Based on the announced price in other countries, I expect the loaded version to be at least $40k. Given the Niroís limitations and Kiaís poor resale value, I think a Tesla M3 makes a lot more sense even with $3750 less in US Fed tax credit...but only if you want a pure BEV. Having had several BEVís, I would never consider taking one on a long trip. The charge time/location hassle, the cost per mile for public charging (Tesla is not free any more unless you buy a CPO used one) and current price of gas makes the hybrid or the PHEV a better buy, IMHO.
Tesla M3, supercharger rate is 26 cents/kWh here in FL. That gets me 4 miles, optimistically. A bit over 6 cents per mile. Niro is more like 4 cents/mile. Charge Tesla at home, Tesla is very slightly less than Niro, but still more than Niro PHEV. And, Tesla is the most efficient BEVís available nationwide.