operational
Period End2020-09-30
Value1500
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Operational
Period End2020-09-30
Value3000
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value0.0140000.0
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Operational
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value0.080000.0
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-03-312019-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-03-312019-12-31
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Operational
Period End2021-03-312020-03-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
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tsla:OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueTwo

srt:ChiefExecutiveOfficer, tsla:TwoThousandAndEighteenPerformanceAward


Operational
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value0.0350000.0
Percentage of OperationalMilestoneBasedOnRevenueTwo0.0100.00.0

tsla:PaymentsForBuyOutsOfNoncontrollingInterestsInSubsidiaries

tsla:PaymentsForBuyOutsOfNoncontrollingInterestsInSubsidiaries


Payments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value2.0311.00.4110.07.5892.9570.0790.02.921
Percentage of PaymentsForBuyOutsOfNoncontrollingInterestsInSubsidiaries100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0

tsla:PaymentsForSolarEnergySystemsNetOfSales

tsla:PaymentsForSolarEnergySystemsNetOfSales


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value34-12.01316202637251825
Percentage of PaymentsForSolarEnergySystemsNetOfSales100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:PortionOfStockOptionsScheduledToVestUponSuccessfulCompletionOfPerformanceObjectives us-gaap:Vesting

tsla:PortionOfStockOptionsScheduledToVestUponSuccessfulCompletionOfPerformanceObjectives

tsla:ShareBasedCompensationAwardTrancheFour


Portion
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0000.250000.250000.25
Percentage of PortionOfStockOptionsScheduledToVestUponSuccessfulCompletionOfPerformanceObjectives0.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationAwardTrancheOne


Portion
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0000.250000.250000.25
Percentage of PortionOfStockOptionsScheduledToVestUponSuccessfulCompletionOfPerformanceObjectives0.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationAwardTrancheThree


Portion
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0000.250000.250000.25
Percentage of PortionOfStockOptionsScheduledToVestUponSuccessfulCompletionOfPerformanceObjectives0.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationAwardTrancheTwo


Portion
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0000.250000.250000.25
Percentage of PortionOfStockOptionsScheduledToVestUponSuccessfulCompletionOfPerformanceObjectives0.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0

tsla:ProceedsFromConvertibleAndOtherDebt

tsla:ProceedsFromConvertibleAndOtherDebt


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value187929831887288021442802355021113513149422299031267177517362992570183811675776784301351590770.00.03002000
Percentage of ProceedsFromConvertibleAndOtherDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0

tsla:ProceedsFromSalesOfDigitalAssets

tsla:ProceedsFromSalesOfDigitalAssets


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.0272
Percentage of ProceedsFromSalesOfDigitalAssets0.0100.0

tsla:PurchaseOfDigitalAssets

tsla:PurchaseOfDigitalAssets


Purchase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value0.01500
Percentage of PurchaseOfDigitalAssets0.0100.0

tsla:ReclassificationsOfPermanentEquityToTemporaryEquity

tsla:ReclassificationsOfPermanentEquityToTemporaryEquity


Reclassifications
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.04.0-16.060
Percentage of ReclassificationsOfPermanentEquityToTemporaryEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ReclassificationsOfPermanentEquityToTemporaryEquity us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Reclassifications
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.04.0-16.060
Percentage of ReclassificationsOfPermanentEquityToTemporaryEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Parent


Reclassifications
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.04.0-16.060
Percentage of ReclassificationsOfPermanentEquityToTemporaryEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ReclassificationsOfTemporaryEquityToEquityComponentOfDebtInstrument us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:ReclassificationsOfTemporaryEquityToEquityComponentOfDebtInstrument

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, tsla:RecourseDebt


Reclassifications
Period End2020-12-312020-03-31
Value-23.060
Percentage of ReclassificationsOfTemporaryEquityToEquityComponentOfDebtInstrument100.0100.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Reclassifications
Period End2020-12-31
Value-8.0
Percentage of ReclassificationsOfTemporaryEquityToEquityComponentOfDebtInstrument34.8

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Reclassifications
Period End2020-12-31
Value34
Percentage of ReclassificationsOfTemporaryEquityToEquityComponentOfDebtInstrument-147.8

tsla:RecognizedCatchUpExpenseDuringPeriod us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:FinancialInstrumentPerformanceStatus

tsla:RecognizedCatchUpExpenseDuringPeriod

srt:ChiefExecutiveOfficer, tsla:TwoThousandAndEighteenPerformanceAward, tsla:OperatingMilestonesProbableOfBeingAchieved


Recognized
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value124116757779
Percentage of RecognizedCatchUpExpenseDuringPeriod100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ReductionInAutomotiveCostOfSalesFromBuybackOptions

tsla:ReductionInAutomotiveCostOfSalesFromBuybackOptions


Reduction
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-06-30
Value0.05.049
Percentage of ReductionInAutomotiveCostOfSalesFromBuybackOptions0.0100.0100.0

tsla:ReductionInAutomotiveSalesRevenuesFromBuybackOptions

tsla:ReductionInAutomotiveSalesRevenuesFromBuybackOptions


Reduction
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-06-30
Value0.01264
Percentage of ReductionInAutomotiveSalesRevenuesFromBuybackOptions0.0100.0100.0

tsla:ReductionInGrossProfitFromBuybackOptions

tsla:ReductionInGrossProfitFromBuybackOptions


Reduction
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-06-30
Value0.07.014
Percentage of ReductionInGrossProfitFromBuybackOptions0.0100.0100.0

tsla:RepaymentsOfConvertibleAndOtherDebt

tsla:RepaymentsOfConvertibleAndOtherDebt


Repayments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value11446-4038.04086331119082318356019001729197021358428791389155210307216901791099
Percentage of RepaymentsOfConvertibleAndOtherDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteeLeaseRevenueRecognized

