How many kilograms in a ton?
1 US short ton is equal to 907.18474 kilograms (kg). 1 Imperial long ton is equal to 1016.0469088 kilograms. 1 Metric ton is equal to 1000 kilograms.
1 Metric Ton = 1000 Kilograms
1 US Short Ton = 907.18474 Kilograms
1 Imperial Long Ton = 1016.0469088 Kilograms
How to convert 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, 1016.0469088 for UK long ton or 1000 for the metric ton.
For example, to find out how many kilograms there are in a half metric ton, multiply the ton value by the conversion factor, 1/2 * 1000 = 500 kg in a half metric ton.
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 1016.0469088 kilograms (2240 pounds).
The metric ton (also known as tonne) equals to 1000 kilograms (2204.62 pounds) and used in the metric system.
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 abbreviation for kilogram is "kg".