Volume measurement units fluid and dry gallons to liters conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many liters in gallons, multiply by the factor or use the converter below if converting from fluid gallons.
1 Gallon [Fluid, US] = 3.7854118 Liters
1 Gallon [Dry, US] = 4.4048838 Liters
1 Gallon [UK] = 4.54609 Liters
Gallon is an imperial and US customary volume unit. In US customary, there are two types of gallons (dry and liquid) and in imperial system, there is only one type of gallon. It is commonly used in everyday life (except the dry gallons, it's mostly used in measuring the corn, grain and other types of dry goods) from measuring the wine and beer to fuel consumption (measuring the fuel efficiency as miles per gallon). After the metric system is accepted, this volume unit is mostly replaced by liter. The abbreviation is "gal".
Liter is a commonly used metric volume unit which equals to 1 cubic decimeter. The abbreviation is "l".
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