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteeLeaseRevenueRecognized


Resale
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value10266353332374751306016
Percentage of ResaleValueGuaranteeLeaseRevenueRecognized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:RestructuringAndOtherExpenses

tsla:RestructuringAndOtherExpenses


Restructuring
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-23.0101-12.00.1841175.38226103
Percentage of RestructuringAndOtherExpenses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SaleOfStockSalesAgentCommissions us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

tsla:SaleOfStockSalesAgentCommissions

us-gaap:CommonStock, tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Sale
Period End2020-12-112020-09-09
Value1325
Percentage of SaleOfStockSalesAgentCommissions100.0100.0

tsla:SalesRevenueAutomotive

tsla:SalesRevenueAutomotive


Sales
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value931476115179513263685353537637236323609833572735270223622286228919942148118110261117852
Percentage of SalesRevenueAutomotive100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SalesRevenueServicesAndOtherNet

tsla:SalesRevenueServicesAndOtherNet


Sales
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value678581487560580548605492531326270263288304216192109149881209784764666514131
Percentage of SalesRevenueServicesAndOtherNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesEquityIncentiveAwards us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesEquityIncentiveAwards

us-gaap:CommonStock


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value3.03.04.04.01.07.0
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesEquityIncentiveAwards100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEquityIncentiveAwards

tsla:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEquityIncentiveAwards


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value691835614457160
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEquityIncentiveAwards100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEquityIncentiveAwards us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value691835614457160
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEquityIncentiveAwards100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Parent


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value691835614457160
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueEquityIncentiveAwards100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:WarrantsSettlement

tsla:WarrantsSettlement


Warrants
Period End2021-06-30
Value0
Percentage of WarrantsSettlement0.0

tsla:WarrantsSettlement us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStock


Warrants
Period End2021-06-30
Value0
Percentage of WarrantsSettlement0.0

us-gaap:Parent


Warrants
Period End2021-06-30
Value0
Percentage of WarrantsSettlement0.0

tsla:WarrantsSettlementShares us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:WarrantsSettlementShares

us-gaap:CommonStock


Warrants
Period End2021-06-30
Value17
Percentage of WarrantsSettlementShares100.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalConvertibleDebtWithConversionFeature us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalConvertibleDebtWithConversionFeature

tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006, tsla:ConvertibleSeniorNotes, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Adjustments
Period End2021-01-01
Value-50000000.0
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalConvertibleDebtWithConversionFeature100.0

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalEquityComponentOfConvertibleDebt us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalEquityComponentOfConvertibleDebt

tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Adjustments
Period End2021-01-01
Value-475.0
Percentage of AdjustmentsToAdditionalPaidInCapitalEquityComponentOfConvertibleDebt100.0

us-gaap:AmortizationOfDebtDiscountPremium

us-gaap:AmortizationOfDebtDiscountPremium


Amortization
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-30
Value3550444444433328313130293029302324242525252424231419198.4923.7993.8
Percentage of AmortizationOfDebtDiscountPremium100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts

us-gaap:AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts


Amortization
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value36504846505542403746353930-6.792353124
Percentage of AmortizationOfFinancingCostsAndDiscounts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized


Contract
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value-466.00.0-477.0637637-172.51415
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment, tsla:CustomerAdvancePayments


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value33333.03.07.021145.25.2164.48.4
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityRevenueRecognized0.00.0-0.60.00.00.0-2.98.26.844.4-2.653.2

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsSoldSalesTypeLease

us-gaap:CostOfGoodsSoldSalesTypeLease


Cost
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value3626
Percentage of CostOfGoodsSoldSalesTypeLease100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentAmount1 us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentAmount1

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value372184
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentAmount1100.0100.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value1110843
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentAmount1298.4458.2

tsla:ZeroCouponConvertibleSeniorNotesDueInTwoThousandTwenty


Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-30
Value3367
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentAmount10.00.0

us-gaap:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued1 us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued1

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value5.12.5
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued1100.0100.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value1612
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued1321.6500.0

us-gaap:DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued1 us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:ZeroCouponConvertibleSeniorNotesDueInTwoThousandTwenty, us-gaap:CommonStock


Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-30
Value0.61.1
Percentage of DebtConversionConvertedInstrumentSharesIssued10.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1 us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:VariableRate

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1

tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities, tsla:NonrecourseDebt, us-gaap:LondonInterbankOfferedRateLIBOR


Debt
Period End2020-09-30
Value1.85
Percentage of DebtInstrumentBasisSpreadOnVariableRate1100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage

tsla:FivePointThreeZeroPercentSeniorNotesDueTwentyTwentyFive, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Debt
Period End2021-07-16
Value102.65
Percentage of DebtInstrumentRedemptionPricePercentage100.0

us-gaap:Depreciation

us-gaap:Depreciation


Depreciation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value461424440403356371383353334299313300251245
Percentage of Depreciation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeGainOnDerivative us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:DerivativeGainOnDerivative

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap


Derivative
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value0.0205.01.00.00.1553.7475.4012.7479.6634.2030.441.861
Percentage of DerivativeGainOnDerivative0.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativeLossOnDerivative us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:DerivativeLossOnDerivative

us-gaap:InterestRateSwap


Derivative
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value9.00.00.03.0390.0131819100.0391.170.0350.2461.6419.945
Percentage of DerivativeLossOnDerivative100.00.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DirectCostsOfLeasedAndRentedPropertyOrEquipment us-gaap:ProductOrService

us-gaap:DirectCostsOfLeasedAndRentedPropertyOrEquipment

us-gaap:Automobiles


Direct
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value188160148122
Percentage of DirectCostsOfLeasedAndRentedPropertyOrEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations


Effect
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value42-221.02348638-24.014-11.4710.5934.878-3.7-6.491-22.61110
Percentage of EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments

us-gaap:FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments


Finance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value951019094541009880756675572918
Percentage of FinanceLeasePrincipalPayments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossRealized

us-gaap:ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossRealized


Foreign
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1.0-2.030-106.0-19.0-19.0-54.091-28.039
Percentage of ForeignCurrencyTransactionGainLossRealized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:GainLossOnDispositionOfIntangibleAssets


Gain
Period End2021-03-31
Value128
Percentage of GainLossOnDispositionOfIntangibleAssets100.0

