# Cubic Meters to Liters Converter

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

## Result in Liters:

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## How to Convert Cubic Meters to Liters

To convert a measurement in cubic meters to a measurement in liters, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 1,000 liters/cubic meter.

Since one cubic meter is equal to 1,000 liters, you can use this simple formula to convert:

liters = cubic meters × 1,000

The volume in liters is equal to the volume in cubic meters multiplied by 1,000.

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

### How Many Liters Are in a Cubic Meter?

There are **1,000** liters in a cubic meter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 m³ = 1,000 L

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

## 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 *m³*, 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.

Learn more about cubic meters.

## What Is a Liter?

A liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters or 0.264172 US gallons.^{[1]} 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 *ℓ*. For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 L, 1 l, or 1 ℓ.

Learn more about liters.

## Cubic Meter to Liter Conversion Table

Cubic Meters | Liters |
---|---|

0.001 m³ | 1 L |

0.002 m³ | 2 L |

0.003 m³ | 3 L |

0.004 m³ | 4 L |

0.005 m³ | 5 L |

0.006 m³ | 6 L |

0.007 m³ | 7 L |

0.008 m³ | 8 L |

0.009 m³ | 9 L |

0.01 m³ | 10 L |

0.02 m³ | 20 L |

0.03 m³ | 30 L |

0.04 m³ | 40 L |

0.05 m³ | 50 L |

0.06 m³ | 60 L |

0.07 m³ | 70 L |

0.08 m³ | 80 L |

0.09 m³ | 90 L |

0.1 m³ | 100 L |

0.2 m³ | 200 L |

0.3 m³ | 300 L |

0.4 m³ | 400 L |

0.5 m³ | 500 L |

0.6 m³ | 600 L |

0.7 m³ | 700 L |

0.8 m³ | 800 L |

0.9 m³ | 900 L |

1 m³ | 1,000 L |

## References

- National Institute of Standards and Technology, Units outside the SI, https://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/outside.html

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