Cubic Inches to Cubic Meters Converter

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1 in³ = 1.6387E-5 m³
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How to Convert Cubic Inches to Cubic Meters

To convert a measurement in cubic inches to a measurement in cubic meters, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 1.6387E-5 cubic meters/cubic inch.

Since one cubic inch is equal to 1.6387E-5 cubic meters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

cubic meters = cubic inches × 1.6387E-5

The volume in cubic meters is equal to the volume in cubic inches multiplied by 1.6387E-5.

For example, here's how to convert 50,000 cubic inches to cubic meters using the formula above.
cubic meters = (50,000 in³ × 1.6387E-5) = 0.819353 m³

Cubic inches and cubic meters are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Cubic Inch?

A cubic inch is a unit of volume equal to the space consumed by a cube with sides that are one inch in all directions. One cubic inch is equivalent to about 16.387 cubic centimeters or 0.554 fluid ounces.[1]

The cubic inch is a US customary and imperial unit of volume. A cubic inch is sometimes also referred to as a cubic in. Cubic inches can be abbreviated as in³, and are also sometimes abbreviated as cu inch, cu in, or CI. For example, 1 cubic inch can be written as 1 in³, 1 cu inch, 1 cu in, or 1 CI.

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What Is a Cubic Meter?

One cubic meter is equal to the volume of a cube with each edge measuring one meter.

The cubic meter, or cubic metre, is the SI derived unit for volume in the metric system. Cubic meters can be abbreviated as , and are also sometimes abbreviated as cu m, CBM, cbm, or MTQ. For example, 1 cubic meter can be written as 1 m³, 1 cu m, 1 CBM, 1 cbm, or 1 MTQ.

You can use our cubic meters calculator to calculate the volume of a space.

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Cubic Inch to Cubic Meter Conversion Table

Table showing various cubic inch measurements converted to cubic meters.
Cubic Inches Cubic Meters
1 in³ 0.000016387 m³
2 in³ 0.000032774 m³
3 in³ 0.000049161 m³
4 in³ 0.000065548 m³
5 in³ 0.000081935 m³
6 in³ 0.000098322 m³
7 in³ 0.000115 m³
8 in³ 0.000131 m³
9 in³ 0.000147 m³
10 in³ 0.000164 m³
100 in³ 0.001639 m³
1,000 in³ 0.016387 m³
10,000 in³ 0.163871 m³
100,000 in³ 1.6387 m³


  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition,

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