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfPropertyPlantEquipment

us-gaap:GainLossOnSaleOfPropertyPlantEquipment


Gain
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value-50.0-55.0-5.0-7.0-77.0-21.069-29.51-18.421-28.722-13.789-66.613-52.237-46.13-6.068-12.452-41.12-22.452-0.61814-26.171-28.923-3.809-2.238-2.753
Percentage of GainLossOnSaleOfPropertyPlantEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease


Goodwill
Period End2021-03-31
Value1000000.0
Percentage of GoodwillPeriodIncreaseDecrease100.0

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

us-gaap:ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill


Impairment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value2327
Percentage of ImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302011-09-302010-09-30
Value92067213371137-107.0-265.05409277-27.57794718591317217157102.531534841526017427134716068114.378
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiability

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiability


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value117162203138-73.0531761481583171221766145139
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInContractWithCustomerLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value457-168.02398956-40.0-69.0-3.835-14.101-28.0641452.5541.86357
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value2423234149129-17.0-62.0569419859242-60.565.015163.1235687-21.0975015-16.53311-12.4274117238.09124.292-61.742809.8346.622.4360.4090.790.351.2080.2850.7980.9161.051
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherNoncurrentLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value274-143.0-39.0-11.01471545296934650-63.6624550-51.748103775-22.17-15.142-28.6289.134-6.36732-40.0943315.3112118.5665.4560.8692.5750.630.829-0.097-2.483-0.9371.343-1.5811.4231.8682.253
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInPrepaidDeferredExpenseAndOtherAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants


Incremental
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value549.0423.03.0
Percentage of IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToConversionOfDebtSecurities

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToConversionOfDebtSecurities


Incremental
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value212.0528.030
Percentage of IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToConversionOfDebtSecurities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements


Incremental
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302018-09-30
Value977.07410.0465.07.0
Percentage of IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToShareBasedPaymentArrangements100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestCostsCapitalized

us-gaap:InterestCostsCapitalized


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value2315151310.010.010.06.07.17.58.41215182837352316119.99.19.111128.35.93.72.01.20.60.40.42.12.12.11.91.62.31.11.00.7
Percentage of InterestCostsCapitalized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestCostsCapitalized us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Interest
Period End2021-01-01
Value45
Percentage of InterestCostsCapitalized0.0

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDebtExcludingAmortization

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDebtExcludingAmortization


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-31
Value3.07.01519191920191510101010101010116.1513.736.6158.3248.3918.6518.3627.7417.3075.04.95.11.2
Percentage of InterestExpenseDebtExcludingAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InventoryWriteDown

us-gaap:InventoryWriteDown


Inventory
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value39496252434526513480251327183327442615201613217.353105.9011.114102.2721.5781.861.1994.0571.5320.840.4111.0662.6120.4080.7680.2690.3830.2990.301
Percentage of InventoryWriteDown100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InventoryWriteDown us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:CostOfSales


Inventory
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-30
Value3535372637452524246424122417312645211414
Percentage of InventoryWriteDown89.771.459.750.086.0100.096.246.871.279.494.989.389.393.393.396.7103.378.095.272.5

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeInterest

us-gaap:InvestmentIncomeInterest


Investment
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-30
Value1110.06.06.08.010.010.015108.7627.3486.9075.0645.2146.285.5314.7853.092.1792.8582.2421.2510.750.3270.2470.1840.2190.30.4670.1410.0920.0680.0390.010.0850.0380.0740.090.0890.080.0460.040.0630.10.047
Percentage of InvestmentIncomeInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LitigationSettlementAmountAwardedFromOtherParty us-gaap:LitigationCase

us-gaap:LitigationSettlementAmountAwardedFromOtherParty

tsla:LawsuitInCourtOfChanceryOfStateOfDelawareByPurportedStockholdersOfTeslaChallengingSolarCityAcquisition


Litigation
Period End2020-09-16
Value43
Percentage of LitigationSettlementAmountAwardedFromOtherParty100.0

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions


Minority
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value0.0310.4110.07.5890.2070.0
Percentage of MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions0.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

tsla:RedeemableNoncontrollingInterests


Minority
Period End2020-12-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value2.0-0.1713.0
Percentage of MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions0.0-82.60.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Minority
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value0.0310.4110.07.5890.2070.0
Percentage of MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions0.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:Parent


Minority
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value0.0310.4110.07.5890.2070.0
Percentage of MinorityInterestDecreaseFromRedemptions0.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionValueOfAssetsAcquired1

us-gaap:NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionValueOfAssetsAcquired1


Noncash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value707106117524525341518787167119-56.833-29.07448286-49.556-58.02836765420413489235-46.5164730235631262736144.115-9.5123043-0.2961.5860.522.135-6.7384.9342.3722.11
Percentage of NoncashOrPartNoncashAcquisitionValueOfAssetsAcquired1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue

us-gaap:OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue


Operating
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-30
Value28026526823922522120821524922023917329328627225425423115112410283
Percentage of OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature

tsla:SalesToLeasingCompaniesWithGuarantee


Operating
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value7.01819335343495275898482
Percentage of OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue2.56.87.113.823.619.523.924.630.440.635.347.6

us-gaap:OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue us-gaap:ProductOrService

us-gaap:Automobiles


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value332297268239
Percentage of OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue0.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue us-gaap:ProductOrService, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

tsla:AutomotiveLeasing, tsla:Automotive


Operating
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value332280265268239225221208215249221239173
Percentage of OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue0.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.099.7100.2100.0100.0

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageLeasing, tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment


Operating
Period End2021-06-302020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value148112140145120116161142112107140139112
Percentage of OperatingLeasesIncomeStatementLeaseRevenue0.040.052.854.150.251.672.968.452.342.863.558.364.7

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value63-220.073-77.084-114.029-26.801-16.489-10.274-64.376491210312.971-49.05-8.8832017
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value63-220.073-77.084-114.029-26.801-16.566-10.0-64.37649
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.597.3100.0100.0

us-gaap:Parent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value63-220.073-77.084-114.029-26.801-16.566-10.0-64.37649
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.597.3100.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDebtIssuanceCosts

