Forest River RV Cardinal Estate Fifth Wheel RVs For Sale

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The Forest River Cardinal Estate fifth wheels bring premium features for increased comfort and convenience while you camp.  The wide body design of 100" allows for plenty of room to really create an at-home feel.  These fifth wheels are constructed with welded aluminum frames and trusses, and the roof is made of Alpha Super Flex II TPO, to create a fifth wheel that is built to last. 

If the space doesn't make you say "WOW!", then check out some of the package features that certainly will.  You will enjoy a Furion double door dishwasher, stainless steel appliances, cathedral ceilings throughout, a fireplace, theater seats with a lifetime frame warranty, high end full body paint choices, and MOR/ryde 4000 suspension, plus so much more! 

So, for your next adventure, choose the style, comfort, and space that is offered in any Cardinal Estate wide body fifth wheel by Forest River. Come select yours today!

  • Cardinal Estate 3456RLES

    Cardinal Estate 3456RLES Floorplan Image

    Forest River Cardinal Estate 3456RLES fifth wheel highlights: Kitchen Island ... more about Cardinal Estate 3456RLES


    Sleeps 4
    Slides 3
    Length 40 ft 8 in
    Ext Width 8 ft 4 in
    Ext Height 13 ft 6 in
    Int Height 0 ft
    Interior Color Eclipse,Harvest,Sand
    Hitch Weight 2528 lbs
    Gross Weight 18000 lbs
    Dry Weight 14402 lbs
    Cargo Weight 3598 lbs
    Fresh Water Capacity 64 gals
    Grey Water Capacity 80 gals
    Black Water Capacity 40 gals
    Furnace BTU 42000 btu
    Available Beds King
    Refrigerator Type Three Door/Stainless Steel
    Convection Cooking Yes
    Cooktop Burners 2
    Number of Awnings 1
    Water Heater Capacity 12 gal
    Water Heater Type Gas/Electric DSI
    TV Info 32" HDTV BR, 58" LED LR
    Awning Info 19' Power w/ LED Lights
    Axle Count 2
    Washer/Dryer Available Yes
    Shower Type Shower w/Seat
    Electrical Service 50 amp

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Cardinal Estate Features:

Standard Features 



  • Kensington Walnut or Monticello Maple Hardwood Raised Panel Glazed Cabinet Doors and Drawers
  • Hardwood Maple 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® Wood Plank 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


  • LG® Solid Surface Polished Counter Tops with Under Mount Sink (15 Year Warranty)
  • Dual Bowl “Giant” Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink
  • Furrion® 2 Burner Induction Cooktop
  • Furrion® Oversized Oven
  • High End, Spring High-Rise Kitchen Faucet
  • Stainless Steel Convection Microwave
  • Stainless Steel Residential Refrigerator
  • Auto Drawer Glides
  • Maxx Air Fan with Rain Sensor and Remote
  • Flush Floor Galley Slides
  • Coat Closet (Where applicable)
  • Hardwood Drawers in Pantry

Interior LED Lighting

  • LED Lighting Throughout
  • Indirect LED Lighting
  • Decorative Ceiling Light Above Dinette
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Pendant Lights in Galley
  • Dimmer Switch (Living Area Only)

Furniture and Window Coverings

  • Residential Franklin Furniture Theater Seats, 90" Three Seat Leather Rear Sofa with Hide-A-Bed and 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)
  • Solid Hard Wood Window Treatments (Where Available)
  • Designer Soffits (Where Available)


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


  • Upgraded Deluxe King Mattress
  • Solid Wood Head Board
  • Designer Bedspread, Pillows and Sham
  • Full Height Hanging Wardrobe
  • Stackable Washer/Dryer Prep
  • Washer/Dryer Dual Electrical Outlets (Operates W/D Simultaneously)
  • 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


  • Residential Refrigerator with Inverter
  • Furrion Double Drawer Dishwasher
  • 30” Convection Microwave
  • Dyson® DC35 Cordless Vacuum
  • 42K BTU LP Furnace
  • Fireplace
  • 12 Gal. Gas/Electric DSI Water Heater
  • “Shurflo” On-demand High Output Water Pump (3 G/Min at 55 psi)
  • (3) Ducted Dometic® Quiet Cool Air Conditioners (15K, 13.5K Mid, 13.5K Front)
  • Dual 30 lb. Propane Bottles with Auto Switch Over
  • LP Leak Detector
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Energy Management System


