# Liters to Gallons Converter

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## How to Convert Liters to Gallons

To convert a measurement in liters to a measurement in gallons, multiply the volume by the following conversion ratio: 0.264172 gallons/liter.

Since one liter is equal to 0.264172 gallons, you can use this simple formula to convert:

gallons = liters × 0.264172

The volume in gallons is equal to the volume in liters multiplied by 0.264172.

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

### How Many Gallons Are in a Liter?

There are **0.264172** gallons in a liter, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 L = 0.264172 gal

Liters and gallons are both units used to measure volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## 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.

## What Is a Gallon?

The US liquid gallon is a unit of fluid volume equal to four quarts, eight pints, or sixteen cups.^{[2]} The US liquid gallon should not be confused with the US dry gallon or the imperial gallon, which are different units of measure.

The gallon is a US customary unit of volume. Gallons can be abbreviated as *gal*; for example, 1 gallon can be written as 1 gal.

Learn more about gallons.

## Liter to Gallon Conversion Table

Liters | Gallons |
---|---|

1 L | 0.264172 gal |

2 L | 0.528344 gal |

3 L | 0.792516 gal |

4 L | 1.0567 gal |

5 L | 1.3209 gal |

6 L | 1.585 gal |

7 L | 1.8492 gal |

8 L | 2.1134 gal |

9 L | 2.3775 gal |

10 L | 2.6417 gal |

11 L | 2.9059 gal |

12 L | 3.1701 gal |

13 L | 3.4342 gal |

14 L | 3.6984 gal |

15 L | 3.9626 gal |

16 L | 4.2268 gal |

17 L | 4.4909 gal |

18 L | 4.7551 gal |

19 L | 5.0193 gal |

20 L | 5.2834 gal |

21 L | 5.5476 gal |

22 L | 5.8118 gal |

23 L | 6.076 gal |

24 L | 6.3401 gal |

25 L | 6.6043 gal |

26 L | 6.8685 gal |

27 L | 7.1326 gal |

28 L | 7.3968 gal |

29 L | 7.661 gal |

30 L | 7.9252 gal |

31 L | 8.1893 gal |

32 L | 8.4535 gal |

33 L | 8.7177 gal |

34 L | 8.9819 gal |

35 L | 9.246 gal |

36 L | 9.5102 gal |

37 L | 9.7744 gal |

38 L | 10.04 gal |

39 L | 10.3 gal |

40 L | 10.57 gal |

## References

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

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