Convert Kilowatts to Electric Horsepower

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1 kW = 1.340483 hp(E)

How to Convert Kilowatts to Electric Horsepower Using an Easy Conversion Formula

Convert kilowatts to electric horsepower with this simple formula:

electric horsepower = kilowatts × 1.340483

Converting a kilowatt power measurement to an electric horsepower measurement involves multiplying your power by the conversion ratio to find the result. A kilowatt is equal to 1.340483 electric horsepower, so to convert simply multiply by 1.340483.

For example:
5 kW = (5 × 1.340483) = 6.702413 hp(E)

Kilowatts and electric horsepower are both units used to measure power. Learn more about power and find more power measurement conversion calculators. A kilowatt is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as kW, for example 1 kW. An electric horsepower is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as hp(E), for example 1 hp(E).

Mechanical horsepower is often used to measure the output of engines and motors in North America and is equal to 745.69987158227022 watts, or joules per second. Electric horsepower is used to measure the output of electric motors and other electrical machines, and is equal to exactly 746 watts.

Check out our HP to amps calculator to convert power to current.

Convert Electric Horsepower to Kilowatts

Kilowatt Measurements and Equivalent Electric Horsepower Conversions

Common kilowatt values converted to the equivalent electric horsepower value
Kilowatts Electric Horsepower
1 kW 1.3405 hp(E)
2 kW 2.681 hp(E)
3 kW 4.0214 hp(E)
4 kW 5.3619 hp(E)
5 kW 6.7024 hp(E)
6 kW 8.0429 hp(E)
7 kW 9.3834 hp(E)
8 kW 10.72 hp(E)
9 kW 12.06 hp(E)
10 kW 13.4 hp(E)
11 kW 14.75 hp(E)
12 kW 16.09 hp(E)
13 kW 17.43 hp(E)
14 kW 18.77 hp(E)
15 kW 20.11 hp(E)
16 kW 21.45 hp(E)
17 kW 22.79 hp(E)
18 kW 24.13 hp(E)
19 kW 25.47 hp(E)
20 kW 26.81 hp(E)
21 kW 28.15 hp(E)
22 kW 29.49 hp(E)
23 kW 30.83 hp(E)
24 kW 32.17 hp(E)
25 kW 33.51 hp(E)
26 kW 34.85 hp(E)
27 kW 36.19 hp(E)
28 kW 37.53 hp(E)
29 kW 38.87 hp(E)
30 kW 40.21 hp(E)
31 kW 41.55 hp(E)
32 kW 42.9 hp(E)
33 kW 44.24 hp(E)
34 kW 45.58 hp(E)
35 kW 46.92 hp(E)
36 kW 48.26 hp(E)
37 kW 49.6 hp(E)
38 kW 50.94 hp(E)
39 kW 52.28 hp(E)
40 kW 53.62 hp(E)

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