To me it depends on the dealer and how good he is if you are interested in the Cedar Creek RV or Cardinal RV. The dealer can make buying an RV all the difference between a good experience or bad experience with either model. We went with the Cedar Creek model because there is no Cardinal dealer in the area.
One feature we like in the Cedar Creek model is the outside door, this has a peep hole instead of a full frosted window in the door. This prevents excess light and heat from entering the RV durning the day and helps keep it cool. Do a search and see how many people put in foil to block the excess heat and light that enters through this window in the door, Cedar Creek has eliminate that problem.
2016 34RL CC; 2008 Ram Mega Cab 2500HD, 6.7L, 68RFE 6 speed, 4X4, Smarty S67, 100K+miles