There are 231 cubic inches per gallon.

A cubic yard is 36 inches to a side, or 36

46656 (cubic inches per cubic yard) divided by 231 (cubic inches per gallon) = 202 gallons per cubic yard

You could get the same result if you multiply 7.48 gallons per cubic foot x 27 cubic feet per cubic yard.

A cubic yard is 36 inches to a side, or 36

^{3}cubic inches, which is equal to 46656 cubic inches.46656 (cubic inches per cubic yard) divided by 231 (cubic inches per gallon) = 202 gallons per cubic yard

You could get the same result if you multiply 7.48 gallons per cubic foot x 27 cubic feet per cubic yard.