2000 Honda Odyssey Q&A

2000 Honda Odyssey Question: Why is a catalytic converter so expensive?

I've gotten quotes for replacing the catalytic converters on my Subaru and Honda and both quotes were over $1000. -
Answer 1
The catalytic converter contains a very expensive metal that cost more than gold. -
Answer 2
Some have a platinium-iridium catalyst which accounts for a lot of the cost. -
Answer 3
basicly, it is all the precious metals that make it so wxpensive. Roy -