Forest River RV Cardinal Fifth Wheel RVs For Sale

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Forest River's Cardinal fifth wheels are exquisitely crafted and grandly appointed. One of the hallmarks of the Cardinal is quality. These fifth wheels are built with attention to detail with features like cathedral ceilings, Walnut or Maple hardwood cabinet doors and drawers, built-in entertainment centers, and spacious bedrooms and baths like home.


Cardinal features a variety of floor plans ranging in size so you won't have any trouble finding one to fit your family's needs and lifestyle. There is more than enough room to entertain family and friends in any of the models as all provide maximized living spaces with three or five slides each. Cardinal also provides additional storage compartments everywhere, like under the dining room table top which is perfect for magazines or games, or even under the chair seats as well.  On the outside you can enjoy an easy access pass-through compartment that is big enough for even a full size spare tire!


So, for luxurious appointments, and quality craftsmanship throughout, choose Cardinal for your fifth wheel home away from home.  You will surely enjoy any future adventure if you do!

  • Cardinal 3950TZ

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    Five slide outs, a comfortable rear living area, and a spacious kitchen is what ... more about Cardinal 3950TZ


    Sleeps 6
    Slides 5
    Length 41 ft 1 in
    Ext Width 8 ft 4 in
    Ext Height 13 ft 6 in
    Interior Color Eclipse, Sand, Harvest
    Exterior Color Five Choices
    Hitch Weight 2755 lbs
    Gross Weight 16435 lbs
    Dry Weight 14446 lbs
    Cargo Weight 1989 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 64 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 80 gals
    Black Water Capacity 40 gals
    Tire Size 16" "E"
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type 3 Door Stainless Steel
    Convection Cooking Yes
    Cooktop Burners 3
    Number of Awnings 1
    Axle Weight 7000 lbs
    TV Info 58" LED TV LR, 32" LED TV BR
    Awning Info 16' with LED Light Strip
    Axle Count 2
    Washer/Dryer Available Yes
    Shower Type Standard

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Cardinal Features:

Standard Features (2018)



  • Kensington Walnut or Monticello Maple Hardwood Raised Panel Glazed Cabinet Doors and Drawers
  • Hardwood Cabinet Frames (Stiles)
  • Crown Molding Cabinet Accents
  • Crown Molding Ceiling Trim
  • Residential Hidden Hinge Adjustable Cabinet Hardware
  • Solid Wood (Baltic Birch) Drawer Boxes
  • Ball Bearing, Full Extension Drawer Guides
  • Beauflor® Linoleum Flooring (7-year Cold Crack warranty)
  • Residential Carpet
  • Wainscoting
  • Satin Nickel Plumbing Fixtures
  • Solid Wood Slide-out Fascia Frame
  • Decorative Solid Wood Frame Entry Door
  • Solid Wood Exit Assist Handle
  • Cathedral Ceilings Throughout


  • Coat Closet (Where applicable)
  • LG Solid Surface Polished Counter Tops with Under Mount Sink (15 Year warranty)
  • Dual Bowl “Giant” Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink
  • High Rise Single Handle Pull-down Kitchen Faucet
  • Maxx Air Fan with Rain Sensor and Remote
  • Flush Floor Galley Slides
  • Hardwood Drawers in Pantry

Furniture & Window Coverings

  • Three Seat Leather Rear Sofa with Hide-A-Bed
  • Bonded Leather Theater Seats with Lifetime Frame Warranty
  • Free Standing Dinette Table with Dual Leafs and Lift-up Storage
  • (4) Residential Chairs (2) with Flip -up Storage (2) Folding
  • Day/Night Roller Shades (Living Area)
  • Night Roller Shades (Bedroom)
  • Designer Hard Valance Window Treatments (Where available)
  • Designer Soffits with LED Lights (Where available)


  • Maxx Air Fan with Rain Sensor and Remote
  • Solid Surface Polished Vanity Counter Top with Integrated Bowl (Residential Height) (Double Bowl Sinks on 3456RL)
  • Porcelain Toilet With Foot Flush
  • “Mega” Fiberglass Molded Shower
  • Shower Skylight/Dome
  • Glass Shower Door
  • Adjustable Shower Head
  • Medicine Cabinet with Mirrored Door
  • Dedicated Heat and A/C Duct