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDebtIssuanceCosts


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-312014-09-302013-09-30
Value0.05.00.05.00.00.167
Percentage of PaymentsOfDebtIssuanceCosts0.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired


Payments
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-312018-09-302017-12-312017-09-30
Value0.00.076111.25.3760.0
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireBusinessesNetOfCashAcquired0.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireIntangibleAssets

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireIntangibleAssets


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.015005.00.0
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireIntangibleAssets0.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:PaymentsToMinorityShareholders

us-gaap:PaymentsToMinorityShareholders


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value3332455343671006263854868565271666063
Percentage of PaymentsToMinorityShareholders100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-02-192020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302017-12-312017-09-302016-12-312016-09-302016-05-312015-12-312015-08-312013-05-312012-10-312012-10-032011-06-302010-07-31
Value498749730.0231023090.00.00.00.00.00.01700-20.0738355222222172188
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSecuredDebt us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSecuredDebt

tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes


Proceeds
Period End2021-03-312020-08-31
Value1070706
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSecuredDebt100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value7018356144571609671177775943194198010157104257521235233510361735132737176.8077.6871.3988.9932.7132.8951.2113.7060.6090.161
Percentage of ProceedsFromIssuanceOfSharesUnderIncentiveAndShareBasedCompensationPlansIncludingStockOptions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromMinorityShareholders

us-gaap:ProceedsFromMinorityShareholders


Proceeds
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value1.04.00.019126644246701131797397108441142
Percentage of ProceedsFromMinorityShareholders100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfSecuredDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfSecuredDebt


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value-2.0-6.0-16.0-56.0-71.0-97.0-87.0-82.677-85.432-133.891-216.081-142.568-113.426-87.0929480149186
Percentage of ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfSecuredDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualPreexistingIncreaseDecrease

us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualPreexistingIncreaseDecrease


Product
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-30
Value7.0-1.060-26.09.03.00.0-37.05.59837-2.622-13.256-10.9170.501-2.8974.7688.915-3.51-7.195-19.5233.253.384-11.1651.3060.56710-5.671141.5418.12-10.1244.8783.174
Percentage of ProductWarrantyAccrualPreexistingIncreaseDecrease100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit

tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities


Repayments
Period End2021-06-30
Value32
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit100.0

tsla:SolarRevolvingCreditFacilityAndOtherLoans


Repayments
Period End2021-04-30
Value67
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit0.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:ChinaLoanAgreements, tsla:SecuredTermLoanFacility


Repayments
Period End2021-04-30
Value614
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit0.0

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

tsla:ChinaLoanAgreements, tsla:SecuredTermLoanFacility, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Repayments
Period End2021-04-30
Value614
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLinesOfCredit0.0

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForFinanceLeaseLiability

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForFinanceLeaseLiability


Right
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value113647262223211928251218
Percentage of RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForFinanceLeaseLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability


Right
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1621792201461276030539722
Percentage of RightOfUseAssetObtainedInExchangeForOperatingLeaseLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:SaleOfStockConsiderationReceivedOnTransaction us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

us-gaap:SaleOfStockConsiderationReceivedOnTransaction

us-gaap:CommonStock, tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Sale
Period End2020-12-112020-09-09
Value49904970
Percentage of SaleOfStockConsiderationReceivedOnTransaction100.0100.0

us-gaap:SalesTypeLeaseRevenue

us-gaap:SalesTypeLeaseRevenue


Sales
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value5542
Percentage of SalesTypeLeaseRevenue100.0100.0

us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualPayments

us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualPayments


Standard
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value12511692776281755961546054494434392523221624152.09421171110119.2719.38.066.3921.6013.1070.7840.9580.813-0.869-4.8280.8510.65-0.576
Percentage of StandardProductWarrantyAccrualPayments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued

us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued


Standard
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value2751832311751201191811381531121661871187165605266384638302326262731252019171811147.5771.4550.6060.4840.5760.9731.1350.963
Percentage of StandardProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesConversionOfConvertibleSecurities us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesConversionOfConvertibleSecurities

us-gaap:CommonStock


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value1000000.0001000000.01000000.0238000.000
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesConversionOfConvertibleSecurities100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents, us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues

us-gaap:CommonStock, tsla:AtMarketOfferingProgram


Stock
Period End2020-09-30
Value11
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues100.0

us-gaap:CommonStock, tsla:FebruaryTwoThousandTwentyPublicOffering


Stock
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.00.015
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodSharesNewIssues0.00.00.0

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-6.011-38.032650.00.0030.00.001-0.038
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-6.011-38.032650.00.003-0.040.00.001-0.038
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Parent


Stock
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value6.011-38.032650.00.0030.00.001-0.038
Percentage of StockIssuedDuringPeriodValueConversionOfConvertibleSecurities-100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.0100.0100.0

dei:EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding

dei:EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding


Entity
Period End2021-07-22
Value990
Percentage of EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding100.0

tsla:AccruedAndOtherCurrentLiabilities

tsla:AccruedAndOtherCurrentLiabilities


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value4778407338553252311028252905209419901814189817311477151014601210422
Percentage of AccruedAndOtherCurrentLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:AccruedAndOtherCurrentLiabilities us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value6861637080
Percentage of AccruedAndOtherCurrentLiabilities1.41.51.62.22.8

tsla:AccruedPurchases

tsla:AccruedPurchases


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value14379939017117826436383947535853582661471401541461466858462719139.1097.64610121820199.731
Percentage of AccruedPurchases100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:AccruedWarrantyReserveCurrentPortion

tsla:AccruedWarrantyReserveCurrentPortion


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value608544479400384362344
Percentage of AccruedWarrantyReserveCurrentPortion100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:AccruedWarrantyReserveNoncurrent

tsla:AccruedWarrantyReserveNoncurrent


Accrued
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value1083990989869812768745692653590547459367324276238229176149117
Percentage of AccruedWarrantyReserveNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:AssetsToBeLeasedCIP us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:AssetsToBeLeasedCIP

