Does insurance cover catalytic converter theft?

Comprehensive coverage includes catalytic converter theft, which many car insurance companies offer. An annual cost of $100 to $300 ($8 to $25 a month) can insure your vehicle in the case of theft or damage from someone trying to steal your catalytic converter. If your catalytic converter gets stolen, your car will sound much louder, smell like emissions, and your engine will be less responsive. Contact local authorities and your insurance company if you suspect a theft has taken place.

UPDATED: Nov 6, 2023Fact Checked

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