Gallons (imperial) To Liters Conversion


1 gal = 4.54608999998115 l

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How to convert gallons (imperial) to liters (gal to l)

The formula for converting gallons (imperial) to liters is: l = gal × 4.54608999998115. To calculate the gallon (imperial) value in liters first substitute the gallon (imperial) value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 gallon (imperial) in liters we follow these steps:

l = gal × 4.54608999998115

l = 1 × 4.54608999998115

l = 4.54608999998115

In other words, 1 gallon (imperial) is equal to 4.54608999998115 liters.

Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 5 gallons (imperial) to liters is:

  1. Understand the conversion formula: l = gal × 4.54608999998115
  2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 5 for gal so the formula becomes: l = 5 × 4.54608999998115
  3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 5 × 4.54608999998115 = 22.73044999990575 l

In summary, 5 gallons (imperial) is equal to 22.73044999990575 liters.

Converting liters to gallons (imperial)

In order to convert the other way around i.e. liters to gallons (imperial), you would use the following formula: gal = l × 0.2199692483. To convert liters to gallons (imperial) first substitute the liter value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 liter in gallons (imperial) we follow these steps:

gal = l × 0.2199692483

ga1 = l × 0.2199692483

gal = 0.2199692483

Or in other words, 1 liter is equal to 0.2199692483 gallons (imperial).

Conversion Unit Definitions

What is a Gallon (imperial)?

An imperial gallon is a unit of volume commonly used in the United Kingdom and some other Commonwealth countries to measure liquid capacity. It is a part of the British imperial system of units.
The imperial gallon is defined as exactly 4.54609 liters. This means that one imperial gallon can hold precisely 4.54609 liters of liquid. To put it into perspective, imagine a cube with sides measuring 10 centimeters each. One imperial gallon would encompass a volume equivalent to 4.54609 of these cubes.
In comparison to the US gallon, the imperial gallon is slightly larger. It is important to note that this discrepancy arises from historical variations in the definitions and standards between the two systems.
The imperial gallon is commonly used in various contexts in the UK, such as measuring fuel consumption, liquid storage, and beverage packaging. It is often employed for quantifying volumes of liquids in everyday life, including petrol (gasoline), milk, water, and other beverages.
In summary, an imperial gallon is a unit of liquid volume used in the United Kingdom and some Commonwealth countries. It is equivalent to exactly 4.54609 liters and serves as a standard measurement for various purposes, particularly in the UK's customary system of units.

What is a Liter?

A litre (also spelled liter) is a metric unit of volume equal to one cubic decimetre (dm3), 1000 cubic centimetres (cm3) or 0.001 cubic metre (m3). A cubic decimetre (or litre) occupies a volume of 10 cm × 10 cm × 10 cm (see figure) and is thus equal to one-thousandth of a cubic metre.
The litre is the base unit of volume in the metric system. It is used to measure the volume of liquids, gases, and solids. For example, a litre of water is equal to about 1.76 US pints or 2.11 UK pints.
The litre is also used to measure the capacity of containers, such as bottles, cans, and jugs. For example, a 2-litre bottle of soda contains 2 litres of soda.
The litre is a very common unit of measurement in many countries around the world. It is used in both the metric and imperial systems of measurement.
Here are some examples of how the litre is used in everyday life:
  • A litre of milk is enough to make about 2 cups of cereal.
  • A litre of petrol will typically get a car about 100 kilometres.
  • A litre of paint will cover about 10 square metres of wall.
The litre is a very versatile unit of measurement that can be used to measure a wide variety of things. It is a convenient and easy-to-use unit of measurement that is used by people all over the world.

Gallons (imperial) To Liters Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common gallons (imperial) to liters conversion values.

Gallon (imperial) (gal)Liter (l)
1 gal4.54608999998115 l
2 gal9.0921799999623 l
3 gal13.63826999994345 l
4 gal18.1843599999246 l
5 gal22.73044999990575 l
6 gal27.2765399998869 l
7 gal31.82262999986805 l
8 gal36.3687199998492 l
9 gal40.91480999983035 l
10 gal45.4608999998115 l
11 gal50.00698999979265 l
12 gal54.5530799997738 l
13 gal59.09916999975495 l

Gallons (imperial) To Liters Conversion Chart