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Assets
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value282528241823494967118182233243241252400460
Percentage of AssetsToBeLeasedCIP100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ConversionPricePerShare us-gaap:Range, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:ConversionPricePerShare

srt:Maximum, tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Conversion
Period End2020-09-302014-04-30
Value112.13560.64
Percentage of ConversionPricePerShare100.0100.0

srt:Maximum, tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Conversion
Period End2020-09-302017-03-31
Value131.0655.0
Percentage of ConversionPricePerShare116.80.0

srt:Maximum, tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Conversion
Period End2020-09-302019-05-31
Value121.5607.5
Percentage of ConversionPricePerShare108.40.0

srt:Minimum, tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Conversion
Period End2020-09-302014-04-30
Value71.97359.87
Percentage of ConversionPricePerShare64.264.2

srt:Minimum, tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Conversion
Period End2020-09-302017-03-31
Value65.5327.5
Percentage of ConversionPricePerShare58.40.0

srt:Minimum, tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Conversion
Period End2020-09-302019-05-31
Value61.97309.83
Percentage of ConversionPricePerShare55.30.0

tsla:CumulativeImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill

tsla:CumulativeImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill


Cumulative
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value5027
Percentage of CumulativeImpairmentOfIntangibleAssetsExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0

tsla:CustomerDepositsLiabilitiesCurrent

tsla:CustomerDepositsLiabilitiesCurrent


Customer
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value812745752708713788726665631768792853
Percentage of CustomerDepositsLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:CustomerDepositsLiabilitiesCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Customer
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value161614149.0
Percentage of CustomerDepositsLiabilitiesCurrent2.02.11.92.01.2

tsla:DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredGlobalIntangibleLowTaxedIncomeTaxAssets

tsla:DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredGlobalIntangibleLowTaxedIncomeTaxAssets


Deferred
Period End2020-12-31
Value581
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredGlobalIntangibleLowTaxedIncomeTaxAssets100.0

tsla:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLeaseRightOfUseLiabilities

tsla:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLeaseRightOfUseLiabilities


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value335290
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLeaseRightOfUseLiabilities100.0100.0

tsla:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOperatingLeaseRightOfUseAssets

tsla:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOperatingLeaseRightOfUseAssets


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value305263
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOperatingLeaseRightOfUseAssets100.0100.0

tsla:DigitalAssetsNetNonCurrent

tsla:DigitalAssetsNetNonCurrent


Digital
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value13111331
Percentage of DigitalAssetsNetNonCurrent100.0100.0

tsla:FairMarketValueOfIntangibleAssets

tsla:FairMarketValueOfIntangibleAssets


Fair
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value14702480
Percentage of FairMarketValueOfIntangibleAssets100.0100.0

tsla:FinanceLeaseAccumulatedDepreciation

tsla:FinanceLeaseAccumulatedDepreciation


Finance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value1010907816732617557483406339276231
Percentage of FinanceLeaseAccumulatedDepreciation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:FinanceLeaseRightOfUseAssetsBeforeAccumulatedDepreciation

tsla:FinanceLeaseRightOfUseAssetsBeforeAccumulatedDepreciation


Finance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value24302340228022202120210020801980196017201520
Percentage of FinanceLeaseRightOfUseAssetsBeforeAccumulatedDepreciation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:FinanceLeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:FinanceLeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Finance
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value7000000.07000000.06000000.06000000.06000000.05000000.04700000.04200000.03800000.0
Percentage of FinanceLeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:FinancingObligationCurrent

tsla:FinancingObligationCurrent


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value48475357616752
Percentage of FinancingObligationCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:FinancingObligationNoncurrent

tsla:FinancingObligationNoncurrent


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value30423437424445505358576772908884
Percentage of FinancingObligationNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetAmortizationExpenseAfterYearFour

tsla:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetAmortizationExpenseAfterYearFour


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-30
Value9495122
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetAmortizationExpenseAfterYearFour100.0100.0100.0

tsla:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsLiabilitiesOther

tsla:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsLiabilitiesOther


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value5000000.04000000.04000000.02000000.0-2000000.02000000.0
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsLiabilitiesOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsLiabilitiesOther us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

us-gaap:DevelopedTechnologyRights


Finite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value4000000.03000000.03000000.01000000.0-2000000.01000000.0
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsLiabilitiesOther80.075.075.050.0100.050.0

tsla:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill

tsla:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill


Indefinite
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value156565656060606086
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill us-gaap:IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsByMajorClass

tsla:GigafactoryNevadaWaterRights


Indefinite
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value151515115.05.05.0
Percentage of IndefiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGrossExcludingGoodwill0.00.0100.00.00.00.07.7

tsla:IntangibleAssetsAndLiabilitiesOther

tsla:IntangibleAssetsAndLiabilitiesOther


Intangible
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value5000000.04000000.04000000.02000000.0-2000000.02000000.0
Percentage of IntangibleAssetsAndLiabilitiesOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LeaseArrangementAmountRequiredToSpendOrIncur us-gaap:LeaseContractualTerm, us-gaap:LongTermPurchaseCommitmentByCategoryOfItemPurchased

tsla:LeaseArrangementAmountRequiredToSpendOrIncur

tsla:BuildToSuitLeaseArrangement, tsla:ResearchFoundation


Lease
Period End2020-12-31
Value5000
Percentage of LeaseArrangementAmountRequiredToSpendOrIncur100.0

tsla:LeaseAssetDirectCostsRelatedToAcquisition us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:LeaseAssetDirectCostsRelatedToAcquisition

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Lease
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value1031031031021021021011019996928274
Percentage of LeaseAssetDirectCostsRelatedToAcquisition100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LeaseAssetsInService us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:LeaseAssetsInService

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Lease
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value675867446722670366826649658764616430
Percentage of LeaseAssetsInService100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LeaseAssetsPendingInterconnection us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:LeaseAssetsPendingInterconnection

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Lease
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value45505558596070179169
Percentage of LeaseAssetsPendingInterconnection100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:LeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Leased
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value955897839781723666608550495
Percentage of LeasedAssetsAccumulatedDepreciationAndAmortization100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LeasedAssetsGross us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:LeasedAssetsGross

