# Cubic Feet to Gallons Converter

With our cubic feet to gallons converter, you can easily switch between both volume units. With this tool, you will be able to **convert cubic feet to gallons** just by typing the volume in cubic feet in the converter.

In this short text, you will learn:

- How to convert cubic feet to gallons;
- Cubic foot and gallon definitions; and
- Difference between US and UK gallons.

## Cubic feet and gallons

**Cubic feet** (**ft³** or **cu ft**) and **gallons** (**gal**) are both imperial/US volume units. *What is volume exactly?* In simple words, **volume is the space an object occupies**. We use volume units to measure, for example, the amount of water in a pool, a car's trunk size, amount of liquid inside a bottle, and several other things.

A **foot** is a unit of length equal to `12 inches`

or `30.48 cm`

. A **cubic foot** is the amount of space enclosed by a box with a `1 ft`

length of its sides.

Similarly, a **US gallon** is defined as `231 cubic inches`

or `231`

times the amount of space a box with 1-inch sides occupies.

On the other hand a **UK gallon** is defined as `4.54609 cubic decimeters`

.

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## Equivalence between cubic feet and gallons

Since both are volume units, we can switch between them using a conversion factor which is just a number to indicate the proportion between one unit and another. In the case of cubic feet and gallons:

We will need to multiply the volume by this number to convert from cubic feet to gallons or divide it by the same number to switch from gallons to cubic feet.

## How do I convert cubic feet to gallons?

To convert cubic feet to gallons:

- Write down the volume expressed in
**cubic feet**. - Multiply this number by 7.48052 to convert to
**US gallons**. - Otherwise, multiply the volume in cubic feet by 6.22884 to convert to
**UK gallons**.

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## FAQ

### How many gallons are 1.5 cubic feet?

**1.5 cubic feet** are **11.2208 US gallons** or **9.34325 UK gallons**. To convert 1.5 cubic feet to gallons, you need to multiply 1.5 by 7.48052 or 6.22884 if you want the result expressed in US or UK gallons respectively.

### Is cubic foot a metric unit?

**No, a cubic foot is not a metric unit**. It is a US and Imperial system unit used to measure volume.