How many kilograms are there in a ton?
There are 907.18474 kilograms in a US short ton, 1016.04691 kilograms in a UK long ton and 1000 kilograms in a metric ton.
1 Metric Ton = 1000 Kilograms
1 Short Ton [US] = 907.18474 Kilograms
1 Long Ton [UK] = 1016.04691 Kilograms
How to convert from tons to kilograms (kg)?
To find out how many kilograms there are in "x" tons, multiply the ton value by 907.18474 for US short ton, 1016.04691 for UK long ton or 1000 for the metric ton.
For example, to find out how many kilograms there are in a ton and a half, multiply the ton value by 907.18474, 1.5 * 907.18474 = 1360.7 kg in 1.5 US short tons.
You may also use this weight and mass units conversion calculator tool to convert between all weight & mass units.
What is a ton?
Ton (tonne) is a unit of mass in US Customary, Imperial and Metric measurement systems. The symbol is "T".
The short ton (also known as net ton) equals to 907.18474 kilograms (2000 pounds) and used in North America (United States and Canada).
The long ton (also known as weight or gross ton) is used in the imperial system and equals to 1016.04691 kilograms (2240 pounds).
The metric ton (also known as tonne) equals to 1000 kilograms (2204.62 pounds) and used in the metric system.
If you are trading internationally, you must know what type of ton as a weight unit is used in that country to avoid the surprises.
What is a kilogram?
Kilogram (kg) is a base unit of mass in the metric system and equals to the mass of one liter of water. The symbol is "kg".