List of 13 Things That Weigh 1000 Kilograms (kg)

What weighs 1000 kilograms? We’ve got a list. It’s not hard to find a lot of animals that weigh around 1000 kilograms or roughly 2,205 pounds. So we’ve also included a few other items that you can relate to

. Below are 13 things that weigh 1000 Kilograms.


1. Two Adult Male Grizzly Bears (521 kg)

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Grizzly bears are strong animals. The muscles in their legs make it easy for them to walk short distances on their hind legs. The male bears can grow to be as high as 8 feet tall when they’re standing on the hind legs. The average weight is 521 kg. Two male grizzly bears average about 1000 kg.

2. Four Adult Male Polar Bears (250 kg)

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Polar bears are the largest land carnivores. Adult male bears are two to three times larger than their female counterpart. Males are about 8 to 10 feet in length and their tails are 3 to 5 inches long. Males polar bears typically weigh as little as 250 kg. Four male polar bears can weigh about 1000 kg.

3. Two Domestic Pigs (500 kg)

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The U.S. is the third-largest producer of domestic pigs. That said, pigs weigh up to 300 kg; domestic pigs are usually heavier. Two domestic pigs weigh about 1000 kg. The largest domestic pig of all time weighed 726 kg before dying in 2009.

4. Saltwater Crocodile (1000 kg)

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Saltwater crocodiles are found at the top end of the Northern Territory in Australia. They can reach 7m in length. When they’re born, baby saltwater crocodiles can weigh as little as 60 kg. In adulthood, the males can weigh close to 1000 kg.

5. American Bison (1000 kg)

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Bison are the largest mammals in North America. The babies, called calves, weigh 30 to 70 pounds at birth. The male bison, also called bulls, weigh up to 1000 kg and stand 6 feet tall

6. Wild Yak (1000 kg)

Wild yaks are found in China and India. Females conceive at 3 to 4 years of age and reach full size by age 8. Male yaks can weigh up to 1000 kg; females are only ⅓ of that size. 

7. Giant Eland (up to 1000 kg)

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Giant Elands are the largest of the antelope species. Their body length is between 2.2 and 3.45m, with a tail length of 90cm. They can weigh as much as 1000 kg. The males can reach nearly 6 ft at the shoulder.

8. Banteng (up to 907 kg)

The scientific name for Banteng is Bos javanicus. They are considered an endangered species with a 20 to 26-year lifespan. Bantengs stand over 5 feet tall, and their body measures from 6 to over 7 feet long. The average weight is close to 100kg.

9. Walrus (up to 1000 kg)

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There are two main subspecies of the walrus — the Atlantic and the Pacific. There are about 25,000 walruses in the Atlantic and 200,000 in the Pacific. The male Pacific walruses can reach 3.6 m and on average and weigh about 1000 kg.

Other Things

10. Medium Pontoon Boat (from 1000 kg)

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The average weight of a pontoon boat is about 1000 kg (dry weight). The dry weight consists of an empty boat with just the chassis and engine. Dry weight suggests there are no people, no fuel, equipment, or furniture.

11. Soil (1000 kg per cubic yard)

A cubic yard of soil weighs about 1000 kg, depending on the type of content — sand, gravel, or stone. Some can weigh as much as 1300 kg.  

12. Elevator Weight Limit (1000 kg)

The maximum weight of an elevator is 1000kg. The next time, you’re on an elevator that looks full to capacity, take a look around to see how close you could possibly be to 2,200 pounds. 

13. 2016 Chevy Spark (1000 kg)

The 2016 Chevy Spark is 143.10 inches in length, and 58.40 inches in height. It has 98-horsepower and a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine. The 2016 Spark weighs approximately 1000 kg.

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