How much does one quart of oil weigh?
If you are concerned about motor oil the density is about 888.1
g/l at 20C (room temperature). It is heavier at 0 C and lighter at
40 C but not by much. A quart is essentially the same as a litre.
888 g weighs a bit less than 2 lb.
Oil is not a uniform substance but a mixture of different
hydrocarbons. Their relative proportion differs from source to
source and, as a result, the density of oil varies by almost a
quarter. It is therefore not possible to give a sensible