How much does it cost to replace a catalytic converter?

As you might have guessed from the resell price of used catalytic converters the cost of a new catalytic converter is quite expensive as it takes into account the value of precious metals used for its fabrication. Indeed, the average price for catalytic replacement should be around 2000USD. However if you have kept your car well maintained you shouldn't have to change it, if you got a malfunction that deteriorated your converter then you should consult a professional mechanic to help you fix it.