How many kilograms are there in a ton?
There are 907.18 kilograms in a US short ton, 1016.04 kilograms in a UK long ton and 1000 kilograms in a metric ton.
How to convert from tons to kilograms (kg)?
To find out how many kilograms there are in "x" tons, multiply the number of tons by 907.18 for US short ton, 1016.04 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 tool to convert between all weight & mass units.
What is a ton?
Ton (tonne) is a unit of mass in different measurement systems and usually mistaken with each other. The short ton (also known as net ton) equals to 907.18 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 1016.04 kilograms (2240 pounds). The metric ton (also known as tonne) equals to 1000 kilograms (2204.62 pounds) and used in the metric system. The abbreviation is "T".
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. 1 kilogram equals to 2.2 pounds. The abbreviation for kilogram is "kg".
The list for your reference:
1 Metric Ton = 1000 Kilograms
1 Short Ton [US] = 907.18474 Kilograms
1 Long Ton [UK] = 1016.04691 Kilograms