Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How heavy is 156,000 kilograms?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about 95 times as heavy as a Car
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 94.430 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 0.01059 times that amount.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus) (curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 1,652 kg. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 386 kg.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 0.00633 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 158 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty, including her base is roughly 24,600,000 kilograms. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about 250 times as heavy as a Cow
In other words, the weight of a Cow is 0.0043 times 156,000 kilograms.
(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 680 kg. President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.
It's about 300 times as heavy as a Grizzly Bear
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 299 times the weight of a Grizzly Bear, and the weight of a Grizzly Bear is 0.00334 times that amount.
(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
An adult, male grizzly bear from a coastal area (where food is plentiful) can weigh up to 521 kg. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about 300 times as heavy as a Polar Bear
In other words, 156,000 kilograms is 302 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 0.00331 times that amount.
(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 352 and 680 kg. Polar bears are so heavily insulated by their 9.9 cm (3.9 in) layer of blubber that they are often difficult to detect using infrared photography sensors.
It's about 350 times as heavy as a Grand Piano
In other words, the weight of a Grand Piano is 0.0029 times 156,000 kilograms.
(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 450 kg. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about 350 times as heavy as a Horse
In other words, the weight of a Horse is 0.0027 times 156,000 kilograms.
(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 380 and 450 kg. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 54.4 kg.