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business and finance gasoline prices# How many quarts are in a gallon of motor oil?

**4 quarts**equals 1 US Gallonbut5quarts equal 1 Imperial Gallon (i.e. Canada)However, itismorelikely that the 5 quarts is due to the oil capacity ofmostcarsbeing ~5 quarts.

Also asked, how many liters are in a gallon of oil?

1**Gallon**isequal to 3.785411784 **liters** (L). Toconvert**gallons**to **liters**, multiply the **gallon**value by3.785411784.For example, to find out **how many liters inagallon** and ahalf, multiply 1.5 by 3.785411784, that makes5.678**liters in agallon** and a half.

**quarts**of

**oil**, depending on the engine size.Thesmaller the engine,the less

**oil**required to fill thevolumeof the engine. A4-cylinder engine usually requires around5

**quarts**of

**oil**.

Herein, does 4 quarts make 1 gallon?

**1 Gallon** is equal to **4 quarts**(qt).Toconvert **gallons** to **quarts**, multiplythe**gallon**value by **4**. For example, to find out howmany**quarts**in a **gallon** and a half, multiply 1.5by**4**, that**makes** 6 **quarts** in a **gallon** andahalf.**Quart** is an imperial and United StatesCustomarymeasurementsystems volume unit.

Small 4-cylinder **engines** with a capacity of1.6to1.8 **liters** usually have an **oil** capacity of 3.5to3.7**liters** or approximately 3.6 quarts. If you havealarger2.0-**liter** 4-cylinder **engine** thentheapproximate**oil** capacity is around 5 quarts.