  • Bose® SoundTouch 300 Soundbar
  • 58” LED TV (Main Living Area)
  • 32” LED HDTV (Bedroom)
  • MyRV Touch Screen Control
  • Digital TV Antenna with Signal Booster
  • JBL® Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Samsung® Blu-Ray Player
  • Cable TV Hook-ups (Main Living, Bedroom)
  • Cable TV Hook-up (Exterior Garage Bulkhead)
  • Satellite Prep (Roof Mount)
  • WiFi Booster


  • Front Cap: Molded Fiberglass with Extended Turning Radius
  • Rear Cap: Molded Fiberglass
  • (2) High End Full Body Paint Schemes (Sikkens® Auto Paint w/ 4 Coats of Clear)
  • Laminated Front Bulkhead
  • Keyless Entry
  • 32” X 76” Entry and Screen Door
  • 45° Angled Skirting
  • Slam Latch 1.5” Thick Insulated Doors
  • Laminated Slide End Walls
  • 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 (1-3950TZES)
  • 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/Ventilated Attic
  • LED Tail Lights And Rear Running Lights
  • LP Quick Disconnect

Slide Room Seal and 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
  • Electric Power Cord Reel
  • Nautilus Control


  • I-beam “Z” Frame Powder Coated Chassis
  • Chamfered Frame Technology
  • 12” I-beam Frames
  • Dexter® 8,000 lb. Axles with Nev-R-Adjust® Brakes
  • MORryde® 4000 Suspension System
  • MORryde® 18K Extended Pin Box
  • (8) Lug Hubs
  • Aluminum Rims 17.5”
  • Premium H-rated Tires
  • Spare Tire (Inside Storage Mounted)
  • Hydraulic Front Jacks
  • 8” Radius Front Jack Pads
  • Electric Rear Stabilizing Jacks
  • MORryde® StepAbove 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


  • 100" 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, Vacuum Bonded
  • Slide Roof: 2” Welded Aluminum Frame, Laminated
  • Slide Floor: 1” Wood Flooring
  • No Expansion Gaps


  • Sidewalls: High Density Block Foam Insulation (R-9)
  • Roof: Fiberglass Batten Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R-38)
  • Main Floor: High Density Block Foam Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R-38)
  • Sub floor: Honey Combed Polyurethane with Aluminum Radiant Foil Insulation and Direct Forced Air Heat
  • Front Cap: Fiberglass Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R-38)
  • Rear Cap: Fiberglass Insulation and Radiant Foil Insulation (R-38)

Electrical Systems

  • Centralized Command Center and Monitor Panel
  • 70 AMP Converter (Progressive Dynamics)
  • 50 AMP Service
  • Marine Grade 50 AMP Power Cord
  • 12 Volt Battery Disconnect
  • Battery Prep Box (2)
  • Energy Management System
  • Solar Panel Roof Prep

Estate Essential Cardinal Camping Package

  • Furrion® RV Chef Collection Oversized Oven
  • Furrion® RV Chef Collection 2 Burner Induction Cooktop
  • Bose® SoundTouch 300 Soundbar
  • JBL® Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • Samsung® Blu-Ray Player

Cardinal Estate Package

  • Furrion® 2 Burner Induction Stove Top
  • High End Spring High Rise Kitchen Faucet
  • Furrion® Double Drawer Dishwasher
  • Electric Power Cord Reel
  • (3) Dometic Quiet Cool Air Conditioners
  • (4) Color Full Body High End Paint
  • Upgraded Deluxe King Mattress
  • Auto Drawer Glides in Kitchen
  • Keyless Entry
  • Dexter® 8,000 Lb. Axles
  • H-Rated Premium Tires
  • MORryde® 4,000 Suspension
  • Lighted Kitchen Backsplash
  • Stainless Steel Convection Microwave


  • Queen Bed (IPO King)
  • Extra Dinette Chair
  • (2) Recliners (N/A 3825FLES, 3950TZES)
  • Electric Theater Seats (N/A 3825FLES, 3850RLES)
  • 32” Galley TV (3825FLES, 3950TZES)
  • Stackable Washer/Dryer
  • 18 cu. ft. 4 Door Gas/Electric Refer
  • (3, 4 or 5) Slide-Out Awnings
  • 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
  • Hydraulic Disc Brakes for Dexter® 8,000 lb. Axles Only
  • 200 Watt Roof Mounted Solar Panel Installed
  • Back-up Camera Monitor

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.