Convert Litres (L) to Cubic Inches (in³) | L in in³

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# Let's convert Litres (L) to Cubic Inches (in³)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Litres (L) to Cubic Inches (in³) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Litres to Cubic Inches

Formula
in³ = L x 61.02
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Cubic Inches, multiply the number of Litres by 61.0
Litres (L) in 1 Cubic Inch
There are 0.02 Litres in 1 Cubic Inch
Cubic Inches (in³) in 1 Litre
There are 61.02 Cubic Inches in 1 Litre

## Unit Information

Litre
/ˈliːtə/
Symbol: L
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

### What is the Litre?

The litre (or liter; US spelling) is a unit of volume and is a non-SI metric unit with the symbol L).

1 litre is equal to the volume in a cube with edges all measuring 10cm. There are 0.22 imperial gallons in a litre. Conversely, 1 imperial gallon is equal to 4.5461 gallons.

1 litre of water weights exactly 1 kilogram.

After the metric system was introduced in France in 1791, it took a couple of years for the entire country to implement it in everyday use. After much backlash, it was decided that the cubic metre was too big for everyday use. By 1795 it was announced that the former 'cadil' (0.001 cubic metres) had been given a new name; 'litre'.

Cubic Inch
/ˈkjuːbɪk ɪn(t)ʃ/
Symbol: in³
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Cubic Inch?

The cubic inch is a unit of volume derived from the imperial unit system and uses the symbol in³.

1 cubic inch is defined as equal to the volume of a cube with edges measuring 1 in. It is equivalent in volume to 16.387 ml, 1/231 US gallons and 1/1728 ft³.

Common uses for cubic inches include quantifying the size of electrical boxes and in the automotive industry for measuring engine displacement. The 5th generation Ford Mustang ran on a Boss 302 which was a 302 in³ engine (5.0L).

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