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Leased
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value68616847682568056784675166886563653064606385617360845943565654125065
Percentage of LeasedAssetsGross100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LeasedAssetsNet us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:LeasedAssetsNet

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Leased
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value5883593359796025606961066138616862006241603460216036588958645775554053445045
Percentage of LeasedAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LeasedAssetsNetBeforeConstructionAndPendingInterconnection us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:LeasedAssetsNetBeforeConstructionAndPendingInterconnection

tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Leased
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value590659505986602460616085608060126034
Percentage of LeasedAssetsNetBeforeConstructionAndPendingInterconnection100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value15301819213231263679321717852030179117052567
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value890957797871608
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent58.252.637.427.934.1

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-12-31
Value115
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent5.4

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-03-312020-12-31
Value51171
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent2.88.0

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

srt:RestatementAdjustment, tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006


Long
Period End2020-12-31
Value50
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent2.3

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

srt:RevisionOfPriorPeriodReclassificationAdjustment, tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-09-30
Value249
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent8.0

srt:RevisionOfPriorPeriodReclassificationAdjustment, tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-09-30
Value32
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesCurrent1.0

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value78719053955610559104161066611634113131123497879403
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value18572062134614631516
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent23.622.814.113.913.0

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-12-31
Value-115.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent-1.2

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value7.051-171.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent0.10.6-1.8

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

srt:RestatementAdjustment, tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006


Long
Period End2020-12-31
Value219
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent2.3

tsla:LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent us-gaap:Restatement, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

srt:RevisionOfPriorPeriodReclassificationAdjustment, tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-09-30
Value-249.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent-2.4

srt:RevisionOfPriorPeriodReclassificationAdjustment, tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Long
Period End2020-09-30
Value-32.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndFinanceLeasesNoncurrent-0.3

tsla:MarketCapitalization us-gaap:StatementScenario, us-gaap:TitleOfIndividual, us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:Vesting

tsla:MarketCapitalization

srt:ScenarioForecast, srt:ChiefExecutiveOfficer, tsla:TwoThousandAndEighteenPerformanceAward, tsla:ThirdTrancheMilestone


Market
Period End2020-09-30
Value200000
Percentage of MarketCapitalization100.0

tsla:MaximumRepurchasePriceOfVehiclesUnderResaleValueArrangement

tsla:MaximumRepurchasePriceOfVehiclesUnderResaleValueArrangement


Maximum
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value4256981492142913554154797421180855
Percentage of MaximumRepurchasePriceOfVehiclesUnderResaleValueArrangement100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:NoteHedgesNumberOfSharesContractedToBuy us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:NoteHedgesNumberOfSharesContractedToBuy

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Note
Period End2020-09-30
Value19
Percentage of NoteHedgesNumberOfSharesContractedToBuy100.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Note
Period End2020-09-302018-12-312017-12-312017-03-31
Value143.03.03.0
Percentage of NoteHedgesNumberOfSharesContractedToBuy77.60.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Note
Period End2020-09-302019-05-31
Value295.9
Percentage of NoteHedgesNumberOfSharesContractedToBuy154.70.0

tsla:NumberOfCommonSharesReceived us-gaap:DebtInstrument

tsla:NumberOfCommonSharesReceived

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne


Number
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value5.35.311
Percentage of NumberOfCommonSharesReceived100.0100.0100.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo


Number
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value5.12.56.2
Percentage of NumberOfCommonSharesReceived96.247.255.9

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour


Number
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value16128.0
Percentage of NumberOfCommonSharesReceived309.4235.872.1

tsla:OperatingLeaseOptionToRenewAmountPerYear us-gaap:LeaseContractualTerm, us-gaap:LongTermPurchaseCommitmentByCategoryOfItemPurchased

tsla:OperatingLeaseOptionToRenewAmountPerYear

tsla:BuildToSuitLeaseArrangement, tsla:ResearchFoundation


Operating
Period End2020-12-31
Value2.0
Percentage of OperatingLeaseOptionToRenewAmountPerYear100.0

tsla:OperatingLeasedAssetsNet us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:OperatingLeasedAssetsNet

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary, tsla:SolarEnergySystems


Operating
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value46544709474948465030
Percentage of OperatingLeasedAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:OtherLiabilitiesMiscellaneousNoncurrent

tsla:OtherLiabilitiesMiscellaneousNoncurrent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value40539541749443540037236734931430728340237735634732827222029
Percentage of OtherLiabilitiesMiscellaneousNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:PurchasePricePerCommonStock us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:PurchasePricePerCommonStock

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Purchase
Period End2020-09-30
Value71.97
Percentage of PurchasePricePerCommonStock100.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Purchase
Period End2020-09-302018-12-312017-12-312017-03-31
Value65.5327.5327.5327.5
Percentage of PurchasePricePerCommonStock91.00.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Purchase
Period End2020-09-302019-05-31
Value61.97309.83
Percentage of PurchasePricePerCommonStock86.10.0

tsla:ResaleValueGuarantee us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature

tsla:ResaleValueGuarantee

tsla:SalesToLeasingCompaniesWithGuarantee


Resale
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-31
Value4256106164238328399470558164015701480129011801000851716527321179761.12e-05
Percentage of ResaleValueGuarantee100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortion

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortion


Resale
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-31
Value232070202317441526480502604674629787543342248179204227192136
Percentage of ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortion100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortionSalesToLeasingPartners

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortionSalesToLeasingPartners


Resale
Period End2020-12-312020-09-30
Value2319
Percentage of ResaleValueGuaranteesCurrentPortionSalesToLeasingPartners100.0100.0