  • King Bed, Premium, Innerspring Mattress
  • Solid Wood Head Board
  • Designer Bedspread, Pillows and Sham
  • Full Height Hanging Wardrobe
  • Stackable/Combo Washer/Dryer Prep
  • Washer/Dryer Dual Electrical Outlets (Operates W/D at same time)
  • Shoe Caddy
  • Cubby Storage
  • Chest of Drawers
  • Cedar Lined Closet and Drawers
  • Under Bed Storage
  • Solid Hardwood Slide-out Fascia Frame
  • 2 Reading Lights with Individual Controls
  • 2 Bed Side Power Outlets


  • Stainless Steel Residential Refrigerator with 2000W Inverter
  • 3-Burner, High Output Range with 22″ Oven and Flush Mount Solid Surface Range Cover
  • Range Cover Storage Compartment
  • 30" Convection Microwave
  • Dyson DC35 Cordless Vacuum
  • 42K BTU LP Furnace
  • Wired and Framed for Second and Third A/C
  • 15K Ducted Dometic Quiet Cool A/C System
  • Fireplace
  • 12 Gal. Gas/Electric DSI Water Heater
  • “Shurflo” On-demand High Output Water Pump (3 g/min at 55 psi)
  • Dual 30 lb. Propane Bottles with Auto Switch Over
  • LP Leak Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector


  • 58" LED TV (Main living area 3456RL, 3825FL, 3850RL, 3875FB, 3950TZ)
  • 32" LED HDTV (Bedroom)
  • Furrion Theater System with Bluetooth, HDMI, DVD, AM/FM, Weather Band
  • Digital TV Antenna with Signal Booster
  • Cable TV Hook-ups (Main living, bedroom)
  • Cable TV Hook-up (Exterior garage bulkhead)
  • Satellite Prep (Roof mount)
  • Exterior Flip-down Speakers in Pass-thru Storage
  • "My RV" Control Center - Smart Phone Compatible

Electrical Systems

  • 70 AMP Converter (Progressive Dynamics)
  • 50 AMP Service
  • Marine Grade Detachable 50 AMP Power Cord
  • 12 Volt Battery Disconnect
  • Battery Prep Box (2)
  • Energy Management System (Second and Third AC)
  • Roof mounted Solar Prep
  • "My RV" Control Center - Smart Phone Compatible


  • High-gloss Colored Gel Coat Exterior (Premium quality and thickness)
  • Front Cap: Molded High-gloss Gel Coat Fiberglass with Extended Turning Radius (Chamfered Front)
  • Rear Cap: Molded High-gloss Gel Coat Fiberglass
  • Laminated Front Bulkhead with High Gloss Gel Coat Fiberglass
  • 32" X 76" Entry and Screen Door with High Gloss Gel Coat Fiberglass
  • 45° Angled Skirting
  • Slam Latch 1.5″ Thick Insulated Doors with High Gloss Gel Coat Fiberglass
  • Slide End Walls: Laminated with High Gloss Gel Coat Fiberglass
  • Automotive Hehr Frameless Windows
  • Hydraulic Slide Room Power
  • Individual Slide Room Selector Switches
  • Roof Ladder
  • Dual Aluminum Wrapped Electric Power Awnings with LED Light Strip (N/A 3950TZ)
  • Entry Assist Handle (XL – folding)
  • 1.5″ Aluminum Belt Rail with Caps (No exposed screws)
  • Roto-cast Spun Seamless Water/Waste Tanks
  • Enclosed and Heated Underbelly (Forced air heat)
  • Thermostatically Controlled Tank Heat Pads (12 Volt Electric) (Dual heating sources)
  • Dual Roof Vents
  • LED Tail Lights And Rear Running Lights
  • LP Quick Disconnect
  • Backup Monitor Camera Prep

Slide room Seal & Gasket System

  • Aluminum “H” Frame Slide Room Perimeter
  • Dual Neoprene Squeegee Seals
  • Exterior and Interior “D” Seals
  • Exterior “H” Seal

Exterior Lighting

  • LED Docking Lights (4 – mounted into front cap)
  • Rear Cap Lighting: White Reverse and Red Running/Brake Lights
  • Security Lights (2)
  • Amber Patio Light
  • Entry Door Auto Threshold Light
  • LED Awning Lights

Utility Docking Compartment

  • Light (12 Volt)
  • Outside Shower (Hot and cold)
  • Black Tank Flush System
  • Fresh Water Heater Bypass Valve
  • Full Coach Water Filtration System
  • Winterizing Bypass System
  • Protected/Insulated Pull Waste Valves
  • Waste Hose Storage Tube

