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Convert liters to quarts

Please provide values below to convert liter [L, l] to quart (US) [qt (US)], or vice versa.

From: liter
To: quart (US)


Definition: A liter (symbol: L) is a unit of volume that is accepted for use with the International System of Units (SI) but is technically not an SI unit. One liter is equal to 1 cubic decimeter (dm3), 1,000 cubic centimeters (cm3), or 1/1,000 cubic meters (m3).

History/origin: There was a point from 1901 to 1964 when a liter was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under the conditions of maximum density at atmospheric pressure. However, due to the mass-volume relationship of water being based on a number of factors that can be cumbersome to control (temperature, pressure, purity, isotopic uniformity), as well as the discovery that the prototype of the kilogram was slightly too large (making the liter equal to 1.000028 dm3 rather than 1 dm3), the definition of the liter was reverted to its previous, and current definition.

Current use: The liter is used to measure many liquid volumes as well as to label containers containing said liquids. It is also used to measure certain non-liquid volumes such as the size of car trunks, backpacks and climbing packs, computer cases, microwaves, refrigerators, and recycling bins, as well as for expressing fuel volumes and prices in most countries around the world.


Definition: The quart (symbol: qt) is a unit of volume in the United States customary and imperial systems of measurement. Multiple definitions of the quart exist. In the US, a liquid quart is equal to approximately 0.946353 liters and a dry quart is equal to approximately 1.101221 liters. In the UK, the imperial quart is equal to 1.136523. In both the UK and the US, the quart is equal to ¼ of its respective gallon.

History/origin: The quart is based on the gallon, the definition of which has changed throughout history based on the commodity being referenced. The current definition of the US quart is based on the English wine gallon. This same definition was used for the imperial quart up until 1824 when the UK re-defined the imperial gallon.

Current use: The respective versions of the quart are used mainly in the United States and the United Kingdom, though in the UK, the use of the liter is now mandated as a result of metrication.

Liter to Quart (US) Conversion Table

Liter [L, L]Quart (US) [qt (US)]
0.01 L, l0.0105668821 qt (US)
0.1 L, l0.1056688209 qt (US)
1 L, l1.0566882094 qt (US)
2 L, l2.1133764189 qt (US)
3 L, l3.1700646283 qt (US)
5 L, l5.2834410472 qt (US)
10 L, l10.5668820943 qt (US)
20 L, l21.1337641887 qt (US)
50 L, l52.8344104716 qt (US)
100 L, l105.6688209433 qt (US)
1000 L, l1056.6882094326 qt (US)

How to Convert Liter to Quart (US)

1 L, l = 1.0566882094 qt (US)
1 qt (US) = 0.946352946 L, l

Example: convert 15 L, l to qt (US):
15 L, l = 15 × 1.0566882094 qt (US) = 15.8503231415 qt (US)

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