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesNoncurrentPortion

tsla:ResaleValueGuaranteesNoncurrentPortion


Resale
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302014-12-31
Value19363636363861211328455584756230924102493244422102056177915831293952725487
Percentage of ResaleValueGuaranteesNoncurrentPortion100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SalesReturnReserveCurrent

tsla:SalesReturnReserveCurrent


Sales
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value382430417461345289272108
Percentage of SalesReturnReserveCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SalesReturnReserveFromBuybackOptions

tsla:SalesReturnReserveFromBuybackOptions


Sales
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value592629703682650594639
Percentage of SalesReturnReserveFromBuybackOptions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SalesReturnReserveFromShortTermBuyBackOptions

tsla:SalesReturnReserveFromShortTermBuyBackOptions


Sales
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value21520620216312410693
Percentage of SalesReturnReserveFromShortTermBuyBackOptions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SalesReturnReserveNoncurrent

tsla:SalesReturnReserveNoncurrent


Sales
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-31
Value37842450051952948854554757752484
Percentage of SalesReturnReserveNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

tsla:SalesTypeLeaseUnearnedInterestIncome

tsla:SalesTypeLeaseUnearnedInterestIncome


Sales
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value-18.0-14.011
Percentage of SalesTypeLeaseUnearnedInterestIncome100.0100.0100.0

tsla:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsToVestedAndExpectedToVestWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue us-gaap:AwardType, us-gaap:PlanName

tsla:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsToVestedAndExpectedToVestWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:RestrictedStockUnitsRSU, tsla:TwoThousandAndNineteenEquityIncentivePlan


Share
Period End2020-12-31
Value136.53
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsToVestedAndExpectedToVestWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue100.0

tsla:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardValueOfSharesAvailableForIssuance us-gaap:SubsidiarySaleOfStock

tsla:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardValueOfSharesAvailableForIssuance

us-gaap:EmployeeStock


Share
Period End2020-12-31
Value34
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardValueOfSharesAvailableForIssuance100.0

tsla:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsOfDeferredTaxAccountingThatWouldNotImpactAnnualEffectiveRate

tsla:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsOfDeferredTaxAccountingThatWouldNotImpactAnnualEffectiveRate


Unrecognized
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value357356353239250248247280278252243245228210191292228213198
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsOfDeferredTaxAccountingThatWouldNotImpactAnnualEffectiveRate100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccountsAndNotesReceivableNet

us-gaap:AccountsAndNotesReceivableNet


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value315324334342402
Percentage of AccountsAndNotesReceivableNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:InvestmentType

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:MoneyMarketFunds


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302014-12-31
Value11477113661384792114071529316321413172381218121474123593121632743217027272226239127617572976171275
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:InvestmentType

us-gaap:MoneyMarketFunds


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302014-12-31
Value11477113661384792114071529316321413172381218121474123593121632743217027272226239127617572976171275
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligations

tsla:SolarEnergySystemsUnderLeasePassThroughArrangements


Capital
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value6894111134122
Percentage of CapitalLeaseObligations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

us-gaap:CapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent

tsla:SolarEnergySystemsUnderLeasePassThroughArrangements


Capital
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value4157616751
Percentage of CapitalLeaseObligationsCurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value168251772319901150039106854767835826544826824276352327833219396437661234
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsIncludingDisposalGroupAndDiscontinuedOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ClassOfWarrantOrRightExercisePriceOfWarrantsOrRights1 us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:ClassOfWarrantOrRightExercisePriceOfWarrantsOrRights1

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Class
Period End2020-09-302014-04-302014-03-31
Value112.13560.64560.64
Percentage of ClassOfWarrantOrRightExercisePriceOfWarrantsOrRights1100.0100.0100.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Class
Period End2020-09-302018-12-312017-12-312017-03-31
Value131.0655.0655.0655.0
Percentage of ClassOfWarrantOrRightExercisePriceOfWarrantsOrRights1116.80.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Class
Period End2020-09-302019-05-31
Value121.5607.5
Percentage of ClassOfWarrantOrRightExercisePriceOfWarrantsOrRights1108.40.0

us-gaap:ClassOfWarrantOrRightNumberOfSecuritiesCalledByEachWarrantOrRight us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ClassOfWarrantOrRightNumberOfSecuritiesCalledByEachWarrantOrRight

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, us-gaap:CommonStock


Class
Period End2021-06-30
Value7900000.0
Percentage of ClassOfWarrantOrRightNumberOfSecuritiesCalledByEachWarrantOrRight100.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:CommonStock


Class
Period End2021-06-30
Value9200000.0
Percentage of ClassOfWarrantOrRightNumberOfSecuritiesCalledByEachWarrantOrRight116.5

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value2130200019261730161015301472130011901040882475
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature

tsla:SalesToLeasingCompaniesWithGuarantee


Contract
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value111316202947688592112148
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability0.60.81.01.32.03.65.88.210.50.00.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability us-gaap:RegulatoryLiability

us-gaap:DeferredLeaseRevenue


Contract
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-312016-12-31
Value75253239311010396112
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability39.036.144.50.00.020.30.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

tsla:EnergyGenerationAndStorageSegment, tsla:CustomerAdvancePayments


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value217195187189172149156141148155148124
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability10.29.89.710.910.79.710.610.812.515.016.826.1

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiability us-gaap:TypeOfArrangement

tsla:CustomerAdvancePayments


Contract
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value206226225212206
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability10.715.425.50.043.5

tsla:RebatesAndIncentives


Contract
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302017-12-31
Value2936423535363127
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiability1.52.43.23.03.44.20.05.7

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityNoncurrent

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityNoncurrent


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value13181294128412331198119912071140118211579909507951177
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ContractWithCustomerLiabilityNoncurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Contract
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value167169168174264
Percentage of ContractWithCustomerLiabilityNoncurrent12.713.113.114.121.9

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value80299515105691272813151129711249212475121591032510998108971091410466101679992810485207.51176
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value23332582170518921323144715778321178
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount29.127.116.114.910.111.212.66.710.7

tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-31
Value34333540
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount0.40.30.30.3

tsla:CashEquityDebt, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value434436439447448450454460461462466474477478482488496
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount5.44.64.23.53.43.53.63.73.84.54.24.44.44.64.74.96611.7

tsla:ChinaLoanAgreements, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value6146165921462756741219
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount6.55.84.711.15.85.91.8

tsla:CreditAgreement, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value18781898189518851550201917271827174018561540159315981286110912698569340.969
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount23.419.917.914.811.815.613.814.614.318.014.014.614.612.310.912.710.611.012.9