Chassis / Foundation

  • I-beam “Z” Frame Powder Coated Chassis
  • Chamfered Frame Technology
  • 12" I-beam Frames (10" I-beam frame 3250RL)
  • Dual Axles (7K with 12″ beams) or (6K with 10″ beams)
  • Dexter® E-Z Lube® Bearing Lubrication System and Nev-R-Adjust® Brakes
  • MOR/ryde 3000 Suspension System
  • MOR/ryde 18K Extended Pin Box
  • 8 Lug Hubs
  • Aluminum Rims 16″
  • Goodyear® Premium E-Rated Tires
  • Spare Tire (Inside storage mounted)
  • Hydraulic Front Jacks
  • 8″ Radius Front Jack Pads
  • Electric Rear Stabilizing Jacks
  • MOR/ryde Step Above Quad Aluminum Entry Steps
  • Pinless Front Jack Legs
  • Flush Floor Slide Design with Steel Ramp and Glide Bar (Main slide rooms)
  • Hydraulic Slide System with 2″ Steel Rams
  • Hydraulic Pump Station with Manual Override


  • Wide Body Construction
  • Sidewalls: 2″ Welded Aluminum Framed Vacuum Bonded Laminated Walls
  • Roof: 5″ Double Radiused Aluminum Trusses 16″ on Centers
  • Roof: Alpha Super Flex II TPO Roof Material
  • Front Wall: Welded Aluminum Frame
  • Rear Wall: Welded Aluminum Frame
  • Floor: 3″ Vacuum Bond Laminated with Welded Aluminum Trusses
  • Bath/Bed Deck: Welded Aluminum Frame
  • Slide End Walls: 2″ Welded Aluminum Frame, Laminated
  • Slide Roof: 2″ Welded Aluminum Frame, Laminated
  • Slide Floor: 1″ Wood Flooring
  • No Expansion Gaps


  • Sidewalls: High Density Block Foam Insulation (R9)
  • Roof: Fiberglass Batten Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R38)
  • Main Floor: High Density Block Foam Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R38)
  • Sub floor: Honey Combed Polyurethane with Aluminum Radiant Foil Insulation and Direct Forced Air Heat
  • Front Cap: Fiberglass Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R38)
  • Rear Cap: Fiberglass Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R38)


  • Serta Bellagio Deluxe King Sized Mattress
  • Queen Bed (IPO King)
  • Extra Dinette Chair
  • (2) Recliners in place of Theater Seats
  • Electric Theater Seats (N/A 3825FL, 3950TZ)
  • Stainless Steel Appliance Package (Includes convection microwave)
  • 18 cu. ft. 4-Door Gas/Electric Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • 32? Galley TV (3825FL, 3950TZ)
  • Stackable Washer/Dryer
  • Fantastic Fan with Rain Sensor – Bedroom (N/A with second AC)
  • Full-body Paint Package
  • 3, 4 or 5 Slide-out Awnings
  • Low Profile 13,500 BTU Quiet Cool Ducted AC in Bedroom (Std. 3825FL, 3950TZ)
  • Third Low Profile 13,500 BTU Quiet Cool Ducted AC in Living Area
  • Heat Pump for 15,000 BTU AC
  • Dual Pane Frameless Windows with Safety Glass
  • Generator Prep
  • 5.5 LP Generator (Includes prep)
  • “Level Up” 6-Point One Touch Automatic Hydraulic Leveling System
  • Outside Ice Maker
  • Bike Hitch
  • Exterior Entertainment Center with 32″ LED TV
  • Premium G-rated Tires
  • Dexter® 7,000 lb. Axle Hydraulic Disc Brakes
  • 200 Watt Roof Mount Solar Panel
  • Backup Monitor Camera

Please see us for a complete list of features and available options!

All standard features and specifications are subject to change.


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In 1996, Forest River founder Peter Liegl had a vision. He foresaw an RV company dedicated to helping people experience the joy of the outdoors by building better recreational vehicles. Today, we have grown to become one of the largest RV manufacturers in North America, producing class A and C motorhomes, travel trailers, fifth wheels, toy haulers, camping trailers and destination trailers. From the new family just starting out in the world of RVing to the experienced full-timer, we offer something for everyone.


Forest River RV is a division of Forest River, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, which produces recreational vehicles, pontoons, park models, buses, cargo trailers and commercial trucks. The diversity of Forest River, Inc., enables us to approach the RV industry with a unique perspective, incorporating lessons learned at each one of our divisions. Operating with openness across a wide range of products is what makes us stand apart from the competition. At Forest River, Inc., quality and dependability are a necessity in everything we make.