Cubic Inches to Liters Converter

Enter the volume in cubic inches below to get the value converted to liters.


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1 in³ = 0.016387 L

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How to Convert Cubic Inches to Liters

To convert a measurement in cubic inches to a measurement in liters, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 0.016387 liters/cubic inch.

Since one cubic inch is equal to 0.016387 liters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

liters = cubic inches × 0.016387

The volume in liters is equal to the volume in cubic inches multiplied by 0.016387.

For example, here's how to convert 5 cubic inches to liters using the formula above.
liters = (5 in³ × 0.016387) = 0.081935 L

Cubic inches and liters 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.

Learn more about cubic inches.

What Is a Liter?

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters or 0.264172 US gallons.[2] The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter (1 decimeter is 1/10 of a meter, or 10 centimeters).

The liter is an SI accepted unit for volume for use with the metric system. A liter is sometimes also referred to as a litre. Liters can be abbreviated as L, and are also sometimes abbreviated as l or . For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 L, 1 l, or 1 ℓ.

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Cubic Inch to Liter Conversion Table

Table showing various cubic inch measurements converted to liters.
Cubic Inches Liters
1 in³ 0.016387 L
2 in³ 0.032774 L
3 in³ 0.049161 L
4 in³ 0.065548 L
5 in³ 0.081935 L
6 in³ 0.098322 L
7 in³ 0.114709 L
8 in³ 0.131097 L
9 in³ 0.147484 L
10 in³ 0.163871 L
11 in³ 0.180258 L
12 in³ 0.196645 L
13 in³ 0.213032 L
14 in³ 0.229419 L
15 in³ 0.245806 L
16 in³ 0.262193 L
17 in³ 0.27858 L
18 in³ 0.294967 L
19 in³ 0.311354 L
20 in³ 0.327741 L
21 in³ 0.344128 L
22 in³ 0.360515 L
23 in³ 0.376902 L
24 in³ 0.39329 L
25 in³ 0.409677 L
26 in³ 0.426064 L
27 in³ 0.442451 L
28 in³ 0.458838 L
29 in³ 0.475225 L
30 in³ 0.491612 L
31 in³ 0.507999 L
32 in³ 0.524386 L
33 in³ 0.540773 L
34 in³ 0.55716 L
35 in³ 0.573547 L
36 in³ 0.589934 L
37 in³ 0.606321 L
38 in³ 0.622708 L
39 in³ 0.639095 L
40 in³ 0.655483 L


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

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