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value422137613801380138013801380138013801380
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount4.010.810.510.611.011.111.313.412.513.6

tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value11221125114111441162116711831187119812021214883891896907438458
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount14.011.810.89.08.89.09.59.59.911.611.08.18.28.68.94.46108.2

tsla:SolarBondsAndOtherLoans, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value9.053555660677070
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount0.10.60.50.40.50.50.60.6

tsla:SolarLoanBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302016-12-31
Value134134152151167168182182196196210210228228244244140
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount1.71.41.41.21.31.31.51.51.61.91.91.92.12.22.42.41871.5

tsla:SolarRenewableEnergyCreditAndOtherLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-31
Value79838289
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount0.60.60.60.7

tsla:SolarRevolvingCreditFacilityAndOtherLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value14818189
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount0.20.90.80.7

tsla:SolarTermLoan, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value151161
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount1.41.3

tsla:SolarTermLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value151155158158161350
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount1.41.21.21.21.33.2

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value131319503977977978978978977977977977977977977977977977
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount1.63.44.87.77.47.57.87.88.09.58.99.09.09.39.69.812.111.5

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value1744391282183318391840184018401840
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount2.24.612.114.414.014.214.714.715.1

tsla:WarehouseAgreement, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value294303681526167586321174926595013366735564784440.39
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount2.82.45.24.11.34.72.61.70.86.14.63.26.65.65.95.25.2

tsla:ZeroCouponConvertibleSeniorNotesDueInTwoThousandTwenty, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value3.0361031031031031031031031031031031031031130.113
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount0.00.30.80.80.80.81.00.90.90.91.01.01.01.31.31.5

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value4037500646124798550947844594391136083543361032993226308129282582249625752.408916
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount50.352.643.637.741.936.936.831.429.734.332.830.329.629.428.825.830.830.232.1

tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value3992450959577930764281877898856485516782738775977687738472397410560759455.102844
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount49.747.456.462.358.163.163.268.670.365.767.269.770.470.671.274.269.269.867.9

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCollateralAmount us-gaap:BusinessAcquisition, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCollateralAmount

tsla:SolarCity, tsla:SolarAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-31
Value660
Percentage of DebtInstrumentCollateralAmount100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentConvertibleConversionPrice1 us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentConvertibleConversionPrice1

tsla:OnePointTwoFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyOne, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-30
Value71.97
Percentage of DebtInstrumentConvertibleConversionPrice1100.0

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-302018-12-312017-12-312017-03-31
Value65.5327.5327.5327.5
Percentage of DebtInstrumentConvertibleConversionPrice191.00.00.00.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:SeniorNotes


Debt
Period End2020-09-302019-05-31
Value61.97309.83
Percentage of DebtInstrumentConvertibleConversionPrice186.10.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount

tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes


Debt
Period End2021-03-312020-08-312019-11-30
Value1080709861
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentFaceAmount us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

tsla:TwoPointThreeSevenFivePercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyTwo, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Debt
Period End2021-02-05
Value62
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount0.0

tsla:TwoPointZeroZeroPercentSeniorConvertibleNoteDueTwentyTwentyFour, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Debt
Period End2021-02-05
Value623
Percentage of DebtInstrumentFaceAmount0.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscount us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements, us-gaap:SubsequentEventType

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscount

tsla:AccountingStandardsUpdate202006, us-gaap:SubsequentEvent


Debt
Period End2021-01-01
Value269
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscount100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value15762905263228932382240029801860179318691256105912191719161377912716530.858959
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:AutomotiveAssetBackedNotes, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-31
Value153
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount5.8

tsla:AutomotiveLeaseBackedCreditFacilities, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value173148153144
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount11.05.15.85.0

tsla:ChinaLoanAgreements, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value136813721650138815221542924
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount47.152.157.058.363.451.749.7

tsla:CreditAgreement, tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value2802662782815753044994135044152302292305427295359102100.181
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount17.89.210.69.724.112.716.722.228.222.218.421.618.931.645.268.771.732.221.1

tsla:SolarRenewableEnergyCreditAndOtherLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2020-09-302019-12-31
Value216.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount0.70.2

tsla:SolarRevolvingCreditFacilityAndOtherLoans, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value2323236.0
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount1.50.80.90.2

tsla:WarehouseAgreement, tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value110011008067974195749335147789251008440598763426431211550.21
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount69.837.930.627.517.623.931.327.643.449.580.241.649.144.426.45.59.523.824.4

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

tsla:NonrecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value1296263923542612180720962481144712871454102583098811768832443574380.653654
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount82.290.889.490.375.987.383.377.871.877.881.678.481.168.454.831.328.167.276.1

tsla:RecourseDebt


Debt
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-31
Value2802662782815753044994135054152302292305427295359132140.205305
Percentage of DebtInstrumentUnusedBorrowingCapacityAmount17.89.210.69.724.112.716.722.228.222.218.421.618.931.645.268.771.932.823.9

us-gaap:DeferredCostsLeasingNetNoncurrent us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsByNature

us-gaap:DeferredCostsLeasingNetNoncurrent

tsla:SalesToLeasingCompaniesWithGuarantee


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value435488132190469
Percentage of DeferredCostsLeasingNetNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredCostsLeasingNetNoncurrent us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentByType

tsla:OperatingLeaseVehicles


Deferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value37483396309127422524252724472090
Percentage of DeferredCostsLeasingNetNoncurrent0.00.07188.45077.82868.21914.41287.9445.6

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Value2102148991755670519286
Percentage of DeferredIncomeTaxLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAndOtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAndOtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent


Deferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-31
Value6314415166
Percentage of DeferredTaxAndOtherLiabilitiesNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredIncome

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredIncome


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value45030115520026811175420.6940.5260.16
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsDeferredIncome100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGross