Convert Kilometers Per Liter to Miles Per Gallon (US)

Enter the fuel economy in kilometers per liter below to get the value converted to miles per gallon (US).

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1 km/L = 2.352145 mpg (US)

How to Convert Kilometers Per Liter to Miles Per Gallon (US)

conversion scale showing kilometers per liter and equivalent miles per gallon (US) fuel economy values

To convert a kilometer per liter measurement to a mile per gallon (US) measurement, multiply the fuel economy by the conversion ratio. One kilometer per liter is equal to 2.352145 miles per gallon (US), so use this simple formula to convert:

miles per gallon (US) = kilometers per liter × 2.352145

The fuel economy in miles per gallon (US) is equal to the kilometers per liter multiplied by 2.352145.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilometers per liter to miles per gallon (US) using the formula above.
5 km/L = (5 × 2.352145) = 11.760725 mpg (US)

Kilometers per liter and miles per gallon (US) are both units used to measure fuel economy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Kilometers Per Liter

Kilometers per liter is the distance that can be travelled in kilometers using one liter of fuel.

Kilometers per liter can be abbreviated as km/L, and are also sometimes abbreviated as kpl or kmpl. For example, 1 kilometer per liter can be written as 1 km/L, 1 kpl, or 1 kmpl.

Miles Per Gallon (US)

Miles per gallon is the distance travelled in miles consuming just one gallon of fuel.

When evaluating fuel efficiency, the more miles per gallon, the more fuel efficient a vehicle is and the less fuel consumed. Thus, the lower the mpg rating of a vehicle the less fuel it will consume.

Miles per gallon (US) can be abbreviated as mpg (US), and are also sometimes abbreviated as mpg. For example, 1 mile per gallon (US) can be written as 1 mpg (US) or 1 mpg.

Kilometer Per Liter Measurements and Equivalent Mile Per Gallon (US) Conversions

Common kilometer per liter values converted to the equivalent mile per gallon (US) value
Kilometers Per Liter Miles Per Gallon (US)
1 km/L 2.3521 mpg (US)
2 km/L 4.7043 mpg (US)
3 km/L 7.0564 mpg (US)
4 km/L 9.4086 mpg (US)
5 km/L 11.76 mpg (US)
6 km/L 14.11 mpg (US)
7 km/L 16.47 mpg (US)
8 km/L 18.82 mpg (US)
9 km/L 21.17 mpg (US)
10 km/L 23.52 mpg (US)
11 km/L 25.87 mpg (US)
12 km/L 28.23 mpg (US)
13 km/L 30.58 mpg (US)
14 km/L 32.93 mpg (US)
15 km/L 35.28 mpg (US)
16 km/L 37.63 mpg (US)
17 km/L 39.99 mpg (US)
18 km/L 42.34 mpg (US)
19 km/L 44.69 mpg (US)
20 km/L 47.04 mpg (US)
21 km/L 49.4 mpg (US)
22 km/L 51.75 mpg (US)
23 km/L 54.1 mpg (US)
24 km/L 56.45 mpg (US)
25 km/L 58.8 mpg (US)
26 km/L 61.16 mpg (US)
27 km/L 63.51 mpg (US)
28 km/L 65.86 mpg (US)
29 km/L 68.21 mpg (US)
30 km/L 70.56 mpg (US)
31 km/L 72.92 mpg (US)
32 km/L 75.27 mpg (US)
33 km/L 77.62 mpg (US)
34 km/L 79.97 mpg (US)
35 km/L 82.33 mpg (US)
36 km/L 84.68 mpg (US)
37 km/L 87.03 mpg (US)
38 km/L 89.38 mpg (US)
39 km/L 91.73 mpg (US)
40 km/L 94.09 mpg (US)

More Kilometer Per Liter Fuel Economy Conversions

Convert to Liters Per 100 Kilometers
1 km/L is equal to 100 liters per 100 kilometers
Convert to Miles Per Gallon (UK)
1 km/L is equal to 2.82481 miles per gallon (UK)