Liters to Gallons Conversion

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1 l = 0.264172 gal
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How to Convert Liters to Gallons

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To convert a liter measurement to a gallon measurement, multiply the volume by the conversion ratio. One liter is equal to 0.264172 gallons, so use this simple formula to convert:

gallons = liters × 0.264172

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

For example, here's how to convert 5 liters to gallons using the formula above.
5 l = (5 × 0.264172) = 1.32086 gal

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

Liters

The liter is a unit of volume equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters.[1] 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 . For example, 1 liter can be written as 1 l, 1 L, or 1 ℓ.

Gallons

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.

Liter to Gallon Conversion Table

Liter measurements converted to gallons
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

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, Units outside the SI, https://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Units/outside.html
  2. 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