I've gotten quotes for replacing the catalytic converters on my Subaru and Honda and both quotes were over $1000.
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2000 Honda Odyssey Question: Why is a catalytic converter so expensive?
Answer #1euromech December 06, 2011, 04:28Journeyman
The catalytic converter contains a very expensive metal that cost more than gold.
csubak30 December 06, 2011, 07:53Master
Some have a platinium-iridium catalyst which accounts for a lot of the cost.
Answer #3mastertech6371 December 06, 2011, 12:06Master
basicly, it is all the precious metals that make it so wxpensive.