# Tons to Kilograms Converter

Enter the weight in tons below to get the value converted to kilograms.

Results in Kilograms: 1 t = 907.18474 kg

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## How to Convert Tons to Kilograms

To convert a measurement in tons to a measurement in kilograms, multiply the weight by the following conversion ratio: 907.18474 kilograms/ton.

Since one ton is equal to 907.18474 kilograms, you can use this simple formula to convert:

kilograms = tons × 907.18474

The weight in kilograms is equal to the weight in tons multiplied by 907.18474.

For example, here's how to convert 5 tons to kilograms using the formula above.
kilograms = (5 t × 907.18474) = 4,535.9237 kg

### How Many Kilograms Are in a Ton?

There are 907.18474 kilograms in a ton, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 t = 907.18474 kg

## What Is a Ton?

One ton, also known as a short ton or a US ton, is equal to 2,000 pounds and is mostly used in the US as a unit of weight. One ton is equal to 907.18474 kilograms.

The ton is a US customary unit of weight. A ton is sometimes also referred to as a short ton. Tons can be abbreviated as t; for example, 1 ton can be written as 1 t.

The short ton should not be confused with the long ton, which is used mostly in the United Kingdom, or the metric ton which is used in most other countries.

## What Is a Kilogram?

One kilogram is equal to 1,000 grams, 2.204623 pounds, or 1/1,000 of a metric ton.

The formal definition of the kilogram changed in 2019. One kilogram was previously equal to the mass of the platinum-iridium bar, known as the International Prototype of the Kilogram, which was stored in Sèvres, France.

The 2019 SI brochure now defines the kilogram using the Planck constant, and it is defined using the meter and second. It is equal to the mass of 1,000 cubic centimeters, or milliliters, of water.

The kilogram, or kilogramme, is the SI base unit for weight and is also a multiple of the gram. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for thousands, or 103. Kilograms can be abbreviated as kg; for example, 1 kilogram can be written as 1 kg.

## Ton to Kilogram Conversion Table

Table showing various ton measurements converted to kilograms.
Tons Kilograms
1 t 907.18 kg
2 t 1,814 kg
3 t 2,722 kg
4 t 3,629 kg
5 t 4,536 kg
6 t 5,443 kg
7 t 6,350 kg
8 t 7,257 kg
9 t 8,165 kg
10 t 9,072 kg
11 t 9,979 kg
12 t 10,886 kg
13 t 11,793 kg
14 t 12,701 kg
15 t 13,608 kg
16 t 14,515 kg
17 t 15,422 kg
18 t 16,329 kg
19 t 17,237 kg
20 t 18,144 kg
21 t 19,051 kg
22 t 19,958 kg
23 t 20,865 kg
24 t 21,772 kg
25 t 22,680 kg
26 t 23,587 kg
27 t 24,494 kg
28 t 25,401 kg
29 t 26,308 kg
30 t 27,216 kg
31 t 28,123 kg
32 t 29,030 kg
33 t 29,937 kg
34 t 30,844 kg
35 t 31,751 kg
36 t 32,659 kg
37 t 33,566 kg
38 t 34,473 kg
39 t 35,380 kg
40 t 36,287 kg

## References

1. United States Department of Agriculture, Weights, Measures, and Conversion Factors for Agricultural Commodities and Their Products, https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/41880/33132_ah697_002.pdf
2. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/documents/20126/41483022/SI-Brochure-9-EN.pdf