# Cubic Inches to Liters Conversion

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

**Results in Liters:**

## How to Convert Cubic Inches to Liters

To convert a cubic inch measurement to a liter measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio.

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

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

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 cubic inches to liters using the formula above.

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

## Cubic Inches

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.

## Liters

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters.^{[2]} The liter is a special name defined for the cubic decimeter and is exactly equal to the volume of one cubic decimeter.

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 *ℓ*. For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 l, 1 L, or 1 ℓ.

## Cubic Inch to Liter Conversion Table

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 |

## References

- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf
- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Units outside the SI, https://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/outside.html