Deciding between these 2 stand mixers? Is the Kitchenaid REALLY better quality?

I have been doing my research and am pretty torn between 2 mixers (well, I'm not, but my husband is stuck on the "you get what you pay for" thing)-... show more I have been doing my research and am pretty torn between 2 mixers (well, I'm not, but my husband is stuck on the "you get what you pay for" thing)-
http://www.ebay.com/itm/281226097008?ssP...

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/281226097008?ssP...

I know that the Kitchenaid is the more "prestigious" brand, but I kind of like the sunbeam one better. For one, the Sunbeam one is a little smaller, and I don't EVER see a reason I would be making 9 dozen cookies or 7lbs of mashed potatoes in a setting (as the kitchen aid advertises you can do). I also like that the sunbeam weighs 15lbs rather than the 27lbs, and has a handle. I would also never buy any of those attachments the kitchen aid one can accommodate. I really just need a basic, durable stand mixer that mixes dough and batter. However, my husband is stuck on the price difference and thinks the under >$150 price tag of the sunbeam means it will be poor quality and break quickly. Mind you, my husband can't even boil an egg but he does do this to me every time I want to buy something (tries to find better quality than what I initially wanted or need). Neither of us actually know very much about these things, so I'm hoping if anyone who does might help shed some insight- Is the kitchenaid mixer REALLY worth the extra weight, larger size and features I won't use for an ACTUAL difference in durability/functionality for basic mixing needs?
Update: oops, I put the same link twice up there, this is the kitchen aid mixer I was looking at- http://www.ebay.com/itm/KitchenAid-Persi...
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